The summer is winding down in intensity while Nashville-based pop duo, Bien, bring the groovy-chill vibes with their newest single, “Electric Dream.” This song satisfies my craving for indie dream pop music and reminds me of melting ice cream perfect for the languishing August heat. This song is characteristically hazy and serene, with layered vocal harmonies complemented by thoughtful songwriting. These essential ingredients tastefully float over sparse, yet breathy production by

Image from Arthr's "Balloon" video
Since we covered UK-based artist Christian Balistrari’s music, animation, and live performance project Arthr last year, he’s been very busy. Last week, Balistrari released the music video for “Balloon,” an impressive work on all counts. The video was shot at an abandoned tin mine on the moors near Liskeard (South Western England), and it features the animated Arthr character chasing a balloon around the countryside. The music goes well with the video:

We’ve written about Mozado before, but this new one is on a whole new level. The Boston producer brings the heat to the summer with his remix of Trey Songz’s “Nobody Else But You,” and is sure to get you started at your first pool party of the season. It opens with airy vocals and guitar melodies, while the tasteful rhythmic punches of tuned toms and the classic Mozado sliding

It’s been seven, long years since the legendary French electronica band, Air, returns to the United States for their Twentyears Air tour. This tour will be a celebration of all their glorious hits spanning the past 20 years. This electro-acoustic pop group was founded in the mid-90s, influenced several generations, and left its mark on the sound of its time. Along the way, Air has produced cult albums such as

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