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The UK-born, Windsor, ON-raised electronic musician par excellence has maintained an underground agenda of avant-garde electronica across many highly-influential albums and compilations.A global touring DJ for the past 25 years, he returned spectacularly to the live circuit in 2010 with his Plastikman 1.5 incarnation, which held its own among the new EDM generation of Skrillex, Deadmau5, etc., stars to whom Hawtin is both old guard ambassador and hero.'I'm incredibly excited to finally take Plastikman on its first standalone tour,' explains Hawtin.'These dates will represent the last opportunities for fans to catch Plastikman Live in its current form: the 1.5 version of the show we've spent nearly a year of fine-tuning.He recently launched his own instrument—the MODEL 1 mixer by his PLAYdifferently technology company.His career takes him all over the world with tour dates in over 40 nations on average each year.This week, it has been announced CLOSE will participate at two additional festivals as part of its world tour-iii Points in Miami this October where he will join The XX, Gorillaz, Nicolas Jaar and Brian Eno as a headlinerand the Club To Club Festival in Torino, Italy in November where he will headline with Kraftwerk and Nicolas Jaar.
Using intimately placed cameras this man versus machine relationship unfolds onscreen in real-time bringing the audience closer than before to HAWTIN's intuitive gestures.
With over twenty years of DJ experience, Hawtin has headlined some of the most prestigious festivals and events in club culture to date and continues to define rather than follow musical trends.
Born in Britain but Canadian by adoption, Hawtin was at the epicentre of the new wave of Detroit producers and the rise of minimal techno in the early 90s where he was a central figure and trail blazer with his alias Plastikman.
Founder of labels Plus 8 and M_nus, Hawtin is one of the few producers distinguishable by a totally recognizable and unique sound.
Hawtin the DJ is also a revolutionary; a pioneer in the use of the laptop, drum machines and rhythm and effect boxes in the booth.
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