Born in the UK and brought up in Canada, Richie Hawtin is a techno minimal DJ and producer. He was a usual at the Main Room of Amnesia at Cocoon, and in 2012 he started his own residency, ENTER, that has become one of the biggest highlights of the past seasons.
With John Acquaviva, he has promoted new technologies applied to electronic music with the system Final Scratch, which allows the DJ to combine digital mixes (MP3 files), with vinyl and classical techniques. He has also collaborated for Twitter DJ, an app that allows the DJs to tweet the name of the track that’s playing that same moment.
Nominated 12 times as ‘Best Techno DJ’ in the Ibiza DJ Awards, he obtained the award in 2002, 2006 and 2008. Since 2003, ha has been ranked in the top 100 world’s best DJs of DJMag, and named ‘Second Best DJ of all times’ by the Mixmag Magazine (2011).
Ranking 2013 of DJMag top 100: 76º
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