It is my distinct privilege today to share a little secret with you, dear reader. Are you sitting down? Here goes: your favorite DJ doesn’t bend genre. Your favorite DJ just gets covered by lazy music writers who need to find another term for “including tech house and deep house in the same set.” There’s nothing wrong with restricting oneself to a specific sonic palette – in fact, this technique

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Music enthusiasts and digital cratediggers are always looking for music they haven’t heard to add to their collection. The obvious place to look for previously unheard music is in the charts for newly released tracks. However, many listeners including myself have turned to the past for unearthing new music. To better help me find older gems, I’m even building a front-end web application as a side project that searches record

Charlotte de Witte
Up-and-coming Belgian DJ / producer Charlotte de Witte released her latest EP, Heart Of Mine, this past week on Barcelona powerhouse label Suara.  Lead-off track “This” opens the EP in grand fashion, distant atmospheric swirl around the eponymous spoken refrain before a solid kick drum enters to ground things.  From there, the track launches into a hypnotic techno mover whose intensity waxes and wanes with bowling snare drum rushes.  Charlotte

A little over two weeks ago, Nicolas Jaar quietly dropped a solo full length album called 2012-2017. Only he did it under his old alias A.A.L (Against All Logic) on a newly created Soundcloud page that hardly anyone is following, so for the most part, the initial release went pretty much unnoticed. Which is quite the shame because it’s some of his finest work put together and missing out on a

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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 brings us to the third installment of our new series, Feedback Friday. Our next batch of  armchair journalists / auditory sleuths / Blisspop contributors includes: William Creason, Yvette Bailhache, Patrick Blinkhorn, Justin Barini-Rivers, and Alex Rubenstein. This week’s