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The Hitmen – Bates Motel (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 27th October 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1981

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“Bates Motel” is a song by U.K.  new wave band, The Hitmen. Released in 1981 and written by drummer Mike Gaffey. “Bates Motel” is a tribute to Alfred Hickcock and his movie, ‘Psycho’ starring Anthony Perkins. The track was taken from the band’s second album Torn Together. Shortly after it’s release The Hitmen disbanded.

A music video was filmed for the song and was shown on MTV.

In the US the song was only relesed as white label 12″ promo containing the same track on both sides. Housed in a plain white sleeve with sticker.

SIDE A:
Bates Motel 3:18

SIDE B:
Bates Motel 3:18

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Columbia ‎– AS 1276
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1981
Genre: Electronic
Style: New Wave

CREDITS:
Producer – Rhett Davies
Written-By – M. Gaffey*

NOTES:
Demonstration Not For Sale
Taken from the Columbia Lp: “TORN TOGETHER”

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

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EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
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: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: ClickRepair (DeClick Level 3)
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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