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


Yellow House Artist Image
Whether you know him from his appearances on different BIRP Indie Playlists or from his involvement in Cape Town indie group The Plastics, Yellow House (aka Emile Van Dango) is certainly one of many South African artists who have the potential to take their music to an international level by virtue of his distinctive sound and painfully honest lyrics. This time we decided to catch up with the 23-year-old and talk


FILLER 2001
It’s the summer of 2001 and every week I look forward to Sunday night. Four blocks from my apartment in Adams Morgan is a club called the Blue Room. It’s a slim three story building two doors down from Heaven & Hell (which, remarkably, is still open for business in 2018). For me, Sunday night at the Blue Room has two major things going for it. First, it’s free. This


Phaeleh - Lost Time
We talked to Phaeleh, the producer of a unique strain of deeply cinematic music rooted in the bassweight of UK soundsystem culture. Q. Matt, thanks for taking out time to chat with us. Can you tell us a bit about your background? Did you grow up in Bristol? Has the sound of the city had an influence on your music? I grew up down the road from Bristol, but have