The Magician
Seven years ago, The Magician (a.k.a. Stephen Fasano) played U Street Music Hall’s opening night as 1/2 of Aeroplane on March 17, 2010. This Saturday, The Magician returns to U Hall for the last show of their seven-year anniversary week, bringing with him some of the best in dance music today. A gifted DJ/producer known for his Magic Tapes and multiple hit singles and remixes, Blisspop was able to chat

Hotel Garuda
Hotel Garuda will be performing on Saturday night, March 11th, at U Street Music Hall,  so Blisspop checked in with these (half) local up-and-comers to give us a preview of what’s to come this weekend! Get tickets to the show here. From the cover art on your first single, “Smoke Signals,” to the design of the Eternal Sun Tour, it’s clear you’re hoping to take listeners on a trip into the

Uh oh. Did the funkiest dudes in the District just drop another one on us? Blisspop is proud to share with you an exclusive look at the latest mix from DC-based duo Bête Noire. An uplifting, french touch to a classic pop track from JT featuring Jay-Z, their mix of “Suit & Tie” is unparalleled in its ability to get your shoulders shaking and feet pumping — whether at work or

When you ask a millennial what his or her favorite type of music is, you often hear a pretty standard response: “everything.” It may seem basic, but what if it’s from the person making your favorite music? Well for 20-year-old, Gerard Andreas Folkestad Taylor, a.k.a. Jerry Folk, the Internet has provided him exposure to so many different styles and genres that he can’t just appreciate only one. In fact, he

Working in a cancer center is not a regular day job for most DJs; in fact, it’s an atmosphere that most of the general public will never understand. For DC-based artist, Eau Claire, it’s not uncommon to spend most waking hours working with terminally-ill patients. Fortunately her upbeat personality brings an optimism and energy that is reflected in her music – a sound that inspires listeners to not stress and