If you're American and you recognize names like "Bad Boys Blue," "C.C. Catch," "Sandra," or "Modern Talking," there's a good chance that you, or someone close to you, is Vietnamese. For the uninitiated non-Viet Americans, those are the names of three German (and one German-Dutch) pop bands whose songs have been compiled, covered, and claimed … Continue reading Pan-Asian Metropolis — Q&A with filmmaker Elizabeth Ai about her latest project, NEW WAVE
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Sandra Set to Perform in Los Angeles and Dallas
1980s German pop star Sandra is set to perform at the City National Grove of Anaheim on 4 March Club Nokia on 2 March 2016. On the 5th she’ll perform in Dallas. At both dates she’ll be joined by fellow German Eurodisco singer Patty Ryan (“Stay With Me Tonight,” “(You're) My Love, (You're) My Life,” “I Don't Wanna Loose You … Continue reading Sandra Set to Perform in Los Angeles and Dallas
Eurodisco Legends Joy Are Coming to Orange County!
The following entry originally appeared on the Amoeblog Austrian Eurodisco group Joy are scheduled to perform live in Santa Ana on 5 December Saint Nicholas Eve/Krampusnacht) at the Yost Theater. They will perform hits including “Touch By Touch,” “Hello,” “Japanese Girls,” “Valerie,” “Im In Love,” “Countdown of Love,” and more. Buy tickets now as there are … Continue reading Eurodisco Legends Joy Are Coming to Orange County!
Italo-Disco star Ken Laszlo is Coming to SoCal on Memorial Day Weekend 2013
On 26 May, 2013 Italo-Disco star Ken Laszlo is coming to Orange County. On that date he and fellow Italo performer Fred Ventura will descend upon Avec Nightclub in Huntington Beach, thanks to Keep On Music. The event will be hosted by TQ and DJed by DJ BPM. Tickets are $20 in advance (from Bleu Nightclub in … Continue reading Italo-Disco star Ken Laszlo is Coming to SoCal on Memorial Day Weekend 2013
Italo-Disco star Fred Ventura — Coming to SoCal on Memorial Day Weekend 2013
26 May, 2013 Italo-Disco star Fred Ventura is coming to Orange County. He and fellow Italo performer Ken Laszlo will descend upon Avec Nightclub in Huntington Beach. The event will be hosted by TQ and DJed by DJ BPM. Tickets are $20 in advance(from Bleu Nightclub in Westminster) or $25 at the door. Fred Ventura was … Continue reading Italo-Disco star Fred Ventura — Coming to SoCal on Memorial Day Weekend 2013
Your Tuesday night planned… Echo Park or Little Saigon — what’s it going to be?!
So I'm slated to DJ at the Short Stop in Echo Park on 15 May, 2012 (this coming Tuesday unless you're pulling this from the archives). I'll be splitting the music slanging chores with Joe Skyward (Sky Cries Mary, The Posies, Sunny Day Real Estate, Jean Jacket Shotgun), Jimmy James and Greene Candy Machine. Of … Continue reading Your Tuesday night planned… Echo Park or Little Saigon — what’s it going to be?!
Shangri-La Sundays Presents Tim & Eric’s Awesome Set
Time: Sunday, March 6 at 7:00pm - March 7 at 12:30am. Make sure to mark that on your calendar and in your mobile phones and tricorders. Location: R Bar LA 3331 8th St - WILSHIRE CENTER / KOREATOWN. CLICK HERE to see the Facebook event page and confirm that you're attending... then invite all of … Continue reading Shangri-La Sundays Presents Tim & Eric’s Awesome Set
The Vietnamese New Wave Revival
Last November, Keep on Music threw a New Wave + ‘80s Reunion at Bleu in Westminster. This isn’t new wave in the sense that a lot of people use the term, but rather a mix of Italo, Euro disco and other ‘80s dance music that notably found considerable popularity with Asian-Americans in the 1980s but is pretty much unknown by … Continue reading The Vietnamese New Wave Revival
Vietnamese New Wave — German Euro-disco
Vietnamese New Wave Are any of my readers out there Vietnamese? I was turned on to this amazing genre by "the Jewel of La Puente," the one and only (OK, one of thousands but still one of a kind) Ngoc Nuyen. I have asked the experts here at Amoeba Hollywood about "Vietnamese New Wave" (also referred … Continue reading Vietnamese New Wave — German Euro-disco