Tag: dam-funk

  • Jheri Curl June: DāM-FunK’s “Searchin’ 4 Funk’s Future”

    Jheri Curl June: DāM-FunK’s “Searchin’ 4 Funk’s Future”

    If J.C.M. Mark I took as its template Prince’s run of early-’80s albums, then Mark II–at least as interpreted by DāM-FunK–sounds more like a high-generation Prince bootleg.

  • Podcast: Jheri Curl June 2K18

    Podcast: Jheri Curl June 2K18

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSThis year marks our fifth annual Jheri Curl June, and we’re going to make it a thing or die trying. Join us as we define the Jheri Curl Music genre and share our picks for the…

  • Jheri Curl June: Imaginary Genres – Jheri Curl Music

    It’s finally here! In case you weren’t aware, Jheri Curl June is our most sacred holiday season here at Dystopian Dance Party, and we wanted to do something special for its third annual observance (“Jh3ri Curl Jun3”). So, instead of resurrecting the same hoary old introductory post from 2014, we thought we’d offer a concise…

  • Dystopian New Year’s Party Podcast: Our Favorite Songs of 2015

    Dystopian New Year’s Party Podcast: Our Favorite Songs of 2015

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSWell, here we are, at the cusp of the New Year: that sacred time when bloggers from all over congregate for one last chance to opine about the pop culture year that was. And we’re no exception–even though,…

  • Introduction to Jheri Curl June

    Introduction to Jheri Curl June

    In the late 1970s and early 1980s, a new form of predominantly African American popular music began to take shape. Rooted in soul and funk music, but largely stripped of those genres’ grit; with elements of rock and disco, and at least one eye forever resting on potential radio play; the loosely-defined style has gone…