Over Motion Music Competition weekend, the social gathering doesn’t cease — and we’re not simply saying that to be cute. Pre-parties and after events are more likely to go all evening and nicely into the following day as a supplemental a part of the general Motion expertise.
Whether or not you’re into official afters or underground occasions, there’s a plethora of choices to pick out from. That includes names on and off the Motion 2022 lineup, the pre-parties and after events boast good mixture of rising expertise, established names, mainstay labels and Detroit favorites — all jam packed into each techno lover’s dream weekend!
With Motion lower than two weeks out, it’s time to get your pre-party and after social gathering plans on lock! See our recommendations under and get passes to Motion Music Competition 2022 right here.
Discovering the afterparty is not any downside because of official Motion pre events and after events. See performances from Shiba San, Gettoblaster, Chris Lake, DJ Minx, Maceo Plex, Kaskade, Will Clarke, Adam Beyer, ANNA and lots of extra — all weekend lengthy!
100% Dwell Techno / Opening CelebrationThere received’t be a laptop computer in sight at this Motion pre-party, as you’re assured an genuine, 100% stay, techno expertise. The lineup encompasses a assortment of prime tier modular artists corresponding to Headless Horseman, Luis Flores, Monix, FadeFace, Tunnel, Humanmask [Coarses & Amnesiac Host], and Xexyz. This occasion undoubtedly wont be for the faint of coronary heart however most actually value trying out.
From the collectives that introduced you The Nice Past competition for its inaugural 12 months in 2021 comes a well-curated techno lineup of some A-Record selectors within the type of “Meta Ta Physika”. Taking up the coveted partitions of the Leland Metropolis Membership, attendees will get to benefit from the sounds of Antwon Faulkner aka Twonz, Centrific, Corbin Davis, Dustin Zahn, Operate, Juana, Levon Vincent, Niki Kitz,
RVDIOVCTIVE & Metropolis Air crew as much as current a jam-packed lineup that includes 2 levels of music with a few of the best selectors from Detroit, Chicago, and overseas throughout one of the vital vital weekends for underground dance music in America. That includes Francesca Lombardo, DJ Hyperactive, Justin James, Devon James, Mona Black, Henry Brooks and extra.
This Memorial Day weekend, there’s not a single evening that the Leland Metropolis Cub is just not crammed with expertise oozing from each crack. Saturday provides methods to Italian powerhouse Anfisa Letyago, who has taken command of the scene these previous few years. She is joined by Chicago staple Hiroko Yamamura and Will Clarke.
MeanRed x Nation Membership Disco kick off the vacation weekend with a late-night social gathering at The Russell Industrial Heart. Gracing the 2 industrial levels is a full lineup of home, techno, and bass-heavy visionaries set to information Memorial Day Weekend into the wee hours and past. That includes units from “Do It To It” viral sensation Acraze, London mainstay Deeper Function, Detroit’s personal Gold Clap b2b Provide & Demand, rising skills King Saaidi, Teknono, QURL, Crystal and way more.
Italian techno authority and sound designer Lucy returns to the Motor Metropolis with their Stroboscopic Artefacts imprint for a whole label takeover. They’re bringing alongside a slew of expertise from different label main-stays and promoter residents taking on each flooring. Get there early and keep late. You’ll NOT need to miss a single act – Rrose (stay), Adriana Lopez, Adam Vega B2B Mark Angel, Kobe Dupree, JIA, Uun (stay), and Victor Alejandro (stay).
An unmistakeable drive in dance music, Drumcode takes over Sunday evening of Motion as headliner Adam Beyer presents Drumcode x Motion Competition Official Afterparty that includes three huge names — ANNA, Weska and, the label head himself. Happening at Detroit’s iconic Masonic Temple Fountain Ballroom, the occasion will certainly have an underground really feel with a celebrity lineup.
Returning for its eighth version, Anthology completely delivers on its promise to convey a world-class evening of pure, relentless techno with the likes of Annika Wolfe, Reply Code Request, Brenda, Damon Bradley, DVS1, Oscar Mulero, Section Fatale, and Sara Landry.
This one is for the early risers or those that don’t need to let the social gathering cease. Both method, YES is just not for the faint of coronary heart. Beginning at 7 am Monday, the tunes might be flowing nicely by the day and evening with the music being supplied by Omar-S, Danny Tenaglia, Tama Sumo & Lakuti, Ron Trent, Transfer D, Marcellus Pittman, Dubtribe Sound System, H-Basis, Analog Soul, Nitin, DJ BEIGE, Father Dukes, The Bernabela Venture ft. Eddie Fowlkes + Norm Talley & Ataxia, and a 7 am dawn set from DJ Seinfeld.