Category Archives: VARIOUS ARTISTS

Mersey Boys & Liverpool Girls

Various Artists
“Mersey Boys & Liverpool Girls”
2001 EMI (UK)
7243 532388 2 7

01 Ian McNabb – Liverpool Girl
02 Cast – Sandstorm
03 The Real People – The People In The Telly
04 Echo & The Bunnymen – The Back Of Love
05 Shack – I Want You
06 Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Oliver’s Army
07 Wings – Deliver Your Children
08 It’s Immaterial – Driving Away From Home
09 Tha La’s – Feelin’
10 Steven Kennedy – My Beautiful Land
11 Speed – Good Luck Charm
12 The Christians – Forgotten Town
13 China Crisis – King In A Catholic Style
14 Thomas Lang – The Happy Man
15 The Farm – Groovy Train
16 Ladytron – He Took Her To A Movie
17 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Julia’s Song
18 Lightning Seeds – Lucky You
19 Space – Diary Of A Wimp
20 Amsterdam – And It Hurts
21 The Mighty Wah! – Heart As Big As Liverpool

Dedicated to the thousands of loyal supporters of the most successful club in English football.

The Haçienda Classics

The Haçienda (FAC 51) opened on 21 May 1982.

Various Artists
“The Haçienda Classics” (Mixed by Peter Hook & Phil Beckett)
2006 Virgin Records Ltd (UK)
VTDCD 790

CD 01: Intro by Rob Gretton
1.01 K-Klass – Rhythm Is A Mystery
1.02 Mr. Lee – Pump Up London
1.03 Turntable Orchestra – You’re Gonna Miss Me
1.04 Charles B – Lack Of Love
1.05 Soft House Company – What U Need
1.06 The Beat Club – Security
1.06 Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk – Love Can’t Turn Around
1.08 Happy Mondays – Hallelujah
1.09 Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalize Mine
1.10 808 State – Pacific State
1.11 Urban Soul – Alright
1.12 A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray
1.13 New Order + Rockers Revenge – Confusion + Walking
1.14 Humanoid – Stakker Humanoid
1.15 Kenny Jason & Eddie Smith – Can U Dance
1.16 Black Box – Ride On Time

CD 02: Intro by Tony Wilson
2.01 Alison Limerick – Where Love Lives
2.02 Inner City – Good Life
2.03 Richie Rich – Salsa House
2.04 DJ Mink – Hey! Hey! Can U Relate
2.05 Mr. Fingers – Can You Feel It
2.06 Orange Lemon – Dreams Of Santa Anna
2.07 T-Coy – Cariño
2.08 Primal Scream – Come Together
2.09 Orbital – Belfast
2.10 Young MC – Know How
2.11 Kariya – Let Me Love You For Tonight
2.12 Degrees Of Motion – Do You Want If Right Now
2.13 Jaydee – Plastic Dreams
2.14 Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock – It Takes Two
2.15 Shannon – Let The Music Play

CD 03: Intro by Mike Pickering & Martin Hannett
3.01 Sub Sub – Space Face
3.02 The Todd Terry Project – Weekend
3.03 TC 1991 – 1991 (‘Berry’)
3.04 Bassheads – Is There Anybody Out There?
3.05 Eric B. & Rakim – Juice (Know The Ledge)
3.06 Hashim – Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)
3.07 FPI Project – Everybody (All Over The World)
3.08 Loleatta Holloway – Love Sensation
3.09 Joe Smooth – Promised Land
3.10 New Order – Ruined In A Day
3.11 The Future Sound Of London – Papua New Guinea
3.12 Sueño Latino – Sueño Latino
3.13 King Bee – Back By Dope Demand
3.14 Rhythim Is Rhythim – Strings Of Life
3.15 Sterling Void – It’s Alright
3.16 The Source – You Got The Love

The Best Of 12″ Synth Gold

Various Artists
“The Best Of 12″ Synth Gold”
1990 Old Gold (UK)
OG 3802

01 Thompson Twins – Love On Your Side (Rap Boy Rap)
02 Blancmange – Living On A Ceiling (Long Version)
03 Heaven 17 – Play To Win (12″ Version)
04 Visage – Mind Of A Toy (Dance Mix)
05 Japan – Life In Tokyo (Remix)
06 Ultravox – Dancing With Tears In My Eyes (Special Re-Mix)
07 Landscape – Einstein A Go-Go (12″ Mix)
08 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Souvenir (Extended)

Future Retro

Various Artists
“Future Retro”
2006 Rhino Records (US)
R2 73198

01 The Cure – The Walk (Infusion Mix)
02 Yazoo – Situation (Richard X Remix)
03 Echo & The Bunnymen – Lips Like Sugar (Way Out West Edit)
04 INXS – Need You Tonight (Static Revenger Mix Edit)
05 Depeche Mode – Shake The Disease (Tiga Remix)
06 Erasure – A Little Respect (Jaded Alliance ‘Electrospect’ Remix)
07 Howard Jones – New Song (Peter Black & Hardrock Striker Edit)
08 Alphaville – Forever Young (Hamel Album Mix)
09 New Order – Bizarre Love Triangle (Crystal Method Extended Mix)
10 Grandmaster & Melle Mel – White Lines (Elite Force Mix)
11 Devo – Girl U Want (Black Light Odyssey Mix)
12 B-Movie – Nowhere Girl (Adam Freeland Mix)
13 Book Of Love – Boy (DJ Irene Rockstar Mix)
14 Morrissey – Suedehead (Sparks Remix)

Concept compilation “Future Retro” puts a contemporary (circa 2006) spin on classic tracks from the eighties. The studio fiddling yields a mixed bag of results, and proves that modernity isn’t best achieved with big beats, warped electronics, and distorted vocals.

Hip Hop Don’t Stop 2

Various Artists
“Hip Hop Don’t Stop 2”
1997 Solid State Records (UK)
SOLIDCD11

01 N.W.A – Express Yourself
02 Eric B. & Rakim – Move The Crowd
03 Young MC – I Come Off
04 Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalize Mine
05 Spoonie Gee – The Godfather
06 Public Enemy – Bring The Noise
07 Run‐DMC – Sucker M.C.’s
08 Mantronix – King Of The Beats
09 Ultramagnetic MC’s – Travelling At The Speed Of Thought
10 Kurtis Blow – The Breaks
11 Dream Warriors – My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style
12 Gang Starr – Lovesick
13 De La Soul – The Magic Number
14 A Tribe Called Quest – I Left My Wallet In El Segundo

01 Doug E. Fresh And The Get Fresh Crew – The Show
02 Whistle – (Nothing Serious) Just Buggin’
03 Schoolly D – Saturday Night
04 Cash Money & Marvelous – Mighty Hard Rocker
05 Man Parrish – Hip Hop, Be Bop
06 Jungle Brothers – Straight Out The Jungle
07 KRS‐One – Sound Of Da Police
08 Naughty By Nature – Hip Hop Hooray
09 Digital Underground – The Humpty Dance
10 Heavy D. & The Boyz – Mr. Big Stuff
11 Slick Rick – Children’s Story
12 Sweet Tee & Jazzy Joyce – It’s My Beat
13 Grandmaster Flash – The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash

Trance Atlantic

Various Artists
“Ministry Presents… Trance Atlantic” (Mixed By Dave Ralph)
1999 Ministry Magazine (UK)
MINMAG 5 / M005

01 Delerium – Silence (Sanctuary Mix)
02 Tilt – What’s This? (Tilt’s Tunnel Mix)
03 Stonemaker – Flashfunk
04 Dove Beat – La Paloma
05 Planet Heaven – Nautical Bodies
06 Bumbling Loons – Rumbling Toons (Evolution Mix)
07 16C+ – Under 4 Ever
08 The Olmec Heads – Spiritualized
09 DJ Tandu – Velvet
10 Argonauts – Frühlingstag (Main Mix)

Abduction V:02

Various Artists
“Abduction V:02” (Mix By Qattara)
1997 Solid State Records (UK)
SOLIDCD10

CD 01: Big C Mix
1.01 The Future Sound Of London – Papua New Guinea
1.02 Last Rhythm – Last Rhythm
1.03 Orbital – Chime
1.04 Joey Beltram – Energy Flash
1.05 The Sabres Of Paradise – Smokebelch II
1.06 The Disco Evangelists – De Niro
1.07 Eagles Prey – Tonto’s Drum
1.08 Datura – Yerba Del Diablo
1.09 Chicane – Offshore
1.10 Coyote – Spirits Dancing
1.11 Tallulah – Everything
1.12 Spooky – Stereo
1.13 Dos Piratas – Sonrisas
1.14 Beat Foundation – Virginia
1.15 Mary Kiani – With Or Without You

CD 02: Alex Whitcombe Mix
2.01 Leftfield – Not Forgotten
2.02 Ritmo Rivals – Americano Slide
2.03 Delta Lady – Anything You Want
2.04 Dr. Atomic – Schudelfloss
2.05 Evolution – Metropolis
2.06 The Visions Of Shiva – Perfect Day
2.07 Horse – Careful
2.08 React 2 Rhythm – Intoxication
2.09 L.S.G. – Hidden Sun Of Venus
2.10 Paul van Dyk – Forbidden Fruit
2.11 Bedrock – Set In Stone
2.12 Energy 52 – Cafe Del Mar
2.13 Dum Dum – One Earth Beat
2.14 Qattara – The Truth
2.15 Seventh Sense – Get The Music

The second volume of “Abduction” comprises a solid selection of progressive house classics, DJ mixed by Andy Cato and Alex Whitcombe.

Abduction

Various Artists
“Abduction”
1996 Solid State Records (UK)
SOLIDCD2

1.01 Leftfield – Song Of Life
1.02 BT – Embracing The Sunshine
1.03 Lemon Interupt – Dirty
1.04 Jam & Spoon – Odessy To Anyoona
1.05 Golden Girls – Kinetic
1.06 Gypsy – I Trance You
1.07 Age Of Love – The Age Of Love
1.08 Crescendo – Are You Out There
1.09 Remake – Bladerunner
1.10 Salt Tank – Eugina
1.11 THK – France
1.12 Quench – Dreams
1.13 Havana – Shift
1.14 Jaydee – Plastic Dreams
1.15 Vernon – Vernon’s Wonderland

2.01 Subliminal Cuts – Le Voie Le Soleil
2.02 Cygnus X – The Orange Theme
2.03 Marmion – Schöneberg
2.04 Way Out West – Domination
2.05 Li Kwan – Point Zero
2.06 Union Jack – Two Full Moons And A Trout
2.07 Finitribe – Love Above
2.08 Art Of Trance – Octopus
2.09 Jungle High – Fire Of Love
2.10 Poltergeist – Vicious Circles
2.11 Virus – Sun
2.12 The Pump Panel – Ego Acid
2.13 Hardfloor – Acperience
2.14 Wippenberg – Neurodancer
2.15 Zodiac Youth – Fast Forward The Future

“Abduction” is subtitled ‘A Coming Together Of Quality Euro-Trance And Hard House.’ Nearly all selections are custom edits of the original tracks—some tunes are reduced by a minute or two, others are cut in half; however, most adjustments are agreeable.

HELP > Anyone have the limited edition version DJ mixed by Andrew Souter?

Battle Of The DJs

Various Artists
“Battle Of The DJs”
1988 Jive (US)
1112-2-J

01 Eric B. & Rakim – Eric B. Is President
>DJ: Eric B.

02 DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – The Magnificent Jazzy Jeff
>DJ: Jazzy Jeff

03 Run-DMC – Jam Master Jammin’
>DJ: Jam Master Jay

04 Steady B – Rockin’ Music
>DJ: Tat Money

05 Cash Money & Marvelous – Ugly People Be Quiet
>DJ: Cash Money

06 Whodini – Now That Whodini’s Inside The Joint
>DJ: Grandmaster D

07 Grandmaster Flash – Larry’s Dance Theme
>DJ: Grandmaster Flash

08 Kurtis Blow – AJ Scratch
>DJ: Kool DJ AJ

09 Schoolly D – Code’s Megamix
>DJ: Code Money

10 Too Short – The Universal Mix
>DJ: Universe

So, which turntable technician gets the TKO in this epic bout?

Richard Blade’s Flashback Favorites Volume 6

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Various Artists
“Richard Blade’s Flashback Favorites Volume 6”
1994 Oglio Records/Sony Special Products (US)
OGL 81569-2 / A 25141

01 The Suburbs – Music For Boys (Remix)
02 3-D – X‐Ray Eyes
03 Mi-Sex – Computer Games (Extended Mix)
04 Nina Hagen – Universal Radio (Universal Dance Mix)
05 The Bollock Brothers – Harley David
06 The Chameleons – In Shreds
07 The Romeos – Seriously Affected
08 Nick Lowe – Cruel To Be Kind
09 Payola$ – Eyes Of A Stranger
10 The Stranglers – All Roads Lead To Rome
11 Iam Siam – Talk To Me (Dance Mix)
12 Shriekback – Nemesis (Extended Mix)