Juan Atkins Rank
About Juan Atkins
Juan Atkins is a well-known American DJ and producer who is most noted as a member of the musical ensembles The Belleville Three, Borderland and Cybotron.
He has released several singles including, Deep Space (1995), Mind and Body (1999) and Digital Solutions (2015). Atkins became the founder of record label, Metroplex in 1985.
In 1980, he formed the electronic music duo, Cybotron together with Richard Davis. They released their first studio album titled, Enter in 1983.
The Belleville Three, which was founded by himself, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May, have been credited with inventing the Detroit Techno genre.
Atkins and Moritz von Oswald, under the duo named Borderland released an album titled, Transport in 2016.
Little is known about his immediate family, except that his father was a concert promoter and that he grew up with his brother under the care of his grandmother.
Mixmag has labeled him as the ‘original pioneer of Detroit techno’.
In 2004, Atkins was given the International Achievement Award at the ArtServe Michigan Governor’s Awards.
He acquired his first synthesizer, a Korg MS-10 at age 15.
Atkins is skilled at playing the bass and lead guitar.
He is otherwise known as “Infiniti” or “Model 500”.
Juan Atkins Rank
Juan Atkins' Popularity
Juan Atkins is a famous American DJ, who was born on December 9, 1962. As a person born on this date, Juan Atkins is listed in our database as the 97th most popular celebrity for the day (December 9) and the 334th most popular for the year (1962).
People born on December 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Juan Atkins is the 2830th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Juan Atkins' birthday, Juan Atkins is the 18512th most famous American and ranks 196th in famous people born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
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