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NUDE36: Steve Shaden


Steve Shaden is one of the Italian stars in the techno heaven. Since he was 17 years old, he convinces with dark and gloomy tracks that combine a mixture of energy, rhythm, old school beats and massive basslines. Steve has already released on major labels such as Suara, OFF Recordings, Phobiq, Naked Lunch Records, Trapez, Reload Records and Funk’n Deep Records and has received great support.

Big names like Charlotte de Witte, Amelie Lens, Adam Beyer, Richie Hawtin, Chris Liebing, Sam Paganini, Paco Osuna, Cristian Varela, SLAM and Klaudia Gawlas have already played his tracks on Awakenings, Kappa Festival, Exit Festival, Drumcode Radio or Nature One. He himself has performed in Bosnia, Serbia, Slovakia, Netherlands, Italy, Kazakhstan, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Scotland and England. Since 2018 he is, besides DJ and producer, also the head of his own label “EXE”. Charlotte de Witte has chosen him to play an exclusive podcast for her “KNTXT” radio show on Studio Brussel in May 2020.

Today, he joins the NUDE Techno podcast, with an hour of Techno. Listen to it below on SoundCloud & Mixcloud. If you are feeling this series, then please consider supporting it on Mixcloud Select.

Sum up this podcast in 10 words…
My own favourite track in this mix, between the one by me produced, is for sure “It’s My Time”, recently released on my own label EXE.

What’s your personal favourite track on it?
Between the other tracks in this playlist not made by me, I choose the second last one of the mix, “Viper diva – born to be slytherin (Tbilisi Mix)”.

What’s the special ingredient in this mix?
Special ingredient of this set I think is the rising energy of the mix that constantly grows, minute by minute, track by track, to conclude with tracks more mental and trippy. 

What’s the best gig you’ve played recently?
Quite hard to say now that all is quite messed up by Covid’s consequences. Probably I’d say my debut in Holland, in Rotterdam at Now&Wow Club, for “Herr Zimmermann” event series.

And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?
I’d like to thanks everyone who listened to the set, I hope you enjoyed it, and hope to see you soon dancing to my music live, in a gig!


GLIA – 2x Gola (Hard Edit)
Giacomo Renzi – Claustrophobia (Original Mix)
Steve Shaden – It’s My Time (Original Mix)
Giacomo Renzi – Something (Original Mix)
Rommmek – The Damage Is Done (Original Mix)
Hadone – Voiceless (Original Mix)
Steve Shaden – Ride My Beats (Original Mix)
Falhaber – Kick It (Original Mix)
Steve Shaden – Let’s Go! (Original Mix)
Brecc – Rave Attack (Original Mix)
Jacidorex – Knowledge of the past (Original Mix)
Geerson – Keep Inside (Original Mix)
Viper diva – born to be slytherin (Tbilisi Mix)
Free Your Feelings (Steve Shaden Remaster)