Feature | Lisa Frank and Rez Ekbatan “Whisper (Outputmessage Remix)” — live from Grace Reformed Church

In April, DC techno staples Lisa Frank and Rez Ekbatan released their single “Whisper”, which also features a host of remixes from other top city talent. The standout remix in the package comes from Bernard Farley, better known as Outputmessage, who is a creator of first class house and techno. He recently sent us a… Continue reading Feature | Lisa Frank and Rez Ekbatan “Whisper (Outputmessage Remix)” — live from Grace Reformed Church

Blisspop Disco Fest Playlist Week 3: Disco Edits

Ahead of Blisspop Disco Fest starting August 31st at the 9:30 Club and U Street Music Hall, Blisspop contributors Justin Barini-Rivers, Aeron Premo, and William Creason talk about some of their favorite Disco edits. First Choice – “Let No Man Put Asunder” (Shep Pettibone Remix) (1983) “Let No Man Put Asunder” first appeared in 1977 on First Choice’s Delusions album, but… Continue reading Blisspop Disco Fest Playlist Week 3: Disco Edits

Blisspop Disco Fest Playlist Week 2: Italo Disco & Boogie

Ahead of Blisspop Disco Fest starting August 31st at the 9:30 Club and U Street Music Hall, Blisspop contributors Aeron Premo and William Creason talk about some of their favorite Italo Disco & Boogie records.   Kano – “I’m Ready” (1980) The claps and burbling bassline that open “I’m Ready” will more than likely instantly register a DC… Continue reading Blisspop Disco Fest Playlist Week 2: Italo Disco & Boogie

Feature | Darius feat. Wayne Snow – ” Lost In The Moment” (video)

It has been quite a minute since any new solo sounds have come from the Parisian producer called Darius. Known for his chilled down beats ranging anywhere in between house, disco and electro, Darius has given light to some of the best remixes for artists like (to name an illustrious few)  Jungle, Crayon, Flight Facilities and the… Continue reading Feature | Darius feat. Wayne Snow – ” Lost In The Moment” (video)

Feature | Arthr – “Balloon feat. Adam Callum”

Since we covered UK-based artist Christian Balistrari’s music, animation, and live performance project Arthr last year, he’s been very busy. Last week, Balistrari released the music video for “Balloon,” an impressive work on all counts. The video was shot at an abandoned tin mine on the moors near Liskeard (South Western England), and it features the animated… Continue reading Feature | Arthr – “Balloon feat. Adam Callum”