Playing tracks by
Domu & Pete Simpson, Reel People & Omar, Aki Bergen, L Kubic, Dan Berkson, James What & Robert Owens and more.
I was 13 years old when I first saw it. 2 turntables and that "beautiful" mixer. It just seemed like the whole world to me at the time: 1980, in Detroit Mich. A factory driven town that produced a style all its own. Especially when it came to music. In the "D" we did it like no other! "Progressive" was the music of choice, it consisted of any type of music that was dance floor friendly, from Was Not Was' "Wheel me Out" to Roy Ayers "Runnin Away" to The Skatt Bros. "Walk the Night" to D-Train's "You're The One for Me." Throughout the early 80's being a DJ gained you more "props" than being the Quaterback on the local high school football team. This was still before the term "House Music" was being used. The "D" was the place to be with its backyard parties and local social clubs: Ciabattino, Gables, Bratts, Hardware, Snobbs, Twinz and Comrades to name a few. To hear this music on a regular basis you had to know or have access to a "Hot DJ" who could make you a tape. The radio had nothin