DC isn’t typically recognized as a techno hotspot, but those in the know are hip to the burgeoning local scene. U Street Music Hall, which has a long history of supporting local artists and uplifting rising stars, will carry on this tradition by hosting a local techno showcase this Saturday, April 8. This party is highly recommended for those fans who want to get to know DC’s movers and shakers

Michal Menert at U Street Music Hall March 29
Learn more about Michal Menert before his show on Wednesday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Michal Menert is an electronic music artist and producer based in Denver, Colorado. Throughout his youth, his father exposed him to a wide variety of Eastern and Western music, giving Menert fertile soil in which to plant his musical visions. His passion for original analog sounds coupled with a vast knowledge of

Arman Cekin at U Street Music Hall March 24
Learn more about Arman Cekin before his show on Friday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Becoming synonymous with killer melodies and riveting atmospheres within two years’ time might seem like some kind of fairytale. But to Arman Cekin, this is a real as it gets. Rising as one of the most musically gifted artists to have broken onto the electronic music scene in the past decade, the

Brussels Pony Club Artist Image
Founded in 2010, Brussels Pony Club is an electronic musician duo comprised of Parsifal Marin and Antoine “DkA” Verbrugge. The Brussels-based duo is fresh off of their Nightland EP release on the Berlin label Amselcom. I spoke with Parsifal a few weeks ago and asked him about their inspiration for the Nightland EP, the meaning behind the “Brussels Piano Club” music video, and clarification about whether there’s a real-life pony club in addition

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