Richie Hawtin Quotes



Best 11 Quotes by Richie Hawtin

“A set is created to make dance the crowd not for listening at home. A electronic set should only be heard in the party and when this party finishes the set shouldn't be heard for nobody, it should only be keeped on the mind of clubbers who were in the event.”

“Allowing the computer to do one thing is only boring if you don't use the time that the computer saves you to do something else.”

“Chord progression is progression of emotions; storytelling – taking one person from one mood to the next. We are doing the same thing within a DJ set.”

“Electronic music is innately tied to the technology used to create it – as the tools evolve, so will the art.”

“Independence has been key to the success and sustained growth of electronic music over the past 25 years.”

“It's been nearly 1.5 years since the last PLUS 8 record, but it seemed fitting that this record in particular, made by a skinny white kid from Canada, became part of the labels collection and history.”

“It's not about what the equipment does, it's about what you can do through that equipment. That's where the soul is.”

“Once you find your own sound, you find the strength and courage to stay true to that. Keep going even in moments when you're not blazing on fire and relevant with everyone around you.

It's because you love to make music. It's making sure that the music isn't about the technology and tools, but truly about the music.

Because that's how humanity and the soul are communicated. The soul is the true tool.”

“Sound unique and commit... The human has to transcend technology and that's what people will hear.”

“The soul is the true tool.”

“You don't always need the absolute latest gear. Find your pieces of equipment and let time evolve your ideas with that setup.”

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