Schireson says the playlists of the groundbreaking Detroit radio DJ The Electrifying Mojo shapes his sets at Body Worx. "The music on Mojo's show would have unapologetic dance tunes well blended with what was up and coming and underground in Detroit. It helped a lot of people cross over the mainstream barrier," he says. "I try to put emphasis on going 'back to the basics' in terms of house and techno and weave it into deeper or more interesting things. Body Worx will hopefully serve as a lesson on Detroit and even Midwest techno and house history — where the roots are planted and where they branches are growing."
We asked him to share some of his choice cuts, presented below for your enjoyment. (Check out more info about the event here.)
First would have to be the Mayday remix of the Inner City classic, "Good Life". It's a bittersweet Detroit techno turned house anthem oozing with creamy stabs.
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