Jace Clayton on Carl Craig at Dia:Beacon – Artforum International

View of “Carl Craig: Party/After-Party,” 2020, Dia:Beacon, New York. Photo: Bill Jacobson Studio.

TECHNO WAS BORN BLACK in the American Midwest, although we have the twin engines of European connoisseurship and commercial interest to thank for the detailed hagiographies given to innovators like Carl Craig. Craig’s enormous influence is due as much to his label, Planet E Communications, as to his prolific output as a producer and DJ. In the early 1990s, his adventuresome yet accessible style formed an integral part of what fans call Detroit techno’s “second wave.”  . . .

Source: Jace Clayton on Carl Craig at Dia:Beacon – Artforum International

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