Tag: motor city

Tresor Founder Eyes New Abandoned Factory Space For Detroit Club

Tresor founder Dimitri Hegemann is getting a step closer to opening an industrial style nightspot in Detroit. Once considering the Motor City’s Fischer Body Plant No. 21, the potential of a recent partnership with Arte Express could turn sites to the abandoned Packard Plant instead. As Arte Express founder Fernando Palazuelo also owns the Packard Plant, Detroit Free Press reports. Of course such an endeavor would take quite some time to come to realization as, at this moment and pending the proposal of a 12-year freeze on the site’s current levels of property taxes is approved by the city council. ... Read more

Premiere: Hiroshi Watanabe – Soul Transitions (Original Mix)

Derrick May’s seminal Transmat imprint is back for its 30th anniversary, releasing 3 new artists. First in line is Japanese artist Hiroshi Watanabe, aka Kaito, whose Multiverse EP is picking up the classic Motorcity sound and giving it an incredibly tasty 21st century spin. Premiering here exclusively is our favourite cut of the four-tracker: Soul Transitions.  Hiroshi Watanabe is a producer and DJ who has spun at New York clubs Twilo and Tunnel & Speed, along with having held a residency at Save the Robots. As Kaito, Watanabe has produced tracks, which Cologne’s Kompakt label has dubbed nu-trance. Combining early ‘90s ... Read more