Category Archives: Big Shot Magazine

5 Amazing Moments from Above & Beyond’s ABGT100 Show at Madison Square Garden

Over the course of their storied career UK trance stalwarts Above & Beyond — Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamäki — have always thought big. To celebrate the 100th episodes of their Group Therapy radio program, they took their ...

Gentrification Blues: Williamsburg’s Glasslands Is Closing

The New York City music community is still aching from a proverbial kick in the groin after this week’s announcement that much loved indie music space Glasslands is closing. For the past eight years Glasslands, a once illegal venue located on Williamburg, ...

Kanpai! Richie Hawtin Named Sake Samurai

Those who follow minimal techno troubadour Richie Hawtin know that he has a passion for sake, a lovely alcoholic beverage of Japanese origin that is made from fermented rice. He even set up his boutique ENTER.SAKE brand and has been integrating ...

DJ Chart: Nathan Coles from Wiggle’s Top 10 for October 2014

Nathan Coles from Wiggle’s Top 10 for October 2014 1. Ross Evans – “Let It Go” (Original Mix) (Saved Records) 2. Nathan Coles & David Coker – “Shifty Bizzness” (Original Mix) (Wiggle Records) 3. Kenny Raw – “Distorted Reality” (Darren Roach mMix) (Fabric ...

Cazwell’s Top 5 Tracks of the Moment

NYC-based DJ/rapper/producer Cazwell has been straddling the line between hip-hop and dance music with ease since the late ’90s. With hits like 2009’s “I Seen Beyoncé at Burger King” and 2010’s “Ice Cream Truck” under his belt, he continues pushing the ...

Bummer: Time Warp NYC Canceled

Nein! Nein! Nein! The German-based promoters who were set to bring their revered techno-laden Time Warp parties to New York City have announced that they’ve been forced to pull the plug on their party. The event, which is part of a ...

Premiere: Have a First Listen to Azimute’s “Control”

Newly formed house/techno duo Azimute pop their musical cherry in a big way with “Control” for Crosstown Rebels, and we’re pleased to premiere their first offering to the world. The musical union between DJ­/producer Cesare Marchese (a.k.a. Cesare vs Disorder, who ...

Omnia Opening in Former PURE Nightclub Space at Caesars Palace

Hakkasan Group has announced that Omnia will take over the massive space formerly occupied by PURE Nightclub at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, which closed in May after a nine-year run. The name of the new venue in Latin ...

DJ Chart: Ben Long of Space DJz’s Top 10 for October 2014

Ben Long’s Top 10 for October 2014 1. David Meiser and Black Asteroid – “Who Controls Remixes” (Nachstrom SchallPlattern) 2. Apaul – “Mindgame” (Oncet) 3. Gareth Whitehead, Marshall Jefferson and Robert Owens – “How Can I” (Bulletdodge) 4. Space DJz – “Invisible Structures” (Oncet) 5. ...

Track of the Moment: Soul Clap feat. Robert Owens – “Misty”

The history of Soul Clap’s “Misty” dates back four years ago to a 48-hour recording session held at Marcy Hotel in Brooklyn with Crew Love cohorts including Wolf + Lamb’s Gadi Mizrahi, No Regular Play’s Greg Paulus, Deniz Kurtel and Lee ...