Blake Baxter “The Prince of Techno”
Blake Baxter, aka “The Prince of Techno”, was “a true artist” and served as a resident DJ at several clubs in Detroit before befriending Derrick May in the mid 80’s. Blake started releasing music on the KMS label in 1987 and as part of the group of artists that were selected for the Virgin 10 compilation Techno! The New Sound of Techno, Blake was destined for superstardom, but he chose to return home parting ways with the rest as their stars continued to rise. Despite the broken relationships, Blake remains true to his artistry producing music and touring as a world class DJ.