Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

Richie Hawtin: Show Preview 

Wednesday, Jun 6 2012

Richie Hawtin is one of the world's most acclaimed techno producers, with nearly two decades of recorded work that helped elevate the genre into the global juggernaut it is today. But a decade of living in world techno capital Berlin has also put Hawtin — who was raised across the river from Detroit in Windsor, Canada — in close, consulting proximity with the engineers who developed the software that most digital DJs use today. Hawtin's sets tend to elicit both screams and sweat as he builds a relentless pace with his own tracks and the secret weapons of those close colleagues.

About The Author

Tamara Palmer

Related Locations


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed


  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"