Long obsessed with pushing the boundaries of electronic music through the integration of new kit, techno innovator Richie Hawtin is joining forces with Loco Dice for a tour of Canada and various US Colleges, including Berklee College of Music.
Operating under the banner CNTRL: Beyond EDM, it gives some idea as to the Canadian DJ's intentions, seeking out tomorrow's DJs and producers and exposing them to a host of cutting-edge electronic artists, past and present, including Carl Craig, Seth Troxler, Kevin Saunderson, Josh Wink, Victor Calderone and Paco Osuna. Focusing on 'techno and technology aspects of modern-day electronic music', the events will also feature special guest speakers in each city during the daytime lecture programming, including Tiga (Nov 5, Montreal) and John Acquaviva (Nov 6, London Ontario). LMFAO unfortunately had to pull out after the sad news that they have split.
All DJs playing will also be on hand to give master classes by day, and CNTRL has ensured that local DJ/production/industry are present to help push the tour's overall aim – 'showing... the roots of the music, the history of a global movement and demonstrating what the future of music technology and performance has the power to become.”
So wear your serious techno face and leave the glow sticks and flashing dummy at home.
DATE CITY COLLEGE // VENUE
Mon 10/29 Buffalo, NY, TBA // Town Ballroom*
Tue 10/30 Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University // Westcott Theatre*
Wed 10/31 Boston, MA, Berklee College of Music // RISE*
Thu 11/1 Washington, DC, American University // EchoStage*
Fri 11/2 Philadelphia, PA, Drexel University // Electric Factory**
Sat 11/3 New York, NY, New York University // Webster Hall***
Mon 11/5 Montreal, QC, McGill // SAT****
Tue 11/6 London, ON, UW Ontario // London Music Hall****
Wed 11/7 Windsor, ON, University of Windsor // Boom Boom Room*****
Thu 11/8 Toronto, ON, TBA // The Hoxton*****
Mon 11/12 Detroit, MI, Wayne State University // TV Bar******
Tue 11/13 Urbana, IL, TBA // Canopy Club******
Wed 11/14 Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan // Necto ******
Thu 11/15 Dayton, OH, University of Dayton // Masque
Fri 11/16 Chicago, IL, Columbia College // The Metro*******
Sat 11/17 Madison, WI, TBA // The Majestic Theater*******
Sun 11/18 Minneapolis, MN, Slam Academy (with UMN EDM Club // The Loft at Barfly*******
*Indicates date with Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Paco Osuna, Ean Golden
**Indicates date with Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Josh Wink, Ean Golden
*** Indicates date with Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, tINI, Ean Golden
**** Indicates date with Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Victor Calderone, Ean Golden
***** Indicates date with Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Carl Craig, Ean Golden
****** Indicates date with Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Seth Troxler, Ean Golden
******* Indicates date with Richie Hawtin, Kevin Saunderson, Gaiser, Ean Golden
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