After releasing his first single almost 25 years ago with Derrick May, Grammy-nominated Carl Craig has become a visionary of the Detroit music scene. A world class producer and inspirational global DJ, Carl Craig remains one of Detroit’s finest.
Time: 7pm | Stage: Red Bull Music Academy | More Info
An upcoming star on Richie Hawtin’s M_nus label, Matador has a brooding, electro-influenced techno sound that is part of the upcoming surge of DJ/live performance hybrids, with a setup that allows him to remix and recreate his tracks on the fly with both artistry and efficiency.
Time: 8pm | Stage: Beatport | More Info
Alton Miller’s influences are a direct product of his Detroit upbringing. Surrounded by Motown and other hometown staples, it was around the early ’80s when Alton hooked up with a young Derrick May. The rest is history.
Time: 8pm | Stage: Made in Detroit | More Info
To hit it big as a female DJ in a male dominated industry is difficult, but Nina Kraviz has proven she is here to stay. She’ll be setting the record straight that raw determination and talent got her where she is.
Time: 4pm | Stage: Underground | More Info
The reggae and dancehall influence is strong in The Bug. Coining his own style as acid ragga, The Bug will be seen programming live synths into the infamous 303 on stage.
Time: 830pm | Stage: Electric Forest | More Info
Squarepusher is going to put on one hell of a show at this year’s Movement–his new stage setup links his music to the lights of the stage and his LED helmet. This is an in-person experience only, so put down those camera phones as YouTube will not do it justice.
Time: 1045pm | Stage: Red Bull Music Academy | More Info
The professors of house, Elyte and Cnyce of Soul Clap, actually taught a course at Tufts University on dance music. Their smooth as butter sounds always get the hips shaking.
Time: 4pm | Stage: Beatport | More Info
Detroit’s own Magda is a force to be reckoned with. Her style blurs the lines between genres and her sense of rhythm is near unmatched.
Time: 730pm | Stage: Made in Detroit | More Info
Throw two of the best Berlin techno aficionados behind the decks and you’ll be rewarded with a vibrant set full of the most hypnotic, deep, and heavy grooves.
Time: 730pm | Stage: Underground | More Info
An official member of the dirtybird crew, J Phlip feels as at home in the studio as she does behind the decks. An Illinois native, she currently spends her time between San Francisco and Berlin.
Time: 4pm | Stage: Electric Forest | More Info
The live performance from synth-crazed Brit TEED is not to be missed. Watch out for outfit changes to indicate his different singles.
Time: 8pm | Stage: Red Bull Music Academy | More Info
Not confining himself to one sound as many producers do, Eric Estornel (Maetrik/Maceo Plex) has his mind in many genres. Catch him getting insanely dark as his techno alter ego, Maetrik.
Time: 830pm | Stage: Beatport | More Info
Feeling Detroit on your final day? Then you won’t want to miss Buzz Goree, the penultimate performance on Sunday.
Time: 830pm | Stage: Made in Detroit | More Info
DVS1 dropped the reigns of owning a club in Minneapolis, his hometown, in favor of touring internationally as a DJ. Well known for piping out hot techno during marathon sessions in Germany’s legendary Berlin clubs.
Time: 1030pm | Stage: Underground | More Info
The M Machine is a performance-driven trio that eases between indie-style vocal tracks and hard-hitting dance while dishing out a true theatrical performance. Look out for their iconic LED M that lights their stage.
Time: 5pm | Stage: Electric Forest | More Info