From Ben Jefferys Sent Thu, May 13th 1999, 13:01
Kelley Hackett wrote: > > Jaun Atkins > > has > > always been quite understandably bitter on this point - I mean he > > practically invented techno 15 years ago When were Kraftwerk doing their work? Longer than 15 years I thought? Depends if you think that they're techno, of course. Never heard Atkins stuff so can't judge. > > and should by rights be a > > rich and > > respected figure in his own country yet still lives in relative > > poverty and > > obscurity. Sadly, a common syndrome amongst innovators. Also, I have never heard of any of the people you mention (as you say, obscurity). Maybe I'll visit CD Now later and take a listen.