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Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Ron » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:17 am

Does anyone have any of the chris sheppard recordings for club 102 on saturday nights still around.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by KMFDM10000 » Fri Jan 24, 2003 9:54 am

Hindsight sure is 20/20. I used to press record and tape the show to listen to later. But then I would just dub the songs I wanted and then tape over it again. It's really too bad.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Anonymous » Fri Jan 24, 2003 10:32 am

Go to Sounds, then Full Air Checks on this site. There are 5 club 102 recordings, all from 1987. 4 of them are 45 minutes unedited.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Anonymous » Sat May 21, 2005 1:01 am

A *LOT* of Chris Sheppard's mixes were actually from DMC - Disco Mix Club - a DJ-only recording service that has survived to this day (albeit in much diminished creative form due to the outrageous legal climate surrounding sampling after 1989. There are still occasional sparks of brilliance, but nothing compared to the golden age when sampling was free *and* nobody had thought to sue over it.)

Some of the better-known examples of Chris Sheppard's megamixes that were actually of DMC origin are listed below: I hope I've listed enough of the most notable samples to jog your memories.

New Order: Blue Monday (Substance Abuse Mix) - exact DMC release unknown by me
- The one with all the samples from dozens of movies in it, starting with "International Rescue, you are clear to land!", Yello, Betty Boop, (umm, a lot of other great stuff, James Bond, Peter Gunn, Clint Eastwood, and ending with Bugs Bunny's "How's that for a big production"?

Soft Cell: Cell Out (DJ Dakeyne) - exact DMC release unknown by me
- Tainted Love backbeat. Daleks/Dr. Who, David Bowie, Clint Eastwood, the Bolero, a bunch of "WW3" samples (Star Trek, "The game is called 'Domination'" from a James Bond movie, etc), Popcorn, and a bunch of other cool stuff, ending with (Road Runner's "Meep Meep") and Max Headroom's "Has this been a musical learning process for you?"

DMC: Carry On Mixing - DJ Mike Gray - Track 02 of DMC64-2-8805-2 May 1988
- Starts with S-Express, a few references to "Money", (including a sample of Boney M - "Gimme all yer money"), Glasgow Station, a royal train with two and a half million pounds, to MARRS' "Pump up the Volume" as the backbeat. Back to "Enjoy this trip" and S-Express for a few seconds, some Reagan jokes, some other stuff, ending with "All right, get ready for the break", and Eric B sampled "Time's up!" (as in, "Time's up, I got another engagement")

DMC / Coldcut Crew - Off To Work DMC 66-2-8807 July 1988
- Started with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, "Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's home from work we go!", a few samples from the original (as in, decades before Taco covered it in the version we grew up with) Puttin' on the Ritz, etc.

No doubt there were a few more - but these four were definitely DMC mixes. I knew they'd aired on Sheppard's '86-88 shows because I'd taped them off radio. I, like most fans, didn't know about their actual DMC origin until about 15 years later. (...which, while it kinda shocked me that he wasn't doing these himself, doesn't diminish in any way my appreciation for Shep's bringing them to us and for CFNY 102.1 for *letting* him bring them to us.)


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by LUX-man » Sat May 21, 2005 11:11 am

I also used to think Shep whipped up those mixes, they were incredible regardless of their origin. I usually didn't know the names of the mixes, but here's some of what i wrote on the 5 or so cassette boxes that hold my preserved mixes taped from CLUB 102:

Bonzo Goes to Washington
Lucy on MARRS
Cold Cut: Crazy Thing
In the Mood 4 Tequila
File 13: Tastes So Good
"19" Megamix/Frankie Goes to War
Cabaret Voltaire: "Here To Go'Blue Velvet Megamix"
Pop Muzik X-mix

Those were definitely the days... how long has it been since music on the radio made you smile? (not including the amazing Marsden).


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Madcapper » Sat May 21, 2005 8:15 pm

Hey I am one of those CFNY 80's listeners. I have the top 2 dmc mixes but would love to get those other mixes listed. Have other popular CFNY music. Just email me if you want to help out.

Still looking for
vital sines - collage
drastic measures - teddy bears picnic
vis a vis - shadowplay
payolas - china boys
national velvet - flesh under skin
tic tic - 20 questions

Thanks Madcapper


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by kenf » Tue May 24, 2005 12:59 pm

One of my taped favourites was a mix of FGTH's War. It had the computer voice of the film, WarGames (Which side do you want?, Do you want to play a game?, etc.), the old air siren warning throughout, and a little bit of an old BBC war correspondent reporting announced. From around 85-87.
I've never heard nor seen info about it since.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Ginko » Wed May 25, 2005 12:09 pm

Chris has a show on Saturday nights on Jack FM but it really doesn't compare. He does occasionally pull out some of the old mixes.



Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Kev » Wed May 25, 2005 6:58 pm

Madcapper - Interestingly enough, I have all your songs on vinyl, but the inabilty to get them to computer! Wish I could help

kenf - Have some of the Frankie 12 inchers as well. I think they put out some of the best E.P.'s of the day. Especially Two Tribes (annihaltion), with the air raid siren at the start, ronald regan, and the BBC "if any member of the family should die, put them outside for contamination purposes"


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by kenf » Wed May 25, 2005 8:11 pm

Kev, thanks but that's NOT the War mix I once wore out on a blank tape. I do have a copy of the 9 min Two Tribes annihaltion mix and the Reload! CD.
Mine (WAR) also, I believe, featured Winston Churchill's famous 'finest hour' speech - no Reagan, no "put em outside" dialogue - and wasn't mixed with any other song.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by guestDJ » Thu May 26, 2005 1:27 pm

everyone forgot about the infamous U2 megamix that Chris also used to "kill" on a regular basis, mind you he would cut it off after New Years Day as the rest of the mix goes into mostly non-hit U2 tracks, ...only 2 original vinyl copies of these bad boys from DMC exist in Canada ... unless you find the bootleg which was edited at the end of NewY.D.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by boogaloo » Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:04 pm

Can anyone tell me if the Pop Muzik X-mix is the remix of M 'Pop Muzik' which has a breakdown half way through that goes into Shalamar's 'There It Is' with the (Richard Burton)spoken intro to the War Of The Worlds soundtrack over the top of it ? If so then who was the remixer for DMC who did it ?


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by swerve » Fri Aug 26, 2005 7:09 pm

The mix was titled "Megapop" and was done by Simon Harris.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Nitzer » Mon Aug 29, 2005 9:50 pm

How about Chris Sheppard Club 102 New Year's Eve party live from RPM Dec 31 1986 or was it 87? Can't recall. 90 minute TDK cassette. Can't remember what's on it. Ripped it to MP3. Had a friend's little sister tape it while attending the party.


Old club 102 chris sheppard recordings

Post by Ludichris » Sat Sep 24, 2005 7:06 pm

I had a taped Club 102 session from the late 80's that had a very cool remix of a song, that I've only just identified as The Unseen, by Clock DVA. Shep (or possibly DMC)remixed it, and did an incredible job. Of course the tape is long gone, but would anyone have heard of this track, or have a copy of it?
Thanks in advance.

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