About

Microtones is an electronic music event series and label started in 2018 that was founded by otodojo and organized with a crew including Kristi Gogos, Jacob Mroczek, Chris Knight, Ray Difasi, Soft Squadron, and more. The events have taken place primarily in the historic Forest City Lodge #180, home to the Elks for over 100 years in Ithaca, NY.

Outside the Elks lodge just before the 22nd Microtones event. Poster by Elena Sabin.

Together with the members of the Elks, we have created an inclusive space for appreciating music from musical artists from around Ithaca and beyond who are pushing the creative boundaries of electronic music. Partnering with this historic organization, Microtones regularly offered support toward the physical upkeep of the Lodge and contributes to an Elks goal of sponsoring activities focused on community building. The Microtones events showcase the historic Elks Lodge of Ithaca and their mission, while promoting an atmosphere of inclusion and tolerance.

Dancefloor from our 32nd event with Adab & Re with lights by Transparency.

We have hosted over 34 events with over 80 artists from around the world spanning the far reaches of electronic music.

We are now hosting events in Detroit where we wish to play a role in helping bring people together, build camaraderie through art and music, and convert sound into tangible support for people.

Detroit's people have given the world so much -- we feel indebted in many ways to the people who inhabit this city and transformed our relations with music in a plethora of ways.

List of Performing Artists

  • Aaron Davis
  • Aerodroemme
  • Agua
  • ākāśa
  • Alex Morrison
  • Alexei Versino
  • Andrew Flint
  • Anthony Mansfield
  • Brian Thrash
  • Chanski
  • Chung
  • Church Van
  • Craft
  • David Lurvey
  • Davis Galvin
  • DJ Hill
  • DJ Priest
  • DJ SucioNasty
  • djGOURD
  • Elijah Joseph Weber-Han
  • Erin_FM
  • Gabor
  • Gaku
  • Ghost Slut
  • Glitter Skulls
  • Haruka
  • Headliner
  • Headlong Snipers
  • Hiro
  • Isomov
  • ITSIT
  • Jared Wilson
  • Jay Hill
  • Joel Pennell
  • Josh Oxford
  • Kamal Naeem
  • kBird
  • Kenya Kanazawa
  • Kiernan Laveux
  • Kompyootur Muhsheen
  • Kristi Gogos
  • M Parent
  • Mary Yuzovskaya
  • Microstoned
  • orbital-d
  • otodojo
  • Pamp Le Mousse
  • Perlin Noise
  • Peter Fonda
  • Playhouse90
  • Proper Philth
  • Queen Cheetah
  • Rob Haze
  • Robot Detective
  • Russell E. L. Butler
  • Shingo Suwa
  • Soft Squadron
  • Stepwriterun
  • Tender Cruncher
  • Tenkai Kariya
  • The Sunshine Group
  • Twin Primes
  • WhoisBrianTech
  • Wiggly McFingers
  • Xen Model
  • Your Grace Adrianna Natalie
  • Zachsquatch