1. Movement Detroit 2017 Announces Phase 1 Lineup: Carl Cox, Danny Brown, Soul Clap & More

    December 15, 2016 12:01 PM EST Detroit is the birth place of techno, and it goes without saying the Motor City knows good music when it hears it. Movement is a festival unlike anything else, dedicated to the realest DJs, the best MCs, and the rough gem of a city that made all this music possible. The critically-acclaimed…

  2. Smirnoff Sound Collective Aims to Tackle Dance Music's Diversity Problem, Launches Program With Live Stream

    November 30, 2016 6:10 PM EST Dance music's diversity problem is, at this point, well-documented. While the genre started as a haven for gay minorities, the modern scene has been taken over by mainly white suburban youth or affluent Europeans. Smirnoff, the vodka company, has thought a lot about this and discovered…

  3. Prolific House Music Man Jesse Rose Announces Retirement, Final Album & Tour

    November 02, 2016 5:50 PM EDT After more than 20 years as one of house music's funkiest head masters, British-born and L.A.-based DJ and producer Jesse Rose has decided to bow out of the game. “I can honestly say I feel blessed to have been a part of this scene,” Rose writes on Facebook. “I will always love DJing and…

  4. Electronic Music Legends Abound at Movement Detroit's 10-Year Anniversary Festival

    June 02, 2016 4:13 PM EDT It’s 11 p.m. on Monday (May 30), the final night of Detroit’s Movement Festival, and Modeselektor is weaving from breakbeat to electro seemingly without a hitch. On the bowl-shaped mainstage, the German pair have somehow managed to draw every last bit of energy from the wearied crowd. Paxahau…

  5. Paxahau's Jason Huvaere Talks Kraftwerk & Techno Tourism for Movement Festival's 10-Year Anniversary

    May 24, 2016 12:28 PM EDT “Detroit has a history that has to be preserved, because it’s unique to any other city in the country.” This is Jason Huvaere, founder of Paxahau Events: the team behind Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival, which returns to Hart Plaza for its 10-year anniversary on May 28-30.…

  6. Kevin Saunderson Talks 'ORIGINS' Stage Ahead of Detroit's Movement Festival

    May 11, 2016 1:12 PM EDT As a member of the Belleville Three with Juan Atkins and Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson is widely regarded as one of the founding fathers of Detroit techno, one of modern dance music’s most durable subgenres. Saunderson’s work with Paris Grey as Inner City was particularly crucial in…

  7. Detroit House & Techno All Stars to Play Flint Benefit Show

    March 09, 2016 4:09 PM EST As the Flint, Mich., water crisis continues to unravel, some musicians  have been stepping up with support for affected residents, from donating bottles of water to speaking out through their music. Now the dance community is taking its turn with a benefit for Flint packed with prominent…

  8. Movement Detroit Announces 10-Year Anniversary Lineup: Kraftwerk, Richie Hawtin, Caribou & More

    January 20, 2016 3:52 PM EST Paxahau Events announced the phase-one lineup for Movement Electronic Music Festival‘s 10-year anniversary on Wednesday (Jan. 20), with legendary electronic act Kraftwerk at the helm of the Detroit fest. The seminal German group, who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys in 2014,…

  9. Kevin Saunderson Revives Inner City: 'We Were Ahead of Our Time'

    June 07, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Twenty-five years after reeling off a string of No. 1 dance hits, Inner City is alive again. After a mid-00s hiatus, techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson has reactivated the group that kept clubs moving to the grooves of "Good Life," "Big Fun," "Ain't Nobody Better…

  10. Public Enemy Headlining Movement Electronic Music Festival

    February 15, 2012 2:45 PM EST Rap legends Public Enemy will preview their upcoming album "Most of My Heroes Still Don't Appear on No Stamp" at this year's Movement Electronic Music Festival held over Memorial Day weekend in Detroit. The troupe will join Chicago house music DJ/producer Lil' Louis,…

  11. Plastikman, Inner City, Model 500 To Play Detroit Techno Fest

    March 11, 2010 9:16 AM EST Rare live performances by Plastikman, the pioneering house music group Inner City and Juan Atkins' Model 500 will highlight this year's Movement Electronic Music Festival, the annual Memorial Day Weekend bash in downtown Detroit. The three were among more than 70 acts announced…

  12. Detroit's 'Movement' Fest Draws Big Crowds, Looks Ahead

    May 26, 2009 8:11 AM EDT Even before the last beats of the Movement 2009 electronic music festival in Detroit faded away Monday night, festival organizers began looking towards the 2010 edition. On the eve of this year's Movement, Paxahau Event Productions announced that electronic artist and producer Carl Craig…

  13. Detroit's Movement 2009 Festival Lineup Expands

    March 25, 2009 8:28 AM EDT Glitch Mob, Anthony Rother, Benga and Marc "MK" Kinchen are among the more than two dozen more performers named for Movement 2009, the annual electronic music festival that takes place each Memorial Day weekend in Detroit. The four acts join a roster of 60 DJs and live acts that…

  14. 'Sounds Of Detroit' Lineup Announced

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As the Detroit 300th birthday party nears, details of the July 20-22 music events at the city's Hart Plaza are taking shape. As the Detroit 300th birthday party nears, details of the July 20-22 music events at the city's Hart Plaza are taking shape. As previously reported , Stevie…

  15. Kelis To Join Roots On Area: One Tour

    June 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Up-and-coming vocalist Kelis will join the Roots on stage for seven dates on Moby's inaugural Area: One tour, set to kick off July 11 in Atlanta. Other artists newly confirmed to appear at various sto Up-and-coming vocalist Kelis will join the Roots on stage for seven dates on Moby'…

  16. Moby Unveils Plans For Area: One Festival

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here earlier this month, Moby has recruited a host of major acts from a wide variety of music genres for the inaugural Area: One festival tour, which will hit 16 North American markets As first tipped here earlier this month, Moby has recruited a host of major acts from a wide…