Daily Archives: December 15, 2016
The Belleville Three (Kevin Saunderson, Juan Atkins, Derrick May) Reunite For Movement In Detroit 2017
Kevin Saunderson, Juan Atkins and Derrick May also known as The Belleville Three will reunite for Movement in Detroit 2017. The three Detroit techno pioneers started making music when they attended Belleville High School. Their electronic sound was championed by legendary Detroit DJ The Electrifying Mojo and was heard in clubs like The Music Institute. Detroit techno spread and became internationally recognized and copied by countless artists.
The three of them have not performed together since 2010 at the Awakenings Festival in the Netherlands. Saunderson recently rebooted his E-Dancer moniker and released new music. May presented his music with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Chene Park in 2015. And Atkins had an after party for Kraftwerk two years ago when they made a rare Detroit appearance.
Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival will take place May 27-29 2017 and tickets are on sale now.
Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club Volume 4 just came out in time for the holiday parties. The British actor, comedian and DJ has hosted his Funk and Soul show on the BBC since 2002. Volume 4 of the compilation series is a variety of latin, soul and funk singles from Lisa Stansfield, The Telmo Fernandez Trio and more. A preview of the is available on the Freestyle Records site.