Electro-punk Anthony Rother, UK dubstepper Benga head next 25 announced acts for Movement Fest


Legendary electrohead, datapunk and self-described popkiller Anthony Rother and dubstep all-star Benga top the list of 25 additional artists scheduled to perform at Movement 2009. The festival is produced by Ferndale-based Paxahau and is set to roll May 23-25 at Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit.

Last week, Paxahau announced an artist list that included Afrika Bambaataa, Carl Cox and the Wighnomy Bros, along with Detroit techno pioneers Carl Craig, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson. The Prodigy will kick off one of the world's best weekends at the official pre-party Friday, May 22 at the Fillmore Theatre. For all you obsessive cut-and-paste ravers, here's the complete list so far, in no particular order: Al Ester, Anthony Attalla, Krazy Baldhead (live), Lusine, Anthony Rother (live), Marc “MK” Kinchen & Scotty Deep (live), Benga, Mieka du Franx, Busy P, Mike Clark, Chuck Gibson aka Perception (live), Neil Landstrumm (live), Craig Gonzalez, Nic Fanciulli, Delano Smith, Nikola Baytala, Drumcell, Octave One (live), Exchange Bureau (live), the Sight Below (live), Glitch Mob (live), Will Webb, Henrik Schwarz, AME and Dixon present: Innervisions Live: a critical mass, Jay Denham, Kevin Reynolds (live), Adam Beyer, Francois K, Steve Bug, Adultnapper, Guy Gerber, Tiefschwarz, Afrika Bambaataa, Heidi, Tiga, Bad Boy Bill, Kero, Wighnomy Bros, Bassnectar, Kevin Saunderson, Z-Trip, Benny Benassi, Loco Dice vs. Luciano, Buzz Goree, Los Hermanos, Carl Cox, Luke Hess, Carl Craig, Marco Carola, Chloe Harris, Mike Huckaby, Damian Lazarus, Onur Ozer, Dennis Ferrer, Osunlade, Derrick May, Rick Wade, Ellen Allien, RJD2, Flying Lotus and Seoul vs Linder 2x4.

Paxahau honcho Jason Huvaere promises more names, names, names will be announced upon his arrival back home from Miami's Winter Music Conference, which is up and running now through Saturday, March 28. As soon as we get our grimy Subterranean paws on the next set of artists we'll post it here, kids...


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