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The Concept – Mr. D.J. (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 2nd June 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

“Mr. D.J.” is an early 4th & Broadway release from 1985 by the group The Concept. Eric “Rico” Reed provides the voice of the DJ as he listens to callers requests over a cyclic, funk groove. A great party track to start the weekend. And did I mention the bass line.

SIDE A:
Mr. D.J. (Vocal) 5:35

SIDE B:
Mr. D.J. (Instrumental) 5:19

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: 4th & Broadway ‎– 12 BRW 40, 4th & Broadway ‎– 12BRW 40
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Electro, Funk

CREDITS:
Backing Vocals – Pam Johnson, Ralph Johnson, Rocquel Cox
Drum Programming [D.M.X.] – Fred Johnson
Executive-Producer – Clarence Tucker, Roger Woodard
Guitar – Paul Milton Jackson, Jr.*
Mastered By – Jonz*
Producer – Marcel T. East, Ralph Johnson
Synthesizer – Dean P. Gant*, Marcel T. East
Voice [Request Line Voices] – Fred Johnson, Liz Porter, Ralph Johnson, Robert White (8)
Written-By – Marcel T. East, Ralph Johnson
Written-By [D.J. Monologue], Performer [D.J. Monologue] – Eric “Rico” Reed

NOTES:
Made in Gt. Britain

Main title as on label, title on sleeve is “Mr. DJ”.
Executive producer credit for Roger Woodard as on label, on sleeve it reads Roger Woodward.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

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