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  Derrick May MP3 Downloads - Derrick May Music Downloads - Derrick May Music Videos
Derrick May was born in Detroit in 1963, a single child raised largely by his mother.
May was fascinated by the warmth and community feeling engendered at spots like the Power Plant and the Music Box, where DJs Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy used elaborate turntable set-ups and reel-to-reel machines to create mastermixes which re-invoked the spirit of disco even while pushing music forward.
May continued to DJ around the world, and maintained his standing in the eyes of many top-flight producers.
www.mp3.com /derrickmay   (849 words)

 Derrick May (1963 - )
Derrick May was born in Detroit in 1963 and began early in his life to explore electronic music.
Derrick May is one of the founding fathers of Detroit techno, a precursor of its many variants and particularly of acid house.
Magic 'Juan' may be credited with 'inventing' techno through his early electro experiments, but May changed the way electronic music was interpreted, grasping hold of the rudiments and laying plans that bared it's possibilities, plans which will always remain as fundamental reference.
www.jahsonic.com /DerrickMay.html   (1955 words)

 RA: Resident Advisor - Derrick May - The Techno Artist - Feature / Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
May is probably best known for his universally loved ‘Strings of Life’ but May doesn’t really like looking to the past too much, he much prefers to propel himself into the future.
Derrick May the DJ, is known for his melodic vibe and spiritual form of Djing, but Derrick the artist really just loves to be surrounded by “creative people, entertainers, and even people involved in live stage events” basically anything that involves creating something and seeing it grow and flourish.
When Derrick was a young boy, he would spend a generous amount of time with his grandfather who was a “methodical kind of man” whom Derrick would “listen to religiously as a kid”.
www.residentadvisor.net /feature_view.asp?ID=379   (660 words)

 Derrick May- The Bush Administration Are the Biggest War Criminals of the 21st Century :: TranZfusion.com
Derrick May: “I remember the crowd from the very first time I went to Europe and I noticed even back then, that as soon as I started playing, the guys moved up to the front pushing the girls away.
Derrick May: “We want to bring as much attention to the city of Detroit as possible, because I think this may be the last chance that we may be able to do it through techno music.
Derrick May: “I was a runner (sprinter), I used to run 100m or 200m, so I started off with a college scholarship, did six months or so and then left when I realised it wasn’t for me, I had lost focus.
www.tranzfusion.com /articles/shownews.asp?newsid=3750   (2069 words)

 Derrick May
DERRICK May lives in a small warehouse building that covers an entire street corner in one of Detroit's dead zones.
Derrick cooks dinner (a mozzarella and tomato salad followed by baked salmon with wild rice) while different people bang on his door.
You could tell you were listening to Derrick May from those strings that weren't strings, sounds that were neither electronic nor acoustic but shimmered in their own space.
www.techno.de /mixmag/interviews/DerrickMay1.html   (1869 words)

Official Biography - Derrick May If one name crops up again and again in discussions of techno, it is that of Derrick "Mayday" May. Alongside Atkins, Juan, Craig, Carl and Saunderson, Kevin, May is regarded as one of the kings of the Detroit sound.
May went on to cut three tracks on System 7's debut album, before Network released Innovator: Soundtrack For The Tenth Planet in 1991, a six-track EP that comprised some of May's definitive moments to date.
May spends most of his time touring the world as a DJ, continuing in the tradition of the likes of Ken Collier and Larry Levan, a tradition he started with his Deep Space parties all those years ago.
www.myspace.com /derrickmay   (1733 words)

 USATODAY.com - Techno guru May to produce Detroit festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
May's group had been competing with Pop Culture Media, which has produced the festival since its inception in 2000.
May's team includes fellow pioneering techno deejays Kevin Saunderson and Carl Craig, who was the festival's original artistic director.
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www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2003-01-20-derrick-may_x.htm   (264 words)

 The Stranger | Seattle | Line Out: The Stranger's Music Blog | Derrick May Rocked Element
Derrick May rocked it and for all of the elitist crap I spew about the Element demographic, they know how to party, making the night far exceed expectations.
I was worried that that would indicate a big cheese-fest, but May was throwing down great record after great record, slowing things a bit later in the night, but playing quality tracks all the way through.
It was a bit different than other techno nights in that the room wasn’t filled with just DJs, producers, and obsessive fans, but had people there to just have a good time, regardless of the DJ and where he’s from.
www.thestranger.com /lineout/2006/10/derrick_may_rocked_e.php   (286 words)

 The Stranger | Seattle | Line Out: The Stranger's Music Blog | Derrick May @ Element Tomorrow, Free Music Today
Posted by DONTE PARKS at 05:08 PM In case you weren’t already aware, techno legend Derrick May is in town Friday, playing a Uniting Souls promoted show at Element.
Thinking about Derrick May put me in a Detroit state of mind so after hearing about May’s set time, I checked to see if the rest of the Movement archives were up.
And to bring this post full-circle, Derrick May’s set is here (it went up with the first batch of audio a few months back).
www.thestranger.com /lineout/2006/10/derrick_may_element.php   (421 words)

 Slant Magazine - Music Review: Derrick May: Innovator
chooled by Techno pioneer Juan Atkins in the early '80s, Derrick May became one of the most influential of Detroit's wiz kids (the "inventors" of Techno as it were).
Though he was not as prolific as Atkins or fellow-DJ Kevin Saunderson, May's label, Transmat (inspired by the Atkins track "Time, Space, Transmat"), continued on through the '90s, releasing singles by Carl Craig and Stacy Pullen.
May's creations paved the way for later Detroit artists like Plastikman as well as rave culture as we know it.
www.slantmagazine.com /music/music_review.asp?ID=247   (103 words)

 Derrick May on Rhapsody
Detroit Techno landlord and head of the internationally respected Transmat Records, Derrick May continues to move dancefloors with his no-nonsens...
Electronica/Dance > Techno > Detroit/U.S. Techno > Derrick May
Hear Derrick May and similar artists on this channel.
www.rhapsody.com /derrickmay   (89 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Innovator - Derrick May at Epinions.com
This is what you can read inside of the Derrick May "Innovator" collection.
And indeed, one could draw comparisons between the techno of Derrick May and the music of Mozart, mainly because of the omnipresent supply of strings tied together by cyborganic machines.
Everyone knows that Derrick May is not 4-on-the-floor bangin' techno, so I won't be sending this one off to my friends as an introduction to pumping mindless mechanics, instead I will hide it from others and listen to it in the solitude of headphones, forever analyzing the synthetically constructed rhythms.
www.epinions.com /musc-review-6A5B-2427802-397BC5D7-prod6   (408 words)

 Fallen Heroes Memorial: Army Spc. Derrick J. Lutters
"Derrick was an awesome person, and a great friend as well, no matter what happened he was always there for you...he was a hero in life as he is now...
May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss.
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief.
www.fallenheroesmemorial.com /oif/profiles/luttersderrickj.html   (1308 words)

 Derrick May (baseball player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Derrick Brant May (born July 14, 1968 in Rochester, New York) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago Cubs (1990-94), Milwaukee Brewers (1995), Houston Astros (1995-96), Philadelphia Phillies (1997), Montreal Expos (1998) and Baltimore Orioles (1999).
May batted left handed and threw right handed.
In a ten-season career, May was a.271 hitter with 52 home runs and 310 RBI in 797 games played.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Derrick_May_(baseball_player)   (142 words)

 Derrick May - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title.
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This page was last modified 15:15, 10 November 2006.
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 Metro Times Detroit - Musicians - : Derrick May
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Keepin' vinyl alive (2/27/01) - Counting Derrick May and Juan Atkins among his customers, Ron Murphy's Sound Enterprises is cutting records the good old-fashioned way for the cognoscenti.
Pitch'd (6/5/01) - Derrick May honored by the City of Detroit.
www.metrotimes.com /metropolis/sonic/artistprofile.asp?id=1959   (258 words)

 The Motown Elevator: New releases by Derrick May ?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Motown Elevator: New releases by Derrick May ?
According to the great Sufmart blog (in spanish), Derrick May has promised new releases of brand new material.
They said that Derrick has never ceased to produce during all these years, and now he's happy with the quality achieved.
motownelevator.blogspot.com /2006/07/new-releases-by-derric-may.html   (129 words)

 Amazon.com: Innovator: Music: Derrick May   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Thanks to legendary singles like "Strings of Life" and "Nude Photo," Derrick May is universally regarded as the definitive techno producer; by hijacking the rhythmic sensibilities of house and adding the intelligence of European electronica and the spirit of Motown, he single-handedly defined and articulated the sound of Detroit.
May delivers a powerful dark sound with all of detroit's signiture noise.
Acid House, Hardcore and Techno (and thus DrumandBass, Trance and Big Beat offshoots) for example got a lot of early influences from May, who is regarded as one of the original pioneers of 'Techno' as it is known today.
www.amazon.com /Innovator-Derrick-May/dp/B000001HYW   (1062 words)

 Amazon.com: Mysterious Traveller: Music: System 7,Derrick May   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
I really wanted to like this, as Derrick May is one of modern music's true greats, and his tracks released under Rhythim is Rhythim are magnificent.
It didn't grab the attention, which is something that Derrick May's music normally does - it slams you against a wall and says "you're going to listen to me".
This delightful CD is a must for any fan of System 7 and Derrick May's music.
www.amazon.com /Mysterious-Traveller-System-7/dp/B000068TIV   (841 words)

 Derrick May Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
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www.baseball-reference.com /m/mayde01.shtml   (660 words)

 Tower Records - Innovator * - Derrick May   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Along with Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May is one of the so-called Belleville Three, Detroit-area electronic musicians/DJs who defined modern techno for the masses in the mid- to late-'80s.
The production, composition and sheer groove prowess that May exhibits under his most famed monikers Rythim Is Rythim and Mayday, haven't dated; time has only added to their resonance.
It's just one of many moments that truly make May the INNOVATOR he claims to be, and give this collection essential techno status.
www.towerrecords.com /product.aspx?pfid=1308119   (366 words)

 RA: Resident Advisor - Derrick May DJ Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Derrick May at Spy Bar / Illinois, United States of America
Derrick May currently ranks 288 of the 725 artists listed.
To rate artists on RA's DJ Pages you need to be a registered member.
www.residentadvisor.net /dj_view.asp?ID=131   (230 words)

 VH1.com : Derrick May : Artist Main
Of the Belleville Three, the cadre of early Detroit producers who tested the limits of spirit within electronic dance music and changed the integrity of the form forever, Derrick May's reputation as an originator rema...
Detroit Report #7: Derrick May Brings It Home
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 Derrick May interview: Godfather of Techno :: TranZfusion.com
Derrick May interview: Godfather of Techno :: TranZfusion.com
We catch up with techno pioneer Derrick May to talk about his hometown of Detroit, international trends in techno and the industry as a whole.
May also talks exclusively of a 2007 release.
www.tranzfusion.com /articles/shownews.asp?newsid=5778   (2089 words)

 Derrick May : Mayday Mix - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Derrick May : Mayday Mix - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
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Since May was much more of a DJ than a producer during the 1990s, Mayday Mix is quite an important document of his intense sessions.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,355448,00.html   (97 words)

 Rolling Stone : Derrick May: Innovator : Music Reviews
Rolling Stone : Derrick May: Innovator : Music Reviews
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www.rollingstone.com /artists/derrickmay/albums/album/231031   (43 words)

 Derrick May Baseball Cards
VISA and MasterCard accepted by phone or secure email.
I send as many different cards as possible, but some assorted lots may include a few duplicates.
You will receive a wide variety of years and brands.
www.homeruncards.com /m/may-derrick-baseball-cards.shtml   (107 words)

 Derrick May, Garnier... sets - tranceaddict Forums
tranceaddict Forums > Tracks Section > Unknown Tracks > Derrick May, Garnier...
These are very popular techno songs from very famous djs sets, like Mills, May, Carola, Garnier..
If you know the songs and artists names of thees song please answer.
www.tranceaddict.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=143295   (81 words)

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