Here at Blisspop, we aim to show our audience who’s making their mark upon electronic music culture today. We sort through the good and the bad, bringing you the latest sounds. This is why we have started a new series, Feedback Friday, to bring some of our writers together to give their take on the latest music being released around the world. Our next batch of  willing subjects / Blisspop


Work Ethic Flyer
Ahead of the Werk Ethic party at U Street Music Hall tomorrow night, the party’s resident DJs Nick Garcia and Ken Lazee each named three house/techno tracks from the 80s/90s that mean a great deal to them. Listen through their selections and read the reasoning for their picks. Ken and Nick impressed us with their first Werk Ethic party at Ten Tigers, so tomorrow’s party is a guaranteed good time.


Picture of Martín Miguel
As both a DJ and the label boss at Better Listen Records, Martín Miguel has a reputation for selecting quality soul and disco inspired dance music. On the same evening at the end of September that I talked to Martín about Better Listen Records, I asked him several questions about his artist career. In the artist interview with Martín, we touched on everything from his thoughts on buying and DJing


Blisspop is giving away a pair of tickets to Lane 8 at 930 Club! You can participate by emailing your favorite Lane 8 track to info [at] blisspop [dot] com and the winner will be selected randomly. It is rare for a musician to achieve commercial success without having to compromise on the authenticity of their sound or limit their raw emotional expression, but Lane 8 (née Daniel Goldstein) has


Picture of Hot Coffee DJing
DC-based DJ/Producer and founder of the Sticky Fingers Collective, Hot Coffee (aka James Hamilton), has a sexy new track on Brooklyn’s Super Tuff Records. The highlights of “On The Verge” for me are the bassline groove, the distorted horn instrumental, and the heavy kick drum sound, but there are other elements in the track that are sure to keep you moving. If you’re looking for a track to heat up the