Richie Hawtin has released a video explaining the inner workings of his audio-visual live show, CLOSE.
The show, which debuted at Coachella festival in April last year, is based around an improvised performance using a plethora of music tech, including Ableton, Traktor, some midi keyboards, a modular synthesiser and his self-designed Model 1 mixer.
Richie Hawtin is looking for a Europe-based Digital Content Creator to work exclusively for his team.
This dream job opening will involve lots of international travel— unsurprisingly including many weekends and a multitude of time zones— and the successful applicant must be able to produce and distribute video and photo content while on the move.
Set on the side of a cliff, overlooking achingly blue Aegean waters, Cavo Paradiso is the ultimate party paradise. It's not only Greece’s longest running club but also its most famous, and helped establish the island of Mykonos as a hedonistic summer retreat for party-goers from around the globe.
Richie Hawtin has locked in two new headlining performances of his award-winning audiovisual CLOSE show in the UK: Thursday, 11th October, at 02 Academy in Glasgow and Friday, 12th October, at Roundhouse in London.
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Richie Hawtin is set to play his first set in Berlin’s Berghain in over six years at the end of June.
The minimal techno legend and Minus label boss is set to return to the venue for the first time since 2012 on Friday 29th June. He will play alongside Panorama Bar resident Roi Perez.
Hawtin has had a somewhat turbulent relationship with the iconic club in the past couple of years, having been kicked out of the venue following an argument with security staff in 2009.
Sven Väth has announced an all-star line-up for Cocoon’s first Ibiza season at clubbing institution Pacha.
Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer and Roman Flügel are just some of the names revealed on the impressive line-up which also includes Canadian big-hitter Richie Hawtin, German DJ/producer Solomun and rising talent Peggy Gou.
Sven Väth Presents Cocoon runs for 18 Wednesdays from 30th May to 3rd October at the newly-refurbished Pacha Ibiza.
The series will come to a end with a Grand Closing party featuring an as yet unannounced line-up.
Awakenings and Time Warp have announced their debut collaborative festival, Connect. The event takes place at Messe in Düsseldorf on Saturday 13th October.
The two techno festival giants have locked Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Chris Liebing, Marcel Dettmann, Charlotte de Witte, Richie Hawtin and more for the inaugural Connect. You can check out the full line-up below.
The event by Awakenings and Time Warp, who have over 40 years of festival experience between them, will host 20,000 ravers from 10pm until 10am.
Richie Hawtin, Charlotte de Witte, Ben UFO and more have been confirmed as part of the third phase line-up for Dutch festival Lowlands. They join previously announced artists Gorillaz, Daniel Avery, Yaeji and Dua Lipa, who are set to play across the three-day festival taking place between 17th and 19th August at Walibi Holland Event Center in Biddinghuizen in the Netherlands.
Ushuaïa has lined up Apollonia, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, Maya Jane Coles and many more for ANTS' double weekend opening fiesta, set to kick off on Saturday 19th and Saturday 26th May.
The first weekend (Saturday 19th May) will see ANTS regular Andrea Oliva headline the party, alongside Apollonia, Dublin, Lawler, Nic Fanciulli, Paco Osuna and UNER. The following Saturday (26th May) Oliva will return once again, this time joined by Richie Hawtin, Maya Jane Coles, Hito, Francisco Allendes and Adam Beyer.
Love Family Park, Germany’s oldest open-air techno festival, has rolled out the names set to command its three stages on 28th July. Nina Kraviz, Amelie Lens, Loco Dice and Richie Hawtin are just a few of the techno figureheads set to spin during the 12-hour party.
The line-up is completed by Chris Liebing, Pan-Pot, Dixon, Maceo Plex, Ricardo Villalobos, Adriatique, Seth Troxler, Sven Väth, Solomun, andhim, Boris Brejcha, Butch, Dominik Eulberg (live), Fritz Kalkbrenner (live), Karotte, Lexy and K-Paul (live), Moonbootica and Oliver Koletzki.