Blisspop had the pleasure of catching up with Dirtybird darling Jessica Phillippe, better known as J.Phlip. After what she considers her best year yet as a producer, we talked managing dancefloor expectations, pets (both the label and the little furry ones) and what’s in store for 2012. Make sure you check her out tonight at U Street Music Hall alongside Jesse Rose and local support Jubilee. RSVP here.
The man is somewhat a mystery. His whereabouts are unknown and his identity safely contained. His music production, however, is a completely different story. I am talking about Moon Boots, a DJ/producer who took the disco world by storm last year with several tracks that caught worldwide attention. And now the momentum continues with the arrival of his first EP, “Aretha”, released today on Nurvous Records. Featuring a stellar house
George Carrasco, better known as Matches (and formerly, Clockwerk), introduces himself to Blisspop coming off the success of his breakthrough collaboration, “If This” with Danny Daze. Appearing in Noir’s Second Chances and New Romances Vol. 3, sitting fairly high throughout Beatport charts and landing in Resident Advisor’s top 50 for December of 2011, it’s easy to say the release of “If This” has placed Matches in the realm of up-and-coming house producers
We had a chance to catch up with Ben Silver, 1/3 of Chicago-based house music enthusiasts Orchard Lounge and discuss clubs, festivals, talking through turntables and their upcoming trip to Washington DC. Orchard Lounge formed in Chicago back in 2000. How did the three of you join together and where did you come up with your name? The 3 of us met in Chicago after Spencer and I graduated from