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Producer Sessions 002: Movement 2018 Sounds of Detroit

Producer Sessions is a series from Dancing Astronaut meant to shine a brighter light on the producer community. Each volume will guide producers towards some of the freshest sample packs, plugins, FX, and presets out there. Today’s session: Movement Sample Pack.  This week, Splice celebrated Detroit’s rich history in techno music with a series of sample packs, contests, interviews, […]

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DA presents: 10 sets you can’t miss at Movement 2018

Words by Bella Bagshaw and Grace Fleisher Despite a visibly shifting techno scene stateside, 2018 marks one of the most banner years for  Detroit, and America’s finest house & techno institution — Movement. With a booking that arguably serves as a controversial departure from the city’s roots, Movement’s 2018 programming captures the experimental essence of the times, a time […]

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Red Bull Radio to bring back Live From Detroit for Movement

Red Bull has announced it will reinstate Red Bull Radio’s Live From Detroit, from May 21–28, to coincide with Detroit’s fiercely celebrated 12th edition of Movement Festival — an also celebrates an 11-year partnership between the institutions. The show will be packed with a week of Detroit-centric coverage, including guest DJs, artist interviews, and historical segments […]

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Dabrye makes long-awaited return with ‘Three/Three’ LP

Michigan-based producer and Ghostly International artist Tadd Mullinix began releasing under his Dabrye moniker in the late ‘90s. Spearheading the hip-hop scene with an unmistakable medley of influences, Dabrye merged hip-hop, Motown, and Detroit techno when he debuted his first release under the moniker, One/Three — the first installment in a planned trilogy. After the album’s release, Dabrye’s distinct marriage […]

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Dabrye makes long-awaited return with ‘Three/Three’ LP

Michigan-based producer and Ghostly International artist Tadd Mullinix began releasing under his Dabrye moniker in the late ‘90s. Spearheading the hip-hop scene with an unmistakable medley of influences, Dabrye merged hip-hop, Motown, and Detroit techno when he debuted his first release under the moniker, One/Three — the first installment in a planned trilogy. After the album’s release, Dabrye’s distinct marriage […]

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Shigeto & ZelooperZ release ZGTO ‘A Piece Of The Geto’ short film

Zach Saginaw has been celebrated for his production wizardry since the release of his debut album, Full Circle, as Shigeto in 2010. Although he was a working musician well beforehand, Shigeto’s seemingly effortless ability to move between the worlds of instrumental hip-hop, jazz, and funk, resonated with listeners in Full Circle. Anyone who’s been lucky enough to see him behind the deck knows that his performances are as diverse as productions. […]

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DA Presents: 2017’s Producers of the Year

Despite incessant predictions for the trajectory of the scene, 2017 marked a banner year for all things electronic music. As such, producers experienced more freedom to explore more new sounds with the end result not a fractious, rigid delineation between genres, but rather a continuum of experimentation that led to some of the most interesting and forward-thinking […]

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Exclusive: Shigeto – Detroit Part II (Ela Minus Remix)

After four long years, Shigeto finally returned with his new LP, The New Monday. In the lead up to the album’s release, the Ghostly International artist whetted fans appetite with “Detroit Part II,” a seven and half minute epic that cleverly fused the jazz and electronic elements from Detroit’s music scene into one cohesive, smooth tune. Now, after a […]

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Shigeto delivers vinyl mix for The Lot Radio

Fresh off the release his latest LP, The New Monday, Shigeto has hit the road hard in support of the record. Ahead of his stop in Brooklyn, the Ghost International artist stopped by The Lot Radio for a two hour vinyl mix.In a move that should come as no surprise to fans, Shigeto leans heavily into the jazz […]

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Shigeto serves up chill, indie guest mix on BBC Radio 1Xtra: Listen

Back after his near four-year hiatus and fresh off the release of his new record, The New Monday, Detroit-hailing Shigeto stopped by BBC to deliver an especially chill mix. Jumping on the guest mix for Benji B’s BBC Radio 1Xtra, the Ghostly International artist has put together a lustrous, spellbinding live vinyl mix.Shigeto kicks things off with three new tracks from Archy Marshall, […]

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Sunday Morning Medicine: unwind with the smoothest tunes in the galaxy

Sunday Morning Medicine is an eclectic playlist for the chill at heart. Curated weekly, chillers of divergent tastes Alexandra Blair and Michael Cooper bring you a selection of tracks to relax to. Our editorial feature highlights the cream of the crop, but you can follow the official playlist on Spotify. Fresh off the release of his first album in four years, Shigeto […]

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Shigeto returns with ‘The New Monday’

After an almost exactly four-year hiatus, Detroit’s very own Shigeto is back with a new LP, The New Monday.Out via Ghostly International and the producer’s very own Portage Garage Sounds, the record is a culmination of Shigeto’s, born Zach Saginaw, return to his home state of Michigan after an extended period living in Brooklyn. Clocking in […]

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Shigeto returns with ‘The New Monday’

After an almost exactly four-year hiatus, Detroit’s very own Shigeto is back with a new LP, The New Monday.Out via Ghostly International and the producer’s very own Portage Garage Sounds, the record is a culmination of Shigeto’s, born Zach Saginaw, return to his home state of Michigan after an extended period living in Brooklyn. Clocking in […]

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Shigeto announces first full length LP in four years

Detroit’s very own Shigeto always seems to be working on something big. Just this summer, he has started his own record label, Portage Garage Sounds, and released a hazy collaborative project with ZelooperZ, titled A Piece the Geto. The producer isn’t slowing down and has announced his first solo LP in four years.Named after Shigeto’s event series at Motor City […]

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Shigeto announces first full length LP in four years

Detroit’s very own Shigeto always seems to be working on something big. Just this summer, he has started his own record label, Portage Garage Sounds, and released a hazy collaborative project with ZelooperZ, titled A Piece the Geto. The producer isn’t slowing down and has announced his first solo LP in four years.Named after Shigeto’s event series at Motor City […]

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Shigeto launches new label, releases PGS-001

Detroit-based tastemaker and beat aficionado Shigeto has announced the launch of his new record label, Portage Garage Sounds.Operating out of Hamtramck, Detroit’s city within the city, Shigeto (a.k.a. Zachary Saginaw) and his brother Benjamin have released the first installment of the Portage Garage Sounds series, PGS-001. Available on 12″ vinyl, the release consists of a […]

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