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There’s a myth out there about how techno in Detroit is dead. One could choose to believe that, depending on the parameters. But, with a little bit more latitude in definition and geography, things have never been better. Case in point: this compilation from Ann Arbor’s Ghostly International. Idol Tryouts spans a healthy mix, from the artistry of Matthew Dear and Osborne’s house to the computer-aided rock of Midwest Product. It also sports a variety-pack of electro flavors, including evolutionary, ballsy cuts like Kill Memory Crash’s “Get Out.” If anything, Detroit’s influence is alive, well and still spreading like wildfire.