Richie Hawtin unveils full details and launches 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. Richie unveiled PLAYdifferently Model 1 this week and introduced it 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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