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Tiga (CA)

Tiga is a Canadian musician, DJ, and record producer. He has released three albums, Sexor, Ciao!, and No Fantasy Required. Sexor won the 2007 Juno Award for Dance Recording of the Year. Tiga released a selection of compilations in the early 2000s, featuring mixes such as American Gigolo, DJ-Kicks: Tiga, and Mixed Emotions, which put him on the map as one of “the world's best mixers”.

Tiga has remixed songs from The xx, LCD Soundsystem, The Kills, Cabaret Voltaire, Scissor Sisters, Peaches, Moby, Depeche Mode, Justice, Friendly Fires, and Mylo. Along with Zombie Nation, Tiga is half of ZZT, and has released material as The Dove, Rainer Werner Bassfinder (with Jesper Dahlbäck), and TGV (with Mateo Murphy). He has also co-produced music with Soulwax, James Murphy, Chilly Gonzales, Jesper Dahlbäck, Matthew Dear, who he worked with on a single “Plush”, Audion, Eats Everything, Boys Noize, Kölsch, The Martinez Brothers, Hudson Mohawke, Roman Flügel.

As a solo artist, Tiga released “Sunglasses at Night” with Finnish producer Jori Hulkkonen. The single reached number 25 on the UK Dance Chart. Other successful chart singles include “Pleasure From the Bass”, “You Gonna Want Me” featuring Jake Shears, “Shoes”, co-produced with Soulwax and Chilly Gonzales, “Let’s Go Dancing”, “Bugatti”, “Make Me Fall In Love”.

Tiga was the host of the BBC Radio 6 Music show My Name Is Tiga and made his acting debut in the 2010 film Ivory Tower. The film won a special mention at the Locarno International Film Festival.

Tiga hosted a podcast entitled Last Party On Earth, in 2019-2021 featuring guests Annie Mac, Pete Tong, Carl Cox, Jeff Mills, Richie Hawtin, Danny Tenaglia, Diplo, DJ Hell, Charlotte De Witte, Miss Kittin, Seth Troxler and a whole lot more.