Detroit’s spring and summer festival season is already heating up as today, Movement announced its first phase of performers for its 2014 installment, which takes place in Detroit over Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26.
Stereosonic, the roving festival that makes its way through five Australian cities, is off and running, having hit Sydney and Perth this past weekend. As expected, the 60,000 fans in Sydney alone were not disappointed, with huge sets from the likes of David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Empire of the Sun, and more.
As we roll into Turkey Week, much is brewing in the new-release section of Beatport.com. See what’s doing it for our expert team of merchandisers and editors today.
Whoa, Nelly! Fans of the decade-long drama surrounding the Detroit Electronic Music Festival, get ready! What was once DEMF (then Fuse-In, then Movement) is now DEMF again—but Movement is sticking around (of course!) and a new festival has cropped up as well. More news from the D and all around the dance-music world is waiting for you… come on in.
Don’t let the name fool you—Fashion Week is hardly a seven-day-long affair. If you include menswear and womenswear, what’s commonly known as “Fashion Week” spans a little over two months. Held in over a dozen cities around the world (including London, Paris, New York, and Milan), Fashion Week is where designers and houses from all over the globe showcase their latest collection to critics, buyers, and the industry’s elite. Clothing aside, music, naturally, is crucial to a show’s success, and plenty of electronic music’s hottest names are enlisted to score these high-profile affairs. Check out some of our favorites from the most recent Fashion Week below.
Happy Friday! First up, Rolling Stone’s Italian edition takes a bit of a dig at fans of dance music (not really sure why, but hey!). Then we’ve got some news from the Daft Punk camp, a rundown of Richie Hawtin’s Plastikman show at the Guggenheim (from Elle Magazine!), and word that Destructo is planning an all-gal festival. Dig in!
There’s a slew of fun gags and bits in today’s Morning Roundup, so why spend another moment reading this intro. Jump on in and see what’s up.
Look, we’re not out to put the heads of young and ambitious pop singers on stakes, but all the same, we can’t sit idly by as we watch one of our beloved dance-music duos get Minipops‘d in some really bad decision to give a bunch of suburban moms more of what they want (that being digestible mall-friendly pap). Today we rue the day that Pentatonix ever heard the name Daft Punk.
Nu-skool LA bass, classic EBM, modern techno and house, and lots more show up in today’s On Rotation segment, which compiles our expert team of merchandisers’ and editors’ favorite picks of the week.