ROOTS IMPULSE 02
An informational/educational stream featuring MEMCO’s Techno & Resistance Symposium, Filmmaker panel, ‘Detroit Techno 101’ lesson, and Detroit DJs.
Saturday, February 27th Black History Month Symposium, the GSGEDM Producers partnered up with MEMCO and MusicOrigins.org to introduce Detroit Techno 101: an educational curriculum sharing history, culture, and experiences surrounding techno and Detroit, in tandem with the upcoming feature-length documentary, God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines: The Story of Detroit Techno.
In this sneak peek Zoom discussion, we’ll be exploring some significant techno-related locations throughout Detroit, from radio stations and labels to record stores. Tell us which locations YOU want to know more about – and we’ll do our best to discuss that location’s role in the evolution of Detroit Techno!
View Live Video Stream Here 4-9 Saturday, February 27th
New learning modules will be introduced regularly on the cultural landmarks that influenced the birth of Techno in Detroit, Digital Storytelling, Location-Based Storytelling, Smartphone Filmmaking, and many more.
Detroit Techno 101:
David Grandison (GSGEDM)
Jennifer Washington (GSGEDM)
MEMCO Re-stream – Detroit techno & resistance
Mad Mike Banks (UR)
Ron Johnson (Spin Inc.)