2013 In Review (so far)…

Whew, does anyone else feel like 2013 is moving by in fast forward??? Time’s moving so quickly that your faithful denmothers have fallen woefully behind in the posts. No fear, we’ve been collecting all the amazing mixes and have them here for your dancing pleasure!

Your denmothers finished out 2012 with their own individual year in review mixes.

DJ Lux’s Dec 13th Mix: (link to the Spotify mix)
1. Check It Out – Will.i.am, Nikki Minaj
2. Gangham Style – Psy
3. Bang Bang – K’NAAN, Adam Levine
4. Indepdent Woman – Destiny’s Child
5. It’s Tricky – Run DMC
6. Just Fine – Mary J. Blige
7. I Like It, I Love It – Lyrics Born
8. You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
9. You Rock My World – Michael Jackson
10. Lump – The President’s of the United States of America
11. North Side Gal – J.D. McPherson
12. Jump Around – House of Pain
13. All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey
14. Some Nights – Fun.
15. New Morning – Bob Dylan

DJ G Funk’s Dec 20th Mix: (link to mix on Spotify)
1. Black Sheep – Gin Wigmore
2. Land of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett
3. Sixteen Saltines – Jack White
4. Oh My! – Haley Reinhart
5. Teenage Icon – The Vaccines
6. December 1963 – Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons
7. Humanimal – Fire in the Hamptons
8. Shutterbugg – Big Boi, Cutty
9. Magalenha – Sergio Mendes
10. Girl Like Me – Ladyhawke
11. Stars 4-Ever – Robyn
12. Move in the Right Direction – Gossip
13. I Love It – Icona Pop
14. Mommy Complex – Peaches
15. Happy Holidays to You – Roz Bell

DJ Ghostwriter kicked off 2013 right with one AMAZING “Let’s Go Crazy” Mix.  This mix was so awesome it had me channelling this:

Crazy

Ghostwriter’s Jan. 3rd “Let’s Go Crazy” mix: (link to mix on Spotify)

1. Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
2. Crazy in Love – Beyonce
3. Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
4. Crazy – Quietdrive
5. Loca – Shakira (ft. Dizzee Rascal)
6. She Drives Me Crazy – Fine Young Cannibals
7. Crazy Cool – Paula Abdul
8. Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
9. (You Drive Me) Crazy – Britney Spears
10. Drivin’ Me Crazy – Eddie Money
11. Crazy Little Party Girl – Aaron Carter
12. I Wanna Go Crazy – David Guetta (ft. Will.I.Am)
13. Crazy For You – *N’sync
14. Crazy For This Girl – Evan and Jaron

The next week the ladies of DDPP Twin Cities celebrated Roomba’s promotion with her “Work It” mix.  This celebration was so epic, that we carried it on for margaritas and Spanish karoke/soap operas.  Thanks for an awesome night and congratulations again Roomba!!!

1. 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
2. Working for the Weekend – Loverboy
3. Career Opportunities – The Clash
4. Found a Job – Talking Heads
5. Just Got Paid – Johnny Kemp
6. Good Work – Bodeans
7. Ain’ Nothin’ Goin’ on But the Rent – Gwen Guthrie
8. Get a Job – The Silhouettes
9. God Damn Job – The Replacements
10. Why Don’t You Get a Job? – The Offspring
11. Workin’ for a Livin’ – Huey Lewis and the News
12. Nothin’ But a Good Time – Poison
13. She Works Hard for the Money – Donna Summers
14. It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere – Alan Jackson
15. All About the Benjamins – P. Diddy
16. Working in a Coal Mine – Devo
17. Takin’ Care of Business – Bachman Turner Overdrive
18. Day Job – Jeremy Messersmith

DJ Rashes joined us Jan. 17th with another wonderful mix.
Rashes Mix
With all these amazing mixes, DJ Roomba and DJ Ghostwriter were inspired to make their own mix – together.  Thus was born the first DDPP Twin Cities Collaborative Mix compliments of DJ Roomwriter.  The ladies confessed to a secret (or maybe not so secret) love of Will Smith and all things 90s.  We were right there with you ladies!
DJ Roomwriter’s Jan. 24th Mix: (link to mix on Spotify)

1. Bootylicious – Destiny’s Child
2. Summertime – DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
3. No Scrubs – TLC
4. Will 2K – Will Smith
5. Playas Gon’ Play – 3LW
6. Da Dip – Freak Nasty
7. Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It – Will Smith
8. Jumpin’, Jumpin’ – Destiny’s Child
9. Candy – Will Smith
10. Heartbreaker – Mariah Carey
11. Men in Black – Will Smith
12. Get Ur Freak On – Missy Elliott
13. Whoomp! (There it is) – Tag Team
14. Miami – Will Smith
15. Queen of the Night – Whitney Houston
16. That’s the Way Love Goes – Janet Jackson

DJ Lux celebrated her birthday with her “Musical Coming of Age” mix.  She expressed her life through songs and let me tell you – it’s been one good life.  Thanks for sharing Lux and Happy Birthday!!!

1. Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
2. Queen of the Night – Whitney Houston
3. Kung Fu Fighting – Carl Douglas
4. Stop – Spice Girls
5. Where It’s At – Beck
6. Failure by Design – Brand New
7. Around the World – Daft Punk
8. Soccer Practice – Jonny McGovern
9. I’ll Tell Me Ma – Young Dubliners
10. Ugly Day – Five Iron Frenzy
11. Your So Damn Hot – OK Go
12. Under Pressure – Queen
13. Hold On – Wilson Phillips
14. Queen Bitch – David Bowie
15. I Will – Roma di Luna

DJ Xplosion joined us on Feb. 7th with her out-of-this-world “Space Explosion” mix.  This was one amazing night.  It was one of those nights when you come in exhausted and leave rejuvenated.  THANK YOU XPLOSION!!!  Send us your mix and we’ll get the deets up here for everyone.
February 21st DJ Rashes entertained us with another one of her famously awesome mixes.  The ladies have been clamoring to get their hands on this mix.  Here it is ladies!
Rashes Mix
Finally, DJ Groove joined us on February 28th with another phenomenal mix.  This mix was so good that I was sweating, despite the cold!!!  Afterwards a couple of ladies went out for Eggs Benedict to celebrate the retirement of Pope Benedict.  Happy trails and we hope to see some white/grayish smoke soon!
DJ Groove’s Mix: (link to mix on Spotify)
1. Harlem Shake – Baauer
2. Start the Commotion – The Wiseguys
3. Doom and Gloom – The Rolling Stones
4. Put the Gun Down – ZZ Ward
5. Gimmie Something – Fidlar
6. Dance With Me – Ra Ra Riot
7. I Want to Take You Higher – Sly and the Family Stone
8. Body Work – Morgan Page
9. Emily – Mika
10. 7 ou 8 fois – Melanie Pain
11. Elephant – Tame Impala
12. Love Mera Hit Hit – Pritam
13. Neckbrace – Ratatat
14. Le Fakir de La Chapelle – Anemic Cinema
15. Roquenrol Bim-Bom – Tom Ze
16. Dreamin – Wax
17.  Deportes – Chancha Via Circuito
18. Is That Clear – Nick Waterhouse
19. Thift Shop – Macklemore
20. Bones – Michael Kiwanuka
That’s it for our DDPP Mix Catch-up.  Hope that’ll help you get your ipods and spotify accounts filled up with awesome music!  We’ve got a bunch of awesome mixes coming up soon. DJ Ghostwriter kicks off MARCH MADNESS this week.  DJ Buttz, Buttz, Buttz (Collaborative Mix), DJ Jazzy Jenn and DJ G Funk with her home mixes are finishing out our annual month of mixes.  Can’t wait to see you there!!!
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