God loves Movement

May 27, 2014
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God loves Movement

With the Ren Cen looming like a big Detroit parent and the bluest of blue water gently moving within view (but not audibly due to the music), with the sun beating down mercilessly, this weekend’s Movement Festival, the daytime portion anyway, provided this music journo with the ideal opportunity to sit back, check out...
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Movement Day 2 – Hawtin and co take it over the top

May 26, 2014
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Movement Day 2 – Hawtin and co take it over the top

By Maximilian de la Garza If you’re ears aren’t ringing, your legs aren’t throbbing and you haven’t been kicked out of the ridiculously silly VIP area, you’re doing Movement wrong. Sunday at Movement means the only legends you’re worshiping all have D and J in front of their names. We kicked things off right...
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Movement Day 1 – Dancing in the heat

May 25, 2014
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Movement Day 1 – Dancing in the heat

By Maximilian de la Garza The backdrop was perfect – a balmy, not-too-hot spring day greeted Movementarians on the festival’s opening day, a welcome reprieve after last year’s stormy weekend. Skyscrapers loomed as the bass throbbed and, from what longtime followers say, there was a much larger sea of flesh than in year’s prior....
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Movement official afterparty at Exodus

May 23, 2014
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Movement official afterparty at Exodus

There will an official Movement Festival after-party at Exodus, every night of the event, called Country Club Disco. Performers over the three days of the event include Treasure Fingers, Kill Frenzy, Christian Martin, Ardalan, Justin Jay, Sergio Santos, Fei-Fei, ADMN, Alexander, Alex Maniaci, Ballast, Cookin, Dabura, Dayda, Derek Specs, Doug Eng, Dustin Sheridan, Eric...
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City Slang: Movement Phase 2 lineup announced

February 5, 2014
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City Slang: Movement Phase 2 lineup announced

The second phase of the Movement festival lineup was announced by Paxahau on Wednesday, with Kevin Saunderson, Claude Vonstroke and John Digweed just some of the big names on show. According to the press release, “The 2014 Movement Electronic Music Festival, taking place Memorial Day weekend (May 24-26) inside Detroit’s Hart Plaza, announces a...
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City Slang: Movement Phase 1 lineup announced

December 11, 2013
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City Slang: Movement Phase 1 lineup announced

The first phase of the Movement festival lineup was announced by Paxahau on Wednesday, with Richie Hawtin, Carl Cox and Pete Tong the big names on show. Keen to make some news public following the revelation that there will be an all new DEMF this year, Paxahau initially confirmed their intention to go ahead...
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City Slang: Movement confirms dates

November 20, 2013
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City Slang: Movement confirms dates

Following this morning’s DEMF announcement, Paxahau, the group behind the Movement Electronic Music Festival, has moved fast to confirm dates at Hart Plaza on Memorial Day Weekend. A statement reads, “Paxahau is pleased to announce the return of Movement Electronic Music Festival, taking place Memorial Day weekend (May 24-26) inside Detroit’s Hart Plaza.” “The...
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New Sounds for Tenured Festival

May 27, 2011
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New Sounds for Tenured Festival

Outside of traditional techno acts and strictly minimal DJs, this year’s Movement lineup includes some rather spirited groups encompassing the far corners of electronic music, wooing audiences with disco-infused soundscapes, electric soul, and melodic synth funk. Stripped down four-on-the-floor techno’s great, but it’s refreshing to have an array of styles, sounds and personas to...
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