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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by gidarmy (U7627527) on Monday, 13th June 2011

    If we get enough suggestions for a special, we'll do a special. Already had plenty via email and text and.. well never mind how we just have. So please leave some more here

    Thanks

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    Posted by Al McGregor (U2976807) on Monday, 13th June 2011

    The 'long version' of Number 1 Song in Heaven off the green vinyl 7" - Sparks

    Unamerican Broadcasting 12" or extended mix of same tune on Uh! Tears Baby (A Trash Icon) - Win

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    Posted by tolhurst (U14241236) on Wednesday, 15th June 2011

    If you play Sparks 12 inch remixes, please get them on coloured vinyl! blue(?)

    NB I have only JUST understood what "tryouts for the human race" *means* - ho ho, "trials"! so the Americanisation of Harry Potter has had a good effect!

    I always think the best 12 inch mixes continue well beyond the 7 inch, rather than beginning with one instrument for a few minutes and adding the others, like the Soup Dragons and "I'm Free".

    You yourself have played one of my favourite 12" - "I Could Be Happy" by Altered Images.

    Is the ultimate Soft Cell's "Tainted Love" - "Where Did Our Love Go"?

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    Posted by steve_swift (U2177659) on Wednesday, 15th June 2011

    All '80s, of course

    Homosapien - Pete Shelley
    Just Be Good To Me (12 vocal re-mix) - SOS Band
    Duel - Propaganda
    Let Them All Talk - Elvis Costello

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    Posted by tolhurst (U14241236) on Thursday, 16th June 2011

    Yes, the Propaganda extended remix must surely be "Jewelled" from the BBC Rally coverage -

    www.youtube.com/watc...

    as I recall I was looking for this for years and discovered it two years ago with help from 6music listeners!

    www.bbc.co.uk/dna/mb...

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    Posted by MAY-DAY (U14316705) on Tuesday, 21st June 2011

    As tolhurst suggests, a really good 12" single is one that is structured to suit the format; that builds and builds accordingly.
    The test of a great 12" single is -
    When you hear the 7" edit, you feel cheated. It just sounds "odd"; "not quite right".
    Not just because it's shorter; but because the beats and emphases and "punchlines" are in all the wrong places.

    In that spirit, I'll offer a few favourites of mine.

    "Big Decision" - That Petrol Emotion

    As a N. Irelander, my fav N.Ire single.
    The 12" version quotes from an early hip-hop club classic - "How We Gonna Make The Black Nation Rise?", Brother D & The Collective Effort.
    "You gotta agitate, educate and organise!"

    (Incidentally, the soundmeister on this great single is Roli Mosimann; who, around the same time, produced the brilliant "Infected" album for The The.
    He had a very distinctive "sound"; I can't put it into words but I could spot it when I heard it.
    Whatever happened to him?
    He was good!)

    In a similar spirit -

    "Smalltown Boy" by Bronski Beat and "West End Girls" by the Pet Shop Boys (great Hit Singles though they were in edited form) only Truly Work when heard in their full 12" glory.

    Obviously the same applies to Primal Scream.
    The edited version of "Loaded" just sounds silly on the wireless.
    But...

    "Screamadelica" (the track itself; one side of the vinyl "Dixie-Narco" 12" EP) is Primal Scream at their best.
    Written, performed, produced and paced to exploit and enjoy the full 12" format.)

    In a similar spirit (though earlier) I'l put in a word for the long-forgotten, overlooked but truly wonderful -
    "Work For Love" - Ministry

    Before Al Jourgensen went all industrial, his first version of Ministry was hardcore-dancefloor.
    This 12" single is an absolute gem; I part-time DJ'd at a wee club at the time and this became our "signature" tune.

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    Posted by Tinsnail_Racer (U1486682) on Monday, 27th June 2011

    The extended dub remix of Napalm Death's "You Suffer", please; I'm sure you've played it before.......all 6 seconds of it.......

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    Posted by Ade Brown (U9691169) on Wednesday, 6th July 2011

    The Lotus Eaters "It Hurts"
    Spandau Ballet "Communication"
    Siouxsie "Peekaboo"

    That Soup Dragons one with the double groove.

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    Posted by Rob in S10 (U14611923) on Thursday, 7th July 2011

    Frankie Goes To Hollywood - surely the quintessential 12" remix band, each release coming out in a rage of formats. The 'Annihilation' remix of 'Two Tribes' probably has the edge over the 'Carnage' mix, although the latter juxtaposes the 'other three' clowning around - "My name's Peds!" "My name's Mark!" "My name's Nash!" - with Patrick Allen, the voice of 'Protect and Survive', intoning "Mine is the last voice you will ever hear - don't be alarmed."

    Them was heavy times.

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  • Message 10

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    Posted by bodybuilding (U14983463) on Monday, 19th September 2011

    Agree with you...smiley - winkeye
    Bodybuilding
    Directory

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    Posted by Oyun Sokagi (U15345983) on Monday, 16th July 2012

    The 'long version' of Number 1 Song in Heaven off the green vinyl 7" - Sparks
    hi these are rulazzz..

    Unamerican Broadcasting 12" or extended mix of same tune on Uh! Tears Baby (A Trash Icon) - Win 
    Duel - Propaganda
    "Big Decision" - That Petrol Emotion
    Let Them All Talk - Elvis Costello

    best wishes from [Broken URL removed by Moderator]

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    Posted by planamax (U15531045) on Saturday, 8th December 2012

    [Unsuitable/Broken URL removed by Moderator]In a similar spirit -

    "Smalltown Boy" by Bronski Beat and "West End Girls" by the Pet Shop Boys (great Hit Singles though they were in edited form) only Truly Work when heard in their full 12" glory.

    Obviously the same applies to Primal Scream.
    The edited version of "Loaded" just sounds silly on the wireless.
    But...

    "Screamadelica" (the track itself; one side of the vinyl "Dixie-Narco" 12" EP) is Primal Scream at their best.
    Written, performed, produced and paced to exploit and enjoy the full 12" format.)

    In a similar spirit (though earlier) I'l put in a word for the long-forgotten, overlooked but truly wonderful -
    "Work For Love" - Ministry

    Before Al Jourgensen went all industrial, his first version of Ministry was hardcore-dancefloor.
    This 12" single is an absolute gem; I part-time DJ'd at a wee club at the time and this became our "signature" tune.

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