Here’s What I Played for Night Shift at Bar Franca on March 7, 2024

Bar Franca DTLA Exterior March 7, 2024 (Photo: Liz Ohanesian)

Thank you to everyone who came out to Bar Franca for Night Shift last night. It was so much fun to play post-punk, synthpop, darkwave and shoegaze for you all night. Plus, as always, it was great to catch up with some pals and meeting some lovely new people. Anyhow, I’ve posted the set list below. See you tonight at Underground’s Depeche Mode x New Order party. 

Cocteau Twins “Persephone” 

Chromatics “Famous Monsters” 

Anoraak, Sarah Maison “Gang”

Fad Gadget “For Whom the Bell Tolls” 

Djedjotronic, Lokier “Are Friends Electric?”

Siouxsie and the Banshees “Hall of Mirrors”

Zola Jesus “Dangerous Days”

Beach House “Superstar”

Martin Gore “Compulsion”

Holy Ghost “I Wanted to Tell Her”

Love and Rockets “So Alive” 

Japan “Life in Tokyo”

The Horrors “Something to Remember Me By”

TR/ST, Jake Shears “Being Boring”

Pale Blue “No Words”

Boy Harsher “Give Me a Reason” 

D.A.F. “Brothers”

Silent Circle “Touch in the Night”

Book of Love “Boy”

Saint Etienne “We’re in the City”

Optometry “Chameleon” 

Slowdive “Kisses”

House of Love “Christine”

Sisters of Mercy “Marian”

School of Seven Bells “Low Times”

Actors “Face Meets Glass”

Body of Light “Never Ever”

Spandau Ballet “To Cut a Long Story Short”

Bloc Party “Banquet”

Soft Cell “Tainted Love”

Lebanon Hanover “Sadness Is Rebellion”

Joy Division “She’s Lost Control”

Clan of Xymox “A Day”

Topographies “Red Black Sun” 

The Church “Reptile” 

Catherine Wheel “I Want to Touch You”

Adorable “Sunshine Smile”

Pet Shop Boys “Loneliness” 

Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Alma Jodorowsky “Palace In My Head (Fred Falke Extended Club Remix)”

Mothermary “Pray (Tensnake Remix)”

Perel, Marie Davidson “Jesus Was an Alien” 

New Order “Sub-Culture”

Ken Laszlo “Hey, Hey Guy”

Moenia “Soy Lo Peor (Manuel Rios Remix)”

Depeche Mode “But Not Tonight”

Duran Duran “Planet Earth (Night Version)”

Ultravox “Dancing with Tears in My Eyes”

Twin Tribes “Monolith”

The Normal “Warm Leatherette” 

Ionnalee “Not Human (TR/ST Remix)”

Kontravoid “Losing Game”

Pastel Ghost “Iris”

Sally Shapiro “Rent” 

Chromatics “Shadow (Maceo Plex Remix)”

Sisters of Mercy “Lucretia”

ADULT. “Hand to Phone”

Peaches “Boys Want to Be Her”

French Police “Her”

Twin Tribes “Sangre de Oro”

Working Men’s Club “Cut” 

The Cure “Play for Today”

Blushing “Blame”

Lush “500 (Shake Baby Shake)”

Shannon and the Clams “Moon Is in the Wrong Place”

Ride “Twisterella”

Stereolab “Cybele’s Reverie”

Jesus and Mary Chain “Head On” 

Broadcast “America’s Boy”

The Sundays “Here’s Where the Story Ends”

Pixies “Gigantic” 

LCD Soundsystem “Someone Great”

Visage “Fade to Grey”

Raf “Self Control” 

Savage “Don’t Cry”

Siouxsie and the Banshees “Peek-a-Boo” (Request)

Cocteau Twins “Cherry Colored Funk” 

The next Night Shift is Thursday, April 4 at Bar Franca. There’s no cover, but you can RSVP on Restless Nites.

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