Interview with Gelareh Khoie, Playlist, June 6, 2020

This is a special Disco Edition of A Feast of Friends on KTUH 90.1 FM

Gelareh Khoie is an Iranian-American artist, writer, DJ, impresario and budding Jungian scholar . She founded, owned and operated a highly successful creative space in Honolulu, Hawaii’s historical Chinatown district called ThirtyNineHotel a few years ago. For many years she lived and worked in Honolulu where she coordinated and organized countless art and music events before moving away. 

She is currently enrolled in the Jungian and Archetypal studies program working towards her Ph.D. She is doing her dissertation in the topic of the cultural and musical genre called Disco. In 2019, Gelareh launched the Disco Liberation Movement, an artistic depth psychological/ religious organization founded on the principles of freedom (especially for women), peace and dancing. We talked about Disco, the foundation of electronic dance music and to find peace and freedom in dance.

Playlist for Saturday, June 6, 2020 on KTUH 90.1 FM

  • Donna Summer- MacArthur Park Suite, One of a Kind, Heaven Knows
  • Giorgio Moroder- From here to Eternity 
  • Interview with Gelareh Khoie
  • Blondie- Heart of Glass (Debbie Harry and Chris Stein)
  • Cerrone- Love in C Minor (Dimitri From Paris remix)
  • Love & Kisses- How Much, How Much I Love You
  • Michael Zager Band- Let’s All Chant (Michael Zager & Alvin Fields)
  • Santa Esmeralda- Don’t let me be misunderstood
  • France Joli- Come to Me (Tony Green)
  • Alicia Bridges- Love the Night Life (Rapino Brothers Night of Disco Trash 12″)  (Alicia Bridges and Susan Hutcheson)
  • Elias Rahbani and his Orchestra- Liza Liza
  • Madleen Kane- Forbidden Love/ Fire in your Heart/ Cheri
  • Thelma Houston- Don’t Leave me this Way (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff and Cary Gilbert)
  • Cheryl Lynn- Got to be Real
  • Hot- Angel in your Arms
  • Love and Kisses – Maybe
  • Michael Jackson- Rock with you (Rod Temperton and Quincy Jones)
  • Donna Summer- Could it be Magic (Barry Manilow and Adrienne Anderson) 
  • Modern Talking- You’re my Heart, You’re my Soul
  • Saint Tropez- One more Minute
  • Love and Kisses- You Must be Love