Detroit’s Soiree Records Takes Charge: Drivetrain Unleashes Machine-Driven EP at Dublin’s Music Machine Masters Dub-Troit Event on 9.12.23December 1, 2023
In a recent indepth interview with IUMs editor Mike Moggi Mannix, Detroit electronic music luminary, Derrick Thompson, aka Drivetrain, spoke about his early influences, and motivations.
He spoke candidly about the profound impact that family, technology, and the pulsating energy of Detroit’s music scene have had on his artistic evolution.
It’s a tale of beats and bloodlines, a symphony of personal and musical growth and the birth of a pivotal Detroit techno label Sioreee.
But this is not just a story of one man’s journey. Derrick Thompson beckons us into a world where techno titans converge. A collaboration with Dublin’s rising star, REOSC, was born as a result of them meeting at Detroit’s summer techno festival Tec-troit, which inspired REOSC latest dark pounding hypnotic techno track ‘Alarms’.
It’s a mesmerizing techno odyssey that now claims its rightful place on Drivetrain’s label’s latest various artist 4-track vinyl EP, Machine Driven. Further cementing this new Detroit Dublin connection, named Dub-troit by Dubliner REOSC.
This EP is not just a collection of expertly created pounding techno tracks; it’s a sonic manifesto, a proclamation of the incredible influence of Detroit’s musical prowess”
Sample of RESOC track Alarms
As the calendar flips to December 9th, the spotlight shifts to Dublin’s Music Machine Masters Dub-troit event, where Derrick Thompson is headlining ready to unleash the sonic tempest encapsulated in Machine Driven.
He stands as a testament to Detroit’s enduring influence on the global electronic music landscape. It promises more than just beats; it’s an immersion into the soul of electronic sound, a celebration of Drivetrain’s legacy, and a testament to the perpetual evolution of Detroit’s sonic spirit.