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Listen To Richie Hawtin's Techno Origin Story On The BBC

The Canadian DJ was recently on the BBC World Service.

Richie Hawtin is one of the most influential and successful artists in the history of techno. That’s due to both his skills as DJ and his vast collection of classic records. That said, though he’s well-known, there’s a good chance that you might not know his full story. A new audio feature by the BBC World Service delves deep into Hawtin’s early years. Get up to speed: click here to hear the piece and scroll on to watch Richie Hawtin on


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