How To Get America Into Techno, With Voices From the Lake

As You Like It and The Bunker present Voices from the Lake

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Everyone is talking about techno these days. And when I say everyone, I don't just mean your friends and the people you follow on Twitter. Last month, Rolling Stone published Thomas Rogers' “Berghain: The Secretive, Sex-Fueled World of Techno's Coolest Club,” a surprisingly well-researched article that brought one of techno's most revered and exclusive institutions into the limelight of the mainstream American music press. This piece is the latest in a string of major journalistic exposes that strive to explain the appeal of techno to an American public that, for the most part, is still playing a 20-year game of catch up with their European counterparts. (The punchline, of course, is that techno was originally a Detroit export.)

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