Chad Valley Artist Image
Blisspop is giving away two (2) pairs of tickets to see Chad Valley with NUEX at Black Cat on Sunday, May 27! You can participate by emailing your favorite Chad Valley track to info [at] blisspop [dot] com and two winners will be selected randomly. We’ll pick winners at 12 pm on Sunday, May 27, announcing them shortly thereafter. Show info: Sunday, May 27 – Chad Valley, NUEX: $13 Adv/ $15 DOS Backstage / Doors at 7:30. Buy


KMRU Artist Image
Every Sunday afternoon, Nairobi, Kenya-based artist KMRU sits at his brother’s piano and plays classical pieces and scales, recording ideas that come to him into Ableton Live. One Sunday, KMRU — aka Joseph Kamaru — was playing seemingly random notes on the piano: D#, E, F#, G, Ab, Bb, B, C#, Eb. After playing this sequence of notes, KMRU recorded them into Ableton, starting his track “Byculla.” KMRU is still trying


FILLER 2001
It’s the summer of 2001 and every week I look forward to Sunday night. Four blocks from my apartment in Adams Morgan is a club called the Blue Room. It’s a slim three story building two doors down from Heaven & Hell (which, remarkably, is still open for business in 2018). For me, Sunday night at the Blue Room has two major things going for it. First, it’s free. This


Phaeleh - Lost Time
We talked to Phaeleh, the producer of a unique strain of deeply cinematic music rooted in the bassweight of UK soundsystem culture. Q. Matt, thanks for taking out time to chat with us. Can you tell us a bit about your background? Did you grow up in Bristol? Has the sound of the city had an influence on your music? I grew up down the road from Bristol, but have


Here at Blisspop, we aim to show our audience who’s making their mark upon electronic music culture today. We sort through the good and the bad, bringing you the latest sounds. This brings us to the fifth installment of our new series, Feedback Friday. Our next batch of  beat aficionados / actual human beings / Blisspop contributors includes: William Creason, Alex Rubenstein, Max Hirsch, Justin Barini-Rivers, and our first guest