Kitty the Disc Jockey

Kitty the Disc Jockey NYC Festivals Silver Trophy Winner 2019: Best Digital Music Program for The She Pop Show on Makerparkradio Voted best DJ 2015 & 2016 in the Staten Island Advance Readers Poll.

Archives at https://makerparkradio.nyc/archive/the-she-pop-show-w-kitty-the-di

Mission: Curating custom playlists for artists and art venues, DJ for live performances. Vinyl collector and DJ specializing in female-fronted, international music. Specializing in shows featuring 60s soul and 80s pop. NYC Festivals Silver Trophy Winner 2019: Best Digital Music Program for The She Pop Show on Makerparkradio Voted best DJ 2015 & 2016 in the Staten Island Advance Readers Poll. Archives at https://makerparkradio.nyc/archive/the-she-pop-show-w-kitty-the-disc-jockey

Operating as usual

Killer!!!
10/13/2020

Killer!!!

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection @alvvaysband
10/13/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection @alvvaysband

It's vital that we support these groups. I have my ticket for the virtual film showcase!
10/13/2020

It's vital that we support these groups. I have my ticket for the virtual film showcase!

In 2019, May Sumak embodied its self-definition as a “traveling film showcase” by dreaming beyond borders and screening films in six different locations between two different countries within the Andean diaspora (Ecuador/USA). This year, due to COVID-19, May Sumak will not be traveling anywhere physically, however, we intend to do so virtually. We strive to continue making May Sumak as accessible as possible for our ayllus in and out of territory through virtual screenings, discussions, workshops, and performances. All this said, this year’s showcase intends to be our most accessible showcase to date! We look forward to continuing with our mission and working to make May Sumak a place for our ayllus to call home.

🎥Program and more details coming soon!
➡️Visit maysumak.com

En el 2019, May Sumak floreció en su autodefinición de ser una “muestra de cine itinerante” al soñar más allá de nuestras fronteras y proyectar películas en seis lugares distintos, entre dos países distintos dentro la diáspora andina (Ecuador / EE. UU.). Este año, debido al COVID-19, May Sumak no viajará a ninguna parte físicamente, sin embargo, tenemos la intención de llegar virtualmente. Trabajaremos para seguir el legado de May Sumak y ser lo más accesible posible para nuestros ayllus dentro y fuera del territorio a través de proyecciones, conversatorios, talleres y música virtual. Es decir, ¡este año será nuestra muestra de cine más accesible hasta la fecha! Esperamos continuar con nuestra misión y trabajar para hacer de May Sumak un lugar al que nuestros ayllus puedan seguir considerando como su hogar.

🎥Programa y más detalles pronto!
➡️Visita maysumak.com

#MaySumak2020 #MaySumakCine #QuichwaFilmShowcase

I had a fun evening in the Makerparkradio studio tonight- two hours of exceptional sounds from women around the world.Yo...
10/12/2020
10/11/2020 The She Pop Show - from MAKER PARK RADIO

I had a fun evening in the Makerparkradio studio tonight- two hours of exceptional sounds from women around the world.

You can check it out here: https://livestream.com/makerparkradio/makerparkradio/videos/212029107

Here's the list:

Most modern Painting- Sinead O’Brien (Ireland)
Flecha- Soledad Velez (Chile)
Cat- The Sugarcubes (Iceland)
Vo yen un Coche- Cristina y los Subterraneos (Spain)
Modern Girl Renegade- Baby Shakes (US)
La Sandunguera- Nathy Peluso (Argentina)
90s Music- Kimbra (New Zealand)
Boule de flipper- Corynne Charby (France)
Nothing Can Come Between Us- Sade
Bilingue- Malucci (Peru)
Desh Raga Thilana- Shikha Prabhakaran (India)
Coming to Get You Nowhere- This is the Kit (UK)
Ormai ho deciso- Katres (Italy)
Little Spacey- Cocteau Twins (Scotland)
Mother- Ulali (Tuscarora/Taíno)
Brand New Life- Young Marble Giants (Wales)
Rottu Skogvarnir- Eivor (Faroe Islands)
I’m on Fire- Malportado Kids (US)
Skuggadans- Kaelan Mikla (Iceland)
Honn Wo Yomu- Scandal (Japan)
Ufikizolo- Dorothy Masuka (Zimbabwe)
Ley Lines-Emma Jean Thackray (UK)
It’s my Thing- Marva Whiteney (US)
Train de minuit- Le Couleur (Canada)
Nevermind the End – Tei Shi (Colombia/Canada)
I Need Some Fine Wine and You, You Need to Be Nicer- Cardigans (Sweden)
Look for Me- Elvira T (Russia)
When Will I learn- Ibeyi, Chilly Gonzales (French/Cuban)
Invicta- Mestiza (Venezuela)

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#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #daughter
10/11/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #daughter

Join me tonight for The She Pop Show Live from the MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc studio! #femalefronted #internat...
10/11/2020

Join me tonight for The She Pop Show Live from the MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc studio! #femalefronted #international

MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc
10/10/2020

MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc

Vote for FREE STREAMING COMMUNITY RADIO! Non Profit Arts advocacy! All volunteer community building, NO photo-op radio!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
We have until Oct 11!! https://tinyurl.com/y43zycek
#statenisland #streaming #radio #community #gospel #soul #Rafio #jazz#blues #punk #newwave #over40moshpit #rocktober #disco #housemusic #metalmusic #stapleton
#garage #hiphop #wutang #parkhill #clifton #standup #jazz #streamingradio #nonprofit

It’s here! I feel like such a badass. #nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection
10/08/2020

It’s here! I feel like such a badass. #nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection

#nowlistening #vinylcollection #vinyl #deerhoof
10/06/2020

#nowlistening #vinylcollection #vinyl #deerhoof

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #robertaflack
10/03/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #robertaflack

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #kurtvile #courtneybarnett
10/03/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #kurtvile #courtneybarnett

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #stylecouncil
10/02/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #stylecouncil

Here's the playlist from The She Pop Show from 9/27. Thanks again to Eric C. Powell Music for letting me debut the new t...
09/29/2020
9/27/20 The She Pop Show - from MAKER PARK RADIO

Here's the playlist from The She Pop Show from 9/27. Thanks again to Eric C. Powell Music for letting me debut the new track, Fly Away, featuring Andrea Powell.

You can listen again here: https://livestream.com/makerparkradio/makerparkradio/videos/211456662

Jupiter- Haiku Hands (Australia)
Ca Balance Pas Mal A Paris- Jenifer/Christophe Willem (France)
Marina Gasolina- Bonde do Role (Brazil)
Omedeto- Gaijin a Go Go (USA)
Impossible Weight- Deep Sea Diver/Sharon Van Etten (USA)
Nie Gotujemy- The Duplings (Poland)
Pretty in Pink- Ceci Bastida (Mexico)
Finde Mich- Sophie Hunger (Switzerland)
Mwanionaje- Lady Jaydee (Tanzania)
Distant Star- First Aid Kit (Sweden)
Baby, I’m in the Mood for You- Odetta (USA)
Fly Away- Eric C. Powell Music feat. Andrea Powell (USA)
Miha Ja Gievrra- Lovisa Negga (Sweden)
Emancipense- Yelle (France)
Rauthilaekur- Mammut (Iceland)
United Girls Rock N Roll Club- Chai/Hinds (Japan/Spain)
Tiger- Abba (Sweden)
Vijood- Eendo (Iran)
Come Here- Kath Bloom (USA)
Stepping Stone- Duffy (Wales)
Testosteron- Kayah (Poland)
Cheer Up- Twice (S. Korea)
Use Me- Starpoint (USA)
Z Toba Lub Bez Ciebie- Monika Lewczuk (Poland)
Feel Okay- Corey Flood (USA)
El Gato- X Ray Pop (France)
Bruci la Citta- Irene Grandi (Italy)
C’est Pas D’amour- Rupa and the April Fishes (US/FR)
Criminal- Hello, Seahorse! (Mexico)
C’est Extra- Les OP 4 (France)

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09/29/2020

I love this flyer I made for The Sunset Dance Party, circa 2014.

#nowlistening #vinylcollection #vinyl #dinodesiandbilly
09/28/2020

#nowlistening #vinylcollection #vinyl #dinodesiandbilly

I’m loving tonight’s episode of The She Pop Show! #femalefronted #internationalmusic @makerparkradio
09/27/2020

I’m loving tonight’s episode of The She Pop Show! #femalefronted #internationalmusic @makerparkradio

A great memory: DJing in the elevator at Queens Museum. #elevatormusic
09/27/2020

A great memory: DJing in the elevator at Queens Museum. #elevatormusic

Great food and drink and the best sounds around. 8-10pm front dining section at The Hop Shoppe!#TheHopShoppe www. Thehop...
09/24/2020

Great food and drink and the best sounds around. 8-10pm front dining section at The Hop Shoppe!

#TheHopShoppe www. Thehopshoppe.com

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #terryhall
09/23/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #terryhall

Forbidden Island Productions
09/22/2020

Forbidden Island Productions

Ahoy and Thanks for hopping on board this week for a weekend-starting dose of “Inadvisable Science”.

So much fun sharing great tunes and scientifically-baseless info...all streaming to you LIVE from the Maker Park Radio studio. If you missed the live broadcast, no problemmo - you can tune in any time via livestream:

https://livestream.com/makerparkradio/makerparkradio/videos/211121747

Or get your keister over the MPR Archives page where three years of great programming awaits!

Be sure to check out Forbidden Island on alternate Fridays at 6 PM and check out all the other great programming on makerparkradio.nyc - Staten Island's OWN live-streaming radio station. It's where all the cool kids play. #tallahasseetim #kittyvinyldj #forbiddenisland #punk #powerpop #garage #trash #ska

THANKS, listeners...and thanks to the awesome donors and sponsors that help keep MPR such a VITAL and FUN part of our lives. To make a donation to MPR just click on the "donate" button at makerparkradio.nyc. Any amount helps!

Be safe, stay healthy, be good to one another!

Tomorrow at 6pm! Streaming live from Staten Island! #femalefronted #international MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc
09/12/2020

Tomorrow at 6pm! Streaming live from Staten Island! #femalefronted #international MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc

Here’s the deal! Want some good music? I’m bringing it to you!!Tonight: all vinyl, all 60s soul, R&B and pop starting at...
09/12/2020
HOME | KittytheDiscJockey

Here’s the deal! Want some good music? I’m bringing it to you!!

Tonight: all vinyl, all 60s soul, R&B and pop starting at 7:30 at Burrito Bar, Forst ave, Staten Island

Tomorrow: check out the Slow Fizz Sunday sessions to hear my fave 50s and 60s tracks on 45
https://facebook.com/events/s/slow-fizz-sunday-sessions-sept/323395755642607/?ti=icl

Later, I will be in the MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc studio, playing #femalefronted music from around the world. Streams live at 6pm.

More coming up this month! Check here or on my website, www.kittythedj.com

Catch up with Kitty: vinyl collector, radio show host, DJ.

Platronic
09/08/2020

Platronic

Hi synthpop lovers! Kay and Sami here. Together we are Finnish-German duo Platronic! After 8 months we could finally meet each other in Helsinki for rehearsing, working on our debut video and taking promo pictures! And now we want to change our banner on Facebook and we have no clue which one of these two pictures we should use? What do you think? Any support, comments are greatly appreciated 💖

#poll #futurepop #Synthpop #synthesizer #electronicmusic #electropop

I didn't make all the updates I wanted to, but at least my events for September are listed! Visit my never-quite-finishe...
09/07/2020
EVENTS | KittytheDiscJockey

I didn't make all the updates I wanted to, but at least my events for September are listed! Visit my never-quite-finished website: https://www.kittythedj.com/events

Join Tallhassee Tim and Kitty the DJ for classic punk, new wave, trash, surf, and new music for people who like that kind of thing. Only on Makerparkradio.NYC

I loved this diverse playlist from the last She Pop Show! If you missed it, check it out here: https://livestream.com/ma...
09/03/2020
The She Pop Show with Kitty 8/30/20 - from MAKER PARK RADIO

I loved this diverse playlist from the last She Pop Show! If you missed it, check it out here: https://livestream.com/makerparkradio/makerparkradio/videos/210467410

(Japan) Cold Summer by Buffalo Daughter
(Lebanon) Wadih by Soapkills
(US) Don't Know Till You Try by The Postmarks
(Scotland) Walking at Midnight by Honeyblood
(France/Cuba)No man is Big Enough for My Arms by Ibeyi
(Guatemala) Vamonos by Kathy Palma
(UK) Ladies for Babies (Goats for Love) by Nadine Shah
(French/Chilean&Pakistanian/British) Somos Sur by Ana Tijoux, Shadia Mansour
(Australia) Pedestrian at Best by Courtney Barnett
(Mexico) Ex-Novios by Cremalleras
(Swiss/German) Hitch Hike by Kleenex
(Taiwan) I Love Burberry by Won FU
(France) Y'a Pas De Mal by Eglantine Gouzy
(Morocco) Ya Qalbi by Meryem Aboulouafa
(England) The Saxophone Song by Kate Bush
(Canada) Resisto Y Ya by Lido Pimienta
(Jamaica) Biggest Fan by Lila Ike
(US) Set me Free by Leela James
(Finland) Tavalinen nainen by Vesala
(Israel) Views by Noga Erez, Reo Cragun, Rousso
(Georgia) Hextention by Tusia Beridze
(Canada) Lollipop (Ode to Jim) by Alvvays
(Russia) L’ete by Zveri, Jenia Lubich
(France) Brigitte by Brigitte Fontaine
(Italy)Con Te Mi Sento Cosi by Elisa
(Puerto Rico) Vamono by Buscabulla
(England) Breakout by Swing Out Sister
(Sweden) I'm His Girl by Friends
(Portugal) Fetra by Pega Monstro
(Germany) On the Telephone by The Stripes
(France) City Life by Stinky Toys

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From 2016- second year in a row! Thanks! @siadvance @rbmillado
09/03/2020

From 2016- second year in a row! Thanks! @siadvance @rbmillado

This weekend, I will haul some lovely 7” records out to Seppe Pizza Bar for your enjoyment. If you haven’t eaten there, ...
09/02/2020

This weekend, I will haul some lovely 7” records out to Seppe Pizza Bar for your enjoyment. If you haven’t eaten there, your going to love it! Seppe Pizza Bar MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc

08/30/2020

I work hard to be sure The She Pop Show is diverse- culturally and musically. I feel I had not been hitting that target as of late.

With tonight's program, I think it's back to what it should be! I'm proud to say that the #femalefronted music I'm going to play tonight literally comes from around the globe.
In no specific order:

Lebanon
US/Florida
Scotland
Canada
France/Cuba
Georgia
Guatemala
Germany
France
Morocco
Mexico
Australia
Switzerland
Taiwan
England
Colombia
Finland
Israel
Italy
Puerto Rico
Sweden
Portugal
Japan

Sunday, 8/30Join me for two hours of #femalefronted music from around the world!The She Pop Show- only on MakerPark Radi...
08/29/2020

Sunday, 8/30
Join me for two hours of #femalefronted music from around the world!
The She Pop Show- only on MakerPark Radio - makerparkradio.nyc
6-8pm EST

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #courtneybarnett
08/29/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #courtneybarnett

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #unloved #killingeve #strangeffect
08/28/2020

#nowlistening #vinyl #vinylcollection #unloved #killingeve #strangeffect

#nowlistening #vinylcollection #bodysnatchers #twotone
08/25/2020

#nowlistening #vinylcollection #bodysnatchers #twotone

#nowlistening #vinylcollection What a track! #squeeze #45s
08/23/2020

#nowlistening #vinylcollection What a track! #squeeze #45s

08/23/2020
Colouring The Past

Colouring The Past

PETULA CLARK - I KNOW A PLACE

The video here is Petula Clark on the Lloyd Thaxton show in 1965. I've sharpened the colour picture and improved the saturation.

Written by Tony Hatch, who wrote Petula Clark's hits "Downtown," "My Love" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," I KNOW A PLACE was her second single in the US (she had several UK and French hits before getting an American record deal), and was conceived as a follow-up to her first single, "Downtown."

Both songs are set in the city with similar musical elements. It was recorded in 1965 by Petula Clark at the Pye Studios in Marble Arch in a session which featured drummer Bobby Graham and the Breakaways vocal group.

"Warner Bros., they had this great #1 record, they said, 'Come on, we want another one,' recalled Petula in 2013.

"I wasn't writing, Tony was doing all the writing. I was just singing the songs. He came up with 'I Know A Place,' which I thought was a good song. I didn't think it was quite up to the standards of 'Downtown,' but it went in on the wave of 'Downtown,' really."

When this went to #3 in the US, Clark became the first female solo act to chart her first two singles in the top 3 of the Hot 100. Its UK success was more moderate with a No. 17 peak, establishing the mid-60s pattern of Clark generally having more hit impact in the US than in her homeland.

Released as the follow-up to "Downtown", "I Know a Place" became Clark's second consecutive Top Ten hit in the United States, remaining on the charts for twelve weeks.

"No matter what anyone tells you, to make it in the United States is still the dream of every transatlantic performer," said Petula in 1966. "You work for it. Long for it. And I can't tell you how ecstatic I was when 'I Know a Place' was nearly as big a hit as 'Downtown' and the Copacabana Club in New York signed me."

Having much more of a rock and roll beat than its predecessor, "I Know a Place" emulated the theme of "Downtown" by inviting the listener to "just get away where your worries won't find you" to a place "where the music is fine and the lights are always low."

The song includes the lyrics' "a cellar full of noise", a deliberate reference to A Cellarful of Noise, the title of Brian Epstein's autobiography, describing the below-ground Cavern Club in Liverpool where he first discovered the Beatles.

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Hello, and a warm welcome to everyone who has joined COLOURING THE PAST.

The page is my attempt to add a little colour to the cheeks of the past. It's not intended to offer anything 'better' than the original black & white footage; just a different take.

Running the page is a one-man operation. I write and research the articles, and edit the videos which involves several hours of work - upscaling, colourising and tweaking in various software.

If you could see fit to make a small donation then I would be genuinely grateful.

Thank you and best wishes, Paul 🙂

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Kitty tearin' it up at Otto's!!!
Emma's Place thanks DJ Kitty for always supporting us! Thank you for a fantastic night filled with giving people, great music and lots of fun! Looking forward to next year's bash!
Happy Birthday!!!...two days later...but we did dance!...and played SongBurst 50's & 60's edition!
Go Kitty GO!
thanks for a great night: FUn FUn Fun