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Biography: Richard (Richie) Hawtin (born June 4 1970 Banbury Oxfordshire) is an English-Canadian electronic musician and DJ who was an influential part of Detroit techno's second wave of artists in the early 1990s and a leading exponent of Minimal techno since the mid 1990s. He is best known for his abstract minimal works under the alias Plastikman a pseudonym he still uses today. Hawtin is known for DJing minimal techno sets making use of laptop computers and digital mixing equipment. In May 1990 Hawtin and fellow second-waver John Acquaviva founded the Plus 8 record label which they named after their turntable's pitch adjust function. In 1998 Hawtin launched Minus records. Hawtin was born in Banbury Oxfordshire England but moved when he was aged nine to LaSalle Ontario a suburb of Windsor Ontario and just across the river from Detroit the birthplace of techno. His father worked as a robotics technician at General Motors and was a fan of electronic music introducing his son to...... (read more on Wikipedia)

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Genre: Techno, minimal techno, Detroit techno

Labels: Plus 8, M-nus, NovaMute

Years Active: 1993 to present

From: Windsor, ON, Canada

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