Richie Hawtin to Auction off Gear for Charity

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The LA-based NextAid nonprofit will auction off a gear package used by Richie Hawtin Richie Hawtin on World AIDS Orphans Day on May 7. The items will be on the auction block for 25 days, and the campaign aims to raise awareness and funds for the Kawangware Vision Center in Kenya and the goGogetters program in South Africa.

The package of gear, which Hawtin used during his 2008 season, includes: a Rimowa Topas Cabin Trolley, two Native Instruments Audio 8 DJ interfaces, Native Instruments Maschine, two Allen & Heath Xone 1D Controllers, a Roland EV-5 Foot Pedal, a Midi Solutions Pedal Controller, a pair of Allen & Heath Xone DJ Headphones, international power adapters, a brand-new hand-signed Ableton Intro software package, and a Traktor Pro software package.

The BIDS BUILD HOPE auction closes on May 31 at 11 p.m. EST.