Online sharing platforms have facilitated a welcome boom within electronic music over the past decade or so, and techno — a genre birthed from a tradition of afro-futurism, queer joy, and cultural resistance — has been one of the most exciting recipients of this resurgence. Recent years have seen a number of artists contributing to the genre’s strong cultural legacy and carving new spaces both online and within live DJ scenes.
Nicolas Guerrero, aka White Visitation, is a Mexico City techno veteran with an international reputation. In addition to releasing on established electronic platforms like L.I.E.S. and RVNG, Guerrero has helped grow his local scene with his party No Sleep, which he launched in 2014 with Frankie Francisco. We corresponded with him ahead of his show at Good Room on Thursday. (more…)