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MINIMIX - 1991


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
Drum Theatre - EldoradoElectric Drum theatre was one of the bands in a wave of rock/dance acts like Duran Duran, Mister Mister and Talk Talk (I sense a pattern here....)
This is one of the early remixes, using the first Akai 612 Sampler to add drum and vocal effects. The phasi
* 3-3-200 (CD Mixes) The Minimix CDS
7-2-1986 (Minimix)
20-12-1991 (Minimix)
3-3-2000 (Minimix)
26-3-2004 (Minimix) Adding a substantial amount of precussion and fills to this track, draws it from it's pop background straight to the dancefloor
2-3-2007 (Minimix)
20-12-1991
Harold Faltermeyer - Axel FAxel F stands for Axel Foley. The song was written as a theme for the movie Beverly Hills Cop, and appears whenever the lead character Axel Foley, played by Eddie Murphy comes in to action.
Harold Faltermeyer also worked closely with Giorgio Moroder and
* 1-1-1985 (Minimix)
13-12-1991 (Minimix)
10-3-2000 (Minimix)
30-4-2004 (Minimix)
13-12-1991
Depeche Mode - The Flexible mix * 10-5-1985 (Minimix)
6-12-1991 (Minimix)
30-1-2004 (Minimix) On In the Mix
06-12-1991
Lou Reed - Walk on the wild siteWhat can I say, A true popclassic. The original version features only few instuments, mainly Bass and drums.
The reverb effect of the female vocals starting in the distance and coming up close was also used for the additional sax solos in the beginning e
* 29-11-1991 (Minimix)
1-12-2001 (Minimix)
4-6-2004 (Minimix)
29-12-2006 (Minimix)
29-11-1991
The Hitchcock House of Horror - The birds (05:09)* 22-11-1991 (Minimix)
22-11-1991
Bernard Oattes - Love knows the way * 15-11-1991 (Minimix)
15-11-1991
Carl Linger - Super love * 8-11-1991 (Minimix)
08-11-1991
Extreme - More than words * 1-11-1991 (Minimix)
8-12-2001 (Minimix)
01-11-1991
Ben Liebrand - Life's a bitch part II(and then you die)* 25-10-1991 (Minimix)
25-10-1991
Ben Liebrand - Life's a bitch part I(Music 4 your Mother-In-Law)* 18-10-1991 (Minimix)
18-10-1991
Ben Liebrand - Switching all systems to techno * 11-10-1991 (Minimix)
11-10-1991
Mai Tai - HistoryMai Tai, produced by van Tijn & Fluitsma,Working from the original multitrack, adding the rhythm made famous by Eric B & Rakim. Additional info will follow(06:40)* 4-10-1991 (Minimix)
4-10-1991 (CD Mixes) DMC 105/3 (12")
6-10-2000 (Minimix)
04-10-1991
Salt'n Pepa - You showed me (05:49)* 27-9-1991 (Minimix)
27-09-1991
Blaque - Party up`(06:26)* 20-9-1991 (Minimix)
20-09-1991
Prince - Get off * 13-9-1991 (Minimix)
20-8-2004 (Minimix)
23-9-2006 (Minimix) As part of ITM
13-09-1991
Ben Liebrand - Stenders last broadcast mix * 30-8-1991 (Minimix)
30-08-1991
Steve Miller - Fly like an eagle (07:06)* 23-8-1991 (Minimix)
23-08-1991
Punchy - Here I comeRap by Punchy
Samples used from Sanford & Son, a UK serie from the 70s (?). In holland the serie was 'replayed' as Stiefbeen en zoon.
(05:09)* 16-8-1991 (Minimix)
16-08-1991
Ben Liebrand - Fanfare for the common manBased on Emmerson, Lake & Palmer's version(05:28)* 9-8-1991 (Minimix)
09-08-1991
Lisa Lisa & The Cult Jam - Let the beat hit em (05:53)* 1-8-1991 (CD Mixes) DMC 103/1: August 91: One (12") ,Track 2
2-8-1991 (Minimix)
13-1-2007 (Minimix)
02-08-1991
Ben Liebrand - Sprookjesmix * 26-7-1991 (Minimix)
26-07-1991
Dimples D - I can't wait * 19-7-1991 (Minimix)
19-07-1991
Pasadena's - Love changes (06:52)* 12-7-1991 (Minimix)
12-07-1991
Dimples D - Sister keep on doing itBased on the Peter Gunn theme Henry Mancini this mix features a re-recorded horn section arranged and conducted by Gerbrand Westveen. Excellent stuff.(06:12)
(Slightly Different version than the 26-4-91 version)* 26-4-1991 (Minimix)
5-7-1991 (Minimix) (Slightly Different version than the 26-4-91 version)
10-9-2004 (Minimix)
05-07-1991
Spanish Energy - Loca Noche * 28-6-1991 (Minimix)
28-06-1991
Salt'n Pepa - Let's talk about sex * 21-6-1991 (Minimix)
21-06-1991
Madonna - Open your heartA hectic big sounding remix with many edit effects* 5-12-1986 (Minimix) ?
14-6-1991 (Minimix)
21-7-2000 (Minimix)
10-9-2004 (Minimix)
14-06-1991
Kraftwerk - MegamixContained in this mix are:
It's more fun to compute, Wir sind die roboter, (stop) Radio aktivitšt, Computer Liebe, Pocket Calculator (Taschen rechner).
This Megamix combines several Kraftwerk tracks with breakbeat loops and reversed parts from the origi
* 1-11-1984 (Minimix)
7-6-1991 (Minimix)
19-5-2000 (Minimix)
9-4-2004 (Minimix)
07-06-1991
Chrystal Palace - Son of Godzilla'Zwaardrempellige Mix'* 31-5-1991 (Minimix)
31-05-1991
Natalie Cole - This will beThis is a remix in the original sense from a recording made in the traditional way. Back then everybody gathered in the studio where in sperate corners and spaces all players and singers where set up with the appropriate mics, including sound barriers bet(05:15)* 15-2-1991 (Minimix)
24-5-1991 (Minimix)
23-7-2004 (Minimix)
24-05-1991
Crystal Waters - Gypsy WomanThe original version was a huge hit, starting in the clubs, and later crossing over to radio. It has one of the most pounding basedrumms ever combined with a daring organ intro, and a very very very catching sing-along hook. La da dee, la da da.
To comp
(06:59)* 17-5-1991 (Minimix)
5-5-2000 (Minimix)
16-7-2004 (Minimix)
30-9-2006 (Minimix)
17-05-1991
Ben Liebrand - Stenders & Van Inkel Self MadeMixed live on the air* 10-5-1991 (Minimix)
10-05-1991
Tony Scott - Megamix - Expressions from da soul * 3-5-1991 (Minimix)
03-05-1991
Dimples D - Sister keep on doing itBased on the Peter Gunn theme Henry Mancini this mix features a re-recorded horn section arranged and conducted by Gerbrand Westveen. Excellent stuff.(06:12)* 26-4-1991 (Minimix)
5-7-1991 (Minimix) (Slightly Different version than the 26-4-91 version)
10-9-2004 (Minimix)
26-04-1991
Ben Liebrand - Happy BirthdayBecause of Rob Stenders' Birthday* 19-4-1991 (Minimix)
19-04-1991
Punchy - Here I comeFunky Bass Mix
Rap by Punchy
Samples used from Sanford & Son, a UK serie from the 70s (?). In holland the serie was 'replayed' as Stiefbeen en zoon.
(04:02)* 12-4-1991 (Minimix)
26-5-2001 (Minimix)
12-04-1991
Massive Attack - Unfinished sympathy * 15-3-1991 (Minimix)
15-03-1991
The Simpsons - Do the bartmanSolo by Erik van de Bovenkamp(05:40)* 1-3-1991 (Minimix)
01-03-1991
Whitney Houston vs Public Enemy - I'm your baby tonightPublic Enemy with a pounding rhythm meets Whitney Houston's I'm your baby tonight. This combination is a daring mix of Hardcore hiphop and a great R&B song. The rough rhythms complement Whitney's performance in such a way that the groove just makes you wa* 22-2-1991 (Minimix)
30-6-2000 (Minimix)
23-1-2004 (Minimix) Veronica:In The Mix
22-02-1991
Natalie Cole - This will beThis is a remix in the original sense from a recording made in the traditional way. Back then everybody gathered in the studio where in sperate corners and spaces all players and singers where set up with the appropriate mics, including sound barriers bet(05:15)* 15-2-1991 (Minimix)
24-5-1991 (Minimix)
23-7-2004 (Minimix)
15-02-1991
The Paradise Program - Deep Green * 8-2-1991 (Minimix)
08-02-1991
Jaytee - Everyting's gonna be allright (06:57)* 1-2-1991 (Minimix)
01-02-1991
Sting - Mad about you (06:29)* 25-1-1991 (Minimix)
28-7-2000 (Minimix)
25-01-1991
Kool & The Gang - Ladies NightFollowing the lines of Guy's "Her", ths mix took Kool & the Gang into the age of swingbeat. It's a shame that Guy's album was to much "ahead of it's time". It took several years after this album, for the world to open up to R&B. Re-release it today and "b(06:52)* 11-1-1991 (Minimix)
25-6-2004 (Minimix) Following the lines of Guy's "Her", ths mix took Kool & the Gang into the age of swingbeat. It's a shame that Guy's album was to much "ahead of it's time". It took several years after this album, for the world to open up to R&B. Re-release it today and "bob's your uncle"
18-11-2006 (Minimix)
11-01-1991
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)
05-01-1991
Dimples D - Crackchaser1991?* 1-1-1991 (Minimix)
Steve Winwood - You keep on searchin'1991?* 1-1-1991 (Minimix)

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