Phillip Hafner, who DJs under the name PHILCO, has created quite an enviable career for himself — heading up the Good Buddies collective/record label, DJing regularly around the DC area and creating original tracks and remixes. We were excited to catch up with him to find out more about his career, perspective on the DC disco scene and what is in store for the future. Tell us a bit about


Discoholic describe themselves as “a music group that creates disco-inspired songs with influences from other R&B genres.” Listening to their tunes, you can hear an upbeat energy combined with a subtle funkiness that will put any listener in a good mood. We caught up with the collective behind the disco ball and found out how they plan to make Washington, DC the disco capital of the US. Tell us about


DJ Eddy Bauer has made a name for himself on both the East and West Coasts with his top notch disco edits and mixes. As he prepares to DJ at this year’s Blisspop Disco Festival, find out more about his approach to disco and what music projects he has in the pipeline. Tell us a bit about how you got started in the DC disco scene. I’ve been collecting and


You may know her powerhouse vocals from tracks with Kon, The Juan Maclean and most recently, Horse Meat Disco. Now, Amy Douglas is about to break through on her own in a huge way. We had the chance to catch up with her and hear about her upcoming musical plans and her excitement about performing at this year’s Blisspop Disco Fest.   Tell us a bit about your musical journey.


In April, DC techno staples Lisa Frank and Rez Ekbatan released their single “Whisper”, which also features a host of remixes from other top city talent. The standout remix in the package comes from Bernard Farley, better known as Outputmessage, who is a creator of first class house and techno. He recently sent us a fantastic video of him performing the track, recorded by director Nigel Lyons at Grace Reformed