Terrence Dixon

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Terrence Dixon
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American DJ and producer based in Detroit.
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Tresor 141 From The Far Future — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon From The Far Future (Album) Tresor Tresor 141 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
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yore-003 Train Of Thought — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Train Of Thought (Album) Yore Records, Yore Records yore-003 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
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Tresor 256 CD From The Far Future Pt. 2 — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon From The Far Future Pt. 2 (Album) Tresor Tresor 256 CD Germany 2012 Sell This Version
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SFTDXLP 001, SF TDX LP01 Badge Of Honor — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Badge Of Honor (Album) Surface, Surface SFTDXLP 001, SF TDX LP01 UK 2013 Sell This Version
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OUTA06, OUTA-006 12,000 Miles Of Twilight LP — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon 12,000 Miles Of Twilight LP (Album) Out Electronic Recordings (Out-Er), Out Electronic Recordings (Out-Er) OUTA06, OUTA-006 Germany 2017 Sell This Version
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TRESOR302 We Take It From Here — Terrence Dixon Thomas Fehlmann / Terrence Dixon Thomas Fehlmann / Terrence Dixon - We Take It From Here (Album) Tresor TRESOR302 Germany 2018 Sell This Version
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ASD005 Galactic Halo — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Galactic Halo (Album) Axis ASD005 US 2020
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Tresor.321 From The Far Future Pt. 3 — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon From The Far Future Pt. 3 (Album) Tresor Tresor.321 Germany 2020 Sell This Version
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RHM 035 Reporting From Detroit — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Reporting From Detroit (Album) Rush Hour (4) RHM 035 Netherlands 2021 Sell This Version
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30DEXOLP-001 Other Dimensions LP — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Other Dimensions LP (Album) 30D Records 30DEXOLP-001 Germany 2021 Sell This Version
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RHM 038 Keep In Mind I'm Out Of My Mind — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon & Jordan GCZ Terrence Dixon & Jordan GCZ - Keep In Mind I'm Out Of My Mind(2x12", Album) Rush Hour (4) RHM 038 Netherlands 2022 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

UT003 Live In Detroit — Terrence Dixon Terrance Dixon* Live In Detroit Utensil Records UT003 US 1994 Sell This Version
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UT001 The Collective EP — Terrence Dixon David Gnuoy / Terrence Dixon David Gnuoy / Terrence Dixon - The Collective EP (EP) Utensil Records UT001 US 1994 Sell This Version
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UT 005 Live In Detroit Vol. 2 — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Live In Detroit Vol. 2(12", Promo, W/Lbl) Utensil Records UT 005 US 1994 Sell This Version
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Utensil-7 Minimalism — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Minimalism(12") Utensil Records Utensil-7 US 1995 Sell This Version
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BG001 Bionic Man EP — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Bionic Man EP (EP) Background BG001 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
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BG-011 Minimalism II — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Minimalism II Background BG-011 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
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BG048 Minimalism III — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Minimalism III Background BG048 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
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UND014 Directions EP — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Directions EP (EP) Underl_ne UND014 UK 2007 Sell This Version
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dig014 Sabbatical EP — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Sabbatical EP(3xFile, MP3, 192 + File, MP3, 128 + EP) Diggarama dig014 Croatia 2007
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fine 1208009 Point Of View — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Point Of View Finest Blend Recordings fine 1208009 Sweden 2008 Sell This Version
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COT 00 Below Radar EP — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Below Radar EP (EP) Children Of Tomorrow COT 00 France 2008 Sell This Version
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NANO34 Meter E.P Remixes — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Meter E.P Remixes(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Nice & Nasty Records NANO34 Ireland 2008
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NV 012 Climb EP — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Climb EP(12", EP) Night Vision NV 012 US 2008 Sell This Version
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MEA003 Room 310 — Terrence Dixon Terrence Dixon Room 310 (EP) Meakusma MEA003 Belgium 2010 Sell This Version

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jason.power

jason.power

December 8, 2017
Fucking fractals. The term "fractal" was first used by mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot in 1975. Mandelbrot based it on the Latin frāctus meaning "broken" or "fractured", and used it to extend the concept of theoretical fractional dimensions to geometric patterns in nature
instant_enlightment

instant_enlightment

April 5, 2017
edited over 6 years ago
one of the greatest ever, totally unique, a real avant-garde voice of electronic music, especially, of course, of Detroit Techno.
a real father and leader of -TRUEST- minimal techno.
maroko

maroko

July 21, 2016
One term I would use to conjure up the images provoked by Terrence Dixon's music is bizarre. Incongruous sound design, authenticity and dedication. It's like a black leather couch placed in the middle of an all white and sterile living room. Doesn't fit, doesn't have to, and doesn't want to begin with.

Given the unorthodox approach to music production, you'll seldom find his tunes topping charts, but then again, techno was never about the charts aynway. I have never heard a track of his that sounded like it was produced for the current clubbing season. His sound is basically jarring in relation to its surroundings. I mean that as this highest possible accolade.

There is nothing out there that imitates (or emulates) his approach to minimal techno, and Terrence Dixon does not come across (doesn't even try to) like any other producer as well. As previously pointed out, that might be a double edged dagger. From one angle, his legitimacy is so hardcore that his own body of work cannot be contextualised into a cohesive DJ set. it's too idiosyncratic. But then again, due to that fact, Terrence Dixon has accumulated tons of respect from the more seasoned techno listeners. His belief in what he does has not gone by unnoticed, and his loyal fan base loves him for it. Plain and simple.

Pulling a living room session with a box of his records is a puzzling experience. It turns into pleasure later on.
If you want instant gratification, you know where to look. If you are looking to build a strong, long lasting relationship with techno music, check out Terrence Dixon and his ridiculously good Population One alias.
If you want to please crowds, you know the records to chose. If you want to challenge dance floors, drop a Terrence Dixon 12".
If you are interested in minimalism beyond its trendy clicks, cuts and pastes, you ought to stop here.

There is absolutely nothing conforming about his music and attitude. Yet there is a lot to adore. Massive respoect for all the great releases.
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timespace

timespace

June 20, 2016
Terrence Dixon is a visionary who makes Techno music on the emphasis of uniqueness and experimentation - no gimmicks - no compromise - True to the spirit of Detroit!

karrrlo

karrrlo

May 24, 2016
Terrence Dixon is one of the best techno producers out there. Minimal , dark , hypnotic, surrealistic, poetic, straight to the point, Detroit. Each of his releases is a radical statement of groove. techno sorcerer, electrician poet. Probably another time traveller like Jeff Mills...

bishop_siege_alpha

bishop_siege_alpha

December 15, 2013
edited over 9 years ago
I've been following Dixon's output since his first appearance on Tresor with his debut album back in 2000. His production is really surprising and strange, to say the least. It sounds like he doesn't give a flying fuck about any kind of rules on how music is created and how it 'should' sound. Most of the tracks are hard, dark, monotonous and brave. Yes, brave. You would find those difficult to blend in with anything, well, except of his own work. Some are even impossible to mix because of those hidden surprises he likes so much.
Looking at his producer career we see he has hit the point when he was no longer needed (5 years without releasing any new material can burry the artist alive) until Andy Vaz dragged him out into the sunlight with his Minimalism III on Background, shortly followed by his second album on Yore. And there he goes again.
The previous two years were especially productive - release after release, two albums, the full-force revival of his Population One moniker which by the way sounds completely out of this planet, as well the start of his own label reduction. Well done Terrence and thank you for your existence. Proud owner of the whole box of vinyl of this great artist.
gmos

gmos

May 21, 2011
edited over 12 years ago
Understated and underrated Detroit DJ and Producer, Terrence Dixon has been making records since the mid-90s under his own name and also as Population One on labels such as Metroplex, Tresor and Utensil Records. Part of the so-called 2nd wave of Detroit techno producers, Dixon built on the blueprint of minimal Detroit techno laid down by Robert Hood and created his own distinct sound. Experimental minimal electronic music, hard dancefloor techno, and even some deep house, whatever style he chooses he always manages to impart his own unique stamp to every release. Great forward thinking electronic music underlining Detroit's continuing importance to electronic music today.

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