Artist of the Year Big Thief Lana finally got her overdue roses (did anyone listen to Lust for Life last year?), Phoebe Bridgers made Conor Oberst and Matt Berninger into sidekicks, and Tierra Whack continued to not miss on a song, but Big Thief stole the biggest prize – my heart. Applauding the band for releasing two landmark LPs in a year is still selling them short. Adrianne Lenker is


Track of the Year ANZ “No Harm” In a year where most everyone went dark and foreboding and self-serious, “No Harm” from ANZ’s Invitation 2 Dance goes the opposite direction with an intense ray of light that parts the storm clouds. The track slingshots through a wonderful build and plants two dancing feet into a buoyant bassline and wriggling synth. Four minutes of proof that fun indeed still does exist


Over the years, Zimmer has been sharing with the world his shimmery brand of nu-disco and has continued to evolve his sound and show his growth as a producer and DJ. We got the chance to ask him a few questions prior to his show tonight at U Street Music Hall. Read his responses below.   You released your self-titled album, Zimmer, in September of this year. Tell us about


Feedback Friday is Blisspop’s weekly exploration of the latest tunes being released both in the mainstream and underground electronic scenes. Each week our group of contributors submit tracks for review whether they have 6 plays or 6 million.  We are back at it again and this edition features our contributors: Alex Rubenstein, Justin Barini-Rivers, Aeron Premo, and Marshall Stukes. This week’s music includes tracks by The Galleria, Galcher Lustwerk, Tchami remixed


Blisschix is a Blisspop series in the spirit of #womencrushwednesdays. Our goal with Blisschix is to highlight talented female artists who are having an impact in electronic music. This week, we feature Adi Toohey, a DJ/radio host with a breezy, 90s influenced style; rave, garage and jungle specialist India Jordan; and London Haarlem, who is bringing an exciting new vibe to disco.   Adi Toohey Contributor: Aeron Premo Sydney-based Adi