In 2009, Phoenix (a BLISS favorite back to their first record, United, and our very first event in 2000) made the indie album of the year, pulling heartstrings of bloggers and Madison Avenue (Cadillac commercials) alike. Phoenix – 1901 (mp3) Producers were the heroes of 2009. They took dance floors to new levels of insanity and beauty. Favorites of the year are Classixx, Doorly, Harvard Bass, Laidback Luke, Nadastrom, and

1. Mystery Jets – Half In Love With Elizabeth (Delorean Remix) (mp3) 2. Phoenix – Lisztomania (Classixx Remix) (mp3) 3. Wolfmother – New Moon Rising (YACHT Remix) (mp3) 4. Tommy Sparks – Miracle (Grum Remix) (mp3) 5. Florence And The Machine – You’ve Got The Love (The XX Remix) (mp3) 6. Noah And The Whale – Blue Skies (The Twelves Remix) (mp3) 7. Miike Snow – Animal (Mark Ronson Remix)

Our boy Austin who runs Vinyl Meltdown, an awesome blog that covers Hip-Hop, indie, and dope intersections therein, hit us with his top 10 albums of 2009. Thanks, homey, and keep grindin’ in Twenty Ten! VINYL MELTDOWN blog: Top 10 of 2009 Let me preface this by saying that I’m primarily hip hop head. But I do enjoy a good assortment of music from across genres. So in the spirit

Dear Santa, I mean Satan, All I want for Christmas is… Bliss Please join us for a special home for the holidays edition of Bliss. Looking forward to seeing our DC peeps and lots of people from around the country back in DC for the holidays. One of whom is local Derek Davies who runs Neon Gold records (who released Passion Pit’s first single,) home from NYC and ready to