Andrew McMeekin
15 Grafton Place
G1 2TD
Scotland, UK
Recent Activity
posted a comment on Sly Stone - Ten Years Too Soon. 18 days ago
It's a Remix Album, get over it.
I read about this online and well I was disgusted.
All VERY po-faced 'how dare they' kinda thing.
I hope it gets a re-issue !
posted a review of Happy Clappers - I Believe. 21 days ago
I met Sandra Edwards twice.
Once in a Glasgow club doing a self PA and the next time 'as' The Happy Clappers.
It was even better SUNG live !
posted a review of Urbanized Featuring Silvano - Helpless (I Don't Know What To Do Without You). 22 days ago
This song is featured in one scene and plays over the end-credits to the movie 'Jeffrey'.
posted a review of Madonna - Ray Of Light. about 1 month ago
I suggested Our Madgeness should cover the Eartha Kitt tune 'My Discarded Men'.
As the "...wasn't it clever of her to hire 'fill-in-the-blanks' could be thought of for most [if not all] of her albums.
This [& maybe Erotica] are now two of her Proper ... See full review
posted a comment on Tori Amos - Professional Widow. about 1 month ago
I was stood next to a DJ years ago and while we spoke this guy comes up and demands he play Tori Amos.
Guess which mix is actually playing at the time...?
"No it's not !"
posted a review of Marti Caine - Point Of View . about 1 month ago
She had Randy Crawford on her TV show as a guest !
THAT wasn't such a great idea as when Marti did the end number...the audience seemed to have hurt their hands once they realised ms.Crawford was off !
This is knockout and plays to her strengths = who ... See full review
posted a review of Yvonne K.* - I've Got The Music In Me. about 1 month ago
This is 'Spagna' under a different name ?
It's a VERY Pointer Sisters 'Automatic' sounding cover of a Kiki Dee track.
It sorta 'works'...
posted a review of Annie Lennox - Pavement Cracks (The Remixes). about 1 month ago
ms.Lennox has stated that she find most of this remix malarkey 'vacuous'.
Her 'n' Dave Stewart are supposed to have went to court to try & get a bunch of Eurythmics remixes stopped too.
It ... See full review
posted a review of Bernadette (14) - Midnight Lover. about 1 month ago
Were you wondering why the huge price for this 12'' that was never a hit ?
There's a fake demo of Madonna - Holiday....and it's basically the acapella laid over the instrumental of this track !

posted a comment on Madonna - Express Yourself. 2 months ago
"I WANT To Believe !"
Curiously enough I recently read that this woman's 'I'm Breathless' album was her most NOT bootlegged release.
U can only get a 2nd copy with a 'promo sticker' on it...there was nothing else it said.
I reckon some think he's telling ... See full review
posted a comment on Madonna - Hung Up (SDP's Extended Dub). 2 months ago
[quote=elektropop] Dodgy effort? Most people love, Die Another Day and it is easily one of the best Bond songs.Maybe it’s because I am in the US, but I had never heard that ABBA song before I heard, Hung Up. And I was 27 when Hung Up was released. ... See full review
posted a review of Was (Not Was) - Are You Okay?. 2 months ago
No love for this album ?
Side One is so good it's over b4 you realise.
Side 2 is equally as listenable even if there's no singles that went huge as far as I remember ?
posted a review of Will Powers - Dancing For Mental Health. 2 months ago
Will Powers worked well when he was unknown.
This girl parading about as 'him', he was never happy about.
I suspect the out-takes from this project could be jolly interesting.
But since it barely limped out on CD briefly I doubt anyone label-side is that ... See full review
posted a review of David Joseph - You Can't Hide (Your Love From Me). 2 months ago
One of these 12'' sounds like 'soft d-train' and the other sounds like Talking Heads LOUD DUB sound levels so much that they sound almost like two different songs.
posted a review of M.C.Miker"G" & Deejay Sven* - Holiday Rap. 3 months ago
I caught 'this' on TOTP's one night.
This is what had me running from a dance-floor back then ?
Oh the piece of....
It's simple they were both stoned and thought this was A.....mazing ?
"ring rang dong for a ... See full review
posted a review of Madonna - Ultra Rare Trax. 3 months ago
Do you mean the 4th photo here ?
It's not yellow.
The other colour of this is silver like the copy I have which is identical to the 'red cd' apart from that.
Maybe this photo's disc didn't come from a non-smoking pet-free home or 'something' but I never ... See full review
posted a comment on Madonna - Bedtime Stories. 3 months ago
[quote=Gut-Punch_Records] Not enough demand. The lable aims at selling hundreds of thousands of copies, and that will just never happen.None of the earlier Madonna vinyl reissues sold decently. They all underperformed, without exception. I mean, all of ... See full review
posted a comment on Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) (2012 Remix) / Walk Straight Down The Middle. 3 months ago
Come on guys £40 for a 10"!!!! that is outrageous! no wonder Kate Bush web page only allowed one purchase per person.

Where did you get this idea that the second-hand vinyl world was a charitable concern ?
More like Surfing ... See full review
posted a review that has since been deleted. 3 months ago
posted a review of Malcolm McLaren - Madam Butterfly. 3 months ago
No mention of the Cassette Single of this ?
Irene Cara reminded me of another time in Virgin Records, Glasgow.
They had what looked like 3 quarters of a 7'' Single cover made of card and a cassette held onto it with those 'twisty-sticks'.
I only asked to ... See full review
posted a review of Irene Cara - Why Me?. 3 months ago
I see there's no mention of the Cassette Single of this release ?
I bought a copy in the old Virgin Records in Glasgow back then.
I thought someone else had bought it as it disappeared but weeks later it was back on display.
There was no 'sleeve' on the ... See full review
posted a review of Joey Negro - Remixed With Love By Joey Negro (Part B). 3 months ago
Are the vocals the same on the Matt Bianco track ?
I thought it was that Polish gal by just her 1st name 'Basia' ?
They sound different here ?
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posted a comment on Various - For Discos Only (Indie Dance Music 1976–1981). 4 months ago
Loud and Clear is how I'd describe the sound, of the CD.
Hadn't heard "For Your Love" b4 this but it sounds 'ok' here, to my ears.
[what's 'hidden' ?....great choon too, has everything going on mix-wise !]
The Two Tons & Sylvester tracks have never ... See full review
posted a comment on Cerrone - Supernature 88. 4 months ago
The Style listed is: HousePerhaps Disco would be more appropriate.

If someone can't guess from The Year...why on Earth do you wanna help these people 'to DJ' ?
The '86 Mix is slightly better if your dancers are wearing ... See full review
posted a review of The Alan Parsons Project - Ammonia Avenue. 4 months ago
In the nicest possible way to the Other Review....What ? ? ?
This album is fantastic.
Yes there's four 'Singers' but so what, they all don't fall on their arses vocally so...?
There's a few rock anthems that Should Have caught on but didn't and the rest ... See full review
posted a comment on Duke - So In Love With You. 4 months ago
[quote=Factory051] Very soothing yet uplifting vocals work dukes anthem into a
monster. It builds well then reaches an epic end.

Excellent vocal track that was taken by the Global Gay
community as an anthem for nights across the world.

Mincing apart, ... See full review
posted a review of Michael Des Barres & Holly Knight - Obsession. 4 months ago
The Animotion version of this song IS the duet here with extra music added and them singing over the top of it all !
There's 2 of each 'voices' and His Part is slurred AND it's a mix of both ! ?
posted a review of New Edition - Candy Girl. 4 months ago
Any one else sing 'ABC' along to this track ?
posted a review of Grace Jones - Private Life: The Compass Point Sessions. 5 months ago
I know that 'anyone' can re-edit Wikipedia entries & I don't have the original vinyl [or cassette ?] releases of these tracks.
But can anyone tell me if there's any truth to the entry on there that claims...
"Other tracks were remixed or re-edited by the ... See full review
posted a review of Madonna - Gambler. 5 months ago
To think @-one-time there was such a thing as Too Much Madonna ?
This tune is described as a "upbeat synth-pop and disco song" online.
The first part is correct but it's nothing like disco or Hi-Nrg.

posted a review that has since been deleted. 5 months ago
posted a comment on Johnny Mathis - I Love My Lady. 5 months ago
Everyone and their dog 'knows' about this Album !
A shame about the off-centre-ness and it's hardly going to be audiophile level if it's only on coloured vinyl ?
Still it's a start, let me know about a half decent black vinyl copy.
posted a comment on Debbie Jacobs-Rock* - Maybe This Time. 5 months ago
Thanks for the 'info'. I always thought there must be SOME copies out there ?
I did know about the Viola Wills 'hoo-ha' but I just wonder since both singers have moved on.
Is there still any reason for this not to be released or were the 'master-tapes' ... See full review
posted a comment on Was (Not Was) - Born To Laugh At Tornadoes. 6 months ago
[quote=AceBeaty] The tune "Shake Your Head (Let's Go To Bed)" originally recorded with Ozzy Osbourne and Madonna on vocals just feels like Was (Not Was) already had all the ingredients for happy piano house music back in 1983, way ahead of time! Steve ... See full review
posted a comment on Joan Jett And The Blackhearts* - Everyday People. 6 months ago
Remixed by John Luongo.

He's a great remixer and if Freddie Mercury thought he was brilliant who's to argue that ?
There's [finally] a CD compilation of his extended mixes and this is 'just' a longer Club Mix in a way.
If ... See full review
posted a comment on Dionne Warwick - Sings Cole Porter. 6 months ago
Oh dear Dionne, what were you thinking - Would have thought this should have been great, but has horrible arrangements and awful use of late 80's/early 90's synth keyboards

In the 2011 versions cd sleeve-notes ... See full review
posted a comment that has since been deleted. 6 months ago
posted a comment on Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin. 7 months ago
How much would a UK 1st issue of this LP sell for if autographed by all the band ?
An Expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow has just said 'about £500 each'.
I'm no expert but I think that's a little light ??
Yes, he'd all their records by the looks of it & ... See full review
posted a comment on Barbara Tucker - Everybody Dance (The Horn Song). 7 months ago
U are being nothing more than A Snob !
Can we poor mortals not njoi the 'dubious' populist pleasures of records like this ?
U prefer the Original original sans Diva Vocals so why rip this version apart if it's so crap ??
posted a review that has since been deleted. 7 months ago
posted a comment on LNTG* - Tuff Cut 01. 7 months ago
Where's your latest magnum opus 'if' this re-edit lark is so easy ?
What program would U recommend, I'll have a bash myself.....
His tired style works for me !
posted a comment on Roy Ayers - Programmed For Love. 7 months ago
False Information ?
Now WHY on Earth would anyone do that.
Someone who bought a shedload of them & wants to flog them later for big money once this issue is sold out.
No-one does things like that.......................?
posted a comment on Giorgio Moroder. 7 months ago
[quote=Lopik] You can hardly find someone like Giorgio. He did not produce just I Feel Love, The Chase and E=MC2 album, as it may look from perspective of electronic dance music hardcore fan. Besides of these gems he made tons of crappy stuff, but also ... See full review
posted a comment on George Michael And Queen With Lisa Stansfield - Five Live. 8 months ago
Killer - Papa was a Rolling stone is a Medley - if you make a copy from CD rip track 2+3 together - it's a really legendary remix that was played in our discotheques 1000 times 1++++++

You don't need to = It was already done ... See full review
posted a comment on Queen - Greatest Hits. 8 months ago
Who was the intended market for this in 1981 ?
Long time FANS with lots of money ??
From the Inter-Web....

"In the late 1970's Sound Ideas started releasing Reel to Reel / LP combos so one could hear for themselves the superior sonic qualities offered ... See full review
posted a review that has since been deleted. 8 months ago
posted a comment on Jakatta. 8 months ago
[quote=ethan] Only a man like Dave Lee, who can adopt so many aliases, can manage to set the theme from "American Beauty" to a disco beat and add a few Stacey Q sprinkles (that's right; lifted from "Two Of Hearts") to make it sizzle. The boy never ... See full review
posted a review of Pet Shop Boys - Disco 2. 8 months ago
I'm glad to see I'm not the 'only' person who thought WTF is THIS after getting it home ?
U take a selection of their re-mixes and blend them altogether into one seamless mix = badly.
Disco [1 !] was un-mixed, so Why was this ?
Was EMI making too much ... See full review