HARRY RANSOM (Harry Schrecengost) is a resident DJ for Blisspop, and DC-based podcast Expansion Broadcast. Starting out as a drum’n'bass obsessed vinyl and mix tape collector in the mid-1990s, Harry became involved in many local event productions and college radio at UMD’s WMUC 88.1 FM. Nearly 18 years later, he has remained active in the DC music scene, continues to collect a wide range of music, has a DJ resume rivaled by few, and regularly plays U Street Music Hall on diverse bills that have featured acts such as Eats Everything, Amon Tobin, Four Tet, Falty DL, Bok Bok, Kingdom, Sinden, Switch, Jacques Greene, Designer Drugs, and S.P.Y. Additionally, Harry is one of the new contributing writers to the Blisspop blog, and is also working diligently on his own music production.
Since making her club debut at the Buzz event at Nation in 2001, Christine Moritz has been intriguing clubgoers in Washington, D.C. and beyond with her sound, which ranges from haunting, cinematic downtempo to upbeat, funk-influenced tunes.
Her 2002 warm-up set for Thievery Corporation at the 9:30 Club caught the ear of Thievery's Eric Hilton, leading to a coveted residency at Eighteenth Street Lounge. In 2009 she reprised this role, doing DJ sets before all five of Thievery Corporation's sold-out shows at the 9:30 Club.
Christine has played with such artists as RJD2, Bebel Gilberto, Nightmares on Wax, Amon Tobin, Zero 7, Massive Attack, UNKLE, Koop, Little Dragon, Jazzanova, Rainer Trüby, Brazilian Girls, Underworld, the Orb, Gotan Project, and Groove Armada. In 2006, she performed at the UK's highly regarded Big Chill Festival, a three-day outdoor event with 30,000 attendees. In 2007, she DJ'd in Bristol, England at the invitation of Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja. Christine has also graced the decks in London, Edinburgh, Prague, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Baltimore as well as at numerous D.C.-area venues.
A seasoned radio DJ, Christine hosted the acclaimed show "Variety Is the Spice of Life" (currently on hiatus) on the University of Maryland's WMUC (88.1 FM and online) for more than 15 years.
Christine has been featured in print publications such as the Washington Post and the Washington City Paper, as well as in online sources such as Resident Advisor. A talented music journalist herself, she has written about artists such as Fat Freddy's Drop, A. Skillz and Krafty Kuts, and Alice Russell.