I have had my eye on TonalTheory for a while. They are known to play deep techno sets laced with their own productions. I have only heard stellar reviews of the shows they have been booked on. It is no surprise that How Could We Have Known is truly an album! Coming in at eleven tracks total with two remixes. I truly love the album format for electronic music and


Last week, we shared the announcement that DC’s ROOM collective launched a record label and also featured the freestyle-meets-house “574S”, the first single from Silver Spring producer Amal. Today we are excited to share the first full release for ROOM and Amal, a six track EP entitled Dance Concept. Dance Concept is a versatile body of work, with shades of bass, techno, house, and trance permeating throughout. Amal creates productions


DC’s electronic music scene is full of diverse talent, crews and labels making their way in today’s music scene, and taking steps to evolve is always important. The ROOM collective, best known for their ROOM mix series and radio show on Full Service Radio, is doing just that by launching their own label, and the debut release comes from Silver Spring, MD born and bred producer Amal. Learn more about


Feedback Friday is Blisspop’s weekly exploration of the latest tunes being released both in the mainstream and underground electronic scenes. Our dedicated team of virtual crate diggers rotates each week to offer their unique takes on the newest house rollers, techno stompers, experimental cuts, bass rattlers, disco hits and beyond. No matter if the track has 6 plays or 6 million, breaks new ground or retreads the same tired tropes,


Since 1989, Octave One has been a leading light in Detroit’s techno scene, with the core duo of Lenny and Lawrence Burden touring the world with their stunning live act and teaming up alongside their three other brothers Lynell, Lance and Lorne to create tracks that have already become techno classics. We got a chance to catch up with them prior to their performance tomorrow evening at U Street Music