Kilter at U Street Music Hall April 26
Learn more about Kilter before his show tomorrow at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Sydney, Australia-based Ned East produces a sunny, energetic mix of left-field hip-hop, tropical house, and indie electronic under the name Kilter. He first started making EDM mixes and edits while in high school, but he started taking production seriously when he received Ableton Live on his 18th birthday. At this point, he was producing

Matrixxman
Since 2013, the ROAM team has raised the bar for DC’s underground event circuit by bringing solid international headliners to unconventional spaces. Next month on May 20th, ROAM is headlined by the extraordinary techno producer Matrixxman. A favorite among the Blisspop writing team, Matrixxman has produced matte black cybernetic club tools for Spectral Sound, Delft, Unknown To The Unknown, and most recently Amsterdam powerhouse Dekmantel. Ahead of his appearance at

Kendrick Lamar’s new release DAMN. has been lighting up the airwaves and the Internet since its release last week. The record represents a departure from the jazzy, critic-friendly fare of TPAB in a few different ways, notably including the visual media accompanying the music. Kendrick Lamar’s video for “DNA” makes reference to a few standard rap video tropes – cops, girls, cars, gang affiliations. But instead of relying on these

Nan Kolé
Blisspop covered Citizen Boy‘s “Indaba Ka Bani Besibenuza” last summer and our writing team has been discussing gqom over the last few weeks. This month, Gqom Oh! label founder Nan Kolé has a new EP on Black Acre backed by remixes by gqom acts Citizen Boy and Formation Boyz. Citizen Boy’s remix of “Malumz” has a rhythm that skips along in the darkness, a gasp keeping the beat as rolling

The Gaslamp Killer
You would be hard pressed to name a more ferocious DJ than The Gaslamp Killer. His wild gestures, chest rattling bass, and risky selections routinely whip mesmerized crowds into a frenzy. GLK is back in Washington DC on April 27th at U Street Music Hall after a tour supporting Run The Jewels. We got to talk with him about his background, his latest album, and terror. Purchase tickets here. Thank you