Two-thousand eleven was a favorable year for Los Angeles-based tech/disco/house DJ and producer, Louisa Pilot (aka “Louisahhh“). Her collaborations with Danny Daze, Senor Stereo, Brodinski and Gucci Vump have been supported by top international DJs; most notably, her trendsetting collaboration with Danny Daze, “Your Everything,” which reigned as one of the top deep house tracks of the year. Louisa took some time to chat with us ahead of her second

Samuel Walker (aka Hotline) and Gavin Royce (aka Bad Decision, head of A&R at Nurvous/Nervous) recently linked up to form the Brooklyn-based production/DJ duo Walker & Royce. The uniquely versatile up-and-comers have released tracks and remixes that touch on deep and gritty techno, the funky elements of R&B-tinged disco and bright, colorful, 80’s-inspired indie dance. Get familiar – SAARID – Future Lately (Walker & Royce Remix) – recently featured on

This Friday night DC will host our techno neighbors from the north for Awkward Moments at Backbar with Ian Funk, Craig Sopo and love/hate at the commands. Don’t miss this one, folks. These fellas have great taste in music. Since we were so excited about having our Baltimore bretheren in town, Mr. Sopo was kind enough to put together an exclusive promo mix for us which includes a few of

This week, Berlin/Prenzlberg-based label Get Physical released a four-track remix EP of Siopis’ “Stinky Socks,” oddly leaving out the title track and adding a re-edit and Adam Port remix of “Lost Battleships” and a Boogie Drama and Haito Göpfrich remix of “I Try To Fight.” The slow pace, dark synths and intergalactic blips in Siopis’ re-edit of “Lost Battleships” extends it as a personal favorite out of the four – while

Having recently released yet another extremely well received album, Lovers Do, on his thesongsays label, Blisspop had the pleasure of interviewing Steven Ford, aka Bruno Pronsato, to talk influences, collaborations, and naturally, speed metal vs. techno. Don’t miss his live set at U Hall this Friday. Locals Jubilee and Lxsx Frxnk will handle the warm-up duties. Advance tickets can be purchased here.