TRIBE 20:4 describe themselves as “a community of creatives focused on cultivating sounds inspired by the natural elements and on enhancing emotional well-being.” Each member of the group (from San Diego: Zuma., Tojou, Johnny 光 and PavenB, alongside impakt from NYC) has solid credits to their name, though none has found real widespread notoriety as yet. Frequent collaborations like this can be a wellspring of inspiration for budding producers, not to mention

It is my distinct privilege today to share a little secret with you, dear reader. Are you sitting down? Here goes: your favorite DJ doesn’t bend genre. Your favorite DJ just gets covered by lazy music writers who need to find another term for “including tech house and deep house in the same set.” There’s nothing wrong with restricting oneself to a specific sonic palette – in fact, this technique

NJ native crooner Schadrack isn’t your typical electronic pop vocalist. His personal SoundCloud ( is full of live jazz performance recordings, but precious little studio work. In an EDM world filled with breathy, 40%-wet-reverb female top lines, it’s refreshing to hear a well-trained and practiced but still playful vocal performance taking the lead. I recently had the opportunity to get acquainted with Schadrack and producer Alex Siesse at Alex’s beautiful

Two years ago, one of modern Baltimore club music’s brightest young stars turned 25. He marked the occasion with a rebirth of his own, setting aside the production alias that he used for battles in Charm City’s underground in favor of a blaxploitation-reminiscent cartoon superhero persona. Thus died Murder Mark, reborn as Mighty Mark with the release of the Mighty EP on Moveltraxx. Or so we thought. The Party Starter

We here at Blisspop have been able to secure some fantastic interviews over the course of our careers. But perhaps none stands as tall as the illustrious, mysterious figure of DJ BUTT. Little is publicly known about DJ BUTT and pleasant companion animal Ralph the Dog, but DJ BUTT’s music speaks for itself. Listen to the DJ BUTT EP (released on the 20th of this month) while you read this