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Beastie Boys – She’s On It (Soundtrack From The Video) (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 19th June 2017

BURNING HE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“She’s on It” is a song by American hip-hop group the Beastie Boys. The group’s third single, it was released on the soundtrack to the 1985 film Krush Groove.

Despite failing to attract commercial success at the time of its release in 1985, a re-release in 1987 was much more successful, becoming a top 10 hit on the UK Singles Chart, and reaching the top 50 in two other European countries.

The song’s video was one of the band’s first music videos. The boys are trying to win the heart of a beautiful woman on the beach, but their efforts are foiled by stampeding female fans. Not even the assistance of a mentor (played by producer Rick Rubin) can help them. Their attempts range from using Spanish Fly to flying over her in a helicopter and a net, and even their attempt to blow her up fails.

It is not listed on the sleeve or labels however “She’s On It” is a longer mix than the 3:32 album version.

SIDE A:
She’s On It (Sound Track From The Video) 4:20
Written-By – The King*, Rick Rubin

SIDE B:
Hold It, Now Hit It 3:36
Written-By – The King*, The Beastie Boys*, Rick Rubin

Slow And Low 3:41
Written-By – D. McDaniels*, J. Simmons*, R. Rubin*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Def Jam Recordings ‎– DEF 651068 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1986
Genre: Hip Hop
Style: Hip Hop

CREDITS:
Producer – Rick Rubin

NOTES:
Sound Track From The Video

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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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John Farnham – Age Of Reason (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th June 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

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“Age of Reason” is a song by Australian pop rock singer John Farnham. It is the first single from his album of the same title, released in 1988, and written by Todd Hunter and Johanna Pigott.

“Age of Reason” was composed by Todd Hunter and partner Johanna Pigott, who had previously written the song “Rain” for Dragon and played together in the XL Capris. Pigott said, “You write songs and you’re surprised at what you wrote sometimes, and you think, goodness, is that me, did I do that? It’s not something you consider of perfect taste or anything, and someone records them and you think that’s fantastic. It’s a really exciting and thrilling thing.”

“Age Of Reason” peaked at #1 on the ARIA Charts the main Australian music sales chart.”Age Of Reason” also charted in several other countries including New Zealand #4, Germany #20, Netherlands #43 and UK #87.

SIDE A:
Age Of Reason (Extended Mix) 7:37
Written-By – Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter

SIDE B:
Age Of Reason (Single Mix) 5:06
Written-By – Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter

When The War Is Over 4:46
Written-By – Steve Prestwich

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: RCA ‎– PT 42168, Wheatley Records ‎– PT 42168
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1988
Genre: Rock, Pop
Style: Pop Rock

CREDITS:
Engineer – Doug Brady
Producer – Ross Fraser

NOTES:
Made in Germany
Age Of Reason: From The Album “AGE OF REASON”

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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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Duran Duran – Carnival (Europe 12″ EP)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th May 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

35 years of “RIO”!

“Carnival” is a dance music EP by Duran Duran, originally released in various markets around the world in September 1982 by EMI.

Due to the fact that Carnival was meant to capitalise on Duran Duran’s burgeoning dance-oriented success, the tracklisting around the world differed from region to region.

The Dutch EP, released in a white sleeve with photos taken from the Rio tour book, featured twelve-inch versions – or ” Night Versions” in early Duran Duran parlance – lifted from four of the band’s more popular singles – “Hungry Like the Wolf”, “Rio”, “Planet Earth” and “Girls on Film”. There is a rare misprint of the Dutch sleeve, stating “Hold Back the Rain” to be included instead of “Planet Earth”.

The Night Version of “Girls on Film” is actually slightly different from the version that appeared on the EMI twelve-inch single, clocking in at just around 15 seconds longer, with a slighty different balance in the mix, and featuring the camera shutter clicking sound effect as heard in the short version. Also, the David Kershenbaum Night Version mix of “Rio” was commercially exclusive to this EP (it also featured on an American promo twelve-inch), as the “Rio” twelve-inch single featured “Rio” (Pt II) as the lead mix.

SIDE A:
Hungry Like The Wolf (Night Version) 5:08
Rio (Night Version) 6:39
Remix – David Kerschenbaum*

SIDE B:
Planet Earth (Night Version) 6:17
Girls On Film (Night Version) (Alternate Mix) 5:44

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: EMI ‎– 1A 062Z-64942
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Compilation
Country: Europe
Released: 1982
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Photography By [Portraits] – Nancy Campbell (2)
Producer, Engineer – Colin Thurston
Sleeve – Assorted iMaGes
Written-By – Duran Duran

NOTES:
Marketed, manufactured and distributed by EMI
Printed in Holland by EMI Services Benelux B.V., Uden.

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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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Sandra – In The Heat Of The Night (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 8th March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“In the Heat of the Night” is a single by German singer Sandra. The song was released in November 1985 as the second single from the album The Long Play, where it charted at #1 in Switzerland and Israel, #2 in Germany, and #8 in South Africa (in mid-1986).

The track features backing vocals by Hubert Kemmler of Hubert Kah and Michael Cretu. “Heatwave” is an instrumental version of “In The Heat Of The Night”.

SIDE A:
In The Heat Of The Night (Extended Version) 7:23

SIDE B:
Heatwave (Instrumental) 3:27

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin ‎– 602 051, Virgin ‎– 602 051-213
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 45 RPM
Country: Europe
Released: May 1985
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Arranged By, Producer – Michael Cretu
Cover – Mike Schmidt (2)
Lyrics By [Text] – Klaus Hirschburger, Markus Löhr
Music By [Musik] – Kemmler*, Cretu*
Photography By – Dieter Eikelpoth

NOTES:
Super-Sound-Single
Cover Mike Schmidt ∢ Ink Studios
Original version appears on the LP “THE LONG PLAY”

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:
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 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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Men Without Hats – The Safety Dance (Extended Club Mix) (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 21st September 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

a-front

“The Safety Dance” is a song by Canadian new wave band Men Without Hats, released in Canada in 1983 as the second single from Rhythm of Youth. The song was written by lead singer Ivan Doroschuk after he had been kicked out of a club for pogoing.

The song entered the Canadian top 50 in February 1983, peaking at no. 11 on 14 May. In the meantime, “The Safety Dance” was released in the US on March 16, but did not enter the US charts for a few months. When it finally did, the record became a bigger hit than it had been in Canada, peaking at no. 3 in September 1983. It also reached no. 1 on Cash Box, as well as no. 1 on the Billboard Dance Chart. “The Safety Dance” similarly found success in other parts of the world, entering the UK charts in August and peaking at no. 6 in early November, and entering the New Zealand charts in November, eventually peaking at no. 2 in early 1984.

The writer/lead singer, Ivan Doroschuk, has explained that “The Safety Dance” is a protest against bouncers stopping dancers pogoing to 1980s new wave music in clubs when disco was dying and new wave was up and coming. New wave dancing, especially pogoing, was different from disco dancing, because it was done individually instead of with partners and involved holding the torso rigid and thrashing about. To uninformed bystanders this could look dangerous, especially if pogoers accidentally bounced into one another (the more deliberately violent evolution of pogoing is slamdancing). The bouncers did not like pogoing so they would tell pogoers to stop or be kicked out of the club. Thus, the song is a protest and a call for freedom of expression.

Doroschuk responded to two common interpretations of the song. Firstly, he notes it is not a call for safe sex. Doroschuk says that is reading too much into the lyrics. Secondly, he explained that it is not an anti-nuclear protest song per se despite the nuclear imagery at the end of the video. Doroschuk stated that “it wasn’t a question of just being anti-nuclear, it was a question of being anti-establishment.”

SIDE A:
The Safety Dance (Extended Club Mix) 4:34

SIDE B:
I Got The Message 4:45
Antarctica 3:29

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1982 The Safety Dance U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #3
1982 The Safety Dance U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #21
1982 The Safety Dance U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #1

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Statik Records ‎– 600 881, Virgin ‎– 600 881
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: Europe
Released: 1982
Genre: Electronic
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design [Graphics] – B.Wear (at A.S.)*
Producer – Marc Durand
Written-By – Ivan*

NOTES:
Get the superb debut album “RHYTHM OF YOUTH” out now.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
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:
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 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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Shakespear’s Sister – Break My Heart (You Really) (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 10th August 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

A. Front

Shakespear’s Sister is a pop-rock project, formed by Irish-born singer–songwriter Siobhan Fahey a founding member of the 1980s British girl group Bananarama, and based in the United Kingdom. Initially, Shakespears Sister was a solo act, but by 1989, it had become a duo with the addition of the American musician, Marcella Detroit.

“Break My Heart (You Really)”, was the project’s first single taken from the debut album Sacred Heart the single failed to have any chart success. This is the European 12″ which features mixes by Manu Guiot and Paul Weller.

SIDE A:
Break My Heart (You Really) (Extended Version) 5:41
Engineer – Gary Bradshaw
Mixed By – Manu Guiot

SIDE B:
Heroine (Extended Version) 5:33
Mixed By – Manu Guiot

Break My Heart (You Really) (Acidic Mix) 6:24
Mixed By – Mixed By – Manu Guiot, Paul Weller

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Labe l:886 356-1, London Records ‎– Lonx 200
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: House, Acid House, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Richard Feldman

NOTES:
Original Sound Recording Made By London Records
Made In Holland

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
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:
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 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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