To get you ready for tomorrow’s all local BLISS at U Hall, we’ve got a brand new mix by DC’s Charles Martin. Charles’ all vinyl sets are a real treat, expertly mixed and selected, and this mix follows suit. Have a listen and we’ll see you on the dancefloor tomorrow! Charles Martin spins at BLISS alongside Jay Simon, Lxsx Frxnk, Mazi and Adam Ross at U Street Music Hall tomorrow (Jan 26).

Blisspop resident Lxsx Frxnk’s latest mix was “created while you were sleeping.” “Awake,” an hour long journey through nocturnal techno hits the vibe spot on. One can imagine Frxnk toiling away in her lab, her beloved one-eyed cat at her side, while the rest of the city sleeps. The proceedings begin slowly with the warm, beautiful tones of Someone Else’s remix of “Fukushima” before ramping up a bit with Alex Plastic’s

Yesterday saw the second release from Baltimore-based label Better on Foot. Wild Autumn Edits, a collection of remixes of indie duo Timbre Woods, features rerubs by Lomez, Andrew Grant, Montauke and Dim Neon Sum. Grab the release on Beatport and preview two of the tracks below.   We had a chance to catch up with Better on Foot label head Lomez about the release as well as what’s next for himself, his Dim

Bernard Farley’s (aka Outputmessage) latest release, the Quantum Love EP, is out today on Output Noise Records. Member of Volta Bureau and self-described math nerd, the DC-based producer has put together a five tracks which ruminate over the connection between love and physics. R&B ballad “Tachyons” is a highlight (named after theorized particles that bend the rules of time). Farley sings of a love that once was and how “nothing’s gonna bring it

DC-based electronic trio Volta Bureau will take to the main stage at Black Cat tomorrow night (Fri, Sept 7) for a highly anticipated live performance. There’s a lot of anticipation leading up to this one — their first live set since U Hall in March and Lumen8 Anacostia in April. Definitely expect to hear some new material. Plus, they’ll be joined by locals Protect-U and Redline Graffiti, the former coming off a recent release on