Of the Belleville Three, May recorded the techno tracks which top dance producers point to as the most original and influential.
The music is just like Detroit, a complete mistake. It’s like George Clinton and Kraftwerk are stuck in an elevator with only a sequencer to keep them company.
Derrick May describing techno in the liner notes of the 1988 compilation Techno! The New Dance Sound of Detroit.
The Belleville Three: The Godfather
The Belleville Three: The Elevator
Two turntables and a microphone.
Electronic dance music born in Detroit.
Soul music makes a return.