For those not familiar with Underground Resistance, it's the central record label from Detroit's second generation of techno artists. It was started by Jeff Mills and "Mad" Mike Banks, who records under aliases UR, Galaxy 2 Galaxy, The Martian, X-102, Members of the House and a bunch of others. The label forged the underground, militant ethos of Detroit's glory years, releasing music by luminaries such as Rob Hood, Drexciya, Rolando, Blake Baxter, Buzz Goree, Suburban Knight and Claude Young.
Many of the artists involved with the label, including Banks, refused all publicity and shunned the mainstream media. But their sound was a huge influence on Berlin and English electronic music. Man, they're all just legends, and rightly worshipped. Look them up. History books will be written about them. Maybe. In my world.
VOID are the only people who've ever managed to book UR artists in China. This weekend's party also has a guest appearance from Sub-Culture's Drunk Monk, in what must be his first public performance of a techno set. Should be a solid night. 60rmb on the door. More gubbins here.