Richie Hawtin Releasing New Album, Touring

Published: 2005-10-06
Canadian techno musician Richie Hawtin, known as an influential part of Detroit techno in the 1990s, will be hitting the road this fall in support of his new album, Transitions.

The disc, due out November 1st, plays not like twenty-eight separate tracks but rather like one long piece of music with transitions between twenty eight sections.

In case you're interested, the twenty-eight pieces do have names:

01 Welcomm (n)
02 TZ Entry Point
03 Adding And
04 Subtracting
05 Prebuild
06 Seiltanzer
07 Visioning
08 We (All) Search
09 Jupiter Lander
10 Reduction And
11 Seduction
12 Minimal Master
13 All 4 Du
14 Tonarzt
15 The Tunnel
16 Minimission
17 Noch Nah R
18 Weiter Noch
19 Where is Mayday
20 The Hole
21 (D)Ecaying Beauty
22 Noch Ein Mal
23 Do You Know Dimbi
24 Power Nine/Six
25 R2
26 Regaining Control
27 Ich Weiss Nicht
28 Transitions

Transitions will also come, as much new music does, with a DVD holding a mini-movie on the making of the CD and some live footage. The album includes stereo, 5.1 surround, and high quality MP3 formats so that you can listen to it on any system you like.

Hawtin will also be going on a tour in the fall that's kind of all over the place, hitting everywhere from Buenos Aires and Chicago to Amsterdam and Glasgow.

In case you're interested, he'll also be coming to Canada:

October 9, Toronto, ON - Guvernment Complex
October 19, Calgary, AB - Whiskey
October 27, Vancouver, BC - The Quest

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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