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by Eric Allen Been

24 Mar 2011


Photo courtesy of Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival

Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival just named its headliners for the Memorial Day weekend party, which includes Detroit techno legend Carl Craig performing live for the first time ever as his moniker 69, the Brighton-based DJ and producer Fatboy Slim and the Chicago house/electro icon Felix Da Housecat. Previously named acts included, among others, Green Velvet, Sven Väth and Goldie.

The entire line-up for the electronic music festival, which takes place May 28 through May 30 in Detroit’s Hart Plaza, is listed below.  Head over to Movement’s website for more info.

Movement Electronic Music Festival Lineup…
69 (Carl Craig) (live), Al Ester, Beardyman (live), Ben Klock, Claude Young, DJ Harvey, Dr. Atmo, DTM 5x5 (DJ Seoul, T.Linder, Neil V, Darkcube, DJ Psycho), Dubfire, Elliot Lipp (live), Fatboy Slim, Felix Da Housecat, Franki Juncaj aka DJ 3000, Gaslamp Killer, Guti (live), Hudson Mohawke – live, James Zabiela, Kero (live), Livio & Roby, Loco Dice, Martin Buttrich (live), Matt Clarke, Metro Area, Mike Servito, Pulshar (live), Ramadanman, Ryan Elliott, Steve Rachmad, Traversable Wormhole aka Adam X (live), Ana Sia, Art Department, Bruce Bailey, Cio D’or, Dam-Funk & Master Blazter (live), DJ T-1000, Echospace (live), Goldie, Green Velvet (live), Kerri Chandler, Marcel Dettman, Mimosa, Reference, Scuba, Shlomi Aber, Skrillex (live), Soul Clap, Sven Väth, Tini, Visionquest (live and DJ set)

by Eric Allen Been

23 Mar 2011


Animal Collective are the curators of this year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties in Minehead, England, and in an effort to familiarize festival-goers with the lineup, the band just released a free mix featuring several of the acts on the bill. The mix’s setlist and stream are listed below. Animal Collective’s ATP weekend goes down May 13 through the 15. Head over to ATP’s website for more details

  ATP Animal Collective Mix by All Tomorrows Parties

00:00 OV (extract) – Orthrelm
01:38 “Fireworks” – Animal Collective
08:21 “Norway” – Beach House
12:23 “Credit” – Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
15:45 “House Jam (XXXChange Remix)” – Gang Gang Dance
20:12 “Heavy Water/I’d Rather Be Sleeping” – Grouper
23:00 “Cheaters” – Teengirl Fantasy
29:07 “Shina Blockas” – Big Boi feat. Gucci Mane
32:43 “Freeway” – Kurt Vile
35:15 “Up On The Sun” – Meat Puppets
39:14 “Vacuum Boogie” – Floating Points
45:17 “High Road” – Deradoorian
50:52 “Goumou” – Khaira Arby
56:06 “Oh Paris!” – Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele
58:46 “Gentleman’s Lament” – Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
61:31 “Night Cream” – Black Dice
67:01 “Discover Your Colors” – Ear Pwr
70:13 “I’ve Got Drugs (Out Of The Mist)” – The Frogs
72:31 “Trashy Boys” – Tickley Feather
77:17 “Good Time” – Yi Yi Thant & Aung Heina
81:40 “Rookoobay” – The Brothers Unconnected
85:13 “Grim Reaper Blues (Live In Big Sur)” – The Entrance Band
92:26″ Mawak Lakhaal” – Group Doueh
95:55 “Raghupati” – Prince Rama
101:07 “How You Satisfy Me” – Spectrum
105:16 “Catch Attack” – Drawlings
109:14 “Al Anon” – Eric Copeland
113:10 “Melankolia (Edit)” – Vladislav Delay
122:01 “Four Violins (Extract)” – Tony Conrad
127:34 “Wended V – Mick Barr
135:45 “Fuck Mixing, Let’s Dance” – Zomby

by Jennifer Cooke

23 Mar 2011


San Diego’s best kept secret, Apes of Wrath, just made it even harder for you to find them by changing their name to New Mexico. No matter. They still make the most exciting music in town that fails to penetrate outside of our humble borders. Who knows, maybe Wavves will start a revolution that starts everyone clamoring for all things San Diego: carne asada burritos, flip flops, and little trios like New Mexico. These guys seem to write a slew of new songs, each more kick-ass than the last, every single time they play a show. Don’t get excited about hearing “Epic Lover” because here comes “Case Closed”, and “Ramses”, from way back in 2007, is but a hazy, distant memory. And you thought Apple was bad with the planned obsolescence. Get it while you can:  here’s the new video for “Motion Sickness”.

by PopMatters Staff

23 Mar 2011


A lot has happened in the life of Nashville’s Bad Cop since we last caught up with them... The band has gone through a line-up changed, played the stages at PopMontreal and CMJ, as well as holding down a regular gig at Brooklyn’s Don Pedro. Bowing to the ironic resurgent popularity of the good old cassette tape and the return of the vinyl LP, vocalist Adam Anyone has also started a new cassette and vinyl label called Jeffery Drag Records. The garage rock band has a new 7-inch dropping this summer, but in the meantime they have just unleashed the new video directed by Seth Graves for “I’m in Lust With You”, an appropriate title for a testosterone-driven slab of charging guitar rawk.


As an extra treat, we’re giving you a preview of a new Bad Cop song to be released in finished form this summer. This is the demo version of “Wet Lips”.

by PopMatters Staff

22 Mar 2011


Photo: Laura Ramsey

Canada’s Timber Timbre have been peddling their unique blend of noirish, cinematic roots music since 2005 and the band’s 2009 self-titled album was honored by being long listed for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize. This April the trio of Taylor Kirk, Mika Posen and Simon Trottier are offering up their fourth album, Creep On Creepin’ On, which continues to blend their influences from a wide variety of sounds. Kirk says, “The idea is to make music we love and therefore embrace the risk of sounding like all the music we’ve ever loved, all at once.” “Woman” is the record’s first single and the video is something of a 1920s-style, silent movie homage with flickering credits and camera movements and techniques reminiscent of early film. It’s an intriguing approach for a haunting song, the historic aesthetic making the song seem ever more poignant. The band will be touring the upcoming release and you can find the dates after the jump.

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