Blisschix is a new Blisspop series in the spirit of #womencrushwednesdays. Our goal with Blisschix is to highlight talented female artists who are having a substantial impact in the music industry, particularly in electronic music. In light of our upcoming Blisspop Disco Fest at 9:30 Club and U Street Music Hall on Labor Day weekend, we decided to buzz about artists and curators in the disco and boogie genre for our
Rachel Wong aka Eau Claire is a Washington DC based producer who is known for her eclectic remixes and original tracks that feature her signature blend of house, nu-disco, and indie dance. In 2016, she kick started her own Feed Me Disco music label where she supports releases for up-and-coming nu-disco and house music artists. It felt like a breath of fresh air to speak with Rachel. She radiates positivity
Envelop is a non-profit organization with the mission to amplify the unifying power of music through immersive listening spaces and spatial audio production software. Blisspop connected with the co-founder and director of Envelop, Christopher Willits, to learn more about their innovative 3D spatial audio technologies. Grammy-nominated guitarist and producer, Christopher Willits, occupies a unique corner of the musical universe, hovering somewhere above the intersection of electronic production’s nuts and bolts and
All Melody, the latest record from Nils Frahm, is minimalist neo-classical perfection that deserves an attentive listen from start-to-finish. This auditory experience was recorded at his new studio within the famous Cold War-era Funkhaus studio in Berlin, formerly a hub of the East Berlin broadcasting industry after World War II. The album captures the essence of the Bauhaus style featured so prominently in the aesthetic of this famous recording studio.
Yoni Wolf of WHY? is a one-of-a kind, authentic, no nonsense, jack-of-all-trades kind of guy. Not only is he a visual artist, but he’s also a songwriter and lyricist who raps, sings, and plays countless instruments. Out of necessity, he has had a heavy hand in recording and mixing much of the WHY? catalog throughout the years. I believe he does it all through his instinctual knack for curious experimentation.