Dutch_Mix_History.jpg (9649 bytes)
MINIMIX - 1992


Minimixes are the mixes Ben made from 1983 to 1993 (and again in the new millennium). They are usually mixes of one track and one artist. They have been broadcasted by Radio Veronica on friday evenings. The dates shown are the dates they were broadcasted for the first time. These mixes are in some occassions the same as on the CDSingles Ben remixed/produced. In other occassions they're just 'practice'. If you have additional information about one or more mixes, please mail me.
In 2000 and 2001 the minimixes were broadcasted by 538 on Saturday, 10 minutes to 3. On Lindo Duvvall's radioshow.
In 2002 the minimixes were broadcasted by 538 on Friday-evending, 10 minutes to 10. On Lindo Duvvall's radioshow.
In 2004 the minimixes were broadcasted by Radio Veronica on Friday -evening in Ben's own show 'In the Mix'
In 2005 the minimixes were broadcasted by Radio Veronica on Saturday -evening in DJ Sven's Disco Inferno show (approx. 21:15).
In 2006 the minimixes were broadcasted by Radio Veronica on Saturday -evening in DJ Sven's Disco Inferno show (approx. 21:15).
From 7-oct-2006 the minimixes were broadcasted by Radio Veronica on Saturday -evening in DJ Sven's Disco Inferno show (approx. 23:15).
From 18-nov-2006 the minimixes were also broadcasted by Radio Veronica on Saturday -evening in DJ Erwin Peters Avonturen Show (approx. 21:10).

Mixes
TrackInfoDate
Ben Liebrand - Short GM'90 Minimix
19-12-1992 (Minimix)
19-12-1992
Ben Liebrand - Short GM'87 Minimix
12-12-1992 (Minimix)
12-12-1992
Ben Liebrand - Short GM'86 Minimix
5-12-1992 (Minimix)
05-12-1992
Betty Boo - I'm on my way
28-11-1992 (Minimix)
28-11-1992
Ben Liebrand - High speed techno mix
21-11-1992 (Minimix)
21-11-1992
Karl Keaton - I'm sorry
14-11-1992 (Minimix)
14-11-1992
Herman van Veen vs Rotterdam Termination Source - Opzij, opzij, opzij (POING)
7-11-1992 (Minimix)
07-11-1992
Salt'n Pepa - Start me up(Louder Bass Version)
30-10-1992 (Minimix)
24-2-2001 (Minimix)
9-12-2006 (Minimix)
30-10-1992
Ben Liebrand - Super SonicMade with samples from the '1st stage of the SEGA game 'Sonic the Hedgehog
23-10-1992 (Minimix)
30-7-2004 (Minimix)
31-3-2007 (Minimix)
23-10-1992
Queen/Genesis - Mama will rock youQueen - We will rock you
Genesis - Mamma
With a little bit of Bohemian Rapsody at the start.
The minimix combines these two tracks as they have the same BPM and partially also the same tonal key. The combination of these 2 rock classics amount s to more then the mere sum of the parts.
The second part of the "we will rock you" chorus is "instrumental" as the keys of the 2 tracks otherwise would clash.
The minimix was originally made in the Akai DD1000. The 2 tracks were loaded from CD and Queen was slightly time-stretched to match the tempo of Genesis' Mamma

29-5-1992 (Minimix)
16-10-1992 (Minimix)
18-2-2000 (Minimix)
25-6-2004 (Minimix) A mash-up made long before anyone had heard of the term "mash-up"
29-1-2005 (Minimix)
8-12-2006 (Minimix)
15-12-2006 (Minimix)
16-10-1992
Karen Young - Hot shot
8-5-1992 (Minimix)
9-10-1992 (Minimix)
21-7-2001 (Minimix)
2-4-2004 (Minimix) In the Mix 1st hour
14-10-2006 (Minimix)
24-11-2006 (Minimix)
09-10-1992
Ben Liebrand - Frankfurt Techno Mix(Mayday,Dildo, Klang, Jump mixed)
Stenders & Van Inkel
25-9-1992 (Minimix) Stenders & Van Inkel
12-3-2004 (Minimix) In The Mix
25-09-1992
Phil Collins - Another day in paradiseAnother day in Paradise makes you realize the comforts we enjoy every day whilst others are less fortunate.
Preceding the mix, a number of sound scenes are giving the state of this planet. The mix itself gets a careful treatment, adding drums,percussion and some sequencers, taking care not to divert it too much from the original

18-9-1992 (Minimix)
17-2-2001 (Minimix)
18-09-1992
Felix - Don't you want me vs Sergio MendesSergio MendesThe mix consists of 2 tracks, Sergio Mendes with Fanfarra a rather poppy latin track with an out of this world intro, and Felix with Don't you want me, a huge club hit considred progressive at the time it was released.
The minimix makes a club/latin combination of these 2 tracks The superb Latin intro continues as a loop once the rhythm is started, and supports "Felix" giving it the latin style. Additional deep bass sequences were added along with some stab-fortifying drum hits. (This latin/club minimix was made approx 5 months before "Give it up" by "the Goodmen").

11-9-1992 (Minimix)
4-8-2000 (Minimix)
23-4-2004 (Minimix)
11-09-1992
Grace Jones - 7 Day weekend
4-9-1992 (Minimix)
04-09-1992
Jocelyn Brown - Somebody else's guy(Somebody else's minimix)
21-8-1992 (Minimix)
30-1-1993 (Minimix)
20-1-2001 (Minimix)
22-10-2004 (Minimix) House remix
7-4-2007 (Minimix)
21-08-1992
Snap - The power/hitradioGoodbye mix for Unico Glorie
7-8-1992 (Minimix)
07-08-1992
MCMXCII - Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf liebe eingesteld
31-7-1992 (Minimix)
31-07-1992
Hilversum Termination Source - Poing
24-7-1992 (Minimix)
24-07-1992
Innosence - One love in a lifetime
17-7-1992 (Minimix)
17-07-1992
Abba - Lay all your love on meAllthough Abba was a group, simply not played in the clubscene,
there was no getting around it after Disconet (a dj remix service
in the late 70's and early 80's) issued a remix that kept dancefloors moving even in the true underground clubs. Abba was suddenly hot on the serious danceclub floors.
Building on a repetitive edit section, this mix is in the spirit of that
Disconet remix, and the brilliant whitelabel pressing mixed by Peter Slaghuis. The Mix was made from a digital copy from the original master, greatly improving on the dynamics of the mix. Phasing effects were re-created in the digital editor using varispeed and offset times between sync running sections. The mix is complemented with an array of 80's samples and sound effects. As disco is hot again, so is Abba ! (preferably the real thing, and not the covered teens stuff).

10-7-1992 (Minimix)
22-9-2000 (Minimix)
27-2-2004 (Minimix)
10-07-1992
Level 42 - Megamix/the essential combinationlevel42mmx.jpeg (20105 bytes)All of the tracks in this mix have been huge hits for Level 42. The one track missing was "Love Games" of which the original multitrack could not be found. Tracks included are : Hot Water, Running in the family and many more
This mix was made from the original multitrack recordings. All seperate instruments as well as the vocal parts were taken one by one from the original multitrack. They were timestretched to a new steady tempo, and combined to form tracks containig lead vocals, harmonies, backing vocals, pads, basslines, percussive effects etc. Mixing all these instruments in one take was as difficult as it gets.

3-7-1992 (Minimix)
27-1-2007 (Minimix)
9-3-2007 (Minimix)
03-07-1992
George Michael - Too funky (power mix)
26-6-1992 (Minimix)
26-06-1992
Ben Liebrand - Child in timeBases on Deep Purple's version
19-6-1992 (Minimix)
19-06-1992
Larry Spinosa - Guitar(Made with a 78-toeren plaat)
12-6-1992 (Minimix)
12-06-1992
Snap - Megamix
5-6-1992 (Minimix)
05-06-1992
Queen/Genesis - Mama will rock youQueen - We will rock you
Genesis - Mamma
With a little bit of Bohemian Rapsody at the start.
The minimix combines these two tracks as they have the same BPM and partially also the same tonal key. The combination of these 2 rock classics amount s to more then the mere sum of the parts.
The second part of the "we will rock you" chorus is "instrumental" as the keys of the 2 tracks otherwise would clash.
The minimix was originally made in the Akai DD1000. The 2 tracks were loaded from CD and Queen was slightly time-stretched to match the tempo of Genesis' Mamma

29-5-1992 (Minimix)
16-10-1992 (Minimix)
18-2-2000 (Minimix)
25-6-2004 (Minimix) A mash-up made long before anyone had heard of the term "mash-up"
29-1-2005 (Minimix)
8-12-2006 (Minimix)
15-12-2006 (Minimix)
29-05-1992
Sniff 'N Tears - Drivers seat
22-5-1992 (Minimix)
22-05-1992
Monie Love - Full term love
15-5-1992 (Minimix)
15-05-1992
Karen Young - Hot shot
8-5-1992 (Minimix)
9-10-1992 (Minimix)
21-7-2001 (Minimix)
2-4-2004 (Minimix) In the Mix 1st hour
14-10-2006 (Minimix)
24-11-2006 (Minimix)
08-05-1992
Annie Lennox - PreciousThis remix was made and approved by the record company when it turned out that Annie wasn't planning to have a 12" release at all.
Left with that famous "bummer" feeling we went out and got ourselves a dog at the animal shelter. So it was good for something after all.

1-5-1992 (Minimix)
26-11-2004 (Minimix)
01-05-1992
Level 42 - It's overlevel42mmx.jpeg (20105 bytes)The original Version was a beatiful balad
This Minimix is an Art of Noise style remix, made from the original multitrack, the mix flows back and forth between instrumental and vocal parts, with a nice round low basedrum and 808 percussion combined with Rolands CR78 rhythm box.
(2004 comment:) An extensive remix by Ben Liebrand performed in a somewhat Art of Noise-style featuring Laurie Andersons's famous ah ah's

Stenders & Van Inkel
10-4-1992 (Minimix) Stenders & Van Inkel
14-4-2000 (Minimix) Lindo Radio
12-3-2004 (Minimix) In The Mix
26-1-2007 (Minimix)
10-04-1992
TLC - Ain'T 2 proud 2 beg (Housemix)
3-4-1992 (Minimix)
28-5-2004 (Minimix)
03-04-1992
Teknicolor - Jaws
27-3-1992 (Minimix)
27-03-1992
Ben Liebrand - Techno trance megamix
13-3-1992 (Minimix)
27-10-2000 (Minimix)
28-7-2001 (Minimix)
14-8-2004 (Minimix)
13-03-1992
Genesis - I can't dance (The other mix)
13-3-1992 (Minimix)
21-1-2006 (Minimix)
13-03-1992
Groove Technology - Love 2 LoveSamples O-jays: 4 the love of the music guitar and Rose Royce:Carwash
6-3-1992 (Minimix)
06-03-1992
Salt'n Pepa - Expression
28-2-1992 (Minimix)
28-02-1992
Carl Linger - Release me(Made on the Swingbeat Party in Amsterdam)
21-2-1992 (Minimix)
21-02-1992
Sinead O'Conner vs Guru Josh - Nothing compares 2 YoUr infinityThe original Version was a song by Prince, made into an even bigger hit by Sinead O'Conner. Her famous video, where she cries just that little bit at the right moment, contributing substantually to the succes. Other ingredient is the sax riff from Guru Josh which fit in perfectly on half tempo. Both tracks where at the top of the charts in the spring of 1990.
The Minimix is a more rhythmic and percussive version of the original including bassline and the saxriff from Guru Josh's Infinity. The track starts off with the sax riff, and builds to a triplet feel 6 beat pattern. Guru Josh re-appears half-way the track.

23-3-1990 (Minimix)
14-2-1992 (Minimix)
24-3-2000 (Minimix)
30-1-2004 (Minimix) On In the Mix
2-4-2005 (Minimix)
14-02-1992
Groove Technology - My mind on the beat
7-2-1992 (Minimix)
10-3-2007 (Minimix)
07-02-1992
Ben Liebrand - Beatrix/Wilhousemus
31-1-1992 (Minimix)
30-4-2004 (Minimix)
31-01-1992
Salt'n Pepa - Do you want me(Serious Mix)
16-11-1990 (Minimix)
5-1-1991 (Minimix)
24-1-1992 (Minimix)
3-3-2007 (Minimix)
24-01-1992
Ben Liebrand - Compositie in D
10-1-1992 (Minimix)
10-01-1992
Ben Liebrand - Grandmix 1991 PlaylistWe zetten de zaakjes robotechnisch op een rijtje
3-1-1992 (Minimix)
03-01-1992

Webmaster's Note:
When you read 'I did this..' or 'I decided to..',
then its the remixer who made the decision.
A lot of the information you read here is written by the remixers themselves.

Click here to join mixfreaks
Click to join mixfreaks