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Detroit Techno

Detroit's The Saunderson Brothers Talk About Getting Into Electronic Music and Their New Single "Other World" At This Year's Movement Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.12.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

(Photo Credit: Marie Staggat) Electronic music is well into its own maturation period and the fruits of its labor have been passed down to new gener...

Catching Up With House Producer MK at This Year's Movement Electronic Music Festival About His Debut Album and Being a DJ

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.28.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

For decades now, the Detroit-born Marc Kinchen (also known as MK) has had his own signature sound in the world of remixing other techno and house musi...

Detroit's Moodymann Brings the Vibe of the City in His New DJ Kicks Mix

Kelly Frazier | Posted 02.22.2017 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

If you're familiar with the who's who in the Detroit music scene, no one is more Detroit than Kenny Dixon Jr., or as many people know him, Moodymann. ...

House Music Legend MK Set For Homecoming Performance at Movement Festival, Talks of Having an Illustrious Career Under the Radar

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.16.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

While those names have solidified their place as the roots of Detroit electronic music, there's another producer coming from that era those career has been just as illustrious, albeit understated, with 100s of remixes to his credit. His name is Marc Kinchen.

Detroit Techno Pioneer Kevin Saunderson Speaks of Inspiration With ORIGIN's Curated Stage at Detroit's Movement Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.13.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Recently, I was able to chat with Saunderson about the ORIGIN's stage and how collaboration is important to progress in music.

Electronic Music Artist Fort Romeau to Play Movement Festival, New Album Out Now on Ghostly International

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.12.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

There's an emotive vivaciousness about the music of Mike Greene, better known as Fort Romeau. Still a fresh face in the electronic music realms, the London-based DJ-producer is an old soul when it comes to the passion behind his music endeavors.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

LOOK: The Most Underrated Music Festival In The U.S. | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment

"This is the best damn city in America," a passerby exclaimed outside a jam-packed music festival this weekend, just before his friend tried to hustle...

BBC Radio 1 DJ Benji B Brings His Deviation Party To The TV Bar As A Part Of Red Bull Music Academy's Bass Camp Detroit

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.03.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

When I was a few years deep into the Detroit hip hop scene in the early 2000s, I found that I was looking for something more. I followed the trail of ...

Michigan Electronic Music Artist Shigeto Finds Creative Freedom Through New Album No Better Time Than Now

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

This is the first time since he's been an active musician and artist that he's been single. The constraints that being a musician has on a relationship finally came into play in his life and he felt that it's best to focus on what's good for the future.

Detroit Electropunk Pioneers ADULT. Are Back With New Album and Are Set To Play St. Jerome's Laneway Festival at Meadow Brook

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.04.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

After taking a bit of a break from making music, the Detroit electropunk duo of Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus known as ADULT. are back with a new album The Way Things Fall, this time on the highly acclaimed Ghostly International record label.


Posted 05.23.2013 | Detroit

It's the third week of May, right? Or perhaps you'd call it the third week of the NHL playoffs? Or instead you're focused on celebrating National Pet...

Detroit's Own Movement Electronic Music Festival Happens This Memorial Day Weekend

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

In a city like Detroit that is going through more growing pains than ever on all levels of life, the Movement Festival is still a reminder of the city's great past with a taste of the future.

British Dubstep Pioneer Coki of Digital Mystikz Set to Play Detroit's Bass Down Low

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.23.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

On Thursday, July 26, a little bit of that original dubstep flavor hits Detroit as Bass Down Low welcomes Coki from the Digital Mystikz to town.

Dance Party Fun Is Back in Detroit as Dorkwave Returns This Saturday After a Two Year Hiatus

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.19.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Even in its simplicity, a Dorkwave party is everything that a real party should strive for. t's serious at not being serious, and that's what makes it such a grand engagement.

Detroit Electronic Music Artist Jimmy Edgar Brings a Meditative Funk on New Album Majenta

Kelly Frazier | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Electronic DJ/producer Jimmy Edgar takes us on a reminiscent journey of his childhood and its budding influence on his electronic music career in the midst of the release of his newest full-length album Majenta.

Keeping It Local With Detroit Performers At Movement

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.25.2012 | Detroit

While electronic music fans will be crowding Hart Plaza this weekend to see Movement headliners Public Enemy and Lil Louis, and a long list of DJs fro...

David Sands

Documentary Explores The Untold Story Of Electronic Music's Female DJs | David Sands | Posted 05.24.2012 | Detroit

Last year, DJ Jenny Lafemme was gearing up for the annual "Girls Gone Vinyl" after-party at Detroit's Movement electronic music festival when she had ...

Detroit Techno Pioneers Jeff Mills and Kevin Saunderson Celebrate Landmark Years at Movement Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.22.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Both Jeff Mills and Kevin Saunderson are examples of artists that do what they feel, and will not compromise otherwise. They helped forge new horizons for music worldwide and brought new positive lights to the City of Detroit.

Hip Hop Pioneers Public Enemy Headline Detroit's Movement Electronic Music Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.18.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

With two albums set for this year and a major tour, Public Enemy is set to headline Detroit's annual Movement Electronic Music Festival this Memorial Day weekend at Hart Plaza.

British Drum 'N' Bass Pioneer Photek Set to Play Detroit's Movement Electronic Music Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.15.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

While Solaris might have had more of an obvious Detroit techno influence than Photek's previous works, the soul of Detroit has long been into the music of Photek and many of the other drum-n-bass originators.

New Reissues Prove Kraftwerk Is the Most Important Band Ever

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

The birthplace of all that's cool and modern in music wasn't Memphis, Liverpool or the South Bronx. It was Dusseldorf, Germany, where Kraftwerk invented the future we are now living.