As we near the end of Black History Month, today we round up a series of classic interviews we’ve done over the years with some of electronic music’s true pioneers. Whether they’re kings of Detroit techno or scions of Chicago house, we’ve chatted with a slew of pivotal producers and DJs, and we’re happy to share with you 10 of our favorite talks today.

Derrick May

Kevin Saunderson

Jesse Saunders

Frankie Knuckles

Stacey Pullen

Larry Heard

Kerri Chandler

Robert Hood

Jeff Mills

Robert Owens