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“The potential of AI? Limitless”- Richie Hawtin

With Model 1.4 out now, and an extensive collaboration with well-being app Endel, Richie Hawtin has been busy during the lockdown. Ben Start caught up with Plastikman to hear how this change of lifestyle has shaped his perspective and how he’s now more in touch with “techy Hawtin than touring Hawtin”.
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Richie Hawtin aka Plastikman launches Deeper Focus, an AI-powered, personalized soundscape

Endel, creator of personalised sound environments boasting over two million users, and awarded Apple Watch App of the Year 2020, has partnered with pioneering electronic producer and DJ Plastikman (Richie Hawtin) to release their collaborative AI-powered soundscape ‘Deeper Focus’. Backed by neuroscience, the collaboration is part of a larger cultural shift of artists working positively with AI and technology in the future.
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Richie Hawtin launches new AI-driven soundscapes to help you focus

Richie Hawtin has teamed up with soundscape app Endel, under his Plastikman alias, to create a new AI-driven audio experience to help listeners focus. Endel is designed to promote deeper focus, better sleep, meditation and relaxation, and has previously teamed up with Grimes on ‘AI Lullaby’ for assisted relaxation for adults and children. Hawtin’s collab is called ‘Deeper Focus’ and is “a personalised, real-time adaptive soundscape that is infused with his trademark production, resulting in a spacious, stripped-back soundscape that improves users' focus and productivity.”

Richie Hawtin, deadmau5 launch digital collectibles gaming venture

Richie Hawtin and deadmau5 will be launching a new gaming venture with Ben Turner, Dean Wilson and Inder Phull. The company, called Pixelynx, will create a bridge between digital collectibles, gaming, and virtual worlds. deadmau5 said in a statement that,. “What Pixelynx is offering goes beyond a ‘let’s dip our...

ADE slates Richie Hawtin, 3LAU, CAA, and more for free livestream discussion series ‘In Conversation,’

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) continues to foster forward-thinking discussion and innovation with the launch of the event’s free livestream series, “ADE In Conversation.” The series is set to feature a diverse set of people from the industry ranging from artists Richie Hawtin and 3LAU all of the way to representatives from companies such as Elrow and Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
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Plastikman aka Richie Hawtin – Prada Fall/Winter 2021

It’s no secret music and fashion have been intertwined for decades, but recently Richie Hawtin aka Plastickman teamed up with Prada to create an original runway soundtrack for Prada’s Fall / Winter 2021 Menswear Show, presented by Raf Simons and Miuccia Prada. “The themes for the new Prada show drove...
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PLAYdifferently Unveil the New MODEL 1.4 Co-Designed by Richie Hawtin

The new MODEL 1.4 uses feedback from artists, clubs and engineers to build on the existing features from the MODEL 1. Four years ago the design team from Allen & Heath’s Xone range partnered with Richie Hawtin to develop the fully analog PLAYdifferently MODEL 1 mixer. The concept was revising the idea of what a mixer could be, doing this by blending features of DJ mixers and analog studio mixers.
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Richie Hawtin Unveils The New PLAYDifferently MODEL1.4 DJ Mixer

When it comes to DJ mixers, few (if any) surpass the quality of PlayDifferently‘s MODEL1. The mixer is especially popular among some of the biggest and best house/techno DJs such as Carl Cox, Nicole Moudaber, Dubfire, Loco Dice, and of course the the owner of PlayDifferently, Richie Hawtin. Today, Richie unveiled the new MODEL1.4, which is essentially a more compact and affordable version of the MODEL1.

NAMM 2021: Richie Hawtin and PLAYdifferently release a four-track MODEL 1.4 mixer

NAMM 2021: Four years after the release of the renowned MODEL 1 DJ mixer, Richie Hawtin, Allen and Heath and PLAYdifferently announce the MODEL 1.4. Engineered by Andy Rigby-Jones and co-designed by Richie Hawtin, MODEL 1.4 offers the same all-analogue experience as its predecessor in a compact four-channel design. The mixer features sculpting EQ, high- and low-pass contour filters with analogue overdrive across all four channels, plus a high- and low-pass filter and three-band master EQ on the master channel.

Richie Hawtin shares 1996’s ‘CONCEPT 1’ album 25 years after original release

Richie Hawtin’s ​CONCEPT 1 series will be available in its entirety as a digital release and distributed as an exclusive album package ​through Bandcamp. CONCEPT 1 was first started in 1996 as a subscription series that featured a limited run of monthly 12-inch releases at 2000 each. Now, 25 years after its initial launch, CONCEPT 1 will now be available as both individual tracks and a complete package included with a bonus track. The re-release will be followed by a triple vinyl release and a final release on all digital streaming platforms. Previously, the series was reissued in 2007 as a double-CD set.

Richie Hawtin Releases 24-Track 1990's Series CONCEPT 1 On Bandcamp

The 24 tracks are now available to stream for the first time 25 years after their release. Richie Hawtin has released his 1990’s concept series CONCEPT 1 on Bandcamp. It was released on January 1, 25 years to the day after its original release. CONCEPT 1 was first released in...

Richie Hawtin Re-Releasing 90's CONCEPT 1 Series On Bandcamp Next Month

Richie Hawtin will re-release the 1996 series digitally for the first time on Bandcamp on January 1. Richie Hawtin is bringing it back to the 1990’s with a new release coming next month. He will release his 1996 CONCEPT 1 series as a Bandcamp exclusive digital package next month. It will arrive 25 years to the day after its original release.

Richie Hawtin will release CONCEPT 1 96:12 digitally for the first time

For the first time since its original release in 1996, Richie Hawtin’s ​CONCEPT 1 series will be available in it’s entirety as a digital release distributed initially only ​through Bandcamp. The entire series will now be available via ‘​Concept 1 1996’ ​as both individual tracks and a complete package, with the latter unlocking an additional exclusive bonus track.
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Richie Hawtin will re-release his '90s Concept 1 material on Bandcamp for one month

Richie Hawtin's 1996 minimal series Concept 1 will be available as a digital release for the first time next month. Concept 1 was a subscription series beginning in late 1995 which featured limited-edition monthly 12-inch releases. 25 years after the project was originally released, the entire series will be out on Bandcamp for one month, where both individual tracks and the entire set will be up for grabs (the latter comes with an exclusive bonus track).