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 …
Fall is back to school season, even for superstar DJs like Richie Hawtin. Following a summer full of epic partying, much done at his ENTER residency in Ibiza, Hawtin, along with Loco Dice, are embarking on a the CNTRL: Beyond EDM tour of North American universities that will feature daytime educational lectures along with the nighttime music events these two DJs are globally renown for. …MORE
Techno icon Kevin Saunderson created some of the most sampled sounds and recognizable songs around, but apparently upon hearing “Beat Me Back” by Supernova, he’d heard enough. Saunderson believes strongly that song is basically nothing more than a filtered loop of his 1987 classic “The Sound” and he’s putting both songs out there for everyone to hear and decide for themselves.
Visit his SoundCloud page to check the Supernova version and see what you think. The download link there is live so he’s basically giving away their track too. I guess that puts the ball in their court in terms of suing him for giving away what he considers to be his track in the first place.
Here’s the full text of his open letter on the subject:
‘Fastest email I’ve opened in a while. No reason for me to type — ‘usually the case — so you can just DL this mix. There’s also a link to the trailer for the upcoming four-deck worldwide DJ battle-slash-tour Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson will embark on in 2011…that is all. …MORE
Unabated sun, endlessly thumping music and a few surprises were on order for day two of Movement 2010. Nothing quite matched the immersive spectacle of the Plastikman set of the previous night, and crowds were not as jam packed throughout the day, but there was a reason to visit and be amazed at every single stage at one point or another throughout the day, and the closing set by legendary Detroit techno band Inner City proved to be a triumphant moment.