Category Archives: Big Shot Magazine

Aphex Twin Will Hold Ticket Lottery For ‘Syro’ Listening Sessions

Fresh from announcing the upcoming release of Syro, his first album in 13 years, Aphex Twin has announced a series of listening sessions for the much-anticpated album. According to a missive sent this morning, eight listening sessions will be conducted ...

Win Tom Middleton’s ‘Dub House Bass’ Loopmasters Producer Pack

Musical visionary Tom Middleton has blazed trails as half of Global Communication and a solo artist. From working with Aphex Twin early on in his career to producing tracks amid a series of musical monikers, he’s also remixed the likes ...

London’s Fabric Plots 15th Anniversary Blowout Celebration

From October 17 to 19, 2014, London clubbing institution Fabric will celebrate its 15th anniversary. Can it really be 15 years since they opened their doors? Time flies when you’re having fun. The Fabric team, who have produced roughly 2400 shows since the ...

Bonobo Is Releasing a Freakin’ Awesome Live Album & DVD

Picking up where he left off with 2010′s acclaimed Black Sands, 2013′s The North Borders found downtempo beatmaster Simon Green (a.k.a. Bonobo) exploring darker, glitchier beats and collaborating with the likes of Erykah Badu and an array of rising talent. ...

Sam Paganini’s 5 Tracks of the Moment

Italian techno troubador Sam Paganini has been deep in the mix since the ’90s. He’s been coming on strong in recent years by releasing tracks on Richie Hawtin’s Plus8 and Sven Väth’s Cocoon Recordings. Adam Beyer’s Drumcode has also been ...

Track of the Moment: Ray Okpara’s “Gipsy”

Globetrotting German mixmaster Ray Okpara, who helms AMA Recordings and has recorded and remixed tracks for Anja Schneider’s Mobilee Records, Nick Curly’s 8Bit and Get Physical, has outdone himself on his three-track Gipsy EP, a release which serves as his ...

Nicole Moudaber Set to Unleash Her Inner Feline at Electric Zoo

What a summer it’s been so far for Nicole Moudaber. She’s brought her deep, dark sound to some of the world’s best festivals, clubs and parties, launched her In the MOOD Radio Show, released “Rooted” in June on Drumcode Records ...

Hell Has Frozen Over: Aphex Twin to Release ‘Syro’ in September

After taking a ten-year respite from producing music, Richard D. James will release a new Aphex Twin album called Syro on September 23 on Warp Records. The release arrives after an Aphex Twin blimp was spotted over over London and ...

Video Premiere: Get Funky With Ephemerals’ “Things (Part 1)”

Ephemerals are a group of young soul rebels who you will be hearing a lot more about once they release their debut album, Nothin Is Easy, on September 1 via Jalapeno Records. Brandishing a sound that’s informed by classic R&B produced and infused ...

Big Shot Guest Mix: Crack And Crunch

Lebbeke, Belgium’s Crack And Crunch is a musical vehicle fronted by tech-house dynamo Mario De Wit. With a past that includes running a record and throwing parties, De Wit’s focus is now firmly fixed on producing minimal music and releasing ...