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Ming The Merciless

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Over the past few months I've been sorting out my external hard drives and trying to get them into a better order. I was pretty shocked to see how many Love Of Life mixes I have gathered over the years.

I know there are many, many more out there, but these are the ones I have to date. I think there is another Rampling mix too which I need to tag and add artwork etc.

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I am happy to share any of these on here if there are any that people want. Does anyone have any that are not shown above that they would be ok to share?
I Have a few of these sets and a fair few that are not on here. reading through your reply's it seems that you guys have found my mixcloud page and the ones i have sold on ebay too. there are more to come as i slowly digitize over 900 tapes its a slow process as i am sure you appreciate.
Any chance you could upload - Smoking jo - 1995 i have been looking for that one for a while

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i am not feeling the love here guys!!
my hard work seems unappreciated 😭

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Welcome to the site, we are always looking to expand the community which, in my opinion, has been decimated by social media.

As the links in this site are open to unregistered users there are some people who just leech or worse sell mixes they have obtained from here and elsewhere, I'm looking at you LDD. As you point out buying and ripping tapes can be expensive, time consuming and often a thankless task.
 
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i am not feeling the love here guys!!
my hard work seems unappreciated 😭

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I appreciate everyone who has contributed over the years - I threw all my 90's tapes away when I was about 18 and started listening to other styles of music, but then recently felt an overwhelming nostalgic desire to hear them all again, and the only reason I've managed to get hold of them all again, except two, is because of the hard work of all the tape rippers on here, and elsewhere, so I am hugely grateful for that. On that note, here's the two Love Of Life's I just can't find...

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i am not feeling the love here guys!!
my hard work seems unappreciated 😭

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If all the mixes that you have shared on your MixCloud page are all your rips then hats off to you.

However, with all due respect I don't think they are. I'm not saying that some aren't, but I strongly suspect that you been grabbing them off here and other sites for years. Some of them contain artwork that I created myself for the mixes, so those with definitely have come from here.

It seems odd that you have only just created an account. presumably so you can comment, but I guess that's the downside of open forums.

I've just always found it odd when people grab stuff from other places, upload it as their own and then want praise for it.

That said, having been involved in the forum and music sharing circuit since the torrent days, I can appreciate the amount of time and commitment you have put in to regularly adding to your MixCloud page.
 
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I Have a few of these sets and a fair few that are not on here. reading through your reply's it seems that you guys have found my mixcloud page and the ones i have sold on ebay too. there are more to come as i slowly digitize over 900 tapes its a slow process as i am sure you appreciate.
Any chance you could upload - Smoking jo - 1995 i have been looking for that one for a while

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welcome to the board Ming ;) yeah its a thankless task buying/ripping/sharing sets, especially when you see people selling your ripps online (ebay dj packs)

heres the Smokin Jo tape, unsure if ive shared this on here already, I couldnt find it


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Ming The Merciless

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Welcome to the site, we are always looking to expand the community which, in my opinion, has been decimated by social media.

As the links in this site are open to unregistered users there are some people who just leech or worse sell mixes they have obtained from here and elsewhere, I'm looking at you LDD. As you point out buying and ripping tapes can be expensive, time consuming and often a thankless task.
Many thanks for the welcome
 

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Ming The Merciless

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If all the mixes that you have shared on your MixCloud page are all your rips then hats off to you.

However, with all due respect I don't think they are. I'm not saying that some aren't, but I strongly suspect that you been grabbing them off here and other sites for years. Some of them contain artwork that I created myself for the mixes, so those with definitely have come from here.

It seems odd that you have only just created an account. presumably so you can comment, but I guess that's the downside of open forums.

I've just always found it odd when people grab stuff from other places, upload it as their own and then want praise for it.

That said, having been involved in the forum and music sharing circuit since the torrent days, I can appreciate the amount of time and commitment you have put in to regularly adding to your MixCloud page.
Nope not all of those tapes on mixcloud were ripped by me some were brought in bulk on disc from ebay (boxed-starsx2) no doubt raided from sites just like this one. As for this site i did not even know it existed until half four this morning when i found pics of my chess board with jon the pleased - love of life sitting on it that could only have come from one place my ebay account!

I want no praise for my collection but i do find it a tad disrespectful to find SKANKED FROM MING with downloads i ripped underneath it, I could not tell you how many tapes i have copied for people over the years i never once asked for payment of any kind just to clarify.

all these tapes are ancient now and need to be digitized and preserved and available to all, that was the only reason i started my mixcloud page so if by some horrible twist of fate my hard drive went up in smoke i would still be able to reclaim all those years of peoples nights out.

I still have many more tapes to rip so i might as well put them up on here my self and spread love like back in the old days


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Ming The Merciless

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welcome to the board Ming ;) yeah its a thankless task buying/ripping/sharing sets, especially when you see people selling your ripps online (ebay dj packs)

heres the Smokin Jo tape, unsure if ive shared this on here already, I couldnt find it


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Many thanks Brady you are a Gentleman and a scholar much appreciated (y)


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Ming The Merciless

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I appreciate everyone who has contributed over the years - I threw all my 90's tapes away when I was about 18 and started listening to other styles of music, but then recently felt an overwhelming nostalgic desire to hear them all again, and the only reason I've managed to get hold of them all again, except two, is because of the hard work of all the tape rippers on here, and elsewhere, so I am hugely grateful for that. On that note, here's the two Love Of Life's I just can't find...

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Sorry my friend i cant help with those 2 i have not got them
 

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