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Plastikman shares "EXhale" live at Sónar 2014

By Jason Black
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After releasing his new live Plastikman album EX last month that was recorded in 2013 at New York’s historic Guggenheim Museum, Detroit techno icon Richie Hawtin jetted off to Barcelona to perform his new material during the Catalan capital’s Sónar 2014 festival. His performance, as you’ll see below, was simply stunning. Now, as a gift to all of his rabid fans, Hawtin’s served up a stream and free download his live performance of “EXhale” via Soundcloud.

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Catch Maceo Plex, Richie Hawtin B2B Luciano, and Bella Sarris live at ENTER.Ibiza — July 17

By Jason Black
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The White Isle was white hot this week. Last night, on Thursday, July 17th, Richie Hawtin delivered the third week of his 2014 ENTER.Ibiza residency at Space with another super-stacked lineup. Maceo Plex, Apollonia, Marc Houle, and more were all on-hand alongside the Minus man who played back-to-back with Swiss journeyman DJ Luciano. Tune in now for a very special two-hour set from the American techno idol know to his friends and family as Eric Estornel as well as Richie Hawtin B2B Luciano, and Aussie techno resident Bella Sarris.

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Seattle's Decibel festival unveils their 2014 artist showcase roster

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The 11th annual Decibel festival located in Seattle has just announced their EMP and Q Nightclub events including 11 artist showcases, three official after-hours, two OPTICAL events, and their celebratory opening gala. During the stacked event taking place from September 24th to 28th, this year’s music showcase highlights include quality offerings from dance music luminaries like Hot Creations, Hotflush, Richie Hawtin and friends, Resident Advisor, and All Gone Pete Tong, among many others. Featured artists across the annual five-night festival include MK, Lee Foss, Simian Mobile Disco, Scuba, Oneohtrix Point Never, and more.

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Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex, and Luciano dazzle ENTER. tonight live from Ibiza

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Warm sun. White sand. Rolling surf. Azure ocean. And amazing, face-melting beats. The idyllic White Isle is definitely calling your name this summer. Tonight, on Thursday, July 17th, Richie Hawtin continues his 2014 ENTER.Ibiza residency with another super-stacked lineup at Space. For week three, the Minus man will headline B2B with Luciano, joined by special guests Maceo Plex, Apollonia, and Marc Houle, among others who’re sure to make this a memorable night.

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Catch Richie Hawtin, Dubfire, and Guy Gerber live at ENTER.Ibiza — July 10

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Sometimes it’s the next best thing to being there in the White Isle. On Thursday, July 10th, Richie Hawtin kicked off the massive second week of his 2014 ENTER.Ibiza residency at Space with a suer-stacked lineup. Dubfire, Guy Gerber, and Maya Jane Coles all joined the Minus man behind the decks so we thought we’d trot out a few of those memorable sets for your listening pleasure.

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Richie Hawtin's track-by-track guide to Plastikman's "EX"

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After over 10 years encased in mothballs, Richie Hawtin’s Plastikman alter-ego re-emerged last month with a stellar new album EX. Recorded live in 2013 at New York’s historic Guggenheim Museum, the seven-track LP (clocking in at 50 minutes) spotlights the classic Plastikman sound — stark, pulsating, and unrelenting. “People have said to me, ‘This isn’t a new album, just a live one’,” comments Hawtin, “Well, [Plastikman’s debut album] Sheet One was live, too. It wasn’t live in front of anyone, just me in my studio. The same principle applies here, but on a grander scale.”

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Richie Hawtin to stream his 14-week ENTER. residency at Ibiza's Space

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Richie Hawtin returns to Space Ibiza tonight for the third summer season of his award-winning club night ENTER. Ahead of the 2014 season launch, ENTER. has announced a new weekly live stream experience on the all-new ENTER.AV channel as well as the upcoming release of ENTER.Ibiza 2014, a four-CD collection featuring exclusive mixes from Matador, Apollonia, Matthew Hawtin, and Bella Sarris.

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Richie Hawtin reveals four-disc ENTER.Ibiza mix

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Richie Hawtin has unveiled a four CD release to mark the next season of ENTER in Ibiza. After the announcement of this year’s lineup — including Dixon, Tale Of Us, Maya Jane Coles, Recondite, and more — the Berlin-based techno leader has also revealed the multi-disc ENTER.Ibiza 2014, conceived to “take listeners on a journey through all the different sounds and moods encountered in each room.”

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