Kelli Hand

Real Name:
Kelli Maria Hand
Kelli Maria Hand (Born: 1965, Detroit, Michigan, USA – Died: August 3, 2021) Detroit-born and raised was an American techno / house DJ and producer, who passed away 3rd August 2021. She launched her own label originally called UK House Records, later changed to Acacia Records, after a street name in Detroit.
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!K7R001cd Kelli Hand - On A Journey album art K. Hand* On A Journey (Album) !K7 Records !K7R001cd Germany 1995 Sell This Version
EFA CD 06338 Kelli Hand - Soul album art K-Hand* Soul (Album) Ausfahrt EFA CD 06338 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Di0656 Kelli Hand - Ready For The Darkness album art K-Hand* Ready For The Darkness (Album) Distance Di0656 France 1997 Sell This Version
!K7R014CD Kelli Hand - The Art Of Music album art K. Hand* The Art Of Music(CD, Album) !K7 Records !K7R014CD Germany 1997 Sell This Version
EFA 06347-2 Kelli Hand - Fantasy album art K-Hand* Fantasy(CD, Album) Ausfahrt EFA 06347-2 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
EFA-LP-12566-1 Kelli Hand - Salsafied album art K. Hand* Salsafied (Album) Ausfahrt EFA-LP-12566-1 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
Tresor 168 Kelli Hand - Detroit-History Part 1 album art K. Hand* Detroit-History Part 1 (Album) Tresor Tresor 168 Germany 2001 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

AR010 Kelli Hand - From The "I Fucked All Week" Guy album art K. Hand* From The "I Fucked All Week" Guy Acacia Records AR010 US 1993 Sell This Version
AR012 Kelli Hand - Rhythm Is Back album art K. Hand* Featuring Rhythm Formation K. Hand* Featuring Rhythm Formation - Rhythm Is Back Acacia Records AR012 US 1993 Sell This Version
AR009 Kelli Hand - Not Giving Up album art K. Hand* Not Giving Up Acacia Records AR009 US 1993 Sell This Version
AR011 Kelli Hand - Everybody / You Give Me album art K. Hand* / Claude Young K. Hand* / Claude Young - Everybody / You Give Me Acacia Records AR011 US 1993 Sell This Version
AR008 Kelli Hand - Ba Da Bing album art K. Hand* Ba Da Bing Acacia Records AR008 US 1993 Sell This Version
AR007 Kelli Hand - I Do album art K. Hand* Featuring Zoey K. Hand* Featuring Zoey - I Do(12") Acacia Records AR007 US 1993 Sell This Version
GC 17 Kelli Hand - Rodeo / The Tunnel album art K. Hand* Rodeo / The Tunnel(12") Global Cuts GC 17 Belgium 1993 Sell This Version
GC 22 CD Kelli Hand - The Saints Go Marching On album art K. Hand* The Saints Go Marching On (Maxi) Global Cuts GC 22 CD Belgium 1994 Sell This Version
WAP 55 Kelli Hand - Global Warning album art K Hand* Global Warning (Single) Warp Records WAP 55 UK 1994 Sell This Version
EC 006 Kelli Hand - Everybody album art K. Hand* Everybody(12") EC Records EC 006 Netherlands 1994 Sell This Version
AR015 Kelli Hand - Project #2 album art K. Hand* Project #2 Acacia Records AR015 US 1995 Sell This Version
LO12 - 008 Kelli Hand - Acid Nation album art K. Hand* Acid Nation Loriz Sounds LO12 - 008 Austria 1995 Sell This Version
AR016 Kelli Hand - Project #3 album art K.Hand* Project #3 Acacia Records AR016 US 1995 Sell This Version
AR017 Kelli Hand - Project #4 album art K. Hand* Project #4 Acacia Records AR017 US 1995 Sell This Version
AR013 Kelli Hand - Project #1 album art K. Hand* Project #1 Acacia Records AR013 US 1995 Sell This Version
FEAR 024 Kelli Hand - Groove E.P. album art K. Hand* Groove E.P. (EP) Radikal Fear FEAR 024 Belgium 1995 Sell This Version
DET12004 Kelli Hand - The Project EP album art K-Hand* The Project EP (EP) D:Tour DET12004 UK 1996 Sell This Version
DET 12007 Kelli Hand - The Next Project EP album art K Hand* The Next Project EP (EP) D:Tour DET 12007 UK 1996 Sell This Version

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August 19, 2021
i'd like to own some of her 12" but her discography is a bit intimidating... what are her most essential releases? or if anybody has a deal on a bundle feel free to contact me!


August 13, 2021
no church has enough candle lights for you. r.i.p.


August 6, 2021
Such a great artist, her albums are all worthy and very good, if you like the true sound of Detroit techno. "Ready for Darkness" and "Soul" are my picks. RIP Queen of Techno!


August 5, 2021
Still on a journey, but now on a new part of it. Go ahead and do it like you did. We still have you in mind, while spinning your records.


August 5, 2021
she could do club tracks and proper out there minimalism. a talent indeed. rip k


August 5, 2021
Ron Trent: “ I first went to record in Detroit somewhere around 92’. My business partner Chez and I would began on what became a journey into experimenting with sound, many talks of historical factors, and hosting conversations with a close circle of old and new friends for me. Kelli was a part of our intimate core of people that would come by and hang with us in KMS studio from the very beginning. Chez and Kelli had a long standing relationship way before she hung with us. I hit if off with her from the start. She was witty, really down to earth, and mercurial like Chez and I which made for great discourse and plenty of laughter. One thing I remembered is that she was on this TV show “The Scene” apparently back in the day, a Detroit program that was similar to Soul Train. She had some footage and we got a kick out of checking it out. She struck me as having many dynamics and experiences which lead her to be where she was in her life. She had a good knowledge of music and earlier club days. Her and Chez had both been to Paradise Garage. Later on in our careers we would cross paths and though we did not have those private hangs like we use to the feeling was still the same. A very warm and genuine spirit. I wish my Sister light on her journey back home. I must say this did not settle well with me. Bless her road and achievements. The first female Techno DJ in the world. Ase’”

Cornelius Harris, UR: “ I just don't have words.
She lived below me when I first moved to Detroit. The walls and floors were thin and she said, "I do parties and you're invited. It's not like you aren't going to be in it anyway!" And let me tell you, she had some GREAT parties. But seriously...
She welcomed me and I'll forever appreciate it. Thank you Kelli.”

Stingray: “ K.Hand was producing ,djing in Detroit and the world, and running a label at a time when there were very few women in the landscape of USA electronic music that did it all . R.I.H. to a well respected legend. Check out her body of work when you can.”

MM Underground Resistance: “ Rest in Heavenly Peace to Kelli Hand (Detroit) and Paul Johnson (Chicago). They are heroes, survivors and electronic music pioneers. We are heart broken but celebrate their achievements and legacies as visionaries who continued to create, produce and persevere through out their lives!”

Thank you for taking a chance on me back in the day. It was an honor to work with you. I'm going to miss you deeply.” 🙏


August 4, 2021
queen ................ . . .. .. :(


August 4, 2021
RIP Kelli ... Angel ..Legend <<<<------>>>> thx for all your work ... ♥/



August 4, 2021
R.I.P. Until we meet again. "Music is an immortal science of soul"


August 3, 2021
Bigos can´t believe! :-(
A true legend has gone.

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