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Various – Hot Tracks Series 6 Issue 9 (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on October 21st, 2013


Side A

Side B


“Hot Tracks” Series 6, Issue 9 was a special Halloween Issue released in 1987. This set includes frightening remixes and mind melting dance hits. One of the coolest things about this release is the inclusion of “He’s Back (The Man Behind The Mask)” by Alice Cooper taken from the film “Friday The 13th, Part VI: (Jason Lives)”. This track never had a 12″ remix and has really been overlooked. So glad Hot Tracks remixed this one! Dim the lights have some candy corn and enjoy this double 12″ from Hot Tracks!

Below are the linear notes from the original release:

Alice Cooper – He’s Back (The Man Behind The Mask) (Steve Bourasa “Late Night Edit”) 5:25
Remix – Steve Bourasa
Written-By – A. Cooper*, B. Hill*, K. Roberts*

From the movie “Friday The 13th, Part VI: (Jason Lives)…Steve worked from the CD, the original length was 3:50 and he extended the track to 5:28. He added a 64 beat intro and a 32 beat outro and the traditional cold end. Who would ever believe Alice Cooper on Hot Tracks???

Chantoozies, The – Witch Queen (Halloween Mix) 7:00
Remix – Steve Bourasa
Written-By – L. Vegas*, P. Vegas*

Steve had fun with this mix; using last years Hot Tracks (Series 5, Issue Nine), he laced this track with the special effects to spice it up for Halloween. Also, to be noted, we wish to thank Lisa at Mushroom Records in Sydney, Australia for her help on this project.

Full House – Communicate (Brian Middleton Extended Edit) 6:53
Remix – Brian Middleton
Written-By – D. Wilson*, R. Patterson*

Brian is new to our editing staff and we wish him a warm welcome. The edit description was not available at press time; but in listening to the edit, one can tell a good technical job was done and the track is quite workable. Here’s one for those D.J.’s who wrote in and said “more male vocals please”.

Claudja Barry – Secret Affair (Mike Carroll Edit) 6:50
Remix – Mike Carroll
Written-By – C. Barry*, J. Korduletsch*

So many version, so little time!!…This record came supplied with four mixes. We worked with three of them to come up with this tasty version. By the way, who’s that girl carrying on like that, after the break? (certainly not Madonna!) Mike Carroll goes cryptic….

E.G. Dailey* – Mind Over Matter (Mike Carroll Edit) 6:55
Remix – Mike Carroll
Written-By – M. Jay*, R. Palombi*

This record was given a smooth intro and builds quickly into the vocal section. The track then follows witha straightforward break, (unlike the commercial 12″) and finishes up with an extended outro. (our apologies for mis-spelling E.G.Daily on the labels & stickers)

Diodati* – Terrorist Attack (Hostage Edit) 7:00
Remix – Mark Watkins
Written-By –  Diodati*

Mark combined the four mixes to give it a “Stock/Aitken/Waterman” sound. He then restructured the song to create a dance floor-terror, (straight from his laboratory); it could only end ….cold. Nice to hear from you again Mark, where have you been??

Musical Reporters – Blow Job (Jim “Hip Hop” Hopkins Edit) 6:50
Remix – Jim “Hip Hop” Hopkins*
Written-By – C. Inger*, Van Oekel*, Pragakhan*

Jim used the import 12″ and rearranged all those tasty words to recreate a new story for us. The intro was completely reconstructed, the break: extended to 64 beats and the outro was redone and extended to 64 beats; consequently, “Blow Job” comes to a cold end….. You will want to listen to this one a few times before programming.

Nasty Boys, The – Nasty Relations (FHA Edit) 5:31
Remix – Glenn Cattanach
Written-By – D. Melotti*, L. Genovesi*

Utilizing both the vocal and house mixes from the Italian 12″, Glenn combined the two to bring us this Hot Tracks FHA Edit. This version is “Tightened up” and includes all the things needed to make it work on your floor: long intro, mid-point break and 16 measure outro with a cold end. Get down, Get nasty!!

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

Label: Hot Tracks ‎– SA 6-9
Format: 2 × Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Disco, House, Garage House, Glam, Electro, Synth-pop, New Beat
Credits: Compilation Producer – Michael Lewis*
Mastered By – George Horn

DJ Subscription Service
Double 12″ vinyl set with (1) red & (1) black Hot Tracks logo sleeve. Includes 4 page flyer with track remix details & subscription information, including DJ stickers with BPM’s for DJ’s notes.

Enclosed flyer listed title of this release as “Halloween Issue”.

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Side C


Side D

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Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
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VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
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7 Responses to “Various – Hot Tracks Series 6 Issue 9 (US 12″)”

  1. risildowgtn Says:

    great label DJ Paul


    DjPaulT Reply:

    thank you Risildowgtn 🙂


  2. Jeff Says:

    Holy Hobgoblins Paul!!! I have gooseflesh!!! Thank You Tons for making this issue a reality. Boy, it’s sounding like it’s All Hallow’s Eve already, all (mix)Tricks & Treats!!! I can’t wait to hear these mixes. Thanks for also including the Production Notes along with this issue as well. Steve Bourasa is a wonderful talent along with Jim “Hip Hop” Hopkins. I remember when he and Steve went over to the Rhythm Stick remix service. Jim also formed Twitch remix service and Steve did Direct Hit as well. So many memories. I have some services, but I’ve missed so much. It’s just really tremendous Paul that you’re bringing these out to the light of day. I am very much besides myself with Burning The Ground. All that you do is a miracle. It takes my breath away with such outstanding quality and generosity.

    Speechless (yet again!)



    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thanks Jeff I’ve been wanting to post this one for a long while and finally had the time to do it. There are still many Hot Tracks records that I am hunting. Most of them actually. Hopefully I can start filling those gaps over time. Hot Tracks produced some great remixing talents 🙂

    pS. This copy was actually still sealed so it had the original production flyer with it. Many of these were lost over time.


  3. risildowgtn Says:

    ooo Abba the Visitors hot tracks remix is 1 awesome remix Id LOVE to have in 24bit flac DJ Paul (hint hint ) 😛


  4. angie Says:

    thank you. this puts me in the mood for halloween for sure!


  5. Kent Says:

    Thanks Paul. I guess I missed this first time around, was checking out Claudja Barry posts. 🙂


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