Kevin Saunderson

FAC51 The Haçienda have an exclusive at their Good Friday party in London – and they don’t even know it!

The myth of the Belleville Three had a good life, but now it’s time for the final nail in its coffin to be well and truly hammered down. With Derrick May now having effectively been disgraced, it has brought about the revelation in Detroit that they will now never see the three men who perform under this fictional name together again. Nearly a fortnight ago, I published a not terribly…

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Do the Belleville Three need to recruit a new member to keep up the myth? The question as a Detroit source witheringly compares Derrick May to South Park character Kenny McCormick…

For the first few years of its run, the South Park character Kenny McCormick would die in every episode - yet he would return in the next episode alive and well. No explanation was ever provided, and characters on the show would rarely acknowledge the phenomenon - although McCormick’s weekly demise was rarely a shock to the show's regular cast. Eventually, the writers of the show got fed up of…

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Ever wondered why the Belleville Three don’t perform out much? The story of how Juan Atkins flipped out over his laptop and Derrick May “earned” his money by pretending to play – again!

The Belleville Three was meant to be an inspiring story about how three men from Detroit defied the odds to become the legends of techno. A traditional rags to riches sort of tale beloved by tabloid journalists. Or so goes the cover story. In reality, that's all it was. The three men came from relatively well off families and the story was concocted by journalist Neil Rushton and a couple…

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