Friday afternoon we offer up a new episode of MIRRORBALL and encore a recent Sydney’s Big Electric Cat. The AIR is PopCult’s sister radio shation. You can hear these shows on The AIR website, or just click on the embedded player at the top right column of this blog.

At 2 PM, Mel Larch uncorks a new MIRRORBALL! The AIR’s showcase of classic Disco music presents a line-up of classic tracks from the golden era of excess and intense dance floor fever. Just check the playlist for this bodacious bit of boogeymania…


The Commodores “Machine Gun”
Grace Jones “Do Or Die”
The Brothers Johnson “Stomp”
Gloria Gaynor “Never Can Say Goodbye”
Eddie Kendricks “Goin’ Up In Smoke”
Tavares “More Than A Woman”
Linda Lewis “It’s In His Kiss”
Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes “Satisfaction Guaranteed”
Jean Carn “Was That All It Was”
The Trammps “Trusting Heart”
Instant Funk “I Got My Mind Made Up”
Jocelyn Brown/Larry Levan “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”
Ottawan “D.I.S.C.O.”

You can now hear MIRRORBALL every Friday at 2 PM, with replays Saturday at  8 PM, Sunday at 11 PM, Tuesday at 1 PM and Wednesday at 7 PM, exclusively on The AIR. We will run a special encore of this episode Friday at 10 PM.

At 3 PM, Sydney Fileen graces us with an encore of an episode of Sydney’s Big Electric Cat from last fall, which you can read about HERE (scroll down). This is a pure Joe Jackson New Wave era special, and we haven’t replayed it since December.

Sydney’s Big Electric Cat is produced at Haversham Recording Institute in London, and can be heard every Friday at 3 PM, with replays Saturday afternoon, Monday at 7 AM, Tuesday at 8 PM, Wednesday at Noon and Thursday at 10 AM, exclusively on The AIR.

You can also hear select episodes of Sydney’s Big Electric Cat as part of the overnight Haversham Recording Institute marathon that starts every Monday at 11 PM.

Look for a new PopCulteer Friday afternoon.