Jeff Mills

Stateside Podcast: Jeff Mills, the Wizard

There are many reasons why techno speaks to multi-media artist, DJ, and composer Jeff Mills. “I like intensity and speed and momentum and surprise and mystery,” he said. Last weekend was Detroit's legendary Movement Electronic Music Festival. Jeff Mills was among the long list of local and international performers.
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Movement headliner Jeff Mills shares why techno was birthed in Detroit

Although widely associated with Europe, techno music was invented in Detroit in the early nineteen eighties. Inspired by futurist ideals, a generation of creators in the city used whatever technology they could get their hands on to pioneer a cutting-edge sound made up of growling synths and driving dance beats. In the process, they set in motion one of the essential musical movements of the 20th century.
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Jeff Mills in Wonderland

Like a train or a tidal wave, you can hear a new Jeff Mills album coming before you see it, with a slow drip of news, videos and concert dates announced sometimes years in advance of the LP. So it is with Wonderland, the new album from a new Jeff...

Jeff Mills talks about his early beginnings, new music, and mind control

Jeff Mills, aka The Wizard, is a techno music DJ and producer from Detroit. During the 1980s his nightly radio feature as The Wizard helped further and cement Detroit’s legacy in techno music. Mills has gone on to release more than 100 different projects and receive recognition and acclaim from all over the world. Metro Times talked to Mills via phone about all things Detroit, techno, and his latest album.

Apple Music Launches DJ Mixes in Spatial Audio With Exclusive Mix From Jeff Mills

Click here to read the full article. Apple Music launched DJ mixes in Spatial Audio Wednesday (April 20) with an exclusive mix from Detroit legend Jeff Mills. Created in partnership with Dolby Atmos, Apple’s Spatial audio is designed to deliver surround sound and 3D audio through headphones, offering what Apple calls “a truly immersive audio experience with multidimensional sound and clarity.” Titled Outer to Inner Atmosphere: The Escape Velocity Mix, the techno legend’s indeed very cosmic hourlong mix also officially relaunches Apple Music’s One Mix series, which features mixes from top-tier DJs and producers. Additions to this series will be added...

Jeff Mills to release two new albums this spring

Jeff Mills will be releasing one album in April and another in May this year. The first from ‘The Wizard’ is ‘Wonderland’ due for release April 22 which will feature a mix of both acoustic and electronic instruments. ‘Wonderland’ will also include two tracks from his...

Cookeville Gas Director Jeff Mills Recognized Upon Retirement

Cookeville City Council honored long-time Gas Department Director Jeff Mills Thursday night as he approaches his retirement. Mills started as a gas distribution servicer. He became director in 2013. “In 1980 I was hired as a temporary, part-time employee with the department,” Mills said. “42 years later I’m ending up...

University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeff Mills to be recognized with national award for foundation leadership

The President and CEO of the University of Maine Foundation is one of two leaders being honored with the national 2022 CASE Commonfund College and University Foundation Award. Jeffery Mills, Ph.D., President and CEO of the University of Maine Foundation, will be recognized for his contributions at the 2022 CASE Conference for College and University Foundations in April.

Detroit’s Movement Festival plots comeback with 2022 lineup teaser: Jeff Mills, Adam Beyer, Richie Hawtin, and more

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Detroit’s esteemed Movement Festival is back with a lineup teaser that artfully bridges the gap between genre-defining veterans and today’s most in-demand techno acts. The teaser includes headliners Jeff Mills celebrating 30 years of his label Axis Records, Drumcode head honcho Adam Beyer, and tech titan Richie Hawtin, along with a tantalizing taste of the talent slated for the festival’s comeback. Festival goers will once again descend on the mecca of techno for three days over Memorial Day Weekend, May 28 – 30 inside Hart Plaza.

Detroit’s Movement announces initial 2022 lineup with Jeff Mills, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, the Blessed Madonna, and more

One of the world's longest-running electronic music festivals is plotting a 2022 return to Detroit, with Movement organizers announcing a partial lineup on Wednesday. Headliners announced include techno pioneer Jeff Mills (perhaps better known as "The Wizard" from WDRQ and WJLB to Detroiters of a certain age), Richie Hawtin, and Swedish producer Adam Beyer.
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Movement lineup: Jeff Mills, James Murphy, Richie Hawtin to Hart Plaza

Producers unveil list of 20 artists headed to May's Movement festival, a return after two years off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jeff Mills, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy are among the artists who will perform at this year's Movement Music Festival, the return of the Memorial Day weekend electronic music fest after it was sidelined for two years by the COVID-19 pandemic.