LOVETURL Presents: The Unseen – A Detroit Beat Tape
A Documentary on The Lineage of Detroit Hip-Hop Producers.
A new documentary, “The Unseen: A Detroit Beat Tape,” ties “the fields,” as Danny Brown once put, to the city’s post-industrial turmoil, a newly barren metropolis that affords anyone with an itch for machine-based production an opportunity to hone and grow their respective crafts.
Widely considered the patient zero of techno, not to mention the birthplace of pioneers like J Dilla and The Belleville Three (Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May) before him, Detroit housed some of music’s most unrestricted experimentalists, solidifying its place amongst music’s many stateside meccas, and this doc tells the whole tale with archival footage unearthed and restored from Justin Kovar‘s stellar cache.
Featuring: Amp Fiddler, Ahk, Waajeed, Quelle Chris, DJ Head, Big Tone, Slautah, Nick Speed, Jay Dee aka J DIlla, Hugh Whitaker, HouseShoes, DJ Dez and TaRaach – stream the documentary here.