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Movement Festival 2015

The Movement Electronic Music Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination. More than 100 of electronic music’s most illustrious artists, local heavyweights …

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Premiere: Hear Audion Remix Leftfield's "Universal Everything"
Matthew Dear's alter-ego turns in a dark, atmospheric, rework of the British act's original.

May 4 will see the release of a new single from pioneering British act Leftfield, now the solo project of Neil Barnes. “Universal Everything” will available in digital and limited edition …

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Matthew Dear Fighting is Futile Remixes

It’s a shame that Matthew Dear’s career has continued to stray further and further away from the dancefloor—while his latter-day role as a post punk-informed, ostensibly pop bandleader has yielded …

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Matthew Dear "Earthforms (Michna Remix)"

Ghostly, in celebration of its four-day art show in NYC, Ghostly International: Of Art & Artifice, has released a free compilation on Soundcloud in conjuction with Incase. The offering includes …

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Matthew Dear Beams

Producer/band-leader extraordinaire Matthew Dear long ago distanced himself from the title of “techno wunderkind,” and on Beams, his latest for Ghostly International, he moves even further from his roots, embracing …

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Matthew Dear Headcage EP

Matthew Dear has been an electronic-music icon for some time now, releasing myriad techno offerings under various monikers and serving as the flagship artist for influential record label Ghostly International. …

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Matthew Dear "Headcage"

Preeminent Ghostly artist Matthew Dear is set to follow up last year’s Black City LP with a new offering of locked-groove pop called Headcage, a four-song EP that arrives ahead …

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Matthew Dear "Slowdance (How to Dress Well Seance)"

In the midst of working on his “seance” (read: cover/remix/etc.) for Matthew Dear’s forthcoming Slowdance EP (pictured above), Brooklyn’s soulful lo-fi specialist How to Dress Well must have taken a …

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Matthew Dear "Innh Dahh"

As editors, critics, and fans look at their stack of 2010 releases, there is no question that many of them have placed Matthew Dear’s chilling and endearing Black City high …

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Matthew Dear "Little People (Black City)"

Matthew Dear’s new album Black City is already available digitally and via custom-made totem, but old-fashioned types that want its contents on CD or vinyl will have to wait until …

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Matthew Dear "Soil to Seed"

American techno maven Matthew Dear is getting ready to release his third full-length, Black City, and while the press materials make reference to the album’s “imaginary metropolis peopled by desperate …

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Matthew Dear Body Language Vol. 7

Immune to trends and serving only the hypnotic pulse, Matthew Dear takes command of the Body Language series and pilots it directly into the all-consuming heart of current house and …

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Matthew Dear Body Language Vol. 7

Immune to trends and serving only the hypnotic pulse, Matthew Dear takes command of the Body Language series and pilots it directly into the all-consuming heart of current house and …

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Matthew Dear Asa Breed

In his laid-back Texan (via Detroit) way, Matthew Dear seems hell-bent on becoming a pop star. Already a fixture on magazine covers-including XLR8R’s-the recent NY transplant continues to refine his …

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Matthew Dear "Pom Pom"

Matthew Dear is the champion of potently poppy electro-house. Although Asa Breed is only his sophomore full-length, this Texas-bred producer has already released a mountain of singles under the several …

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Matthew Dear Dog Days

This first single from Matthew Dear’s forthcoming Spectral album Leave Luck to Heaven is smart, minimal and as poppy as an Afghan opium field. “Pantytec” resculpts it as a bulbous …

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Matthew Dear Leave Luck to Heaven

Gone are the days when US fans of minimal techno and microhouse had to emigrate to Montreal or Berlin to keep up with the state of the genre. We’ve got …

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Matthew Dear Ep 1 & 2

You can’t help but think you’re listening to some strange history on these two bits of vinyl. Ann Arbor boy Dear neatly disabuses techno of its orthodoxy, either by sucking …

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