1. Five Questions at Ultra: Carl Craig on Trap Music, Planet E Records

    March 24, 2013 5:02 PM EDT We caught up with Detroit legend Carl Craig, just before he played The Boiler Room’s party at the Red Bull Guest House during Miami Music Week. The dance veteran, who has never been constricted by genre, is preparing an edition of Ministry Of So ...

  2. Richie Hawtin and Loco Dice's CNTRL Tour Aims To Extend, Broaden EDM's Moment

    November 07, 2012 12:00 PM EST Taking CNTRL: Richie Hawtin's set at New York's Webster Hall Now that EDM has settled comfortably into America cultural landscape-- witness backing tracks to this week's top ten Hot 100 songs by PSY, Ke$ha, Alex Clare and others; Bl ...

  3. Detroit Techno Pioneer Kevin Saunderson On Reviving Inner City: 'We Were Ahead of Our Time'

    June 07, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Twenty-five years after reeling off a string of No. 1 dance hits, Inner City is alive again. After a mid-00s hiatus, Detroit techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson has reactivated the group that kept clubs moving to the grooves of "Good Life," ...

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

    June 07, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  5. Why Skrillex, David Guetta, Deadmau5 Aren't Playing This Weekend's Detroit Movement Fest

    May 25, 2012 1:15 PM EDT The mainstage at 2011's Movement Electronic Music Festival during Carl Craig's set. (Photo by Douglas Wojciechowski for Paxahau) Tomorrow, Saturday, May 26, marks the beginning of the 13th annual Movement Electronic Music Festival (forme ...

  6. Public Enemy Headlining Movement Electronic Music Festival

    February 15, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 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 Chica ...

  7. Amsterdam Dance Event Day 1: Celebrating Birth Of Techno

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The first day of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) kicked off with a major surprise. So many delegates (1,100) arrived for the daytime sessions that a queue stretching some 50 meters down the street formed. It was the first time this has happened, a ...

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

    March 11, 2010 9:16 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    May 26, 2009 8:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 th ...

  10. Detroit's Movement 2009 Festival Lineup Expands

    March 25, 2009 8:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 jo ...

  11. MTV's URGE Inks Exclusives

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST MTV Network's URGE music subscription service is tightening up its dance music catalog through exclusive deals with electronic labels Plant E and Ed Banger. Both will bow new music exclusively on URGE first, as well as make previously unrelea ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Nobel Prize, CSN, Carl Craig

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Nobel Prize, CSN, Carl Craig Veteran artists Duran Duran and Gladys Knight, Latin star Juanes, U.K. pop act Sugababes and cellist Yo-Yo Ma are among the artists who will perform at the 2005 Nobel Peace Price Concert. The Dec. 11 event in Osl ...

  13. Verve Boxes Up 'Remixed' Collections

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Verve will on Nov. 1 unveil a four-disc boxed set featuring its three prior "Verve Remixed" albums plus a bonus disc with previously unreleased material. Verve will on Nov. 1 unveil a four-disc boxed set featuring its three prior "Ver ...

  14. Verve Remixed 3

    April 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Verve Remixed" is one of the most successful brands in dance/electronic music. On this third volume, it will truly thrive. "Verve Remixed" is one of the most successful brands in dance/electronic music. On this third volume, it ...

  15. Hot Product

    April 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Verve Remixed Verve Again The Postal Service, Danger Mouse and RJD2 are among the acts that have remixed classics from the Verve Records catalog for "Verve Remixed 3." The 13-track set also features contributions from Brazilian Girls, the ...

  16. Postal Service, Danger Mouse Rework 'Verve'

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Postal Service, Danger Mouse and RJD2 are among the acts that have remixed classics from the Verve Records catalog for "Verve Remixed 3." The Postal Service, Danger Mouse and RJD2 are among the acts that have remixed classics from the ...

  17. Sea & Cake Plans Tour, New Mini-Album

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Barely a month after it released its latest Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom," Chicago-based rock quartet the Sea & Cake has another mini-album ready to go. Due May 8 from Thrill Jockey, the seve Barely a month after it released its l ...

  18. Axiom: Reconstructions & Vexations

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mixmaster/producer/Tabla Beat Science bassist Bill Laswell is a busy man these days, yet he's found time to get behind this remix project. Mixmaster/producer/Tabla Beat Science bassist Bill Laswell is a busy man these days, yet he's found ...

  19. Lineup Unveiled For Next All Tomorrow's Parties

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup has been unveiled for the next installment of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival, set for April 4-6 in Camber Sands, England. The lineup has been unveiled for the next installment of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival, set for ...

  20. Tangent 2002: Disco Nouveau

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Disco Nouveau, the nÜ-electro movement—also called electrocrash and electroclash—has yet another reason to be cheerful. With Disco Nouveau, the nü-electro movement—also called electrocrash and electroclash—has yet another reason to be cheerful. ...

  21. White Stripes, Gaye, Trash Brats Win Big In Detroit

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionary soulster Marvin Gaye, and punky glam rockers Trash Brats were the big winners at the 12th annual Detroit Music Awards, held Friday (April 19) at Detro Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionar ...

  22. Hancock Brings 'Future' To Clubs

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Musical innovator Herbie Hancock will take to the road next month for a 15-date North American club tour. The trek comes in support of his latest album, "Future 2 Future," released last September by T Musical innovator Herbie Hancock will ...

  23. Black Wednesday For Electronic Music Fests

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It hasn't been a good day for North American electronic music festivals. The inaugural Mekka electronic/hip-hop tour, set to kick off Saturday (Aug. 4) in Detroit, has been canceled, according to tour It hasn't been a good day for North Am ...

  24. Spitkicker Tour Merges With Mekka

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The inaugural Mekka tour has joined forces with the hip-hop-leaning Spitkicker tour, adding De La Soul, Common, Biz Markie, Talib Kweli, and others to its already extensive roster of electronic artist The inaugural Mekka tour has joined forces with ...

  25. Mekka Fest Unveils City-By-City Lineup

    June 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The inaugural Mekka festival has unveiled the lineup for each of the 10 cities it will hit this summer, beginning Aug. 4 in Detroit. As previously reported, the trek is highlighted by Roni Size, BT, P The inaugural Mekka festival has unveiled the li ...

  26. Roni Size, BT, Oakenfold Line Up For Mekka

    June 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roni Size, BT, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Craig, Armand Van Helden, Crystal Method, and the New Deal are among the top electronic music acts confirmed for the inaugural Mekka festival, set to kick off Aug. Roni Size, BT, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Craig, Armand ...

  27. Carl Craig Fired By Detroit Electonic Fest

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carl Craig, the artistic director of the upcoming Detroit Electronic Music Festival, has been asked to step down, but will remain on the job through May 30, two days after the festival ends. Carol Mar Carl Craig, the artistic director of the upcomin ...

  28. The Anglo Files

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Basement Jaxx, Slam, Deviant Records, Chuck D, Public Domain, Essential Festival, Grand Central, Fat City Basement Jaxx Album & U.S. Tour Basement Jaxx -- aka Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton -- is set to release its eagerly anticipated ...

  29. Detroit Electronica Fest Boasts 70+ Acts

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran hip-hop trio De La Soul, Chicago instrumental quintet Tortoise, and U.K. duo Autechre will join a slew of well-known DJs and electronic artists, including Derrick May, Doc Martin, LTJ Bukem, K Veteran hip-hop trio De La Soul, Chicago instrum ...

  30. Finnish Producer Hulkkonen Delivers Third F-Comm Album

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Anglo Files is a weekly European dance music column by Billboard.com Senior Editor/Europe Chucky Thomas NEVER MIND the trance epics of Darude and the bubblegum hip-hop of Bomfunk MCs; Finland is churning out some credible producers -- take Jori ...