Welcome to 2015, Queens

Happy New Year!  There are so many opportunities to get down in the next 365 days.  The first being this Tuesday (1/6) for a very special DDPP.  We are going FULL OUT BEYONCÉ. Come kick off the year righteously with an entire hour playlist of old & new Beyoncé. Bring your surfborts!

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And now, as blogging has been somewhat neglected due to being pre-occupied with Christmas cookies, here are DDPP playlists from December:

12/9/2014 – DJ Jamosaurus Tex – Here’s a link to the open Spotify playlist, and screenshot below:

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12/2/2014 – DJ Pixie Cuts:

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New things!

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New Thing #1: Wouldn’t you like to socialize with all the cool and interesting ladies that come to DDPP? Sometime in November we’ll have a DDPP social night where we just hangout (but you can dance if you want to) and get to know each other outside the studio. If it’s popular, it may become a monthly thing. Stay tuned for a time & place.

New Thing #2: DDPP Austin will be selling t-shirts and tanks soon. Yessssssss.

And now, the playlists:
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DJ DJ from Roseanne subbed in the past 2 weeks. We got Nasty with Janet, heard some of the new Prince, became one-winged doves with Stevie, lamented being overworked and underpaid with Dolly’s 9 to 5, and finally — Shook it Off with T. Swift.

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10/28:
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And we won’t stop

Happy fall, all you beauties.  We’re still shakin’ it every Tuesday at Brass Ovaries and see no end in sight.  A few reminders/announcements:

  • DDPP is ‘pay what you want’ and we mean it.  If your strapped for cash, we still want you to come.  The suggested donation is $5-$10, and that covers studio rental and insurance.  Cash accepted, or you can pay with credit card/paypal on your own time with this link:  https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=5QBTE66P877ZN
  • If you are interested in DJ-ing, please ask me (Christine) at class, or send a message to the Facebook page.
  • Our venue, Brass Ovaries, has been so good to us that I encourage you to check out their classes.  They have pole classes, but also offer lots of other options like Ballet Tone and Twerk Fit (!!)

I haven’t posted in awhile, so here are some playlists from September/October:

DJ Schak Attack – 9/2/2014:

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DJ Jojo – 9/16/2014:

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DJ Squirrel Attack! – 9/23/2014

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DJ EZ Bake – 9/30/2014

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DJ Generic Thug – 10/14/2014

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Finishing off August

A remnant of when life was measured by the school year calendar, I still consider August to be the end of summer.  It always feels like the latter weeks of August are a last hurrah.  So DDPP has felt extra ‘last day of vacation’-y these past 2 weeks.  It’s been so much fun spending the summer sweating it out at Brass Ovaries.  Especially appreciated is the abundance of adorable animals hanging around.  A couple weeks ago we proved how “no judgment” DDPP really is when Olive the pig joined us:

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On 8/19 we had the pleasure of DJ Schweet Tea’s first (and hopefully not last) mix.  She’s a mother of twins, and still finds time to make it to DDPP most Tuesdays.  She rocked the house with a no-breaks playlist.  ‘Super Freak’ seemed to be the crowd favorite, not far ahead of the made-for-pole-swinging ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’.  Full mix:

Video: India Arie
So What: P!nk
Bad Girl: Donna Summer
Pour Some Sugar on Me: Def Leppard
Shut Up and Let me Go: The Tings Tings
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KISS: Prince
Blame it on the Boogie: Michael Jackson
Bamboleo: Gipsy Kings
Super Freak: Rick James
Funkytown (remix) : Lipps Inc
She’s A Rebel: Green Day
Black or White: Michael Jackson
Sir Duke: Stevie Wonder
Oh Mickey: Toni Basil
I ain’t Movin: Des’ree

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This past Tuesday, 8/26, we had a special farewell mix from DJ IAIA (aka Casey Bee) who is moving to LA.  She has also been a faithful DDPP-er for some time now.  Sometimes saying goodbye is tough, and the best expression of the sentiment is punk rock kicking across the dance floor.  Truly, it does a better job than words.  Here is the full playlist:

Head Over Heels – Tears for Fears 
Forever – Haim
Into the Groove – Madonna 
Midnight City – M83 
Fell in Love with a Girl – The White Stripes
Gimme Shelter – The Rolling Stones
Let’s Go Crazy – Prince & The Revolution
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes
Disco 2000 – Pulp
Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt – We Are Scientists
Bank Holiday – Blur
La Camisa Negra – Juanes
Welcome to the Working Week – Elvis Costello
Just Like Heaven – The Cure
Kids in America – The Muffs
More Than This – Roxy Music

 

…See you in September!