DEQ 17_18 LP Featuring Jon Dixon, Claude Young Jr., Zoetic, Peter Croce, Viands, Techmarine Bottom Feeders, DJ Moppy, DJ Holographic & Alex Wilcox release Saturday 10/31/20 at Detroit City Distillery 7p,-12midnight (DEQ pop up store)

Thank you for paying attention! Saturday is a DEQ Magazine pop up store, socially distance & masked Halloween Party at Detroit City Distillery 7pm -12 midnight. This will be your chance to score the brand new DEQ 17_18 LP ($15) before it hits the stores. Purchases benefit our nonprofit Detroit Electronic Quarterly Arts Organization. We’ll…

Quick Catch Up #9 with Eddie Fowlkes

DEQ recently caught up with Detroit Techno pioneer Eddie Fowlkes! He’s celebrating the release of his Knucklehead series on his imprint City Boy Records. DEQ: Hi Eddie!  Congrats on your new EP series (and your label over all.)  How did you come up with the name “Knuckle Head” for it? Eddie: The name “Knuckle Head”…

DEQ 17 Interview With Peter Croce

Peter Croce interview and photos by Dustin Alexander (photos may be a bit blurry here)   In the past five years, Peter Croce and his imprint Rocksteady Disco have provided an interesting contrast to what constitutes as the “Detroit sound.” Both he and the grassroots label have been catching the attention of some of house…

DEQ 17 Interview With Jon Dixon — Cover Story

  In the Key of D, Jon Dixon written by Dayna Himot and photos by Christopher Thorn (images here may appear a bit blurry)   DETROIT— Of the 139 square miles that make up the musical landscape of Detroit, there is chemistry amongst generations of mentor-mentee musicians, unlike any other city in the world.  …

DEQ 17 Interview with John Briggs

John Briggs article by Vince Patricola, Photos by Kyi King (photos may appear a bit blurry here)   It was a happy ping. My computer is normally set to silent, but ding! A new track from John Briggs aka Zoetic arrived called “Tomography” in May of 2018. The track sketch was the best I’ve heard…