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Flesh For Lulu – Postcards From Paradise (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 25th July 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

A. Front

“Postcards From Paradise” is a song by British alternative rock band Flesh for Lulu taken from their most successful album, “Long Live The New Flesh”.

“Postcards From Paradise” didn’t chart as a single but was later revived by both Paul Westerberg (2002) and the Goo Goo Dolls (2010).
Producer Mike Hedges was active in the 80s and 90s. He had previously worked with Marc Almond and went on to work with The Beautiful South, among others.

SIDE A:
Postcards From Paradise (Extended) 5:47)
Edited By – Mark Partis
Engineer [Remix] – Phil Castellano
Programmed By [Additional Keyboard Programming] – Eric Kupper
Remix – Justin Strauss, Murray Elias

Postcards From Paradise (Dub) 5:33
Edited By – Mark Partis
Engineer [Remix] – Phil Castellano
Programmed By [Additional Keyboard Programming] – Eric Kupper
Remix – Justin Strauss, Murray Elias

SIDE B:
Postcards From Paradise (7″)
Remix – Michael Frondelli

I’m Not Like Everybody Else 4:20
Producer – Flesh For Lulu

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Capitol Records ‎– V-15337
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock

CREDITS:
Producer – Mike Hedges (tracks: A1 to B1)
Written-By – Flesh For Lulu (tracks: A1, A2, B1), K. Mills* (tracks: A1, A2, B1), Ray Davies (tracks: B2)

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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

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Password: burningtheground

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Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers – Tomorrow People (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 28th September 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

A. Front

REQUEST

“Tomorrow People” is a single by Jamaican Reggae group Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. In 1988, the band’s popularity was at such a height that they were signed to the international major label Virgin Records. Later that year, they went into the studio with Tina Weymouth and Chris Franz of Talking Heads to record their third album, Conscious Party. “Tomorrow People” was the first single taken from the album charting at #16 on the Mainstream Rock chart and #39 on the Hot 100. In the UK the single peaked at #22.

The album received a Grammy award for “Best Reggae Album”.

SIDE A:
Tomorrow People (Reggae This Remix) 6:25
Tomorrow People (Dub This) 5:36

SIDE B:
Tomorrow People (Dub A Pella) 4:16
We A Guh Some Weh 3:50

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Tomorrow People U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #39
1988 Tomorrow People U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #16

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin ‎– 0-96703
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Reggae
Style: Reggae-Pop

CREDITS:
Co-producer – Justin Strauss, Murray Elias
Edited By – Chep Nuñez
Engineer – Doug Grama
Executive-Producer – The Melody Makers
Producer – Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth
Programmed By – Eric Kupper
Remix – Justin Strauss, Murray Elias
Written-By – Ziggy Marley

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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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Sinéad O’Connor – Mandinka (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 9th April 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

Side A

“Mandinka” is a song by Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor from her 1987 album The Lion and the Cobra. The single was a mainstream pop hit in the UK, peaking at #17 on the singles chart, as well as her native Ireland. On January 30, 1988 “Mandinka” debuted on the US Hot Dance/Club Play Chart after spending ten weeks on the surevey the single peaked at #14. In 1989 O’Conner sang the song live on the Grammy awards.

In an interview in The Tech, 12 April 1988, O’Connor said: “Mandinkas are an African tribe. They’re mentioned in a book called Roots by Alex Haley, which is what the song is about. In order to understand it you must read the book.”

The music video for “Mandinka” debuted on MTV’s 120 Minutes on January 24, 1988 and went into heavy rotation on the network.

SIDE A:
Mandinka (Extended Version) 7:36

SIDE B:
Mandinka (Dub Version) 6:55
Mandinka (7″ Edit) 3:50

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Mandinka U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play #14

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Ensign ‎– VAS 2902, Chrysalis ‎– VAS 2902
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo, Translucent Black Vinyl
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Indie Rock
Credits: Co-producer –  Kevin Moloney
Engineer [Remix] – Hugo Dwyer
Producer – Sinéad O’Connor
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Justin StraussMurray Elias

NOTES:
From the album “THE LION AND THE COBRA”

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Side B

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Belouis Some – Animal Magic (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 1st August 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

A. Front

BTG REQUEST!

“Animal Magic” was the first single taken from Belouis Some’s self titled second album released by Capitol records in 1987.

Written by Belouis Some & Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits keyboardist) “Animal Magic” debuted on the US Dance chart on October 17, 1987. After spending nine weeks on the chart the single peaked at #6 and would be Belouis Some’s last entry on the US charts.

SIDE A:
Animal Magic (Dance Vocal) 6:56
Remix, Producer [Additional] –Justin StraussMurray Elias

Animal Magic (Jungle Mix) 7:19
Remix, Producer [Additional] – Justin StraussMurray Elias

SIDE B:
Animal Magic (Dub) 6:12
Remix, Producer [Additional] – Justin StraussMurray Elias

Aware Of You (LP Version) 3:49
Producer – Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero
Written-By – Belouis Some

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Animal Magic U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play #6

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Capitol Records ‎– V-15334
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Edited By – Tuta Aquino (tracks: A1 to B1)
Engineer – S. Cargo (tracks: A1 to B1)
Keyboards [Additional] – Eric Kupper (tracks: A1 to B1)
Producer – Gary Langan (tracks: A1 to B1)
Producer [Associate] – Guy Fletcher (tracks: A1 to B1)
Written-By – Belouis SomeGuy Fletcher (tracks: A1 to B1)

NOTES:
Tracks A1 to B1: Original version appears on the LP & CD “BELOUIS SOME”
Track B2: From the LP “SOME PEOPLE”

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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Tina Turner – Afterglow (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 3rd April 2012

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

REQUEST

“Afterglow” is the name of a song recorded by Tina Turner, written and produced by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle. It appeared on her 1986 album Break Every Rule, and featured Steve Winwood on keyboards. The song was the eighth and final song from the album to be released as a single, if only in the United States. It failed to crack the US Hot 100, but it reached #2 on the US dance charts and #20 on the Adult Contemporary chart. A promo video for the track was filmed as part of the Break Every Rule TV special in 1986, in which it was the opening number. It shows Turner performing the song in her dressing room at the club Le Zero in Paris as she is preparing to go on stage.

SIDE A:
Afterglow (12″ Vocal Dance Mix) 7:13
Afterglow (7″ Mix) 4:15

SIDE B:
Afterglow (Glowing Dub) 6:16
Afterglow (Tina’s House Mix) 6:38
Afterglow (Tinapella) 4:41

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Mint (Generic)

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Afterglow U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play #5

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Capitol Records – V-15349
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Pop Rock, Deep House, Garage House
Credits: Edited By – Tuta Aquino
Engineer – Hugo Dwyer
Producer – Terry Britten
Programmed By – Eric Kupper
Remix – Justin StraussMurray Elias

NOTES:
Original version appears on the LP “BREAK EVERY RULE”

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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