They still have the original electronic music festival which was rave tecno in the early days and morfed.
Paul Vandyke, Digweed and Sasha got some of there biggest boosts there. Saw oakanfold before anyone even knew who he was. That was all on the scene in 2000 but Detroit underground techno has been in play since early 80's
For a brief time in the U.K., rave music went pop. In 1996, The Prodigy hit Number 1 on the pop charts with two different singles, and for a while the record industry tried to push electronic music. At the same time, Warp Records built a roster of musicians who preferred to explore more experimental fare. Autechre (Sean Booth and Rob Brown), Aphex Twin (Richard D. James), and Squarepusher (Tom Jenkinson), created alien atmospheres which pushed the boundaries of musical conventions. They were partially inspired by a second wave of Detroit artists, including Carl Craig, Jeff Mills, and Underground Resistance.
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