Derrick May

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Part of the 'Belleville (Michigan) Three' that came to be known as the 'Godfathers of Techno'. See Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson.

Annotation last modified on 2007-06-01 22:46 UTC.

Also performs as: Long Ago, Mayday (electronic/techno artist Derrick May), Rhythim Is Rhythim

Wikipedia

Derrick May (born June 4, 1963), also known as Mayday and Rhythim is Rhythim, is an electronic musician from Belleville, Michigan, United States. He was an only child born in Detroit and began to explore electronic music early in his life. Along with his Belleville, Michigan high school friends Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson, commonly known as the Belleville Three, May is credited with developing the futuristic variation on house music that would be dubbed "techno" by Atkins.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2002 Mysterious Traveller System 7 / Derrick May 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1996 Innovator Compilation Derrick May 5 6
1997 Mix-Up, Volume 5: The Mayday Mix Compilation Derrick May 3

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2012 FACT Mix 339: Derrick May Compilation DJ-mix Derrick May 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1995 Serenity DJ Marcello & Derrick May 1

Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2011 Heartbeat Presents Mixed By Derrick May @ Air Vol.2 Compilation DJ-mix Derrick May 1

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