There’s really not much to say except the Godfather of Techno is back in Brooklyn for another special appearance, of course leading up to his appearance during the extended weekend of Detroit’s Movement festival. The legend that is Juan Atkins is back at Cameo Gallery, with support from TURRBOTAX resident and fellow Michigan native Contakt on the bill. Brooklyn is getting some serious midwest vibes tonight, and we at URB couldn’t be happier. Cameo is actually doing a ticket giveaway for this event, and it only takes a click or two to get entered into the drawing. Otherwise, check out some classic Juan Atkins vibes down below, as well as the flyer post-jump.
Detroit duo Adult. is back after a lengthy hiatus, this time recording for Ghostly International. The husband and wife duo of Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus will be releasing their fourth album, The Way Things Fall on May 13th, and the first single, “Idle (Second Thoughts)” is here for your dispassionate enjoyment.
There’s also a tracklist for the album and 60 second preview video after the jump.
The next phase of performers for the 2013 Movement Detroit festival has been announced, including NYC house luminaries Master At Work (Louie Vega + Kenny ‘Dope’ Gonzalez), Detroit deep deep deep house enigma Moodymann and electronic fave Nicholas Jaar.
Other additions to the festival, which takes place each Memorial Day Weekend in downtown Detroit, include Detrit veteran Stacey Pullen, New York afterhours heroes Soul Clap, Panoramabar resident DJ Steffi, Matthew Dear alter-ego Audion (live), and ’80s obsessed electro duos Azari & III and Adult.
Check the full list of additions after the jump.
Detroit’s annual techno gathering, Movement, has announced the first wave of artists scheduled to play the 2013 edition over Memorial Day weekend. The line-up includes Detroit stars Richie Hawtin, Carl Craig and Derrick May & Kevin Saunderson, in what we assume to be a tag-team configuration.
Another major B2B set on the line-up is Marcel Dettman and Ben Klock, both residents at the infamous Berghain in Berlin. Two more Berghain residents, Detroit native Ryan Elliot and Movement first-timer …
This weeks podcast come from Detroit duo Ataxia, who are leading yet another generation of electronic music innovators to come out of the Motor City. But if you’re expecting classic Detroit techno sounds, then you clearly haven’t been paying real attention …