RIchie Hawtin and Andy Rigby-Jones have today announced two new DJ ambassadors and one live act for its PlayDifferently MODEL1 mixer.
Nicole Moudaber, Paco Osuna and Matador join Chris Liebing, Dubfire, Loco Dice and Richie Hawtin as they tour the globe with the new MODEL1 mixer, bringing a new level of sound and performance capabilities to clubs and music spaces around the world.
The MODEL1 mixer has gone down a storm since it was unveiled NAMM, with glowing reports from the leading lights of the underground who have all given the mixer a big thumbs up.
DJ Mag tripped out to Loveland Festival in Amsterdam over the weekend, for a ripper 24 hours of epic tunes, intermittent sunshine and plenty of 4AM frites with mayo!
Kicking off at Sloterpark just short of the city centre, highlights included live performances from Gui Boratto and homegrown heroes Detroit Swindle, plus slamming techno sets from Irish don Matador, Canadian legend Richie Hawtin, and Cocoon bossman Sven Vath.
Warehouse Project has announced the line-up for its 12 week 2016 edition, which takes place at their Store Street venue between Friday 23rd September and Sunday 1st January.
This year Warehouse Project will also host individual events at Manchester Academy, Old Granada Studios and The Albert Hall.
Mihalis Safras has remixed Marco Carola’s ‘Play It Loud’, which sees release through Circus Recordings today (4th July). And we have the exclusive premiere of the track below.
The original ‘Play It Loud’ featured on Carola’s album of the same name, which landed via Richie Hawtin’s Minus Recordings in 2008. Safras recently sent his version to Circus Recordings boss Yousef, and it went on to receive plays from both the label-head as well as Carola himself.
The hype that came with the announcement of Richie Hawtin releasing a new DJ/music-related product was immense. The internet was at bursting point, with everyone trying to second-guess what exactly would be released — and when. This all came about when Richie held a (impromptu) press conference at this year's NAMM conference back in January.
Polaris Festival returns for a second year with yet another barrage of top notch headliners.
Taking over the Le Mouton Noir, a retreat high up in the Swiss Alps, from 9th-11th December, the festival welcomes the likes of Moodymann, Richie Hawtin, Dixon, Deetron and more to its frosty booths.
Night Tales has announced full details for its London summer series, which opens every Friday and Saturday from 24th June, with a closing party on Sunday 28th August.
Music takeovers from Dimensions, Electric Miles, Future Disco and Juicebox all head to Night Tales’ new location, which is at an old stone merchant and car scrap yard on Hepscott Street in Hackney Wick.
The 10-week celebration includes Dimensions Soundsystem, Stephane Ghenacia, Eddie Richards, Jef K and Hito all on deck, as well Richie Hawtin’s first ever pop-up sake bar in London, Tales of ENTER.sake.
EXIT festival is continuing to add to its already stacked line-up with the news that Grammy-winning producer and DJ, David Guetta, will be headlining the festival on Friday 8th July at the iconic Petrovaradin Fortress.
As well as Guetta, EXIT has today announced that German institution Tresor will be celebrating 25 years at the festival. The international clubbing brand will be bringing Tresor founder Mortiz van Oswald alongside the likes of Zadig, Dasha Rush and Psyk.
Richie Hawtin is collaborating on a new piece of musical hardware together with Allen & Heath.
Hawtin announced the collaboration at a press conference during trade show NAMM. The as-yet-unnamed instrument took two-years to design and will be part of a wider brand called Play Differently.
Allen & Heath has just released the first video of the instrument — watch it below:
Richie Hawtin’s live Essential mix, the first in a new series on BBC Radio 1, is now available to listen to online.
The BBC station broadcast Hawtin’s two-hour set live from the main room of Exchange LA on Saturday (30th January).
The Plus 8 co-founder played tracks by Joy Orbison, Nuno Lisboa, Tunnel, Huxley & J Philip and more.
In December, Hawtin released a compilation of fifteen tracks under a variety of aliases. The surprise album followed a trio of, originally uncredited, records on Plus 8.