Horse Meat Disco at Electric Pickle: Five Reasons to Love the Queer Disco Party, Even If You're Straight

Categories: Nightlife
Any disco music lover has probably heard of Horse Meat Disco, the London collective made up by promoters and DJs James Hillard, Severino, Luke Howard and Jim Stanton. Together they go around the world reintroducing audiences to the somewhat forgotten genre. What started at London's Eagle nightclub has turn into a global dance party.

And, yes, it's technically a gay party, but even if you don't swing that way that shouldn't stop you from checking it out. Because any dance music lover has to pay respects to where EDM started (and yes, disco helped push it out to the masses before anyone even knew what house music was) and how far its come along. (Here's hoping we put a stop to Skrillex destroying it.)

So gays, hipsters, and music history nerds, you are going to want to stop by the Electric Pickle tonight. Here's why ...

5. They're British.
That automatically makes 'em cool in our plebeian American minds.

4. Donna Summer podcast.
The late disco queen left us earlier this year, so the HMD guys put together an amazing mix of nothing but Summer tunes. Even the staunchest EDM snob will admit the genre owes a lot to Donna Summer. (Perhaps with a little help from Giorgio Moroder.) Listen to it and get your dancing shoes ready.

Location Info


Electric Pickle

2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami, FL

Category: Music

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