Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Planet-E 20 - Carl Craig's Detroit imprint celebrates 20 Years

20 Years of Planet-E
*2011 World Tour
*Planet-E ‘Best Of’ Album - 20 F@#&ING Years - We Ain't Dead Yet
*Artist album releases
*EP releases
*Remix packages and more to come...

In 2011, Carl Craig's Planet E will be 20 years old and to celebrate he is taking Planet-E on tour throughout the world for the first time, ever.

Craig will be joined by guests throughout the year including Luciano, Ricardo Villalobos, Dubfire, Sven Vath, Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Seth Troxler, Psycatron, Paul Woolford, Radio Slave, Chris Liebing and many others. Stage one of the world tour begins March, with March dates including London, Berlin, Miami, Paris, Dublin, Vienna and more. The tour will continue the whole of 2011 and will include USA, Japan, Australia, South America and more.

Planet-E 20: Tour Dates – March / April

Friday 4th March: Berghain - Germany
Carl Craig, Kenny Larkin, Paul Woolford, Psycatron live, Reade Truth

Saturday 5th March: London Ewer Street Warehouse – UK
Carl Craig, Francois K, Radio Slave, Paul Woolford, Psycatron live

Thursday 10th March: Laeiszhalle, Hamburg – Germany
Carl Craig, Francesco Tristano, Moritz Von Oswald and the Hamburg Philharmonic play LIVE

Saturday 12th March: Club Passage – Vienna
Carl Craig, Paul Woolford

Wednesday 16th March: Tripod – Dublin
Carl Craig and Luciano b2b all night long

Friday 18th March: Paris showcase - Paris
Carl Craig and Mad Mike Banks live piano, more TBC

Saturday 19th March: Chibuku, Liverpool
Carl Craig, Luciano, Dennis Ferrer

Wednesday 23rd March: The Florida Room, Miami
Planet E 20 vs Desolat - Carl Craig, Loco Dice, Stacey Pullen, Martin Buttrich

Thursday 24th March: Shelbourne Hotel, poolside, Miami
Carl Craig B2B Luciano, Mirko Loko

Saturday 2nd April Timewarp, Manheim, Germany
Carl Craig b2b Luciano

Monday April 4th – Snowbombing DJ Mag party – Austria
Carl Craig, Radioslave, Paul Woolford

Friday April 8th – Crans-Montana, Caprices Festival - Switzerland
Carl Craig, Laurent Garnier, Dubfire, Mad Mike Banks, Mirko Loko

Wednesday April 13th – VERSUS Gaites Lyrique , Paris
Carl Craig performs Versus pt2 LIVE! (example)

Thursday 14th – VERSUS Gaites Lyrique - Paris
Carl Craig, Francesco Tristano, Moriz von Oswald

Friday April 15th – Milan Magazini Generalli - Italy
Carl Craig, Seth Troxler

Saturday April 16th – Madrid Klubbers Day - Spain
Carl Craig, Christian Smith, Claude Von Stroke tbc, Moodyman tbc

April 23rd – Warehouse Project – Manchester
Carl Craig, Laurent Garnier, more TBA

Alongside the heavy touring schedule will be album and EP releases on Planet-E from Carl Craig and other Planet-E artists. The first album release of 2011 will be ‘20 F@#&ING Years - We Ain't Dead Yet’ - a best of Planet-E compilation featuring artists including Carl Craig, Recloose, Martin Buttrich, Kenny Larkin and Basic Channel, to be initially released on February 22nd digital only (PE/RA/Beatport/C2 website/PE website/iTunes). Alongside the digital release will be a competition for people to complete a poll and suggest which tracks should be pressed onto a limited edition vinyl box set, to be released in June 2011.

“20 F@#&ING Years - We Ain't Dead Yet’ - Digital compilation tracklisting

1. Moodymann - Dem Young Sconies
2. Attias - Analysis
3. Martin Buttrich - Full Clip
4. Lazy Fat People - Club Silencio
5. Recloose feat Dwele - Cant Take It
6. Quadrant - Hyperprism
7. Jona - Altiplano
8. Gemini - A Moment of Insanity
9. Paperclip People - Clear & Present
10. Urban Tribe - Covert Action
11. Balil – Nort Route
12. 69 - Jam The Box
13. 4th Wave - Electroluv
14. Innerzone Orchestra - Bug in the Bassbin
15. Urban Tribe - Repeating Decimal
16. Future/Past - Clinically Inclined
17. Flexitone - Pulse of Revolution
18. Carl Craig - Dominas
19. Niko Marks - Chune
20. Naomi Daniel - Stars (DJ Dos Mix 2)
21. Tres Demented - Demented or Just Crazy
22. Ican - Pa Mi Gente
23. Tres Demented - Shez Satan
24. Kenny Larkin - You Are - C2 rmx*
25. Tribe - Living in a New Day - C2 rmx
*Previously unreleased

Also starting in March will be a monthly vinyl / digital remix release from the Planet E and Carl Craig back catalogue. Artists including Luciano, Ricardo Villalobos, Dubfire, Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Seth Troxler, Kevin Saunderson, Francois K, Mad Mike Banks, Dennis Ferrer, and others have selected their favourite track from the Planet E back catalogue to remix and release. First up will be a Luciano remix of Recloose's 'Can't Take It', and monthly remix releases to follow.

One of the leading electronic music labels in the history of the genre, Planet E, is taking a moment to celebrate and share a bit of its history, before getting back to the business of looking forward to the future.

First Quarter Releases:
‘20 F@#&ING Years - We Ain't Dead Yet’ – digital released February 22nd
Reclose – ‘I cant take it’ – Luciano remix / Milton Jackson remix – released March
Martin Buttrich ‘Full Clip’ - Kirk Degiorgio remix – released April

More release and tour announcements will be made throughout 2011.

For full details of the Carl Craig / Planet E tour and Planet E release news in 2011 go to * If you sign up to the mailing list you get a free Carl Craig download.

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