His Plus 8 label -- co-owned and operated with John Acquaviva -- is one of the most influential experimental dance music Recoil - Richie Hawtin - DE9 , and Hawtin's own tracks recorded as Plastikman and F. A DJ of renown and growing in repute as a remixer, Hawtin has seen his visibility as one of experimental dance music's more important and innovative figures rise ever since the release of his debut Plastikman album, Sheet One.
Hawtin was born in Oxfordshire, England, in the early '70s, and when he was nine moved with his parents to Windsor, Ontario, Canada. An early interest in electronic-based pop and dance music turned serious when Hawtin discovered the tracks being pumped out of his neighbor across the river, Detroit.
Beginning as a DJ inHawtin quickly became involved in composition through his direct involvement in Detroit's tight-knit community of musicians and producers. Marietta Fafouti - Homemade Joy early influences from European synth pop groups like Kraftwerk and New Order with the stripped-down techno futurism of Detroit innovators such as Juan Atkins and Derrick May, Hawtin's tracks are as steeped in Motor City tradition as they deviate from it in terms of texture and rhythmic complexity.
Although 12" releases issued through Plus 8 and the European NovaMute label have all been pretty dancefloor-oriented, Hawtin's attention to techno-based listening music has been just as focused through his full-length albums. His ambitious series of mix albums -- including 's MixMag Live!
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