Warm Up at MoMA PS1

Now in its 17th season, the Warm Up party returns for another summer of great music at Long Island City's MoMA PS1



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After a decade and a half of packing MoMA PS1's courtyard with NYC's music aficionados and sun-worshiping revelers, Warm Up is bigger than ever, with as strong a lineup of bands, DJs and producers as it's had in years. Here's the lowdown on the summer's biggest weekly outdoor party.

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DJ mix: The Martinez Brothers

Listen to a recent mix from the house-music siblings, then catch them in person when they headline Warm Up on July 6.

Interview: Kim Ann Foxman

The erstwhile Hercules and Love Affair member spins alongside the Martinez Brothers on July 6.

Interview: Marc "MK" Kinchen

One of dance music's seminal artists hits the decks on July 13.

Interview: Kode9

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Interview and DJ mix: Ben UFO

The July 27 edition sees Hessle Audio groovemaster Ben UFO joining up with A Guy Called Gerald and others on the Warm Up stage.

DJ mix: King Britt

Philly beatsmith Britt, making an appearence on August 17, doled out the beats for this 2012 session (bonus: a set from François K!).

Warm Up 2012

MoMA PS1's Warm Up 2012

Here's the season's lineup, from start to finish.

Matthew Dear

Here's a 2008 interview with the Spectral Sound artist, who's playing on July 21.

Sepalcure's Praveen Sharma

A recent chat with one-half of the Sepalcure duo, set to regale Warm Up with haunting bass music on July 21.

James Holden

Fairy-dust techno! The U.S.'s Holden is set to spin September 1; TONY caught up with him in 2010.

DJ mix: Justin Strauss

Get a taste of what you'll be hearing when the NYC vet plays on September 8.

Warm Up 2012 in photos

Live photos: Warm Up 2012's grand finale

The final Warm Up of the year was one of the best (and dampest).

Live photos: Warm Up 2012, week eight

As it approaches the season finale, MoMA PS1's Warm Up features an iconic hip-hop producer.

Live photos: Warm Up 2012, week seven

The fun keeps on coming at MoMA PS1's Warm Up parties.

Live photos: Warm Up 2012, week five

Yet another fabulous Warm Up takes over MoMA PS1's courtyard.

Live photos: Warm Up 2012, week four

MoMA PS1's courtyard fills up once again for another great day of music at Warm Up.

Live photos: Warm Up 2012, week three

MoMA PS1's Warm Up comes through with another winner of a wingding.

Live photos: Warm Up 2012, week two

Thousands of party people flock to Warm Up's second shindig of the season.

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