This Week in Dance Music is a new weekly series by Blisspop aiming to highlight and provide nuanced commentary on the biggest stories in the dance music world.


In the world of dance music, there are few artists that capture the imagination and spirit of the genre and its followers better than the masked soul known as Claptone. From the time he first appeared in 2011, this mysterious figure has captivated audiences around the globe with his striking golden facade and an unrivaled command of the deep house sound. Now, on the heels of his second full-length LP Fantast,


This Week in Dance Music is a new weekly series by Blisspop aiming to highlight and provide nuanced commentary on the biggest stories in dance music. Make sure to check the meter each week. Starting off the first edition of this series, it’s hard to delve into some of this week’s top stories and ignore the news of Aretha Franklin’s passing yesterday morning. One of the most important entertainment figures


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When covering dance music, one of the biggest challenges a writer faces is having to both classify the music under a broad umbrella of genres while also doing everything they can to distinguish a piece of music from all the rest. In 2018, no sound highlights the difficulty of this task more than what is referred to as deep house. With everything from warm DJ Koze grooves to fiery tribal


Ask anyone in touch with the current state of house music and the name Kyle Watson is bound to surface with excitement. Over the past two years, the South African DJ & Producer has become infamous for his unmistakable sound and style amongst American house lovers, with many foreseeing him to be a future heavyweight of the genre. Now kicking off his first ever headline U.S. tour, the hype seems