Violetta Markelou is a DC-based photographer, stylist and artistic director who also produces music under the moniker Dino. Michael Cobaria, better known by his production moniker Micfreak, has seen his presence become known outside of the DMV scene in recent years, with songs charting in the Top Ten of both Beatport and Traxsource’s charts. Together, they have teamed up for the release of Dino’s single “Vespers”, with Micfreak contributing two


Last week, we shared the announcement that DC’s ROOM collective launched a record label and also featured the freestyle-meets-house “574S”, the first single from Silver Spring producer Amal. Today we are excited to share the first full release for ROOM and Amal, a six track EP entitled Dance Concept. Dance Concept is a versatile body of work, with shades of bass, techno, house, and trance permeating throughout. Amal creates productions


DC’s electronic music scene is full of diverse talent, crews and labels making their way in today’s music scene, and taking steps to evolve is always important. The ROOM collective, best known for their ROOM mix series and radio show on Full Service Radio, is doing just that by launching their own label, and the debut release comes from Silver Spring, MD born and bred producer Amal. Learn more about


Tomorrow night, Blisspop is thrilled to present a SOLD OUT night of top quality disco as James Murphy takes over the decks at U Street Music Hall! James Murphy has had a varied and stellar career in the music industry. Starting out as a sound engineer for the hardcore band Six Finger Satellite (which featured future disco DJ The Juan MacLean in its lineup), he then took up DJing, originally


It’s the start of a new year and a new decade and our first event of both is finally here! Blisspop is pleased to present Mighty Mouse (Glitterbox Recordings) at Backbar this Friday, January 10 and you won’t want to miss it!       Born Matthew Haymes, Mighty Mouse has been creating and spinning fantastic disco tracks for over a decade, but during the last couple of years, his