Movement Festival 2013: Review

When I told friends and family that I was headed to Detroit for Memorial Day weekend, the most common response was, “Don’t get shot!” followed by incredulous inquiries as to why, exactly, I wanted to travel there. The decline of the US auto industry in the 1970s and 1980s hit Michigan’s Motor City especially hard, causing a devastating economic collapse that has left[...] Read more >>

Movement, Detroit’s Electronic Music Festival Announces 2015 Phase 1 Lineup

This Memorial Day weekend (May 23rd to 25th), thousands of electronic music fans will flock to Detroit for Movement, Detroit’s Electronic Music Festival. Originally dubbed the Detroit Electronic Music Festival in 2000, Movement has been running under its current name since 2006; last year alone, the festival attracted over 100,000 attendees. Traditionally a house and techno festival[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Movement Electronic Music Festival 2014 Returns To Detroit Memorial Day Weekend

One of the best festivals in the United States is Paxahau's Movement Electronic Music Festival, which recently announced its phase one lineup; it is returning to Hart Plaza, Detroit over Memorial Day weekend (May 24th to 26th) for its ninth year in 2014. The festival has been known by various different monikers, but the heart has always remained the same - techno. There is no[...] Read more >>

Detroit’s DEMF Returns with Free Techno Festival in July

Image c/o Romain Blanquart/DFP   The Detroit Electronic Music Festival (DEMF) will be returning this summer, celebrating Independence Day weekend with a three-day event free of charge. The festival, which launched in 2000, will feature more than 100 artists at five stages along with other exhibits and installations from July 4 through July 6. Founder Carol Marvin announced[...] Read more >>

Movement 2013: Preview & Lineup

Ah, techno. Frequently the catch-all misnomer that those not interested in electronic music use as a mild insult, techno has yet to really garner the same kind of attention as house  in the United States outside of certain circles. Yet, techno was born here in the US; for those who don't yet know, Detroit IS techno. Originating out of electro and funk in the late 70s and early 80s,[...] Read more >>

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