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Glitch Mob, Busy P Join Movement 2009

No less than 25 more artists join the lineup for the previously announced Movement 2009 festival, which will take over Detroit's Hart Plaza from May 23 - 25. The longtime electronic music festival is both a multi-day and multi-genre affair this year, with dubstep star Benga, electro producers Busy P and Krazy Baldhead, and future-blappers Glitch Mob joining Ellen Allien, Flying Lotus, The Prodigy, and Steve Bug.

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  • 03/25/2009

Contribute to MUTEK at Fundraiser

A flailing economy doesn't mean all festivities and fun must cease, it just means one has to be a little more creative in generating the means to hold said festivities and fun. Hence, MUTEK's first-ever fundraiser, which will aid in gathering money to support the festival's 10-year anniversary event.

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  • 03/24/2009

Bisc1 Plots Special Delivery Tour

Bisc1 is a busy man, and that's no secret to anyone in underground hip-hop. Read more » 

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  • 03/23/2009

Ninjaman Arrested

Desmond "Ninjaman" Ballentine has been arrested and charged with murder, conspiracy to murder, shooting with intent, and illegal possession of a firearm, it’s being reported.

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  • 03/23/2009

Matthew Dear, Diplo on Causes 2

It's no secret that Waxploitation is a label that spends as much time raising awareness about the Darfur's genocidal landscape as it does releasing music. The Causes series—which kicked off in 2007—is yet-another effort on the part of the label to collect aid money for the millions of refugees displaced due to the conflict. Read more » 

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  • 03/20/2009

Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas Prep Album

Ringleaders of the Norwegian disco scene Hans-Peter Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas debuted their first collaborative effort in 2006, a self-titled album XLR8R scribe Peter Nicholson dubbed "disturbingly hummable electronic music."

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  • 03/20/2009

Jamie Stewart Adds Dates

Music fans across the pond are obviously as excited about Jamie Stewart's upcoming solo tour as we are here in North America, as the Xiu Xiu frontman has added an entire European leg, which will keep him occupied through the end of May.

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  • 03/19/2009

Red Bull Music Academy Goes to London

The Red Bull Music Academy just wrapped its 10-year anniversary event in Barcelona, Spain, but the organizers of the globetrotting music event/workshop are already gearing up for the next edition, and have announced London as the destination for RBMA 2010.

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  • 03/19/2009

Week in Tours: DJ Hell, Mr. Lif

DJ Hell

Gigolo Records' head honcho may only have a few Stateside appearances scheduled thus far, but those include none other than a couple WMC appearances, a performance at MUTEK's annual Piknic Electronik event, and a warehouse party to boot. His new album, Teufelswerk (that'd be German for "devil's work"), will be released on April 27. Photo by Daniel Mayer. djhell.de

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  • 03/18/2009

The Prodigy, Carl Craig Play Movement

Detroit's annual Movement Festival will once again invade Hart Plaza over Memorial Day weekend, and the powers that be who are in charge of this year's festivities announced an initial lineup this morning. According to Jason Huvaere, president of Paxahau, who's been organizing Movement over the last four years, this year's three-day event—set for May 23, 24, and 25—will feature "a major Detroit presence, as well as some performers that rarely set foot onstage in the United States."

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  • 03/18/2009

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