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Deforrest Brown Jr.

Make Techno Black Again

DeForrest Brown, Jr. is an Alabama-raised, Ex-American rhythmanalyst, writer, lecturer, and representative of the Make Techno Black Again campaign. As Speaker Music, he channels the African American modernist tradition of rhythm and soul music as an intellectual site and sound of generational trauma, bursting through the frames of Western music and thought. His written work explores the links between the Black experience in industrialized labor systems and Black innovation in electronic music. On Juneteenth of 2020, he released the album Black Nationalist Sonic Weaponry on Planet Mu, and Primary Information will publish his first book, Assembling a Black Counter Culture in 2022.

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