Juan Atkins set to release his first new music as Model 500 in years; here's a taste


Last year, word spread quickly that Detroit techno patriarch and all-around badass Juan Atkins would release his first new recordings as Model 500 in years at the end of January, this year.

Digital Solutions / Model 500. Visuals by W // DOUBLE YOU from Metroplex Records on Vimeo.


This here short promo video dropped the other day, but it's all we've heard thus far.


Fingers crossed the music drops soon — in the meantime, here's some beyond-classic Atkins from your favorite old timey Detroit dancing show.


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Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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