That’s right, we’ve got the first phase of performers for this year’s absolutely huge Movement Festival in Detroit, so click on through to see every artist involved… and, as always, a whole lot more, in today’s Morning Roundup.
– It’s official. Detroit’s Movement Festival, set to take place as it does each year over Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27, has announced its initial lineup. As proud sponsors of the Beatport Stage, we’re happy to present to you the first wave of acts, which includes: Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Dennis Ferrer, Richie Hawtin, Art Department, Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Big Gigantic, Dave Clarke, Carl Craig, Brendon Moeller, Drumcell, George Fitzgerald, Hatcha, J.Phlip, John Digweed, Luke Slater, Maetrik, Mala, Nicole Moudaber, Noisia, Onra, Paco Osuna, Ryan Elliott, Slam, Steve Rachmad, Tensnake, Terrence Parker, The Bug, The M Machine, Tommy Four Seven, Truncate, and plenty more to come. Get your tickets and more info here: (full story)
– New Orleans’ indigenous sissy bounce scene has exploded in these last few years thanks to its larger than life practitioners like Big Freedia, Sissy Nobby, and Katey Red. Here the Sundance Channel takes a nice look at how the community around the music has grown.
– Don’t call it #AltRnB, okay? Red Bull Music Academy’s new H∆SHTAG$ series investigates the phenomenon of young, internet-enabled producers like Zodiac, How to Dress Well, and Rochelle Jordan, who make R&B-ish sounds as envisaged through the indie/electronic-music lens. (full story)
– If you’re making tracks anonymously, and hiding them from the public, it’s time to step out from behind the curtain, so sayeth producer Matt Shadetek. Here’s his tips on how, and when, to make the move. (full story)
– A techno nerd reviews Pauly D, in Australia: “7:45 p.m. – A sense of dread comes over me.” (full story)
– Lastly, who can resist a new Jamie Lidell track and video? Not us. Here’s the man’s latest, “You Naked,” off his new self-titled album, which arrives on February 18.