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12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

Postby Lois » Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:30 am

Soon...February 2017

12 Inch Dance: Australian 80s Pop - 3CD - February 2017

Disc: 1
1. Real Life - Catch Me I'm Falling (Extended Version)
2. The Venetians - So Much For Love (Rock Mix)
3. Deckchairs Overboard - Shout (Extended)
4. Kids In The Kitchen - Something That You Said (Club Mix)
5. Big Pig - Justifier (12 Lucky Break Mix)
6. Flowers - Can't Help Myself (Extended Version)
7. Do Re Mi - Idiot Grin (Extended Mix)
8. Yothu Yindi Djapana (Gapirri Mix)
9. Beargarden - The Finer Things (Extended Mix)
10. Flash & The Pan - Waiting For A Train (Extended Remix)
11. Zan - Good Love (Good Lovin' Mix)
12. Boxcar - Gas Stop (High Octane Mix)
Disc: 2
1. Dropbears - Shall We Go (Extended Version)
2. I'm Talking - Someday (Extended Mix)
3. Go 101 - Build It Up (Extended Mix)
4. Jo Jo Zep - Losing Game (Remixed Version)
5. Icehouse - Hey, Little Girl (Extended Dance Mix)
6. Schnell Fenster - Whisper (Extended Version)
7. Spk Ft. Graeme Revell And Karina Hayes - Breathless (Extended Dance Mix)
8. Dragon - River (12 Alluvial Mudmix)
9. Jump Incorporated - Sex And Fame (Julian Mendelsohn Remix)
10. No Justice - Lately (And Now For Something Completely Different) (Featuring Nikki Bennett)
11. Pseudo Echo - A Beat For You [extended Version]
12. Pel Mel - Pandemonium (Extended Mix)
Disc: 3
1. The Dugites - Cut The Talking (12 Extended Remix)
2. Boom Crash Opera City Flat (Extended Mix)
3. Hunters & Collectors Say Goodbye (Extended Mix)
4. Eurogliders - Can't Wait To See You (Moshi Moshi Mix)
5. Kate Ceberano - Bedroom Eyes (Uk Extended Version - Mixed By Howard Gray)
6. Mondo Rock - The Modern Bop (Jellybean Mix)
7. Split Enz - I Walk Away (Extended Version)
8. Stephen Cummings - Gymnasium (Mega Dance Mix)
9. Wa Wa Nee - Can't Control Myself (Mixus Maximus Remix)
10. Jenny Morris - Body And Soul (Extended Version)
11. Machinations - Pressure Sway (Extended Version)
12. Models - I Hear Motion (Extended Mix)
13. Kids In The Kitchen - Bruce's Big Bonus Beats

Good tracklist ??? Not good ???
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Re: 12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

Postby crichert » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:40 am

Very cool track listing! Hopefully the comp is using master tapes as its source, and not a vinyl transfer. Excited to have a high-quality version of the "So Much for Love" Rock Mix, and the Extended Mix of City Flat by Boom Crash Opera. I recently picked up their boxset and it was disappointing!
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Re: 12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

Postby Sean » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:54 pm

Wow, now that's different and very cool.
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Re: 12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

Postby Frank_Chickens » Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:05 pm

A good compilation and it's nice to see the Dugites on there. :)

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Re: 12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

Postby Bellenger1981 » Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:50 pm

This looks like a great set. Unfortunately, seeing that it is more than likely sourced out of Australia, I imagine that it will be mastered by Don "Brickwall" Bartley, since he tends to be the main mastering engineer that tackles most Australian reissues. In other words, these tracks will be loud, distorted, and harsh. But, I hope that I'm wrong!
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Re: 12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

Postby micmij » Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:30 pm

There's another thread about this, but I thought I'd answer a question from this original thread...

The mastering is by a guy called Warren Barnett (at Mountain Moss Mastering). So, not Don Bartley :) The mastering is a bit weird, though, as there are numerous volume fluctuations from track to track throughout the set. I have to say that a few tracks are a bit loud but, on the whole, I'm quite pleased with it.

Incidentally, this was originally due out back in Feb but the label withdrew it in the week of release so that they could have an accompanying vinyl release pressed and set up a campaign for the entire "12 Inch Dance" series here in Australia. A handful still made it to the stores then, though.

The vinyl tracklisting omits some tracks from the 3CD (and is double the price):
Side 1
1. Models - I Hear Motion (Extended Mix)
2. Machinations - Pressure Sway (Extended Version)
3. Schnell Fenster - Whisper (Extended Version)
Side 2
1. Yothu Yindi - Djapana (Gapirri Mix)
2. Split Enz- I Walk Away (Extended Version)
3. The Dugites - Cut The Talking (12” Extended Remix)
Side 3
1. Icehouse - Hey, Little Girl (Extended Dance Mix)
2. No Justice - Lately (And Now For Something Completely Different) (feat. Nikki Bennett)
3. Wa Wa Nee - Can’t Control Myself (Mixus Maximus Remix)
Side 4
1. Hunters & Collectors - Say Goodbye (Extended Mix)
2. Boxcar - Gas Stop (High Octane Mix)
3. Real Life - Catch Me I’m Falling (Extended Version)

New release date for CD and vinyl is 14 Jul.
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Re: 12 Inch Dance - Australian 80s Pop Box set

Postby humanracer » Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:09 am

You know I didn't really know much about Australian New Wave apart from the one hit wonders that appeared in the UK such as Mental As Anything. But there are some really good tunes that should have got more attention over here. Australia had it's own scene going on there is lots of catchy stuff to listen to. I like QED and Jenny Morris. She has a really cool voice that makes even weak material sound good. Also Kids In The Kitchen Bitter Desire is a classic.
Another great track not included here is Koo De Tah - Too Young For Promises .
Any other thoughts/recommendations and did this set ever get released in the end?
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