A pungent odor permeates an empty mosaic-tiled room inside a shuttered motel at 304 N. Krome Ave. in downtown Homestead. Mildew seeps through the walls. "Before I owned this place, it was a haven for crack addicts and prostitutes," says the 43-year-old owner, Ernesto Perez, who bought the place for ... More >>
Kevin Saunderson didn't just invent Detroit techno as part of the legendary Belleville Three with Juan Atkins and Derrick May. He also perfected the techno hit, catapulting the seminal D-Town sound across the Atlantic and onto the dancefloors of Europe, where rave culture was about to explode in the ... More >>
Number Ones: Up Close and Personal Tour
When people speak of that classic '90s house sound, whether they know it or not, they're pretty much refering to the sound of seminal producer Marc Kinchen. His legendary dubs are the blueprint for today's transatlantic house: soulful yet brooding bass-heavy four-on-the-floor funk.MK's highly-cov ... More >>
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