Party Pick of the Week: Green Slime

Green Slime at the Short Stop
Green Slime at the Short Stop
Photo by Amelia Rose Sullivan

There’s something about ’60s dance music that simply lends itself to getting sweaty — like, soaked sweaty. Like slimy!

At Green Slime, a groovy dance party celebrating the intoxicating sounds of the era, expect to get your dapper suit or smart mini and go-go boots damp on the dance floor. Roger Mars (Cretin Hop) and Rick Barzell (Beat Bait/L’Aura Moiré) host this groovy, grindy shindig, and they spin an unrelenting mix of fuzzy-guitar garage and trippy psychedelia — on vinyl only, natch.

Special guests often pop in — this week they’ve got Jackie Hoodoo of the Black Eyed Soul Club (the much-missed mod party that was always pure madness), slaying the slime with rare and beloved soul sensations.

THE SHORT STOP
1455 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park | Sat., Sept. 5, 9 p.m. | free | facebook.com/GreenSlimeLA


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