Tag Archives: Underground Resistance

Throwback guide: minimal vs. maximal techno

This month we’ve released two sub-genre guides, one on minimal techno and the other focusing maximal techno. The aim is to give a bit of a background to the two sub-genres and also throw out some pretty mint tunes from the past 30 years or so. This week, we’ll be looking at the two sub-genres together, and […]

A guide to… maximal techno

A couple weeks ago we opened up the first of our monthly features by focusing on ‘minimal’ techno and provided a brief look into its history and development with some of genres most important producers, labels and tracks. This week we’ll be going in the opposite direction and having a look at the ‘maximal’ sound. […]

Throwback: Gerald Mitchell (Underground Resistance) – Hardlife

NextUp turns its head towards one of the most innovative musical cities in the world – Detroit. The birthplace of techno back in the late 80s and early 90s, Detroit was a hotbed of underground talent. Amongst this talent was the formidable collective, Underground Resistance. Whilst predominantly a techno outfit, member Gerald Mitchell’s ‘Hardlife’ presents […]