Besides providing electronic music fans an opportunity to enjoy some of their favorite artists in a beautiful setting, Movement has always had another equally important purpose: celebrating the roots of Techno in its birthplace of Detroit. As electronic music is becoming more and more popular, celebrating the individuals who helped shape the trajectory that led to what we have today is something we cannot do enough of. One of those original innovators is Carl Craig. Together with the Belleville Three (Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, and Derrick May), he was one of the innovators and driving forces behind the futuristic Detroit Techno sound. In addition to spreading his love of electronic music across the world, Carl has also been an outstanding ambassador for the city of Detroit. As co-creator of the original Detroit Electronic Music Festival, he’s worked tirelessly to preserve my city's underground electronic music scene for future generations to enjoy.
Carl Craig's set at Movement 2013 is scheduled for 7 p.m. next Saturday at the Red Bull Music Academy stage. He’s been known to put on some incredible live shows in the past at the festival, and this year is sure to be no exception. If there's any artist who is a must see for me next weekendit's Carl Craig, and EDM Lounge will be there in full force celebrating everything he's done for Movement and the movement. One day passes are still available for $49, so there's no reason not to make it out!
By Jack Ulrich
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