HIGH TECH SOUL (80' or 52')
GENRE: MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
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From the riots of 1967 to the underground party scene of
the late 80's, High Tech Soul takes you on a walk around
the globe and back to one of the richest and most
challenging cities in the world. The film explains why
Techno with it's driving beats, abrasive tones, and
resonating bass lines could not have come from anywhere
else other than Detroit. Techno is much like the city
itself, deprived and emotional yet continuing to set
trends around the world, touching lives no one could
have ever imagined.
This film is a walk though time with
the individuals who paved the road for Techno music
around the world. Featuring Juan Atkins, Derrick May,
Kevin Saunderson, as well as other innovators that
continue to take the music to new levels today.
Filmmakers Gary Bredow, Jason Simon, Marta Tomkiw, and
Roger Homrich; known collectively as Glu-Studios,
explore the relationships and personal struggles of the
individuals who created this global phenomenon.