Catching up and Moving On

It’s been too long since my last post. We’ve had several great sessions with awesome dance mixes. This Thursday the 23rd will be the last Thursday meeting. Starting Wednesday July 6, we will be meeting on Wednesdays at 8pm. If you would like to DJ one Wednesday in July, please email me at DDPP.PHL[at]gmail[dot]com.

I know it’s been a while since I last posted a play list so I want to catch up on that. I’m sure some DDPP attendees have wondered what we were hearing.

First, going all the way back to May 19, DJ D Griff played a fantastic mix:

Play List from May 19, 2011

On June 26th, I wasn’t there and the play list for that evening is a mystery to me. I hear it was good.
I will update if I find out what it was.

On July 2nd, for better or worse, we heard another mix made by yours truly, DJ Annrockio.
I quite enjoyed it!

On June 9th. Things didn’t materialize. There was no DDPP.

Last week on June 16th, we heard an energetic mix from DJ Anna and it was rockin’ and awesome.
I will update as soon as I find out what all those songs were.

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Songs About Dancing

On Thursday, we heard a fun play list brought to us by Christy (AKA DJ Noopy-G). It was a varied mix with a healthy dose of songs about dancing which everyone loves.  The play list is below if you’re curious. This Thursday, we’ll have another great session. See you there!

Christy’s Mix:

  1. Jack Johnson – Bubble Toes
  2. The Rolling Stones – Miss You
  3. The Contours – Do You Love Me
  4. No Doubt vs. Tiga – Hella Good Bass
  5. Jennifer Lopez – Let’s Get Loud
  6. AFI – Dancing Through Sunday
  7. She Wants Revenge – Out Of Control
  8. House of Pain – Jump Around
  9. Paul Oakenfold – Starry-Eyed Surprise
  10. Alien Ant Farm – Smooth Criminal
  11. The Go-Go’s – Vacation
  12. 50 Cent vs. Iggy Pop – Lust For Da Club Life
  13. Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up, Part 1
  14. Gorillaz – Dare
  15. Offspring – Come Out and Play (Keep ’em Separated)
  16. Beastie Boys – Eugene’s Lament


We’ve Been Dancing

This post is a little over due but the last two weeks have been great for Dance Dance Party Party. We’re still going strong and I want to thank everyone for coming out. It’s been a blast. DDPP Philly will continue to meet on Thursdays at 7:15. It looks like we have DJs scheduled for the rest of May. If you have danced with us at least once and you would like to sign up for a DJ spot in June please check out “So, You Wanna DJ?!?” and then contact us.

If you attended the last two sessions you might be curious about some of the music we heard.

On the April, Michi brought it with this awesome mix:

  1. I Hear A Symphony- Diana Ross & The Supremes
  2. Tennessee- Arrested Development 28
  3. Dancing With Myself- Billy Idol
  4. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)- Beyonce
  5. Girls Just Want To Have Fun- Cyndi Lauper
  6. Let Me Clear My Throat- DJ Cool
  7. The Sweet Escape- Gwen Stefani
  8. Shoop- Salt N’ Pepa
  9. The Way You Make Me Feel- Michael Jackson
  10. A Little Respect- Erasure
  11. Rhythm Nation- Janet Jackson
  12. Just Dance- Lady Gaga
  13. Man In The Mirror- Michael Jackson

On May 5, I played this mix that I made myself:

DDPP Philly Week 5 Playlist

It Keeps Getting Better DDPP 4-21-2011

This Week we had our best turn out so far. We had a great mix from DJ UnKempt that had us shakin’ a tail feather. This week’s list included selections spanning the last 60 years with lots of classics.

  1. Jacky Wilson – Lonely Teardrops
  2. Clyde Mcphatter – Lover Please
  3. Ray Charles – Shake a Tail Feather
  4. Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
  5. Run DMC – It’s Tricky
  6. Laura Branigan – Gloria
  7. Denice Williams – Let’s Hear it for the Boy
  8. Wham – Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
  9. Debarge – Rythym of the Night
  10. Whitney – I Wanna Dance with Somebody
  11. When is Rome – The Promise
  12. Blu Cantrell – Hit Em Up Style
  13. Ace of Base – The Sign
  14. Miley Cyrus – Party in the USA
  15. M.I.A – Bucky Dun Gun

Dance Dance Party Party Philly Thursday 4-14-11

This was another great session at DDPP with a play list from DJ Noopy-G.  We saw some new faces and repeat offenders.

Here’s what we heard:

  1. Dwight Yoakum- Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  2. Pointer Sisters- I’m So Excited
  3. A Taste of Honey- Boogie Oogie Ooogie
  4. King Harvest- Dancing in the Moonlight
  5. Miriam Makeba- Pata Pata
  6. Ramones- I Wanna Be Sedated
  7. Unkle- Natural Selection
  8. Pitbull- I Know You Want Me
  9. Lou Bega- Mambo #5
  10. Squeeze- Cool for Cats
  11. Shakira- Hips Don’t Lie
  12. Violent Femmes- Dance, Motherfucker, Dance!
  13. Jet- Are You Gonna Be My Girl?
  14. The Hold Steady- Massive Nights
  15. Kylie Minogue-Locomotion
  16. Jackson Browne- Stay

Success! Dance Dance Party Party is Back

Thanks to everyone who came out for the first week of the return of Dance Dance Party Party. It seemed like everyone had a great time. We must have really been moving because we steamed up the studio windows. We’ll have the fans on next time for some air circulation. I hope everyone plus some new ladies can make it to this week’s Dance Dance Party Party.

Part of the fun of DDPP is that anyone who wants to can take turns as the DJ (play list maker). See: So you Wanna DJ? I believe we already have a DJ for this week, but please email me at DDPP.phl@gmail.com if you want to sign up for any of the following weeks in April or May.

Here is the mix that DJ Annrockio (that’s me) played Thursday, April 7th. I think it went over pretty well.

DDPP Playlist Week 1

What’s Like DDPP, but meets in Mt. Airy On Sundays?

Women’s Dance Workout! Ruth, an attendee at my first DDPP session informed me of a similar group which meets in Mt. Airy on Sundays.

Here is the flier for Women’s Dance Workout:

Women's Dance Workout Flyer

note: The original flier had a nice bold orange background but I lightened it here so that it’s more readable on screen.


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