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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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  • 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.
  • The Juan and only
  • the big man.
  • Kinda fucked up that he only has 26,000 listeners man.... like he was / is the inventor... people stay asleep
  • Father of techno.
  • FACT Mix:
  • boss
  • yeah
  • Colombia tierra querida!! nos vemos alla
  • Don Juan Atkins.

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