Horse Meat Disco Image
It seems fitting that as we approach the Blisspop Disco Fest that the DMV itself would be overcome with a sweltering Saturday Night Fever, marked both by the anticipation surrounding this weekend’s two day bacchanalia of dance music as well as the rising temperature outside. All things considered, who better to soundtrack this heatwave than the festival’s headliners themselves — Horse Meat Disco, the four dude DJ collective straight out of


Oscar Martinez cuts right to the chase when I sat down with him last Saturday about his reticence towards interviews. “It’s kind of funny, but I really hate being in front of people,” he says, “but I love to DJ. I just wanna make a really good time, so I don’t really think a bunch about how I look.” Inadvertently, Oscar (who performs under the slightly different spelling of OZKER)


lovetechnique's Will Love Artwork
Ask yourself, “What do I really want? What is really gonna make me happy?” This existential, disconcerting question echoes outwards and introduces “Will Love,” the breakout single from new house duo lovetechnique. Produced on a tape console “that cost as much as a Honda Civic when it was released,” “Will Love” walks the line between analog and digital, its organic, percussive claps undercut by a brooding, high-resonance synth lead. Such