Aeron Premo is not just Blisspop’s Managing Editor with a super cool name. She’s also one of DC’s up-and-coming DJ’s known by the name Rose Corps, and this weekend she will be making her Blisspop Disco Fest debut as one of the local DJ’s supporting Chromeo, DāM Funk, RAC and Robotaki. Big things are in store for Rose Corps so take a minute to get to know her better in


19 years ago this month, our founder, Will Eastman, unknowingly set the stage for a D.C. party series that would eventually launch his own career as a DJ/producer, spawn multiple offshoot events and lead to the creation of Blisspop as we know it. For 15 years, the Bliss party series gave D.C. a monthly reason to dance. In 2000, when Bliss began, Eastman had just started to dip his toes


For the past couple of years, Fady Rizk (Fady D) and Michael Nociolo (Noce) have been spreading their disco vibes throughout Washington, DC, both individually and as the duo behind the fledgling party, Discobolo. We caught up with them to find out more about their collaboration and how they plan to make a mark on the city’s scene. Tell us about how Discobolo got started. We have slightly different styles


Washington, DC has produced artists that record in many genres, but most denizens don’t think of disco when thinking of ‘DC music.’ We at Blisspop are here to prove that theory wrong — from classic disco to boogie, let’s take a look at some fantastic disco tracks that have come from The Capital. At the end, find out which one of these artists is performing at this year’s Blisspop Disco


Sam “The Man” Burns is a DC institution. He first made his mark on the scene over 40 years ago performing in many of the city’s legendary clubs and also working in local record shops and radio. We got a chance to catch up with him and learn more about how he got started in DJing, his memories of the scene and what’s next for him.   Tell us about