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Model 500

Model 500 has been played over 140 times on NTS, first on 1 November 2012. Model 500's music has been featured on 121 episodes.

Model 500 and Model 600 are aliases of Juan Atkins.

After releasing several Cybotron records, Atkins began recording as "Model 500" in 1985 and founded the Metroplex label. His friends Eddie Fowlkes, Derrick May, and Kevin Saunderson all recorded singles on the label.

Atkins' first single as Model 500, "No UFOs," was a hit in Detroit and Chicago. He followed it with a series of landmark techno tracks, earning him the nickname "the godfather of techno." Within a few years, Atkins' work was…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
No UFO's (Vocal)
Model 500
Metroplex1985
No UFO's (Vocal)
Model 500Metroplex1985
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Pick Up The Flow
Model 500
Metroplex1993
Pick Up The Flow
Model 500Metroplex1993
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Control
Model 500
R & S Records2012
Control
Model 500R & S Records2012
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Starlight
Model 500
Metroplex1995
Starlight
Model 500Metroplex1995
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Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)
Model 500
Metroplex1985
Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)
Model 500Metroplex1985
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No UFO's (D-Mix)
Model 500
Metroplex1985
No UFO's (D-Mix)
Model 500Metroplex1985
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I Wanna Be There
Model 500
R & S Records1994
I Wanna Be There
Model 500R & S Records1994
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Interference Mix 1
Model 500
Metroplex1988
Interference Mix 1
Model 500Metroplex1988
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The Passage
Model 500
Network Records1992
The Passage
Model 500Network Records1992
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Testing 1-2
Model 500
Metroplex1986
Testing 1-2
Model 500Metroplex1986
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