Here’s What I Played at Disco Matinee on July 7, 2024

Pink pen with disco ball on top. (Photo: Liz Ohanesian
The disco ball spins!

Disco Matinee hit its first anniversary. We celebrated at the Grand Star, who has kindly hosted us on the first Sundays of the month since July of 2023. The coolest people on the planet were there. One of them is a friend of mine who I’ve known since the days of dialup internet. She brought me the sweet disco ball pen seen in the above photo. You might notice the blur in the photo. That’s because the disco ball spins too! You might also notice that I haven’t done my nails in quite a while. That’s because I don’t care about your Instagram beauty standards dictating that hands should only be seen when they are freshly manicured. 

Anyhow, here’s what I played. Thanks to everyone who came out and danced with us. 

Set One:

Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant

Anita Ward – Ring My Bell (Pontchartrain edit)

Evelyn “Champagne” King – Shame (Mr. Turner edit)

Cerrone – Supernature (Ethan Wood edit)

Kano – It’s a War (Purple Disco Machine, Lorenz Rhode edit)

Ken Laszlo – Hey Hey Guy

Telex – Moskow Diskow

Lime – Babe, We’re Gonna Love Tonight

Trans X – Living on Video

Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy

Marc Almond – Tears Run Rings

Divine – You Think You’re a Man

Alaska y Dinarama – A quien le importa

Stop – Wake Up

Righeira – Vamos a la Playa

New Order – Blue Monday

Prince – Erotic City

Set two:

Desireless – Voyage Voyage

Erasure – Oh L’amour

My Mine – Hypnotic Tango

Freeez – I.O.U. 

Mr. Flagio – Take a Chance

Yaz – Situation

Skatt Brothers – Walk the Night

Pino D’Angio (RIP)– Ma Quale Idea

Sheila E. – A Love Bizarre

George Clinton — Atomic Dog

Zapp – More Bounce to the Ounce

Tom Tom Club – Genius of Love

Herb Alpert – Rise (Daz Rise Up edit)

Bee-Gees- Love You Inside Out (Antton edit)

Blondie – The Tide Is High

Jeanette – Por Que Te Vas (David Kust remix)

Donna Summer – Last Dance

Liz O. is an L.A.-based writer and DJ. Read her recently published work and check out her upcoming gigs.

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