The second day of Movement 2009 started and ended with the sound of techno, but the day was marked far more by the adventurous sounds heard in between. A stage was over-run by dancers, hip hop legends collaborated in a turntable freestyle session and more than a few beats were broken.
The days always seem to start in the evening, but the ideal weather made it seem lazy afternoon for Nic Fanciulli. The UK DJ matched his sounds to the atmosphere playing precise and technical beats that fit the weather nicely.
But downstairs at the underground stage it’s always nighttime, and that means the hard hitting beats being worked by Jay Denham fit the mood of the space as …
Afrika Bambaata, Bassnectar, Carl Cox, Derrick May, Francois K and Z-Trip are among the partial list released today by Paxahau of electronic music artists scheduled to perform at Movement 2009 May 23-25 on Hart Plaza in Detroit. The Prodigy will perform at The Fillmore on May 22 for the Movement 2009 official opening party.
N.A.S.A., the production duo consisting of Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon who take the best press photos in history, leaks the sixth track off its collab-heavy debut. ‘A Volta’ features Amanda Blank, Lovefoxxx, and Sizzla, a considerably less impressive (but no less effective) cast than previous tracks featuring the likes of David Byrne, KRS-One, Z-Trip, and Chuck D. They also drop the video for ‘Hip Hop.’
There’s no argument: The web is flooded with Obama-themed tracks–most of which my grandma could have spit a better 16 over. So the good people at The Black House got together with LA luminary Akili Shine and crafted this dope audio visual for Generation O (that’ s us, just in case you missed that thing that happened two days ago). Mad proppers.