Produced by WDET, Detroit's NPR Station

[5] Feature


In the 80s and 90s Detroit was far from its glory days as an industrial powerhouse. White flight to the suburbs and the Reagan-era economic downturn left much of the city vacant. But for Detroit’s budding electronic music scene, this vacant space was a platform for musical experimentation.


Bubble Metropolis

An audio-visual storytelling experience that illustrates the diverse bodies of people from various origins, identities and backgrounds that are united by electronic music. Featuring portraits by Corine Vermeulen and stories by WDET producer Conor Anderson.

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