1. Movement Adds deadmau5 (as TestPilot), Richie Hawtin, Carl Craig & More in Phase 2 Lineup

    February 02, 2017 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Detroit is prepping for its annual dance music mecca Movement and packing its lineup with some of the best acts in house, techno, and hip-hop. With headliners including Carl Cox , The Belleville Three, Adam Beyer and more, it was already sure to be ...

  2. Lightning in a Bottle Announces Eclectic 2017 Lineup

    January 23, 2017 5:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Lightning In A Bottle is bringing the thunder to its 2017 lineup which was announced today (Jan. 23). Headlining the Lightning stage will be Bassnectar , Bonobo , Rüfüs Du Sol and Kaytrada. There are three other stages at the festival: Woogie, Thund ...

  3. Richie Hawtin to Soundtrack New Art Exhibit in New York

    November 07, 2016 12:34 PM EST 0 0 0 Techno is steppin’ out of the dark underground and into the enlightened halls of the fine art world, thanks to Richie Hawtin ’s new project. The purveyor of dark, brooding ambience paired with photographer Andreas Grusky and the Gagosian Gallery in ...

  4. Martin Garrix Crowns DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs Poll 2016

    October 19, 2016 6:13 PM EDT 0 0 4 Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike had a short reign, but it's time to move aside and let another man take the top spot. Martin Garrix has somewhat unsurprisingly taken the title of DJ Mag 's Top 100 top dog. “It feels unreal to have won,” Garr ...

  5. Amsterdam Dance Event 2016 Announces Full Lineup, SLEEP/OVER Pop-Up Campsite

    July 28, 2016 11:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Amsterdam Dance Event turns 21, this year. It's time for something special, so the world's largest club-based festival just announced a whopping 76 additional artists representing every corner of the groovin' world. Alesso , Cryst ...

  6. Maya Jane Coles, Martin Garrix, Richie Hawtin & More to Play Amsterdam Dance Event 2016

    June 30, 2016 1:29 PM EDT The 21st edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event will return to the Netherlands' capital this fall. This affair claims to be "the world's largest club-based festival," so even the first section of the lineup contains a large number ...

  7. Richie Hawtin and Seth Troxler Debate Over LA Club's Laptop Ban

    June 02, 2016 5:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 The battle between dance music's old and new school continues after Cure And The Cause, a Los Angeles nightclub, banned laptops from their DJ booth. The Glendale based club feels technological advancements are detracting from the art of DJing. ...

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

    June 02, 2016 4:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 b ...

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

    May 24, 2016 12:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 “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 i ...

  10. Richie Hawtin Unveils MODEL 1 Mixer From His PLAYdifferently Line

    May 03, 2016 5:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Richie Hawtin  and product developer Andy Rigby-Jones have teamed up to launch PLAYdifferently, a line of instruments for the DJ and electronic music market. Their first announcement is the MODEL 1 Mixer, a six channel, purely analog professional mi ...

  11. Ultra Music Festival 2016 Day 2 Highlights: deadmau5, Nero, AlunaGeorge & More

    March 20, 2016 10:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Day two of Ultra Music Festival wasn't without its hitches, but it went over easy like slow-cooked eggs. Billboard Dance was there to catch the surprises and the dependable mainstays. Here's the 12-hour play-by-play. Ultra Music Festival 2 ...

  12. Richie Hawtin's Prototypes Tour to Showcase Mysterious PLAYdifferently Tech Project

    February 23, 2016 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Though ENTER. will not return to Ibiza in 2016, Richie Hawtin is hardly exiting his role as a dance music visionary. The Canadian techno artist has collaborated with Andy Ribgy-Jones, Allen & Heath and parent company Audiotonix to launch PLAYdif ...

  13. Ultra Music Festival Reveals Phase 2 Lineup, deadmau5 to Play ASOT Stage

    February 18, 2016 3:51 PM EST 0 0 0 After announcing a star-studded cast for Ultra Miami’s 2016 edition in mid-December, the festival juggernaut now reveals phase 2 of their lineup. Avicii, Kaskade, Pendulum & More Announced for Ultra Music Festival Noteworthy additions to the bil ...

  14. Techno Legend Richie Hawtin Smashes the Essential Mix Live Debut in Los Angeles: Live Review

    January 23, 2016 7:13 PM EST Pete Tong broke new ground on Friday (Jan. 22) by hosting his first-ever BBC Radio 1 broadcast live from Los Angeles. The afternoon affair, which took place on the rooftop deck of E.P. & L.P. in West Hollywood, featured a star-studded cast of ...

  15. 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 Lifeti ...

  16. Richie Hawtin's ENTER. Party Will Not Return to Ibiza This Year

    January 07, 2016 9:22 PM EST 0 0 0 After four seasons as one of Ibiza's most popular parties, Richie Hawtin' s ENTER. will not return to the Spanish island party destination this summer.  Richie Hawtin Celebrates Plus 8 Records' 25th Anniversary With 'From My Mind ...

  17. Richie Hawtin Celebrates Plus 8 Records' 25th Anniversary With 'From My Mind to Yours'

    December 17, 2015 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus 8 Records founders Richie Hawtin and John Acquaviva have more to celebrate than just the holidays. In honor of their label’s 25th anniversary, Hawtin is paying tribute to their inaugural compilation in 1991 with an album called From My Mind to ...

  18. Richie Hawtin Awarded an Honorary Doctorate

    July 14, 2015 1:22 AM EDT Veteran DJ, producer, label owner and tech enthusiast Richie Hawtin has been bestowed an Honorary Doctorate of the University of Huddersfield, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of music technology. If that wasn’t enough ...

  19. Movement Festival Highlights Detroit's Techno Roots, Slips With Snoop Dogg DJ Set

    May 26, 2015 7:00 PM EDT Now in its 16th year, Detroit's Movement Festival showcases electronic music's thriving underground. Memorial Day weekend has turned into a field day for EDM fans and a nightmare for promoters, with six major dance music festivals comp ...

  20. Richie Hawtin's CNTRL Campus Tour Returns for Spring, to Feature Grimes, Matthew Dear

    March 17, 2015 2:08 PM EDT Three years after inviting a new generation of US dance fans to go "Beyond EDM,"  Richie Hawtin will resurrect his CNTRL college campus tour this April. Set to hit eight markets, CNTRL's second edition will mirror the first's a ...

  21. Movement Detroit 2015 Lineup: Richie Hawtin, DJ Snoopadelic, Dog Blood & More

    January 28, 2015 5:40 PM EST On Wednesday (Jan. 28), Paxahau Events announced the phase-one lineup for Movement Electronic Music Festival's tenth edition, bringing a diverse roster of dance talents to Detroit this spring. Richie Hawtin , DJ Snoopadelic and Dog Blood, the ...

  22. Bridges for Music: How Nonprofit is Harnessing EDM’s Power for Positive Change

    October 18, 2014 4:17 PM EDT When twenty-five cyclists arrived in Amsterdam this week, their focus was not on the long trek from London, but what it would mean for the township of Langa. At time of press, the riders had raised more than £95,000 ($152,000) to build a music s ...

  23. Bridges for Music: How Nonprofit is Harnessing EDM’s Power for Positive Change

    October 17, 2014 6:31 AM EDT When twenty-five cyclists arrived in Amsterdam this week, their focus was not on the long trek from London, but what it would mean for the township of Langa. At time of press, the riders had raised more than £95,000 ($152,000) to build a music sc ...

  24. Liz Miller Joins SFX Music Group as VP of Artists and Labels

    September 17, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Miller was most recently the general manager of Atlantic's Big Beat Records. SFX Entertainment, the world's largest producer of live EDM events and digital content, is continuing to staff up. The newest in a string of noteworthy hires is ...

  25. Arctic Monkeys, Domino Records Take Home High Honors at AIM Independent Music Awards

    September 02, 2014 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 At this year's Association of Independent Music's Independent Music Awards held Tuesday in London, Arctic Monkeys walked away with the Independent Album of the Year honor, while Domino Records earned the Independent Label of the Year award ...

  26. Richie Hawtin to Receive ‘Outstanding Contribution’ AIM Independent Award

    August 27, 2014 4:09 AM EDT Richie Hawtin , the Canadian-born techno master whose trippy alter-ego Plastikman has melted minds for more than 20 years, is this year's recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the AIM Independent Music Awards.   More AI ...

  27. Richie Hawtin to Receive ‘Outstanding Contribution’ AIM Independent Award

    August 27, 2014 4:09 AM EDT Richie Hawtin , the Canadian-born techno master whose trippy alter-ego Plastikman has melted minds for more than 20 years, is this year's recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the AIM Independent Music Awards.   More AI ...

  28. Grimes Declines Ice Bucket Challenge Over ALS Association's Animal Testing Policy

    August 24, 2014 1:38 PM EDT Dozens of musicians have accepted the widely popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which aims to raise funds and awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease. But Grimes has politely rejected her nomination by Richie Hawtin because of the ALS Association ...

  29. 15 Sonar 2014 Day 2 Highlights: Röyksopp & Robyn, Jon Hopkins, James Murphy & More

    June 14, 2014 5:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sonar’s second day on June 13 boasted a staggering array of talent at both its By Day and By Night editions, including Röyksopp & Robyn’s electro-pop tour de force, a career performance by Jon Hopkins and stellar showings from German supergroup ...

  30. Richie Hawtin To Release First New Plastikman Album in a Decade

    June 06, 2014 4:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plastikman will bend minds once again.  Canadian electronic music master Richie Hawtin will drop a new Plastikman set next week, his first for a decade under his minimal techno alter-ego. The new album, “EX”, was recorded November 2013 at New York’s ...

  31. EDM's Mainstream vs. The Underground: Time to End the Hate (Op-Ed)

    May 23, 2014 9:00 AM EDT 2.098 k 197 2 My iPod is not the only place where Skrillex and Speedy J can coexist. Yet as dance music's mainstream and underground gain additional adherents from the current boom, these different worlds seem set on a collision course. This rift rea ...

  32. Hardwell Wins DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs Poll

    October 22, 2013 1:27 AM EDT In-demand Dutch progressive and electro-house specialist Hardwell has taken the crown as the world’s No. 1 DJ, according to a poll conducted by clubbing and electronic music title DJ Mag. Hardwell (real name Robbert van de Corput) beat out country ...

  33. Australia’s Future Music Festival, Mushroom Group Team-Up

    August 30, 2013 5:34 AM EDT Australia’s EDM-focused Future Music Festival has struck a strategic alliance with Michael Gudinski’s Mushroom Group and its concert promoter arm Frontier Touring Company, with effect from Sept. 1. The alliance is a win for both parties. With th ...

  34. 5 Questions with Daniel Miller, Founder of Mute Group of Companies

    June 12, 2013 12:41 AM EDT Simple question. What do Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, Moby, Richie Hawtin and Goldfrapp all have in common? Anyone who knows their “indie” music will know the answer: Daniel Miller. The British music man built a culture with his Mute brand, which he ...

  35. Deadmau5 and Richie Hawtin Talk 'Digi-Gritty' of Electronic Music in Austin

    March 13, 2013 10:22 AM EDT Surely there were major gearheads and big electronica fans who found the discussion between superproducers Richard Hawtin and Joel Zimmerman -- aka Deadmau5 -- at SXSW today fascinating, but for most first-day music-conference attendees and thos ...

  36. Ultra Music Festival Lineup: David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii to Rock Miami

    January 04, 2013 6:05 PM EST 0 0 0 As previously announced, Swedish House Mafia will end their "One Last Tour" at Ultra The first round of artists for this year's supersized Ultra Music Festival has been announced, with titans of electronic dance music including deadma ...

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  38. 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 ...

  39. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, ...

  40. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 6:30 AM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto ...

  41. Morning Fix: Universal-EMI, YouTube, Kenny Chesney, Creamfields, Chris Nadler

    August 27, 2012 8:30 AM EDT CHESNEY, MCGRAW WRAP TOUR WITH ANOTHER REGIONAL RECORD: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw wrapped their "Brothers of the Sun" stadium tour last night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with 111,209 tickets sold for the weekend shows -- wh ...

  42. Rebecca & Fiona, Swedish House Extraordinaires, Light Up US Market

    July 12, 2012 12:15 PM EDT The first EDMBiz conference in Las Vegas closed its second and final day with that cornerstone of every music industry confab: the artist panel. Rebecca & Fiona were the youngest panelists onstage, in terms of age and career span. They were al ...

  43. EDMBiz Wrap: Kaskade, Angello, Hawtin on Free Parties, the Term 'EDM,' More

    June 09, 2012 8:00 PM EDT EDMBiz Artist Panel, which included, Richie Hawtin, Rebecca & Fiona, Jono Grant and Tony McGuinness (Above & Beyond), Steve Angello, Kaskade and moderator Jason Bentley. For all the dissent around the importance or artists, the politics of ...

  44. Michael Rapino, Perry Farrell Added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference in Las Vegas

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Lollapalooza founder/Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell are among the latest big names to be added to Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference, set for June 5-7 in Las Vegas in the buildup to the city's ...

  45. Electric Zoo Fest: 16 Things Seen & Heard

    September 08, 2011 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Capping off a summer that saw the biggest electronic music events in U.S. history, Electric Zoo marked its third and biggest year yet this weekend, Sept 2-4. Comparatively smaller than the country's other three-day dance fests - Ultra Music Fes ...

  46. Electric Zoo Fashion: 30 Looks

    September 06, 2011 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Furry boots. Body paint. Spandex bodysuits. While electronic music leading lights including Billboard cover stars Tiesto and David Guetta , Moby , Diplo , Richie Hawtin , Skrillex , and many more were issuing beats from the stages at New York's ...

  47. Electric Daisy Carnival: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    June 27, 2011 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now in its 15th year, west coast dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival has been the subject of raised eyebrows in the public and in the industry for its enormous popularity and boundary-pushing events. In a recent move from the Los Angeles Co ...

  48. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Saturday

    March 27, 2011 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miami Music Week's peak day continued its streak of perfect weather and astoundingly big crowds, all swept up in electronic music fever. In fact, as the sun set, it seemed that you could hear an insistent kickdrum from any point in the city. Ul ...

  49. SXSW: 10 Things Seen And Overheard Wednesday

    March 17, 2011 12:25 PM EDT Whether you enjoy Raphael Saadiq's killer sets or Mischa Barton spottings, there was a ton of fun, wacky experiences to soak in yesterday (Mar. 17) at the 2011 SXSW festival. Check out 10 things that caught our attention in Austin yesterday, ...

  50. SXSW: 10 Things Seen & Overheard Wednesday

    March 17, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Whether you enjoy Raphael Saadiq's killer sets or Mischa Barton spottings, there was a ton of fun, wacky experiences to soak in yesterday (Mar. 17) at the 2011 SXSW festival. Check out 10 things that caught our attention in Austin yesterday: SX ...

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