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Again, Energy 88.7 was a huge influence for my music library. Especially, New Wave/Synthpop, Eurodance and other Hi-Energy dance hits. Over the last few months, I’ve been uploading my collection of radio mix recordings from their Friday Night Dance Party (later called Club Jam). Many of the broadcasts are JD’s, but also have those from Brian […]

Now I’m the one overplaying this track. But I think this should be one of the last mentions if not the very last. Again, of all New Wave, Living in Oblivion is probably my favorite. And again, it was because of Energy 88.7 that got me hooked. Back then, it took me a long time […]

I listened to the Friday Night Dance Party religiously back in the 90s, and it was a huge influence on my music tastes as they are now. There were no other stations playing New Wave/Synthpop, Hi-Energy/Electronic, Eurodance, Techno and similar dance genres consistently on FM radio. Because their frequency was so far left, I felt […]

Here it is. Volume 7 was almost a year in production. I’ve been wanting to do a “best of the best” mix since my high school days, so you can call it a bucket list project. As this is my Euromix 5, or Anniversary Mix, I went further and doubled the standards set by its […]

HaloHalo = HaloHalo + 1; // As I understand now Originally thinking I’d do an anniversary mix this round, but no. So that means, the no-repeats, 16-track, 40-minute rule applies. Overall, with one exception, I’ve used 95 tracks in sticking with the genre (or trying to, anyhow). Crazy. This volume, more than its siblings, highlights […]

I don’t think I ever saw the movie, and probably should check it out sometime, but know the theme song was pretty catchy. I forget where I first heard this remix, but really dug what I was hearing. Making it more dance-playable, it’s one of those songs that can turn up the energy a bit […]

I’m not sure how many times I’ve heard others say The Promise is one of their favorite songs. It’s a good track to me, but prefer others. It’s one of those medium tempo tracks that didn’t exactly connect with me. But for those others, I’m guessing it has more to deal with its lyrics, as […]

This week, I have to go with Erasure again. Some fans may have never heard this song, because it’s a B-Side. “La La La” really shouldn’t be a B-Side; it could’ve (and should’ve) landed itself on their album of the time, Chorus, to get the exposure it rightfully deserves. (And really, Chorus overall ranks high […]

Long ago, there were a number of Synthpop websites that did Song of the Week features but no longer see them around. I always looked forward to them, so figured I could do one too. Know this won’t be restricted to the genre, though. My first pick is more on the mellow side, Erasure’s Stay […]

Those previous Euromix 3 posts on Soundcloud were taken down, so I’m editing this as needed. When the original Euromix 3 made its rounds in 1993, I was looking for a little more. What VMC did with the remastered version was pretty much it; finishing each side a lot stronger. (Now that I remember what […]