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Secession – Sneakyville (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 11th January 2018

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Sneakyville” was the eighth and final single released by overlooked 80´s synthpop band Secession. The song was taken from the groups only album A Dark Enchantment. Oddly none of the band’s singles charted in the UK or US. After the release of “Sneakyville” the band broke up and some members went on to form alternative rock band The Vaselines.

SIDE A:
Sneakyville (Extended Mix) 6:16
Remix – CCC (3)

SIDE B:
Reflections 2:23

All The Animals Come Out At Night 4:04
Mixed By – Steve Peck

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Siren (3) ‎– SRNT 77
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design – C-More-Tone Studios
Photography By – Gavin Evans
Producer – Secession
Producer, Engineer – Wilf Smarties
Written-By – Peter Thomson

NOTES:
From the forthcoming new LP, MC & CD…
(a dark enchantment)

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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Secession – Fire Island (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 16th June 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984

A. Front

“Fire Island” is a single released in 1984 by Scottish synth-pop band Secession.

The original demo of “Fire Island” (based around two sequences programmed on a Yamaha DX7) at Planet Studios in Edinburgh, which subsequently came to the attention of the Beggars Banquet Records A&R department.

After being signed by Beggars Banquet, the band re-recorded “Fire Island” at REL Studios in Edinburgh, later remixed by the production team associated with Freeez and John Rocca. The single failed to chart.

SIDE A:
Fire Island (Extended Mix) 7:35

SIDE B:
Fire Island (Extended Instrumental) 6:55

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Beggars Banquet ‎– BEG 112T
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single
Country: UK
Released: 1984
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Artwork By [Design] – Iain Macleod
Guitar, Composed By – Peter Thomson
Keyboards – Carole Branston, Peter Thomson
Mixed By – John Rocca
Other [Management] – 291
Photography – Graham
Recorded By – Wilf Smarties
Synthesizer, Percussion – Charlie Kelly
Vocals – Carole Branston, Charlie Kelly, Peter Thomson

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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Secession – The Magician (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 24th March 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

A. Front

“The Magician” is a song by Scottish synth-pop band Secession. “The Magician” was the fifth single released by the band. Secession only released one full length album A Dark Enchantment in 1987.

SIDE A:
The Magician (Pecky Plus Mix) 6:58
Remix – Steve Peck

Magic Drums 3:21

SIDE B:
The Magician (Pecky Dub Mix) 5:30
Remix – Steve Peck

The Killing Season 4:20

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Siren (3) ‎– SIREN 31-12
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mastered By – DB*
Producer – Secession, Steve Peck (tracks: A1 to B1), Wilf Smarties
Written-By – Thomson*

NOTES:
The back of the sleeve calls track A1 the “Extended Re-Mix”.
Tracks A1 & B1 Remixed for Peck Productions
Mastered at Tape One.

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

You can help show your support for this blog by making a donation using PayPal. Thank you for your help.

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