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underground resistance — more than just a techno label

Originating in Detroit, Underground Resistance has taken techno music and given it a political stance, producing uncompromising music that facilitated political change.
Alexandra Bondi de Antoni
11.17.17
Photography

photographer bolade banjo captures a different side to detroit

They think Brighter than you Shine is a visual journey of a city whose world-changing creativity is often ignored.
Bojana Kozarevic
10.3.17
Culture

john boyega discusses the parallels between dalston in 2017 and the detroit riots in 1967

As Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit lands in UK cinemas, John Boyega discusses his approach to acting and why he has no time for clickbait political commentary.
Joseph Walsh
8.22.17
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the 10 best films to see in the rest of 2017

All the cinema dates to put in your diary.
Colin Crummy
8.9.17
News

watch the trailer for kathryn bigelow’s astonishingly relevant detroit

The 4 August premiere marks the 50th anniversary of the Detroit riots.
Jo Rosenthal
4.13.17
News

how erykah badu is helping fight sexual assault in detroit

After dedicating proceeds from her Detroit show’s ticket sales to fund rape kit tests, the neo-soul singer has pledged that all her future concerts will benefit the initiative, too.
Emily Manning
8.16.16
Culture

celebrating detroit’s rebirth

Photographer Ben Burgess is trying to change the way the world sees Detroit, while navigating the tricky task of presenting a community he doesn't actually belong to.
Kasumi Borczyk
7.1.16
Music

zelooperz, the björk-loving rapper redefining the sound of detroit

Get to know the Danny Brown disciple taking cues from punk rock, abstract art, and the Icelandic mother of electronica.
Emily Manning
1.27.16
Detroit

​beyond ruin porn and rediscovering the rust belt

Landmark, a new book by photographers J.W. Fisher and J.T. Leonard, takes a look at the post-industrial landscape of America without the clichés.
Felix Petty
8.26.15
Detroit

is detroit really the new creative paradise?

In Detroit you can live in a mansion for less rent than a shoebox-sized New York studio, and after years of neglect, the city is finally finding its creative feet again.
Giuseppa Nadrowski
8.25.15
Music

detroit techno and the genepool of jungle

Ragga wasn’t Jungle’s only influence: Ray Keith, A Guy Called Gerald, Eddie Fowlkes and Marcus Intalex explain how Detroit Techno inspired Jungle…
Joe Roberts
7.14.15
News

diddy to produce ‘south park set in inner-city detroit’

The rapper is teaming up the team behind King Of The Hill for a new animated TV show.
Francesca Dunn
4.7.15