• Richie Hawtin launches his first mixer PLAYdifferently Model 1 04 May 2016 | View comments

  • Richie Hawtin unveils full details on his first mixer, launching it at Boiler Room

    Richie Hawtin is after a slice of the music gear pie and is in the midst of launching his first mixer. PLAYdifferently Model 1 was unveiled this week and introduced to the dance music world it shall be accommodating for. 

    Model 1 is an analogue mixer, comprising of 6 channels and features innovative technology to push the musical capability of DJ sets. It was developed alongside Andy Rigby-Jones, who was an engineer for Allen & Heath, the company who produced one of the market's current leaders and popular choice, the Xone 92. 

    "MODEL 1 sounds round, phat, and has the sound signature that I’ve been looking for. I call it The Beast.”  Loco Dice

    Richie debuted the mixer last night at Boiler Room in Berlin. He was joined inside Arena Club by Chris Liebing, Joseph Capriati, Ellen Allien, and Dubfire, amongst others, who all gave a taste on what can be achieved in the booth with the mixer.

    Check out more of Model 1's features in the video below.

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