Category Archives: Big Shot Magazine

Cera Alba’s Top 5 Tracks of the Moment

London housemeister Cera Alba has been coming on strong in recent years. With releases on Moon Harbour, Viva Music, Hot Creations and Gruuv, he’s been lighting dance floor ablaze with his intoxicating sound that continues to mature. Currently riding high on his ...

Big Shot Guest Mix: Boom Merchant

Born in Ireland, raised in Spain and currently living in Glasgow, Scotland, rising DJ/producer Boom Merchant (a.k.a Kyle Thompson) has been carving a niche for himself with his eclectic sets and top-notch productions. In June he released the gorgeous techno ...

Pete Tong’s New Underground Las Vegas Party Isn’t Very Underground

Anyone who knows anything about Las Vegas’ club scene will tell you that DJs are getting paid ridiculously high fees to play for audiences who probably care more about bottle service than music. Though he’s had his fair share of exploits ...

Review: Geiko – ‘Aggressive’ (Waving Alien Records)

★★★☆☆ Geiko is a solo project helmed by Ámaris Wenzel, a multi-talented Swiss producer. Wenzel is also singer and co-owner of Waving Alien Records. In a time where it seems like ghost producers are more prevalent then ever, it’s refreshing to ...

DJ Chart: Gareth Whitehead’s Top 10 for September 2014

Gareth Whitehead’s Top 10 for September 2014 1. Gareth Whitehead, Marshall Jefferson & Robert Owens – “How Can I” (Bulletdodge) 2. Model 500 – “The Passage” (Apollo) 3. Greg Gow and Morgan Pottruff – “Rebirth” (100% Pure) 4. Werner Niedermeier & Master Seb – ...

Pioneer DJ Sold to Private Equity Firm for $550 Million

After a report surfaced earlier in the month that Pioneer Corporation had put its DJ equipment division on the selling block, the Japanese manufacturer has confirmed it has sold Pioneer DJ to private equity firm KKR & Co LP For $550 ...

Yelle Releases Translator Companion App with Lyric Video for “Complètement Fou”

Wildly popular French electronic band Yelle (which is fronted by Julie Budet and Jean-François Perrier) has unveiled a translator app to accompany the lyric video for their new single, “Complètement Fou.” The lyric video features the French lyrics of the song ...

Lenny Fontana’s Top 5 Artists of the Moment

Legends on the dance floor don’t come as big as New York-based DJ/producer Lenny Fontana, an artist who has championed quality house music since the ’80s and stayed the course in the wake of countless musical fads. Boasting a discography ...

DJ Chart: DJ W!ld’s Top 10 for September 2014

DJ W!ld’s Top 10 for September 2014 1. DJ W!LD – Rue De Paradis – The W Label 2. L’N’F – Green – Catwash Records 3. DJ W!LD – Humide – The W Label 4. Marko Nastic – Bucks Bucks – Ama Recordings 5. Jordan ...

Jon Rundell’s Secret DJ Weapon Is Preparation

It’s commonplace for DJs to talk about their disdain for preparing in advance for their sets. many jocks prefer turning up at a gig, reading the crowd and thinking things through in real-time. While venerable techno artist/Intec label manager Jon Rundell is certainly open to ...