Blisspop is giving away a pair of tickets to Lane 8 at 930 Club! You can participate by emailing your favorite Lane 8 track to info [at] blisspop [dot] com and the winner will be selected randomly. It is rare for a musician to achieve commercial success without having to compromise on the authenticity of their sound or limit their raw emotional expression, but Lane 8 (née Daniel Goldstein) has

Picture of Hot Coffee DJing
DC-based DJ/Producer and founder of the Sticky Fingers Collective, Hot Coffee (aka James Hamilton), has a sexy new track on Brooklyn’s Super Tuff Records. The highlights of “On The Verge” for me are the bassline groove, the distorted horn instrumental, and the heavy kick drum sound, but there are other elements in the track that are sure to keep you moving. If you’re looking for a track to heat up the

Feedback Friday, Week 0
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 is why we have started a new series, Feedback Friday, to bring some of our writers together to give their take on the latest music being released around the world. Our first group of savage critics / music

Saint Valentine may have said his goodbyes until next year but the complexities of love remain in the air thanks to a sultry new gem from UK producer JVXTA (pronounced Jux-tuh). “When We Kiss” is one of four New York inspired deep house tracks produced by JVXTA and gifted to the BK label Homage for their upcoming release Homage 003. Captivating from its opening pulse, the song pays ‘homage’ to the

Image from DMV Deep: The Residency party at Backbar
  UP NEXT is a new series by Blisspop aiming to highlight underground artists, events, and organizations that are pushing D.C.’s dance music scene forward and are on the cusp of breaking into the spotlight. Standing still beneath the glow of the Backbar’s basement entryway, Saad Ashraf and Kori Fogle pause for a moment to catch themselves. After weeks of anticipation, and over an hour maneuvering the hustle of Saturday