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Midnight Star – Midas Touch (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 18th January 2018

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Midas Touch” is a 1986 single by American R&B group Midnight Star taken from their sixth studio album Headlines. The album and single were the last to feature the Calloway Brothers, who left the group due to irreconcilable differences with the other members.

“Midas Touch” reached the top ten on the U.S. R$B chart peaking at #7. On the Billboard hot 100 “Midas Touch” reached #47. The song was also a hit internationally reaching #8 in the U.K. and #29 in the Netherlands.

SIDE A:
Midas Touch (Vocal/Extended Remix) 6:37
Remix – Ellis Jay

SIDE B:
Midas Touch (Vocal/Edit Of Remix) 5:33
Remix – Ellis Jay

Midas Touch (Instrumental) 6:37

Midas Touch (Bassapella) 5:39

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Midas Touch U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #7
1986 Midas Touch U.S. Billboard Black Singles #47

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Solar ‎– 0-66836
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Electro, Boogie, Funk

CREDITS:
Engineer – Ivaat Etom
Engineer [Assistant] – Jeff Lorenzen, John Hegedes
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Producer – Midnight Star, Reggie Calloway
Written-By – Bo Watson, June Watson Williams

NOTES:
Recorded at Larrabee Sound Studio A
Original LP version available on Solar LP “Headlines”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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, ocenaudio
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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Fine Young Cannibals – Ever Fallen In Love (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 5th January 2018

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Ever Fallen in Love” is a 1978 song written by Pete Shelley and originally performed by his group Buzzcocks.

In 1986 UK band Fine Young Cannibals had a #9 UK hit with their cover version, recorded for the soundtrack of the 1986 film Something Wild starring Melanie Griffith, Jeff Daniels, and Ray Liotta. The song was later included on the band’s album The Raw & the Cooked.

On February 7, 1987, the single peaked at #11 on the U.S. Billboard Dance chart after spending eleven weeks on the survey.

SIDE A:
Ever Fallen In Love (Extended Version) 6:20

SIDE B:
Ever Fallen In Love (Single Version) 4:10
Ever Fallen In Love (Dub Version) 4:46

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Ever Fallen In Love U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #11

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: MCA Records ‎– MCA-23707
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Executive-Producer – Jonathan Demme
Mixed By – John “Tokes” Potoker*
Producer – Fine Young Cannibals, Jerry Harrison
Producer [Additional Production] – John “Tokes” Potoker*
Producer [Associative] – Edward Saxon
Songwriter – Pete Shelley

NOTES:
From the Motion Picture Soundtrack “SOMETHING WILD”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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, ocenaudio
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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Password: burningtheground

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Dead Or Alive – Brand New Lover (Ltd. Edition UK 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 18th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Brand New Lover” is the name of a song recorded by the British new wave band Dead or Alive. It was the first single to be released from the band’s third album, Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know. It achieved international success when released as a single in 1986. The song proved to be more successful in the U.S. and in Japan than in the band’s native U.K.; it peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, whereas the song reached #31 on the UK Singles Chart. In addition, “Brand New Lover” spent two weeks atop the American dance chart in December 1986.

SIDE A:
Brand New Lover (Edit) 3:35

SIDE B:
In Too Deep (Live) 4:36
B recorded live at Hammersmith Odeon, July 1985

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Brand New Lover U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #15
1986 Brand New Lover U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play #1

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Epic ‎– 650075 8
Format: Vinyl, 7″, Single, 45 RPM, Limited Edition, Gatefold Sleeve
Country: UK
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Hi NRG, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mixed By – Phil Harding
Producer – Stock, Aitken & Waterman
Written-By – Dead Or Alive

NOTES:
Limited Edition Gatefold Sleeve
Produced for PWL

Find the 7″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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, ocenaudio
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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Password: burningtheground

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Glass Tiger – Someday (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Someday” was the third single taken from the debut album The Thin Red Line by Canadian rock band Glass Tiger. The song was co-written and produced by Jim Vallance best known as the songwriting partner of Canadian international musician Bryan Adams.

“Someday” reached #14 in the bands homeland of Canada, and became a top ten hit in the United States peaking at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single also charted in the UK at #66 and #97 in Australia.

SIDE A:
Someday (Extended Mix) 7:20
Remix – Michael Brauer*
Remix [Assisted By] – Fernando Kral

SIDE B:
Someday (Dub Mix) 6:28
Remix – Michael Brauer*
Remix [Assisted By] – Fernando Kral

Someday (Single-Version) 3:36

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Someday U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #7
1986 Someday U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary #4

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Manhattan Records ‎– 1C K 060-20 1570 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Maxi-Single, 45 RPM
Country: Europe
Released: 1986
Genre: Rock, Pop
Style: Pop Rock

CREDITS:
Design – Heather Brown (2)
Design [Logo] – Shoot That Tiger!
Lyrics By – Alan Frew
Percussion [Additional] – Jimmy Maelin*
Photography By – Beth Baptiste
Producer – Jim Vallance
Written-By – Glass Tiger, Jim Vallance

NOTES:
A+B1 remixed for M.H.B. Productions
Made in EEC

Original version appears on the LP “THE THIN RED LINE”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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, ocenaudio
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Icehouse – No Promises (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 7th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“No Promises” is the first single released by Australian band, Icehouse from the band’s 1986 album, Measure for Measure. In the US the 12″ single was released with different track listings than what appeared on the UK and Australian versions. The Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero mixes on this 12″ are exclusive to this release.

The single reached #30 on the Australian singles chart. In the United Staes “No Promises” reached #78 on the Billboard Hot 100, but became a top 10 dance single reaching #7 on the Billboard Dance chart.

SIDE A:
No Promises (Club Mix) 8:46

SIDE B:
No Promises (Dub) 5:10
No Promises (Instrumental) 4:41

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 No Promises U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #78
1986 No Promises U.S. Billboard Hot dance Music/Club Play #7

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– 4V9 43009
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mastered By – TJ*
Producer – Rhett Davies
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero
Written-By – I. Davies*, B. Kretschmer*

NOTES:
From the LP “Measure for Measure”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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, ocenaudio
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Robbie Nevil – Dominoes (The Dance Mix) (Germany 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 20th November 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Dominoes” is a song by American singer Robbie Nevil from his self-titled debut album in 1986.

Written by Nevil with Bobby Hart and Dick Eastman, Nevil recorded the song for his eponymous debut album, and it was released as the second single. The song reached #14 on the U.S. singles chart. MTV featured a portion of the refrain with reworked lyrics to promote their new show at that time: Friday Night Party Zone.

This scarce 1986 German 12″ contains remixes exclusive to this 12″.

SIDE A:
Dominoes (The Dance Mix) 6:20
Remix – Burt Bevans*

SIDE B:
Dominoes (Club Mix) 7:31
Edited By – Junior Vasquez
Engineer – Hugo Dwyer
Mixed By, Producer [Additional] – Arthur Baker

Dominoes (All Fall Down Free Beats) 6:17
Edited By – Junior Vasquez
Engineer – Hugo Dwyer
Mixed By, Producer [Additional] – Arthur Baker

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Cover: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Dominoes U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #14
1986 Dominoes U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #22

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Manhattan Records ‎– 1C K 060-20 1793 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Germany
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Alex Sadkin, Phil Thornalley

NOTES:
Special versions from the lp “ROBBIE NEVIL”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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, ocenaudio
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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