Posts Tagged: house

In Memoriam: Morris Mitchell – A True Disco Original

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An observance by Carleton Gholz with a libation from Jahra McKinney Morris Mitchell, a musician, DJ, and promoter, as well a founding member of party production crew True Disco Productions and a pioneer of Detroit’s Black LGBT dance music scene, died on April 5, 2023. He was seventy years old.  Mitchell began his public musical […]

DSC Remembers: K-Hand

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The inimitable, pioneering DJ and producer Kelli Hand, the First Lady of Detroit, has passed on. Our hearts go out to the family, friends and fans of K-Hand. ⁣⁣Kelli was a singular figure in dance music history, helping to lay the groundwork for Techno to take over the world. She blazed trails for women in […]