Category Archives: Big Shot Magazine

Danny Tenaglia: A DJ’s DJ Finds His ‘Balance’

It’s a Monday afternoon in September and through the magic of Skype I am talking to Danny Tenaglia who is sitting in a hotel room in Montreal. He played a long set on Saturday night into Sunday morning, and instead ...

Nina Kraviz’s ‘DJ Kicks’ Due In January

Globetrotting Russian DJ/producer Nina Kraviz has mixed an upcoming installment of K7’s longstanding DJ Kicks series. Due out January 26, 2015, Kraviz’s sprawling 29-track mix features a range of dance floor styles and cuts by Goldie, Armando, DJ Bone, Adam Beyer and ...

Premiere: Download Budakid’s Downtempo Gem “Saint Yellow”

Jalapeño Records, a fine UK-based label known for releasing music by Kraak & Smaak, Alexia Coley and Ephemerals, says hello to autumn in a big way with new signing Budakid (a.k.a. Kevin Huizing). A DJ since he was 15, the Tilburg-based ...

Big Shot Guest Mix: Timid Boy

Damien “Timid Boy” Almira has worn many hats in the music business. As a DJ, he’s played Panorama Bar, Bar 25, KaterHolzig, Air, D-Edge, Cocoon, Tresor, Rex Club and countless other top clubs. In terms of production, he’s recorded for ...

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 ...