Just in time for Detroit's upcoming annual Movement music festival comes a splendid "Oral History of Detroit's Electronic Music Festival" from Resident Advisor, which bills itself as "the leading online electronic music magazine."

It's a pretty excellent piece, featuring comments from a large assortment of talking heads, including superstar DJ/producers like Kevin Saunderson and Richie Hawtin, local scribes such as MT's own Walter Wasacz and Carleton Gholz and the Freep's Brian McCollum...and even former Detroit mayor Dennis Archer.

Click here to read the entire RA piece...

An overhead view of the rainy first day of the very first festival...(Below): Hawtin


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