Odesza occupies a distinct position within popular dance culture today. Their recognizable brand of spacey, up-tempo dance music fits naturally in the realm of pristinely produced recorded music, and their most recent release A Moment Apart was considered a continuation of members Harrison Mills and Clayton Knights’ success in that regard, earning Grammy nominations for both Best Dance Recording and Best Dance Album. Despite the group’s notable concert success in

Akito
Eternal Dragonz, a label and collective of producers that aim to link Asian artists based around the world, released the Mica EP from Scintii earlier this year as one of the collective’s first transmissions. The EP has since been remixed and was released late last week. A highlight is the heavy weight drum work out from London-based Acid Fantasy affiliate Akito. The remix’s ghostly string melody rides shuffling hand drums

This Thursday, October 5th, your favorite neighborhood bar is hosting your favorite DJ’s favorite DJ. That’s right, Ben UFO, one of the founders of the renowned Hessle Audio record label, is stopping in Washington, DC again for an intimate night at Ten Tigers Parlour. The show is presented by our good friends at U Street Music Hall, which will be the first time the club is presenting an artist at

Sinjin Hawke & Zora Jones
Last month, Fractal Fantasy label heads Zora Jones and Sinjin Hawke released a new compilation, Visceral Minds 2, jammed with collaborations that find the duo visiting juke, dancehall, Jersey club, and points in between while maintaining their signature glossy melodic sheen. Among many highlights on the album is “No Shame”, a song that ascends into the stratosphere and careens into contorted vocal samples, heavy-hitting digital toms, and rattling percussion. Sinjin

Full Service Party Aug 5 2017
In the summer of 2015, Tittsworth & Friends brought a dream double bill to U Hall: MikeQ and Vjuan Allure. Baronhawk Poitier started the night with some prime Baltimore club cuts, I remember thinking “why would anyone ever listen to any other type of music?” during his warm up set. Vjuan Allure stepped up with a one-two punch: bootlegs insanely incorporating The Lion King and “Poison”. As MikeQ entered the