Check out our review from Pitchfork of Light Years.
“Toward the end of Whit Stillman’s excellent film The Last Days of Disco, one of the main characters delivers a monologue about how disco will “never die” (it’s early 1980). Sure, he says, it may be temporarily forgotten or wrongly remembered by the masses as John Travolta and platform shoes, but the music itself is too great to ever truly perish, there will always be keepers of the flame keeping it real. If Ice-T had delivered a similar speech at the end of Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo, you might have the manifesto for Dark Party: Electro will never die. And their debut full-length Light Years provides good reason to cheer the genre’s longevity, or at least its modern revival….”
West coast tour with BoomBox starts this Thursday in Sebastopol! Can’t wait to see all the friendly faces hitting the dance floor. Full show details on our tour page.
12/2 – Hopmonk Tavern (Sebastopol, CA) – Facebook Event
12/3 – Public Works (San Francisco, CA) – Facebook Event
12/4 – WuRK (Reno, NV) – Facebook Event
12/5 – Blu Nightclub (Stateline, NV) – Facebook Event
12/6 – Cooper’s (Nevada City, CA) – Facebook Event
12/7 – Red Fox Tavern (Eureka, CA) – Facebook Event
12/8 – The Catalyst-Atrium (Santa Cruz, CA) – Facebook Event
12/10 – Winston’s Beach Club (San Diego, CA) – Facebook Event
12/11 – The Central (Santa Monica, CA) – Facebook Event
12/12 – The Sail Inn (Tempe, AZ) – Facebook Event
“Full Length Album “Light Years” Out Now!
Weaving spacey electro, west coast funk, and sharp melodic synths, this duo creates pulsating dance rhythms that will set your feet on fire. It’s been years in the making but well worth the wait. Today, November 2nd, brings the release of Dark Party’s first full length album, Light Years, comprised of twelve original tracks.