Tag: egyptian lover

  • Jheri Curl June: Whodini’s “The Freaks Come Out at Night”

    Jheri Curl June: Whodini’s “The Freaks Come Out at Night”

    Whodini now lives in the hallowed halls of the proverbial Jheri Curl Hall of Fame, in the same wing as the Egyptian Lover and the Jonzun Crew, with Ecstasy’s signature Zorro hat and tiny shorts on display right next to the Egyptian Lover’s leather suit and everyone’s fingerless gloves.

  • Jheri Curl June: The Egyptian Lover’s “I Cry (Night After Night)”

    Jheri Curl June: The Egyptian Lover’s “I Cry (Night After Night)”

    Like yesterday’s spotlight artist the Jonzun Crew, the Egyptian Lover is a pioneer of the Jheri Curl-adjacent hip-hop subgenre electro (or, as they liked to call it on the West Coast, electro-hop). Way back in our first-ever Jheri Curl June, we even called his 1986 club hit “Freak-a-holic” “the ultimate jheri curl track.” And certainly,…

  • Jheri Curl June: Imagination’s  “Just an Illusion”

    Jheri Curl June: Imagination’s “Just an Illusion”

    As we mentioned in our Jheri Curl June 2K18 podcast, one of our favorite activities here in the Dystopian Dance Party universe is digging in the crates for Jheri Curl Music; and the British JCM group Imagination is my favorite discovery since the Deele. I picked up their first album, 1981’s Body Talk, solely because of…

  • 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…

  • The Prince Issue Podcast with Guest Erika Peterson

    The Prince Issue Podcast with Guest Erika Peterson

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSAs you may have heard, we recently launched a physical magazine, the first issue of which is dedicated to eclectic art and writing inspired by the music of Prince. So, to celebrate a successful launch–and to…

  • Podcast: Allow Us to Reintroduce Ourselves

    Podcast: Allow Us to Reintroduce Ourselves

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSThe Dystopian Dance Party podcast is back, and we’re out for blood. This episode, we catch up on what’s been going on during our two-month hiatus and talk about Gene Simmons (naturally), the 20th anniversary of Final Fantasy VII, and…