Arman Cekin at U Street Music Hall March 24
Learn more about Arman Cekin before his show on Friday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Becoming synonymous with killer melodies and riveting atmospheres within two years’ time might seem like some kind of fairytale. But to Arman Cekin, this is a real as it gets. Rising as one of the most musically gifted artists to have broken onto the electronic music scene in the past decade, the

Brussels Pony Club Artist Image
Founded in 2010, Brussels Pony Club is an electronic musician duo comprised of Parsifal Marin and Antoine “DkA” Verbrugge. The Brussels-based duo is fresh off of their Nightland EP release on the Berlin label Amselcom. I spoke with Parsifal a few weeks ago and asked him about their inspiration for the Nightland EP, the meaning behind the “Brussels Piano Club” music video, and clarification about whether there’s a real-life pony club in addition

Jerome Baker III and Modi
Jerome Baker III [Rock Creek Social Club] and Modi [DC to BC | Trillectro] interviewed each other for the fourth installment of our Blisspop Guest Interview series. Jerome Baker III asked Modi about roadblocks he overcame with DC to BC and Trillectro, why DC’s music scene hasn’t received as much national and mainstream recognition as other cities, who he would pick for his music super group, and more. Modi asked Jerome Baker III about memorable journeys

The Magician
Seven years ago, The Magician (a.k.a. Stephen Fasano) played U Street Music Hall’s opening night as 1/2 of Aeroplane on March 17, 2010. This Saturday, The Magician returns to U Hall for the last show of their seven-year anniversary week, bringing with him some of the best in dance music today. A gifted DJ/producer known for his Magic Tapes and multiple hit singles and remixes, Blisspop was able to chat

Mall Grab
At the end of 2016, I selected Unknown To The Unknown as my pick for label of the year on Blisspop’s yearly wrap up.  UTTU has continued to roll into 2017 with a clutch of vital releases including the latest 12″ from Mall Grab, Pool Party Music.  The young Australian producer has been on fire, his well regarded DJ sets propelled him onto Resident Advisor’s Top 100 DJs for the first