The 2014 Movement Electronic Music Festival, taking place May 24-26 inside Detroit’s Hart Plaza, announces a loaded phase two lineup featuring some of electronic music’s most illustrious artists and crossover acts, including Techno giants, Marco Carola, Boys Noize, Maceo Plex; trap music stars and MAD DECENT label mates, Baauer, RiFF RAFF,DJ Snake, Flosstradamus; and hip-hop super producer, Just Blaze.
Legendary techno icon, Kevin Saunderson will present Origins – a special showcase celebrating the originators, torchbearers and next wave creators of Techno and their cross-generational influence on each other. Saunderson will perform alongside an assembled group of artists, including fellow techno pioneers and emerging Detroit talent.
The ninth edition of the annual dance event welcomes renowned DJ and composer, Bonobo for his first-ever Movement appearance. The British native has received numerous accolades for the 2012 masterpiece Black Sands as well as his latest project The North Borders, released in spring of 2013. Fellow Brit, Jamie xx, one-third of the highly acclaimed indie electronic band The xx, will also make his Movement Festival debut. The versatile beatsmith and BBC 6 Music Mix’s newest resident DJ has been quite busy crafting his first solo album to be released later this year.
A number of festival favorites will return this year, including Dirtybird label chief and Detroit native, Claude VonStroke as well as global dance sensation, John Digweed. The enigmatic Jimmy Edgar will also make his festival return, as will Daniel Bell – this time under his famous moniker, DBX – live.
The 45 performances announced today, in alphabetical order, are as follows:
Bonobo (DJ Set)
Daniel Avery – live
DBX – live
DJ Godfather b2b DJ Zebo; feat. MC Flipside
Ed Rush & Optical
Function – live
Jacques Greene – live
Kevin Reynolds – live
Konkrete Jungle Detroit
Malik Alston – live
Martin Buttrich – live
Niko Marks – live
Orphx – live
Robert Hood – live
Tourist – live
Voices from the Lake – live
Today’s lineup is in addition to the phase one announcement made by Paxahau, which included Action Bronson, Adam X – live, Altstadt Echo, Anthony “Shake” Shakir, Black Asteroid – live, BMG, Brian Sanhaji – live, Carl Cox, Carl Craig, Chris Liebing, Damian Lazarus, Delano Smith, Dixon, DJ 3000, DJ Hyperactive, DJ Minx, DJ Psycho, DJ Sneak, Donor, DTM 2×4 DJ Seoul & T. Linder, Dustin Zahn, Eddie Fowlkes, Escort – live, Jamie Jones, Jeff Mills, Justin Martin, Keith Kemp, Kenny Larkin, Loco Dice, Los Hermanos – live, Luis Flores, Marques Wyatt, Metro Area – live, Miguel Migs, Mike Huckaby, Monoloc, Octave One – live, Pete Tong, Project 313 – live, Raíz, Richie Hawtin, Sean Deason, Simian Mobile Disco, Stacey “Hotwaxx” Hale, Stacey Pullen, Tale of Us, Terrence Dixon, The Martinez Brothers and Zeitgeber (Speedy J & Lucy).
Tickets for Movement are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.Movement.us. The cost for a three-day weekend pass is currently $110 and grants fans general admission access to the festival grounds with in-and-out privileges. The cost for a three-day VIP pass is currently $230 and includes many extras that can be found on the website. Check out the official Movement 2014 trailer online:
The Movement Electronic Music Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination. The festival features: five technologically-rich outdoor stages; more than 100 artists; a posh VIP setting located behind the main stage; dozens of official afterparties; an interactive technology center featuring the hottest gear in the industry; and several art displays to stimulate the senses. Over 107,000 people from around the globe attended the 2013 festival.