Category Archives: Big Shot Magazine

Big Shot Guest Mix: Hank & Deck

Up-and-coming London-based tech-house DJ/producer duo Hank & Deck — Alex Bearman and Harry Bearman — have aligned with Simone Vitullo’s Italy-based Basica Records, an underground imprint famous for championing quality deep house and tech-house releases, to present the world with ...

Listen to a Preview of Danny Teneglia’s ‘Balance 025’ Due In September

New York City DJ icon Danny Tenaglia will release his sprawling two-disc Balance 025 in September. His first compilation in six years will feature 36 tracks espousing his tribal and progressive musical proclivities. Tenaglia, who is famous for his marathon DJ sets, ...

Track of the Moment: Robert Babicz’s ‘Rave Angel’ EP (Bedrock)

A dance floor journeyman whose work dates back to producing acid tracks in the ’90s, Cologne-based DJ/producer Robert Babicz has steadfastly blazed new trails in the realm of techno in recent years. Wielding a signature ranging from deep and minimal to tech-house, Babicz’s ...

11 Breathtaking Crowd Shots From Ultra Europe

While Ultra Music Festival in Miami has become a rite of spring for many dance-music fans here in the U.S., Ultra Europe is well on its way to following in sister festival’s footsteps. Held July 11-13, 2014 at Poljud Stadium ...

Off His Rocker? Tom Petty Denounces DJ Culture, Slams Electric Daisy Carnival

Classic rocker Tom Petty, 63, has written and recorded his fair share of classic songs (“Breakdown,” “Don’t Do Me Like That,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More” and “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” with Stevie Nicks) since the ’70s with ...

R.I.P. Swedish Dance Music Producer Christian Falk

Sad news to report. Swedish dance music producer and DJ Christian Falk has died at the age of 52. Falk, who was known for his mega collaboration “Dream On” with Robyn released in 2006, reportedly succumbed to pancreatic cancer. Falk, ...

DJ Chart: Denite’s Top 10 for July 2014

Denite’s Top 10 for July 2014 1. Samuel – “Numberuma” (Brstl) 2. Shadow Child & Doorly – “Piano Weapon” (Food Music) 3. Jayson Brothers – “The Game” (Drumpoet Community) 4. Electric G – “Welcome to Berlin” (The Liquid Mirror Remix) (Redlight Music) 5. Bodyjack – ...

2014 DJ Awards Nominees Announced

The categories and nominees have been announced for the 2014 DJ Awards. This year’s installment is broken down into 11 categories, with the organizers adding two new categories (Breakthrough and Electronica) and including 12 Special Industry Awards. Fans can vote for ...

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 ...