Tonight, we wanted to celebrate the amazing party that is SPF420′s Moving Castle party. We’re going to [attempt] to cover the event throughout the night (so lost as Jordan doesn’t fall asleep…). Stay tuned for updates covering tonight’s sure to be a banger all nighter.
[8:31] Holy hell this is popping. This is a straight future banger.
[8:41] This is bubbly goodness.
[8:43] This is an amazing “When the Fire Starts to Burn” – Disclosure remix! It is swoon-worthy.
[8:50] Groovy. Super groovy. That bass is killer.
[8:52] “He’s setting fire to the tables.”
[8:56] Slaying that “1, 2 Step” – Ciara ft. Missy Elliot throwback.
Update: There are ~193 people on www.spf420.com and one of them could possibly be Drake.
[9:09] This “Sad Machine” – Porter Robinson remix is slowed down and such a smooth groove. Love it.
[9:25] Fantastic mix *snaps*
Update: Chet Porter is playing.
[9:38] Falling for “Fallin” – JAILO & AOBeats
[9:45] I am loving all the Disclosure remixes. This “White Noise” remix is 100 banger.
[9:55] Holy wow Jailo is killing it. This mix is so good, greatly hope it ends up on the Internet.
Update: Thank you Jailo
[10:18] His beats are absolutely unstoppable.
[10:22] This is a beautiful beat overload. DC is taking future beats way into the future.
[10:28] This mix is hotter than Guy Fieri’s hair.
Update: Treehaus will be joining Hunt for the Breeze aka best day ever.
[10:31] Hitting hard with that Cavalier track.
Update: There are 260 people catching Dirty Chocolate right now!
[10:39] DC, you a 10. We should tip you. (i.e. “Shawty Is A Ten” – Dreams)
[10:46] This intro is poppin off.
[10:49] Oh snap this is funktastic.
[10:57] I’m falling in love just listening to his mix. It’s sultriness covered in glitter.
[11:04] That drum line is insane!
[11:05] Oh my god there are birds chirping over “Stay The Night” – Zedd ft. Hayley Williams. This is genius.
[11:06] His first live set was on the hottest of fires.
[11:14] HFTB is on fire. King of the industrial banger.
[11:21] Treehaus b2b HFTB is an underwater utopia.
[11:33] His drops are unlike anything else.
[11:39] This production is the ultimate trap-sterpiece.
[11:42] A remix of “Ignition (Remix)” – R. Kelly is absolutely out of this world. HFTB is the official mechanical trap king.
Update: Thank you HFTB
[11:54] Brett Blackman is wearing a pizza onesie, holding a cat, and dancing with a whale stuffed animal.
[11:57] “Because I Got High” – Afroman followed by “High You Are” – What So Not lol
Update: Happy Birthday Moving Castle!
[12:01] “Wannabe” – Spice Girls followed by “Mr. Brightside” – The Killers. Can this mix get any more hype?
[12:08] I’m in love with this set (and the “Coco (gnash cover)” – O.T. Genasis)
[12:12] Turning up with “Miss You (Jai Wolf Remix)” – kitty.
[12:15] Closed out with “Reefer Party” – Wiz Khalifa and spent his entire set dancing in absolute perfection. For his first DJ set, he slayed. Bow down.
[12:18] Hot dayum a Lil Kim remix! This mix is off the chain.
Update: #MVNGCSTL420 is now trending on Twitter.
[12:27] More Disclosure always. Thank you for another “White Noise” remix.
[12:33] AOB dropping the bass like it’s nobody’s business!
[12:49] That Manila Killa tag is stupid good.
[12:55] A gorgeous flip of “Tennis Court (Flume Remix)” – Lorde into “No Scrub” – TLC into a Jai Wolf mashup. MK’s transitions have been on point.
[12:58] Dropping that fantastic “Pink Medicine” – Bearson remix
[1:04] MK killing this “Blue Jeans” – Lana del Rey remix and the dance moves.
[1:06] It’s about time we got a “Latch” – Disclosure ft. Sam Smith remix.
[1:07] Manila Killa, the OG of Twinkly Beats
[1:16] Tonight was great, then MK played some Blink-182 ftw.
[1:29] Throwbacks on throwbacks continuing with some Backstreet Boys
[1:32] Holy moly ROBO is on fire immediately with the *dopest* “Trap Queen” – Fetty Wap remix I’ve heard to date.
[1:36] The Kid’s “2 On” – Tinashe remix is too good.
[1:39] I’ve been waiting all night to hear “BBHMM” – Rihanna and this drum n bass rework is hot hot hot!
[1:42] Look at the flick of that wrist as ROBO spins fire on these tables (i.e. “Flicka DaT Wrist” – Chedda Da Connect ft. T-Wayne)
[1:47] This set is one huge banger. The eternal banger.
[1:59] This mix goes so hard for 2am and it’s sexcellent. Also RBK’s “Diamonds For Breakfast” – AOBeats & Jai Wolf & Manila Killa ft. Mark Johns remix is nuts.
[2:18] Hot damn dropping this Jersey banger aka “ONLY (Vices Remix) – Nicki Minaj ft. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
[2:22] This set is all rap and it’s all I wanted 6 hours into SPF420.
Update: Atlas Bound also just announced a Mark Johns collaboration out May 4th (in case you thought this night couldn’t get more amazing.)
[2:30] Unreal vibes coming from Vices.
[2:36] Sounds like: Jersey club turning up so hard on a Monday.
[2:51] Obsessed with the beat they’re dropping over “Talking Body” – Tove Lo.
[2:57] That pop is insanely gr9.
[3:15] “Diamonds For Breakfast” just dropped for again!
[3:30] Killing it on this housey “Thinking About You” – Calvin Harris ft. Ayah Marar remix.
[3:55] “I sampled my dog” – Catt Moop
[4:00] All this synth is off the hook.
[4:22] Keeping it bouncy and light this early in the am.
[4:29] Deep house to die for.
[4:32] Premiered new Mark Johns X Tjani (!) and it’s 500 swoon-worthy
[5:01] Damn definitely popping some unreleased Oshi X Mark Johns.
[5:05] MJ’ vocals are str8 fire. Much en fuego.
[5:06] Oh hot damn MJ just remixed “All Day” – Kanye West and her vocals are hot 500.
[5:08] Absolutely slaying on her cover of “Rehab” – Amy Winehouse.
[5:09] Her vocals over “Cherry Funk” – Pomo ft. Kaytranada are luscious.
[5:13] MJ remixes ftw.
*Sleep happened sorry*
New York’s Evan Michael has quickly become one of our favorite DJs on the rise. Last year he released the excellent Gran Vía EP, and now he’s back with sporting his debut on Drumpoet, the Acid Anonymous EP. The new EP is more house and less disco than his previous work, but it’s a great fit and his production is better than ever. Starting with the title track, we’re treated to a summer-tinged house groove with a lightly burbling arp line laced over tropical stabs. “Something’s Up With Jack” is a mellow deep house cut running off fluttering synths and an early morning balearic flavor. “Fleck” carries an 80s influence with a throwback house beat, and closer “Monarch Migration” is a dreamy array of summery textures and percussion.
The EP is a great collection, and Evan’s been awesome enough to offer us the next installment of the Blisspop mix series. Hitting some of our favorites, he jumps from deep to soulful with ease and keeps us grooving the whole time. It’s hard to go wrong with names like Hunee, Andy Hart, and Tornado Wallace, and that just scratches the surface. Take a listen below and grab the EP on vinyl over at Juno:
Downtown Loop – Do I have All Your Love
Espresso – Ping Pong
Hunee – Rare Silk
Tornado Wallace – Soft Light
Cleveland – Overheated Version I
Steve Murphy – Sun Flight
Norm Talley – Mid-Nite Madd-Ness
Synchrojack – Into Powder
Andy Hart – Aquarius
Kez YM – Amplified Soul
Nick Chacona – Tonka
Arttu – Upwards
Jayson Brothers – Keep On Dancin’
M>O>S – Lost Digits
House Mannequin – Ep 3 Track 1
Blisspop’s Philco just dropped a new mix full of heaters for new DC-blog-on-the-rise Deep District. Philco’s one of our favorites and this mix is on point featuring tracks from the likes of Patrick Topping, Bufi, and Sonny Fodera. If you haven’t had a chance to catch him yet, he’ll be holding it down at Little Miss Whiskey’s with Caleb L’Etoile this Sunday and later this month alongside Will Eastman and Eau Claire for Bliss.
Blisspop resident Ozker is starting up a new mix series, and there’s plenty of reason to be excited for it. Hands down one of the best and most enjoyable DJs in the district, Ozker’s work is always a treat to experience. This most recent series, is aimed to be a little darker, harder, and to have more attitude than his previous mixes. The result is an hour’s worth of deep grooves ranging from heady and hypnotic to gritty and jackin.
It also serves as the perfect primer to tonight’s party featuring Ozker, Will Eastman, Baronhawk and Caleb L’Etoile. If you’re in DC tonight, head to Velvet Lounge for Blisspop’s Together!
1. Daniel Avery – All I Need (Original Mix)
2. Amirali – Just An Illusion (Appleblim’s Black Mirrorball Mix)
3. Aiby & The Noise – Keep Your Head Acid
Justified Cause Recorthings
4. Alci – Rope A Dope (Original Mix)
5. Bashtone – Flirt Orange (Yaaman Remix)
6. Manu P – Radames (Original Mix)
Finish Team Records
7. Yeray Herrera – Dance To Death (Original Mix)
8. NiCe7 – Bassline Soldiers
9. Kreature, Sizeup – She Freaks (Original Mix)
10. German Brigante – Right Now
11. Andrew C. – Dream (The Wize Guys Remix)
Happy Day Records
DC up and comer, Wave Age, has a big week ahead of him. He’s playing his first show, opening for techno heavyweight Kolsch at U Street Music Hall tomorrow evening (1/21). To celebrate, he’s dropped a new mix of deep and tech house jams. The second installment of his Currents series, the mix is a nice continuation of the sound Wave Age has been developing.
If you’re in DC, make sure to head to U Hall for an awesome evening. Tickets can be bought HERE
Gunnar Haslam – Demoninazione Version
Cajmere – Satisfy (Tiger Stripes & Pleasurekraft Remix)
Elderbrook – How Many Times (Andhim Remix)
Aaron Snapes – Open
Sonny Fodera – People Forget
Philip Bader – Funkey Feeling
Hermanez – Soms
Michael Bibi – Wave Rider
Montel – Brothers Sisters
Harry Romero – Get Get
Sidney Charles – Cave Rave (Kalyde Remix)
Breach & Cinnaman – Avocado
Joris Voorn – So Long (feat. Kid A)