With Blisspop Disco Fest fast approaching, we spent time with Blisspop Fest artist and Baltimore-based dance music queen, Ultra Naté. As she is about to embark on her upcoming 15th Anniversary Deep Sugar tour this Fall, she is also simultaneously releasing a new EP with her latest project, Black Stereo Faith. As a champion of dance music throughout her extensive musical career, she recalls how disco music from the likes


Lemz and Keenan Orr
Keenan Orr and Steve Lemmerman (aka Lemz) have a profound connection that is rivaled by many best friends and even lovers. They finish each other’s sentences, complement each other’s skill sets, and take the town by storm by way of their monthly queer dance party, Sleaze. Started in April of 2017 at the Columbia Heights dive bar, Wonderland Ballroom, Sleaze boasts a truly inclusive dance floor soundtracked by disco, house,


Eau Claire Artist Image
Rachel Wong aka Eau Claire is a Washington DC based producer who is known for her eclectic remixes and original tracks that feature her signature blend of house, nu-disco, and indie dance. In 2016, she kick started her own Feed Me Disco music label where she supports releases for up-and-coming nu-disco and house music artists. It felt like a breath of fresh air to speak with Rachel. She radiates positivity


Oscar Martinez cuts right to the chase when I sat down with him last Saturday about his reticence towards interviews. “It’s kind of funny, but I really hate being in front of people,” he says, “but I love to DJ. I just wanna make a really good time, so I don’t really think a bunch about how I look.” Inadvertently, Oscar (who performs under the slightly different spelling of OZKER)


Envelop is a non-profit organization with the mission to amplify the unifying power of music through immersive listening spaces and spatial audio production software. Blisspop connected with the co-founder and director of Envelop, Christopher Willits, to learn more about their innovative 3D spatial audio technologies. Grammy-nominated guitarist and producer, Christopher Willits, occupies a unique corner of the musical universe, hovering somewhere above the intersection of electronic production’s nuts and bolts and