"Techno has been branded horribly," declares Derrick May. "A lot of people have a misconception of what it is. It's been branded as music that violates the cortex, as music that says, 'Girls, stay away.' It's been branded to be this music about teenage boys on ecstasy with their shirts off with red faces. So what most people have heard is a poor example of what the music is." In truth, as May—the Detroit native who helped invent the genre along with high school friends Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson—will be the first to tell you, techno is really just... More >>>