By Will Hermes
Updated January 15, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST

Wax Trax! Mastermix Volume 1

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Finally: a non-obscurant DJ mix series. Juan Atkins is a father of Detroit techno, and he represents on Wax Trax! MasterMix Volume 1 with a beautiful, warts-and-all set of genre classics. Recording dates would help neophytes distinguish Model 500’s 1985 ”No UFOs” from their 1995 ”Starlight Metroplex.” But smart liner notes provide some historical context, and the diverse mix belies techno’s rep as monolithic. And oh, yeah: You can dance to it. A-

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Wax Trax! Mastermix Volume 1

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