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Making Contakt DVD release

Documentary of Minus label's series of world enveloping multimedia events...

DJ Richie Hawtin's Minus label is set for a DVD release of their 2008 documentary Making Contakt which followed the series of improvisational multimedia events from Detroit to Tokyo (with other stops along the way). The film captures performances by Hawtin and the Minus crew along with 'backstage' commentary from the artists, event organisers, staff and friends as the globe spanning production progressed.

To coincide with the release of the DVD on 26 February there will be a preview of the final DVD version during Berlin's digital arts festival Transmediale 10 (the music component, Club Transmediale, is sponsored by The Wire) at Babylon Berlin on 3 February. The preview will be open to the public, followed by a Q&A with Hawtin and Ali Demirel (who directed the film together).