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THE GRANDMIX 2003
It has been 20 years since "first contact"
This almost resulted in a breach of the prime directive!
The carbon-based lifeform known as "DJ" has adapted itself perfectly to the new technology it was offered.
Conclusion: Experiment first contact successful!
Proceed evolution of carbon-based
lifeforms to next level
Music, Dancemusic, What is dancemusic?
What words cannot describe..
What images cannot depict..
What authorities cannot forbid..
What governments cannot control..
Dancemusic has united more people all over the world than anything else.... The experiment continues....
This is the grandmix 2003!
Tracklist Grandmix 2003
1 BEN LIEBRAND Intro Grandmix 2003
2 JUNIOR SENIOR Move Your Feet
3 GEYSTER Bye Bye Superman
4 FAB FOR ft. ROBERT OWENS Last Night a DJ blew my mind
5 SOPHIE ELLIS BAXTOR Music Gets The best Of Me
6 JASON NEVINS FT. HOLLY JAMES I'm In Heaven
7 ROOM 5 Make Luv
8 ROOM 5 Music In You
9 JUNIOR JACK E Samba
10 SAFRI DUO Falling High
11 ROGUE TRADERS VS INXS One Of My Kind
12 IIO At The End
13 BOB SI NCLAR Kiss My Eyes
14 NARCOTIC TRUST Safe From Harm
15 HOLY GHOST Superman
16 KURTIS MANTRONIK PRES.CHAMONIX How Did You Know
17 PANJABI MC Mundian to bach me
18 HANAYO Joe Le Taxi
19 DJ SNEAK Fix my sink
20 MICHELLE WEEKS The Light
21 FAFA MONTECO PRES. ELESSE Pop Corn
22 DEEPEST BLUE Deepest Blue
23 R-ONE Happy TV
24 BOB SINCLAR The Beat Goes On
25 LEE CABRERA FT. ALEX CARTANA Shake It
26 SAFFRON HILL FT BEN ONONO My Love Is Always
27 MINT ROYALE Sexiest Man In Jamaica
28 DJ SPUD Set It Off
29 BIRGIT Everybody Wants To Be
30 DRUMATIC TWINS Feelin kinda strange (Jive)
31 4 TUNE 500 Dancing in the dark
32 STUART Fuel to fire
33 SWEET COFFEE Don't Need You
34 ARTIFICIAL FUNK TOGETHER
35 CASSIUS Sound of Violence
1 K-KLASS Talk To Me
2 BENNY BENASSI PR THE BIZ Satisfaction
3 FERRY CORSTEN Rock your body rock
4 JXL ft.PETER TOSH Don't Wake Up Policeman
5 THE UNDERDOG PROJECT VS SUNCLUB Summer Jam 2003
6 FUTURESHOCK FT. BRIAN ONONO On My Mind
7 DESPINA VANDI Gia
8 SAXO Les Bruit De La Foret
9 DAVE GAHAN Dirty Sticky Floors
10 TOMCRAFT Loneliness
11 KIRA I'll Be Your Angel
12 CYGNUS X Positron
13 RIVA Morning Dust
14 ARMIN VAN BUUREN Yet Another Day
15 FLORES Raed My Lips
16 MICHEL DE HEY VS. LITERON Keep On Movin
17 LAIDBACK LUKE FT. MC MARXMAN We Can Not Get Enough
18 SOLID GLOBE North Pole
19 ARMIN VAN BUUREN Sunburn (walk through the fire )
20 LAMBDA Hold On Tight
21 DJ COR FIJNEMAN ft JAN JOHNSTON Venus
22 SYLVER Why Worry?
23 KLUBBERS REVENGE Mental Athmosphere
24 CONJURE ONE FT S. O'CONNOR Tears From The Moon
25 SCOTT BOND vs. SOLAR STONE 3rd Earth
26 JURGEN VRIES The opera song
27 OCEANLAB Beautiful Together
28 PIRATE Leaving The Sun
29 SVENSON & GIELEN Beachbreeze
30 MR.SAM vs. FRED BAKER PRESENTS AS ONE Forever Waiting
31 DJ ALPHA Life Goes On
32 PAUL VAN DYK FT. HEMSTOCK Nothing But You
33 PULSER My Religion
34 M.I.K.E. Turn Out The Lights
35 DARUDE Music
1 DRIFTWOOD Anything Goes
2 SENSATION The Anthem 2003
3 KAI TRACID For Just One Day
4 G-SPOT Louder
5 TIESTO Traffic
6 CLOKX Clokx
7 FREELOADER Pure Devotion
8 ORION TOO Travelling
9 E-CRAIG Beat goes on
10 PAUL OAKENFOLD Hypnotized
11 DIVINE INSPIRATION The Way
12 DELERIUM After All
13 56 K FT. BEJAY save a prayer
14 RANK 1 Breathing
15 IGOR S Boomerang
16 MARCO V DEL C:/*.mp3
17 JULES & RAOUL Progress
18 BASE ATTACK Nobody listens to Techno
19 PAUL VAN DYK Times Of Our Lives
20 E- CRAIG Drum Beats
21 JORDAN & BAKER Explode
22 ULTRA BEAT Pretty Green Eyes
23 MICHAEL SPLINT PRESENTS ERUPTION I Feel Free
24 LASGO Pray
25 SYLVER Livin My Life
26 RICKY FOBIS No Regular
27 OXYGEN FT. ANDREA BRITTON Am I On Your Mind?
28 UNDERWORLD Born Slippery
29 4 STRINGS Let It Rain
30 RON VAN DEN BEUKEN Timeless
31 FLASHRIDER Attenzione
32 SCOOTER VS. MARC ACARDIPANE Maria (I like it loud)
33 BEN LIEBRAND Outro Grandmix 2003
This Grandmix marks a period of 2 decades since "First Contact". 20 years have past since the first Grandmix appeared on Dutch radio in 1983. Back then, as a bonus mix in the series of "In The Mix" radio-programs, Ben Liebrand decided to make a special one hour mix featuring the best dance tracks of the year. This evolved into a tradition with the Grandmix being broadcast on New Year's Eve.
Again, now 20 years later the moment has arrived for the Grandmix 2003. The grandmix has featured many new techniques like tapeloops (1983) , digital recoders like the Sony SLF-1 using betamax tape (1986), TC2290 stereo-sampler-delays triggered by reed-relais under the turntable platters (1987),Timecode locked sequencers triggering audio recorded in Akai S-1100 samplers and recording to digital multitrackrecorders (1988), (Akai Digital optical disk recorder (1989), 2 of those synced with time code (1990), Dat recorders for mastering (1990), The Akai DD1500 Digital harddisk editor (1999) and the very first Pioneer CDJ1000's in Europe (2001). Alesis Masterlink for CD-mastering (2001).
This Grandmix again is introducing new concepts like mixing in "open" breaks without drums and perfecting mixing tracks with matching key to the point that it becomes very hard to notice where one track starts and another stops.
It is great to see that the original Grandmixes have inspired many DJ's all over the world, many of which are now my inspiring me.
Check out how previous grandmixes where made in the early 80's