Psyche\BFC – Elements 1989-1990

Following the reissues of Carl Craig's material as 69 and Paperclip People, Planet E started selling a remastered edition of some of his earliest music.

Kyle Hall aka KMFH – The Boat Party

Following several EPs on a variety of label, Detroit's Kyle Hall is ready to release his debut album on Wild Oats. More details and snippets on the inside!

XLR8R Podcast by DJ Stingray

The latest edition of the XLR8R podcast comes from DJ Stingray, affiliate of Urban Tribe and Underground Resistance as well as former tour-discjockey for Drexciya.

Paperclip People – The Secret Tapes of Dr. Eich

Carl Craig's Planet E label released a remastered version of the 1996 album The Secret Tapes of Dr. Eich, a personal favourite I never owned on vinyl until now.

Stylin’ with Underground Resistance

Following the legendary Carl Craig special from some years ago, Ennio Styles managed to put together another great show: a special on Underground Resistance.

Jackmaster & Spencer – Detroit Special

Two hours and 40 tunes coming from the birthplace of techno, put together by Numbers' very own Jackmaster and Spencer.

Real Scenes: Detroit

The second part in Resident Advisor's music themed city portrait is available now and it's another great episode with some of my favourite artists from Detroit.

Kyle Hall on NTS Radio

I don't think I need to convince anyone to cop that Kyle Hall DJ-set on NTS Radio. More of those lovely Detroit joints.

Scion A/V interviews Carl Craig

Short interview with Planet E founder Carl Craig, whose label is turning 20 years old this year. Hear about his beginnings and how he ended up launching the label.

Paperclip People – The Climax Re-edits

Here's the "C2 re-appropriated re-edit of the appropriated version by Unknown Artist Track 3 that is The Climax". Confused?

Weekly Bits 44/2010

Let’s sum up some of the happenings on Twitter this week, we haven’t done this in quite some time! As with all weekly bits, expect a selection of mixtapes, videos and some other gossip.

Planet E: Talking Shopcast

Little White Earbuds not only provided this mix of late Planet E releases, they also did an interview with label head Carl Craig.

Model 500 – Huesca

Here's the b-side taken from the new Model 500 12-inch coming out later in September in R&S Records.

XLR8R Podcast by Kyle Hall

Another mixtape from young Detroit producer Kyle Hall, making a great follow-up to the Worldwide Podcast from the other week.

Model 500 live at DEMF

Later tonight Juan Atkin's Model 500 will play at Detroit's Movement festival. If you can't make it, click for a substitute.

Kyle Hall on doDetroit TV

Just when I finished the post on the Kyle Hall podcast, I came across this video interview from doDetroit.

Carl Craig Mixtapes

Not one but five mixtapes from Detroit legend Carl Craig. Some for download others for stream, you'll find them here.

69 – The Legendary Adventures of a Filter King

Following last year's Sessions compilation, Detroit's Planet E founder Carl Craig prepares to release a limited edition box-set of his 69 releases.

Underground Resistance

A nine minutes video on Detroit's Underground Resistance has been made available this week on Current TV. It features interviews with label founder Mike Banks, Cornelius "Atlantis" Harris and some of the label's more recent signings like Nomadico or DJ Skurge.

Carl Craig on Stylin

There certainly aren’t many artists out there, who have been involved in making electronic music for two decades. Carl Craig has been in the business for 20 years already, his first records being released back in 1989!

Ennio Styles of …

High Tech Soul

High Tech Soul is a documentary about the beginnings of techno music and it’s epicentre – Detroit. It came out back in 2006 and focuses on the keyfigures of the first wave: Juan Atkins, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson

Carl Craig and Tribe

Detroit producer Carl Craig has re-assembled the remaining members of the Tribe collective to record an album consisting not only of old material, but also new arrangments. Following my review of the Innerzone Orchestra album, I remembered this video about the project.

Innerzone Orchestra – Programmed

As second review in classic reviews I picked Carl Craig's Innerzone Orchestra album. Craig recorded this album alongside Francisco Mora, percussionist for Sun Ra's Orchestra, Craig Taborn and saxophist Matt Chicoine, better known as the tape-in-sandwich dropping Recloose.