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.
Jubilee Mo is one of my favorite DC DJs. His sets and original productions are steady, deep and sexy. He’ll be at U Street Music Hall this Friday with Bruno Pronsanto and Blisspop’s own Lxsx Frxnk, who will be setting the mood with a frothy deep/minimal opening set, blindfolded, with hands tied behind her back, in a panther costume. Or so I’m told. I sat down with Jubilee to talk
A re-imagining of some classic and newer jackin house and techno as deep and cosmic house in the disco bpm range. The idea came from an email exchange with LOUISAHHH!!!. The mix also includes a few favorites from this year as well as Hot, an unreleased track by Volta Bureau, my new group with Outputmessage and Micah Vellian, and two upcoming VB remixes for Pat Lok and Codebreaker. Recorded live
Since the label’s creation not too long ago, the Life And Death records crew have dropped some sexy late-night bombs (see: Tale Of Us’ remix of “Every Minute Alone”). This new remix of Gusgus’ “Over,” released on Kompakt last month, certainly follows suit. On their rinse of the original, Life And Death label head, Italy’s DJ Tennis, and Tale Of Us feed the current obsession with deep, menacing basslines that
Brazilian DJ/producer Gui Boratto is putting the finishing touches on his third album. Rumor has it that it will see the light of day by September. Until then, we’ll be seeing some tracks from the album drop as singles over the summer. The first of which looks to be The Drill EP, out July 28 on Kompakt. The B-side on the release, “Stems From Hell,” is a dark, slow-burning growler