NEW ROMANTIC NITE with Guest DJs Paul V. & Alex Transistor

The Echo & Part Time Punks Present

NEW ROMANTIC NITE with Guest DJs Paul V. & Alex Transistor

Sun July 22, 2018

10:00 pm

Echoplex

Los Angeles, CA

$5.00 - $8.00

This event is 18 and over

Part Time Punks devotes a dance nite to the sound of the New Romantic scene of the early 1980s -- a scene which was originally both a rebellion against punk and an embrace of the glam era of the early 1970s that preceded it -- but ended up producing some of the biggest names in 1980s synthpop (thanks largely to a new televisual innovation by the name of MTV (short for Music TeleVision, in case you'd forgotten). In terms of style it rejected the austerity and anti-fashion stance of punk and embraced the androgynous.  So what does that mean for the dancefloor? Expect a lot of 80s sounds by the likes of Duran Duran, Ultravox, Flock Of Seagulls, Human League, Visage, Spandau Ballet, Japan, Adam & The Ants, Culture Club, ABC, Classic Noveau, Berlin Blondes, Steve Strange, Soft Cell, Tubeway Army, Depeche Mode, Echo & The Bunnymen -- as well as the 70s sounds that inspired the movement -- ie David Bowie, T-Rex, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Brian Eno, Roxy Music etc.

Part Time Punks
Part Time Punks
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DJ Paul V.
DJ Paul V.
DJ Paul V. has been spinning his eclectic music mixes in the clubs since 1981. In Los Angeles he co-created and promoted Dragstrip 66 and
most recently spent 4 years on the air at Indie 103.1 FM. He’s a featured DJ on KLOS’s new “Mashpit” mix show Fridays 6pm-8pm pacific and "Neon Noise” on TheIndependent.FM Saturday nights from 9pm-12am pacific. He's also a celebrated blogger and book author.

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