Better Connections Through Techno: Detroit and Berlin

Thursday, October 06, 2011 - 12:00 AM

Detroit has long been called the birthplace of techno, and helped bring house music to a global stage in the 1980s — the kind of impact that still resonates around the world today, in the form of tens of thousands of auditory permutations. Berlin, which gave rise to "The Berlin School" of electronic music in the 1970s, has been equally influential — and is still a pilgrimage destination for DJs and electronic music aficionados from all over the world. So it's no surprise that DJ Rolando, internationally-known techno DJ from Detroit, is also a favorite in Berlin. 


In the video below from WDET's Martina Guzman, DJ Rolando talks about his Detroit roots as well as his popularity in Berlin, and the long transnational bond the two cities have had over electronic music. 

DJ Rolando from WDET on Vimeo.


Martina Guzmán


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