Category Archives: Big Shot Magazine

Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Late Night Tales’ Out in September

Revered Scottish indie rock band Franz Ferdinand have been tapped to mix the next installment of Late Night Tales. Set for release on September 15, 2014, the 20-track compendium includes an exclusive cover version of Jonathan Halper’s “Leaving My Old ...

Tablelist Nightclub Booking App Raises $1.5 Million

While readers of Big Shot probably aren’t ones to book tables at nightclubs, lots of people do. So it’s no surprise that Boston-based Tabelist app — a startup that believes booking tables shouldn’t be something left for the rich — has announced that ...

DJ Chart: Dave Tarrida’s Top 10 for July 2014

Dave Tarrida’s Top 10 for July 2014 1. Cleric – “Equinox” (Arts) 2. Lex Gorrie – “Mental Block (Dax J Remix)” (Unknown Territory) 3. Clip! – “Real Talk” (Classicworks) 4. Emmanuel – “Rust” (Enemy) 5. Tesla 286 – “Frequency Society (Housemeister Remix)” (AYCB) 6. Dave Tarrida ...

11 New Zealand Musicians to Know According to Tokyo Prose

Working diligently under his Tokyo Prose moniker, London-based New Zealander Sam Reed has carved out his sound in the world of drum ‘n’ bass that’s resonating with fans and genre icons like Friction, London Elektricity and Lenzman. Formed originally as a duo, ...

Techno Titan Marco Carola Cancels DJ Gigs Due to Ear Infection

Italian techno troubadour Marco Carola has been forced to cancel all gigs due until the first week of August due to an ear infection. Carola made the announcement on his Facebook and apologized to fans. Here’s wishing Carola a speedy ...

Ultra Records Sues YouTube Star Michelle Phan Over Copyright Infringement

It’s been said that you know you’re successful when people start suing you. Well, welcome to the big time, YouTube star Michelle Phan! The Boston-based Internet sensation is being sued by Ultra Records and its publishing division. The New York ...

Vanilla Ace’s 5 Songs of the Moment on SoundCloud

London house star Vanilla Ace has been on a creative tear for the past two years. Releasing choice tracks for Toolroom, MODA, Blockhead, Maquina and Ministry of Sound, he’s continually refined his infectious disco-infused 4/4 signature, collaborating with Sharam Jay and ...

Donna Summer Roller Disco Tribute Party Is Tomorrow in Boston

Boston bred disco star Donna Summer, who died in 2012 at the age of 63, gave the world a catalog of memorable, groundbreaking dance music that will thankfully be with us forever. Summer’s legacy will be the focal point of a ...

Pioneer DJ’s PLX-1000 Turntable Arriving in August

After teasing DJs and audiophiles back in March, Pioneer has announced full details of its PLX-1000 direct-drive turntable. Available in August, the deck features multi-pitch control, club-grade build and sound quality, and detachable power and audio cables. No word on ...

Review: Raelism – ‘Freedom Within the Prison’

★★★☆☆ London-based Max Rael is the producer behind Realism. His track “Your Obedient Servants” climbed to #19 in journalist Mick Mercer’s list of Top 30 goth singles of all-time. After listening to his new EP, Freedom Within the Prison, it’s clear Rael has an eclectic ...