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Richie Hawtin @ Sona

Discussion in 'Event Reviews' started by unklespins, Nov 20, 2001.

  1. unklespins

    unklespins TRIBE Member

    First time hearing Richie live...def. impressed...extremely hard set. I'm not sure what he had up with him, i've seen pictures of some of his set-ups, and with the video display of the booth, it didn't seem like there was much there except for a labtop...although it sounded like he had an effects machine too.
    The guy after Richie blew, Philgood, I liked his tracks but he mashed all his mixes, hard to dance to. Didn't really like the lights constantly coming on, I don't know why they were thinking that was a good thing...maybe to save cash on real lighting.

    I don't think I'd consider him one of the best tech dj's though, absolutely solid mixing, creative...but the constant pounding was a little too much, not much flow...Good night overall though...
     
  2. Technocratic Girl

    Technocratic Girl TRIBE Member

    I can't comment on Hawtin's whole set because I got tired and left...

    I think they start headliners too late at SONA- 4am!- I have to sleep so I can do things the next day. [​IMG]
    Tiga I thought was good before him- I caught a bit of his set too.

    Hawtin is good though! I think I DO consider him one of the best DJs and producers- his music at least is really cultivated and his style has matured... I like when he gets experimental and minimal. He has a lot of years behind him and a lot to offer. I liked his newest album when I heard it too!

    -piece
    Amanda

    If you're going to NYC- he'll be at Limelight tommorow w./ John Acquaviva.
     
  3. Da grunj

    Da grunj TRIBE Member

    Hard-pumpin, sick assed party! There is definately a difference between the MTL and TO party scenes.

    GRj
     
  4. huggs946

    huggs946 TRIBE Member

    Most intimate Ritchie Hawtin vibe that I've seen so far. Still prefer his 3 decks efx and 909 days...but still got my ass kicked that night.

    ps. a few buds of mine that came up from NY couldn't get over 'all the sexy girls dancing to techno' [​IMG]

    TO party peeps are the classest IMHO
     
  5. fleaflo

    fleaflo TRIBE Member

    Best Hawtin Moment - Last year at the Mockingbird when he dropped a live version of Chiapet by Westworld. L-I-V-E! I was in Bhangra heaven.
     
  6. Da grunj

    Da grunj TRIBE Member

    MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, theres nothing better than:
    GRj
     
  7. Adam Duke

    Adam Duke TRIBE Member

    Damn! i would've loved to hear that - that track rocks and is in my crate almost always!

    @m.
     

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