Interview | Looking back on Bliss with Will Eastman

19 years ago this month, our founder, Will Eastman, unknowingly set the stage for a D.C. party series that would eventually launch his own career as a DJ/producer, spawn multiple offshoot events and lead to the creation of Blisspop as we know it. For 15 years, the Bliss party series gave D.C. a monthly reason… Continue reading Interview | Looking back on Bliss with Will Eastman

Annabel Jones, “IOU (Golden Coast Remix)”

IOU

How do you prepare for summer? Well, for me, it involves revamping my playlists with uptempo, feel good vibes. Loud sounds and summer nights — a feeling like none other. Golden Coast’s take on “IOU” is just that. An experimental, bassbreaker that perfectly melds into sensual, pitch-perfect vocals from Annabel Jones. It incorporates filtered house… Continue reading Annabel Jones, “IOU (Golden Coast Remix)”

The Spotlight: Space Jesus

This is ‘The Spotlight.’ Many artists pass through D.C. on a weekly basis, but this column highlights one specific artist/group who happens to be playing in the district during the week. That way, you may join their journey in influencing the electronic music landscape. This week, we got the chance to interview Boulder based artist… Continue reading The Spotlight: Space Jesus

CULTURE: U Street Music Hall Owner Will Eastman Announces Upcoming BLISS Party Will Be His Last

Will Eastman, the owner of U Street Music Hall as well as the driving force behind BLISS, one of Washington, D.C.’s nightlife institutions for the last 15 years, has announced that this month’s upcoming BLISS party will be the last. Deciding to end the party on a milestone, the party’s 15th anniversary, Eastman wants to… Continue reading CULTURE: U Street Music Hall Owner Will Eastman Announces Upcoming BLISS Party Will Be His Last

Anja Schneider, “Circle Culture”

Mobilee label star, Anja Schneider, recently released her first EP of 2015, Culture Club, just a few days ago. Flying high on the successes of a packed 2014, Schneider’s latest three song EP shows that she has no intention of taking a break anytime soon. The opening track, “Circle Culture,” is a mesmerizing romp through… Continue reading Anja Schneider, “Circle Culture”