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Juan Atkins (born December 9, 1962 in Detroit) is an American musician. He is widely credited as the originator of techno music, sometimes known as Detroit Techno since Atkins and techno co-creators Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson grew up in Detroit, Michigan.

Atkins has cited the radio show of Charles "Electrifyin' Mojo" Johnson as a musical influence. Electrifyin' Mojo, a Detroit DJ, played an eclectic mix of music including Kraftwerk, Parliament and Prince. Atkins and friend Derrick May created mix… read more

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  • Avatar for FCA19795
    Living Legend. I grew up on Cybotron. The music, not the planet. I can't believer he still does music, under different monikers, and does it very well.
  • Avatar for GRIMESZ
    The Juan and only
  • Avatar for joklend
    the big man.
  • Avatar for purpled09
    Kinda fucked up that he only has 26,000 listeners man.... like he was / is the inventor... people stay asleep
  • Avatar for FrankDurden
    Father of techno.
  • Avatar for Merowinger110
    FACT Mix: http://www.factmag.com/2012/03/05/fact-mix-319-juan-atkins/
  • Avatar for insomniacme
    boss
  • Avatar for HeTheDebaser
    yeah
  • Avatar for sergioarincon
    Colombia tierra querida!! nos vemos alla
  • Avatar for rhobodub
    Don Juan Atkins.

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