The landscape of music in the chill out genre has grown exponentially in popularity thanks to the likes of heavy hitters such as Bonobo and Tycho. I’m confident that this genre will continue to soar in 2017. Today, Blisspop highlights a rising star of the chill genre: Hungry Music, a French electronic music label founded by three talented melodic techno/ deep house producers, Worakls, N’to, and Joachim Pastor. What excites

Ilya Goldberg, the violinist of Emancipator, simultaneously ventures out into his own musical endeavor with his project, Lapa. Lapa is an ambient chill out project that, “weaves together musical stories with complexly textured harmonies, expansive melodies, and intricately layered beats.” I had the honor of speaking with Ilya after his show at U Street Music Hall. We discussed many topics including his recent album, Meeting of the Waters, the process

INTERVIEW | Sweater Beats
Sweater Beats is an electronic music producer who grew up outside Washington D.C. in the suburbs of Rockville, Maryland. He is currently on his For the Cold Debut live tour across North America, in advance of a new EP release in early 2017. Blisspop had the chance to catch up with him before his homecoming show at U Street Music Hall. We discussed his beginnings as a producer, his pursuits

'Starlite'
“Starlite” is one of the latest tracks from the Montreal-based disco synth pop band, Le Couleur. This song is irresistible and gets the party started right with a blend of French lyricism and groovy sounds. “Starlite” is on Le Couleur’s newest album, P.O.P, which was released on October 28 via Lux Lisbon Records and is available for order. Their music is recommended for fans of AIR, Sebastien Tellier, and Metronomy. With this new album, Le Couleur embraces the creation of a

The latest single from Jawwbone, “The Dreams (Single Mix),” was recently released on Martyr//Muse Records. The beauty of listening to this chillout piece is that it affords me a few peaceful moments to open my mind and wander to another realm that’s distant, yet familiar, like déjà vu. The Wisconsin-based producer, Jamie Christopher Kerwin, effectively uses samples from double tracked guitars, field recordings, analog synths, and bass guitar in a