After launching an online fundraiser yesterday to stay afloat since its closure in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Glasgow institution Sub Club exceeded its fundraising goal of £150,000 in less than six hours.
As of this writing, the dance music community has donated more than £175,000 to keep the famed nightspot from going bust. Money raised will go to paying its expenses, which are detailed for transparency on the fundraising page. Continue Reading →
Attentive readers of Big Shot will remember our video premiere of “Tesseract (NO SKIN Remix)” from Birmingham, U.K.-based trip-hop/electronica/rock quartet FABRIK from last May.
After their song “Black Lake” was used on the Hulu drama series Light as a Feather, the band gained a following in the U.S. Despite having never traveled to the States, their upcoming sophomore album was crowdfunded by American fans. The result of their fans’ goodwill is their second full-length, Impermanence, on July 10.
We’re thrilled to world premiere the visually stunning music video for “Everest” — a title which borrows the name of the highest mountain in the world — edited by vocalist Hayley Trower.
The video opens with a first-person view soaring through the clouds. As the song unfurls we’re introduced to breathtaking scenes of natural beauty — snowcapped mountains and glaciers to a sun-soaked forest and starry night. Taking in the smoldering downtempo track and captivating imagery will give your goosebumps goosebumps.
Hit the play button below and enjoy.
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EDM DJ/producer/remixer Lorin Ashton — better known as Bassnectar — announced on social media on July 3 that he is “stepping back” from his music career. Ashton’s decision comes in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations made against him, some of which have been posted on the Instagram account Evidence Against Bassnectar. Continue Reading →
Next up in our Last DJ Set series, where we’re talking to a wide range of DJs about their final gig before government-ordered lockdowns and travel bans went into effect in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is Noemi Black.
We spoke with the Germany-based techno DJ/producer/Technical Vibe founder about her last set before lockdown, latest release and what she’s been up to since the clubs shut down due to the pandemic. Continue Reading →