This Memorial Day weekend, techno music and its fans come home — to Detroit — for the annual Movement Electronic Music Festival.
Today, most of techno's audience is in Europe. But its futuristic sound was nurtured by African-Americans in Detroit in the 1980s. It all started in the late '70s, when a Detroit radio DJ named Electrifying Mojo put music on the air in a way that had never been heard before in the city: Kraftwerk plus Jimi Hendrix; Rick James plus the B52s and Phillip Glass – all on a spaceship.
Psychologist Robert Hare created a test that measures whether someone is a psychopath. The test is used extensively in our criminal justice system to help decide whether inmates should get parole — and even to determine whether or not someone should be put to death. But Hare is now worried that his test isn't being properly used.
Michele Norris speaks with Jerry Moore a resident of Ohatchee, Ala., who built a tornado shelter out of an old school bus. He and his family used the shelter during the storms that went through his neighborhood.
Originally published on Fri August 12, 2011 3:56 pm
Brooklyn band TV on the Radio are simply one of the biggest acts in rock music today. Combining everything from jazz, soul, hip-hop and electro-pop, the group has carved out a niche entirely its own.
This April, TV on the Radio released Nine Types of Light, its fourth LP and another bold step that defied expectations. Coming off of the funky percussion and new wave synths of Dear Science, the record is downright calm by comparison. Some have called it a lovers' album, full of muted beats and humble melodies.
In Georgia, farmers have almost everything they need for a successful early harvest, as squash, peppers and peaches are ready for market. But one thing's missing: someone to pick them. Fruit and vegetable farmers blame the state's new immigration reform law, saying it's keeping migrant workers away.
In a Newscast report, Melissa Stiers of Georgia Public Broadcasting spoke to Steven Johnson of South Georgia Produce, who says his crop is ripe on the ground — but there aren't enough people to pick it: