(born December 9, 1962) is an American musician. He is widely credited as the originator of techno music, Juan Atkins Biography - AOL Music specifically Detroit techno along with Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson. The three, sometimes called the Belleville Three, attended high school together in Belleville, Michigan, near Detroit.
This is the second release for Juan Atkins and Richard Davis (AKA 3070) under the name Cybotron from way back in 1982. Cosmic Cars is an out and out Detroit Techno classic that... - 19.05.2008, YouTube
09.12.2011 [UNLIMITED CMU] - On New Year's Eve, Lost has roped in the massive Detroit star that is Juan Atkins, aka Model 500/Cybotron. He is one of the founding fathers of the genre, and one of the Belleville Three, alongside Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May.
29.11.2011 [The Quietus] - My introduction to dance music was reading an interview with Kraftwerk, and in the preface they talked about how they had influenced these guys from Detroit, so I went and bought the early Juan Atkins 'No UFOs' 12". That's how I discovered it.