Richie Hawtin and Seth Troxler debate over nightclub’s “No laptops in the DJ booth” policy

Richie Hawtin and Seth Troxler

Earliner this week, Cure And The Cause, a Los Angeles nightclub, banned laptops from their DJ booth. The owner of this club feels technological advancements are detracting from the art of DJing.

“Learn the tools of the trade already,” club owner Kenny Summit wrote on his Facebook profile “Pioneer isn’t going anywhere any time soon, they are the industry standard…Keep your controller in your crib, don’t come to work with training wheels.”

Techno legends Richie Hawtin and Seth Troxler weighed in with their opinions, kindling a Twitter debate.

Seth Troxler, however, disagreed with Richie – he replied to Richie’s tweet with multiple tweets: