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One of the most profound statements on music I’ve ever heard or read was made by the saxophone player Charlie Parker, he said:

3 July 2014 | In depthTracks of the month

I was saddened to hear of the death of one of my favourite jazz pianists, Horace Silver.

20 June 2014 | Video

A funny thing happened to me this week. I paid five dollars to enter a raffle a homeless man had set up outside the Detroit Electronic Music festival. Unusually for me, I won: it was a tatty copy of John Coltrane’s “Love Supreme”. I couldn’t think of a more perfect prize.

2 June 2014 | Tracks of the month

It’s been said before and it will be said again: Underground Resistance are the Public Enemy of Detroit Techno.

27 May 2014 | In depth

I’m off to perform, record and report at the Detroit Electronic Music Festival (Movement) later this month. I can’t wait, everyone from Moodymann to Underground Resistance is performing.

4 May 2014 | Tracks of the month

I’ve just woken up to hear the sad new that DJ Rashad has died, aged 35. Born Rashad Harden, DJ Rashad was instrumental in bringing Chicago’s footwork style of dance music to a global audience.

27 April 2014 | Notes