DC STAND UP, U Street Music Hall has arrived. Tonight, Belgian beat-masters Aeroplane will christen the decks for an anticipated sold out crowd at the venue’s official opening. The dance floor is fresh, the drinks are cheap, and the sound system is bangin’. To put it this way, it’s only 11:30am and I’m all kinds of excited. What more can you ask for? Aeroplane – Whispers (Radio Edit) (mp3)

Dear friends, We’re thrilled to announce some very exciting news. As many of you already know, for the past year I’ve been working on creating a brand new music venue created to host the kind of parties I’ve been throwing for the past decade. U Street Music Hall is set to open March 17th and I’m proud to announce it will be the new home for BLISS Dance Party. U

Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo produced it, SebastiAN mixed it, and Lovefoxx from CSS topped it off with stellar vocals. Kavinsky‘s Nightcall, a collaborative effort deemed by AudioPorn Central as a “French Electro Dream Team”, is the real mothafuckin’ deal. And if that doesn’t get you all hot’n’bothered, then rock out to the Breakbot remix as well. Kavinsky – Nightcall (mp3) Kavinsky – Nightcall (Breakbot Remix) (mp3)

Codeine Velvet Club, a 60’s inspired rock outfit comprised of Jon Lawler (The Fratellis) and singer/songwriter Lou Hickey, will release their self-titled debut album April 6th on Dangerbird records. Catch them at SXSW later this month. Codeine Velvet Club – Hollywood (mp3)

Dear friends, Arjanwrites just posted up my new mix of Reni Lane’s “Place For Us.” Had a lot of fun working on this one at my dude Micah Vellian’s studio and looking forward to dropping it in the club. Nab a free download at Arjan’s blog and if ur feelin it, please tweet and give it a <3 on Hype Machine. It recently reached the number 2 spot in Hype