Category Archives: Big Shot Magazine

Detroit Swindle vs. Mayer Hawthorne: The Big Shot Interview

Rising Dutch house duo Detroit Swindle — Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets — have forged their fair share of unforgettable productions and remixes since emerging out of Amsterdam only a few years ago. But getting soul singer extraordinaire Mayer Hawthorne ...

Premiere: Tobtok’s Exclusive Mixtape for Kitsuné’s Easter Special

Parisian label Kistuné returns to London’s Village Underground on April 19 with an Easter Special featuring Digitalism, BeatauCue (read their top 10 spring anthems here), Jerry Bouthier vs. Punks Jump Up, LOGO and Tobtok, all acts who’ve been associated with ...

Review: Kotelett & Zadak – ‘Moonside’ EP (Hive Audio)

★★★☆☆ Fun-filled electronic music has long been Hive Audio’s modus operandi, and their latest recruits Kotelett & Zadak are most definitely proponents of a likeminded sound. Making their label debut with this EP, the Berlin-based duo give absolutely nothing away about ...

Contest Alert: Win Kid Massive’s ‘EDM Sessions’ Sample Pack

Denmark-bred DJ/producer/remixer Kid Massive (a.k.a. Benjamin Pedersen) has switched upped his game in a big way by forging a sample pack for the chaps at Loopmasters. “My approach to creating these kits is exactly the same way as when I ...

Cédric Steinmyller of Klingande’s 5 Songs of the Moment on SoundCloud

French house duo Klingande — Cédric Steinmyller and Edgar Catry — have been tearing it up since 2013 courtesy of their breakthrough single “Jubel.” After topping the singles charts in eight countries and touring Germany, Sweden, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, ...

Review: Franco Cinelli – ‘All Frequencies’ (Esperanza)

★★★★☆ Franco Cinelli is the man behind that notorious remix of Cassius’ “The Sound Of Violence.” There is, however, far more to this Argentinian producer than Ibiza anthems. On his debut album for Esperanza Records, he emphatically reminds us of the ...

Inside Drai’s Beach Club & Nightclub in Las Vegas Opening Memorial Day

Situated 11 stories above the Las Vegas Strip atop The Cromwell boutique hotel, Drai’s Beach Club is promising to take Sin City’s club scene to the next level. Literally. A 360-degree two-level experience with multiple pools, mixology bars, elevated DJ ...

Detroit Techno Veteran Terrence Dixon Retires Via Facebook

Forget farewell press releases and goodbye tours. Veteran Detroit techno DJ/producer Terrence Dixon has announced his retirement from music via a one-sentence post on his Facebook. “I’m retired after 20 years of making music. Thank you.” Dixon, who was aligned ...

Luke Solomon’s 5 Songs of the Moment on SoundCloud

For three decades British house hero Luke Solomon has unwaveringly championed a musical ethos that’s deep and soulful. Even when he’s flirted with pop music, he’s done so on his own terms with his his integrity in check. Solomon, who ...

Review: Various Artists – ‘Rave Of Love 01’ (Rave Of Love)

★★★☆☆ Swiss DJ Low Tales is a producer who’s already turned out tunes for labels such as Svogue Muziq, Monophonic and Sascha Braemer’s Whatiplay. For his latest trick, he calls on a raft of his producers for a compilation which signals ...