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Five Star – The Slightest Touch (The Pettibone Touch Remix) (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

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“The Slightest Touch” is a 1987 single by the British pop group Five Star. It reached No. 4 in the UK singles chart, becoming the group’s final Top 10 hit to date.

Taken from their second album, Silk & Steel, Five Star chose legendary remixer Shep Pettibone to remix the album track for release as a single.

*The Pettibone Touch Remix did appear on the 2010 Cherry Pop expanded edition of the album Silk & Steel however there is a mastering error at the begining of the track.

“Stone Court” is a non album instrument.

SIDE A:
The Slightest Touch (The Pettibone Touch Remix) 6:51
The Slightest Touch (House Touch) 6:28

SIDE B:
Stone Court 3:48
The Slightest Touch (Slightest Dub) 6:17

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Tent ‎– PT 41266, RCA ‎– PT 41266
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design [Sleeve Designed By] – Bill Smith Studio
Edited By – Tuta Aquino (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
Engineer [Mix] – Steve Peck (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
Photography By – Paul Cox (5)
Producer – Buster Pearson
Producer [Additional], Remix – Shep Pettibone (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
Producer, Written-By – Michael Jay (tracks: A1, A2, B2), Stedman Pearson (tracks: B1)
Written-By – Marvin Morrow (tracks: A1, A2, B2)

NOTES:
Made In England
From the LP “SILK & STEEL”

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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Bim – Romance (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 10th March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1981

Obscure New Wave Classic!

“Romance” is a 1981 New Wave single by U.K. band Bim. The band released several singles in the early 80s and one album titled Boobams Out! on Swerve Records. After the band fell into obscurity Lead vocalist Cameron McVey went on to work with such musicians as Massive Attack, Portishead, All Saints, Sugababes, Mutya Keisha Siobhan and his wife Neneh Cherry.

McVey was also the second half of the duo Morgan/McVey who released one single in 1986 titled Looking Good Diving, widh was produced by Stock Aitkin Waterman. The song was re-worked for Neneh Cherry and titled Buffalo Stance.

The photo on the front cover is lead vocalist Cameron McVey.

SIDE A:
Romance (Extended Version) 7:57

SIDE B:
Gift Of Time 6:17

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Swerve Records – SKID 002 T
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1981
Genre: Electronic
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Arranged By – Bim (tracks: B)
Producer – Jeff Dexter (tracks: A), Laurie Latham
Remix – Laurie Latham (tracks: B)

NOTES:

Bim Are:
Cameron McVey: Vocals
Steve Street: Bass and Percussion
Brian Wren: Drums and Percussion
Andy Harley: Keyboards
Bobby Henr: Guitars

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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Password: burningtheground

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Marc Almond – Ruby Red (Re-Edited And Re-Structured) (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 9th March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Ruby Red” was the first single taken from British singer/songwriter Marc Almond’s third studio album Mother Fist and Her Five Daughters. The single debuted on the U.K. singles chart on October 18, 1986 peaking at #47.

As with my previous Marc Almond posts this single did not appear on the recently released Marc Almond box set Trials Of Eyeliner (The Anthology 1979/2016).

The track listing is incorrect on the back of the sleeve this edition has a white sticker indicating it is an alternate edition containing the Re-Edited And Re-Structured mixes.

SIDE A:
Ruby Red (Re-Edited And Re-Structured) 10:05

SIDE B:
Ruby Red (Special Re-Recorded Extended Dance Mix) 7:35

I’m Sick Of You Tasting Of Somebody Else 3:30
Performed By – Marc Almond With The Willing Sinners
Backing Vocals – Audrey Riley, Jane West
Dulcimer [Yang T’chin] – Martin McCarrick
Recorded By – Charlie Gray*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin ‎– GLOW 3 13
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: Oct 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Arranged By, Programmed By – Haydn Bendall (tracks: A, B1)
Design [Cover By] – Huw Feather
Mixed By – Mike Hedges (tracks: A, B1)
Producer – Marc Almond (tracks: B2), Mike Hedges
Recorded By – Ian Grimble (tracks: A, B1)
Written-By – Almond*

NOTES:
Manufactured in the U.K.
Original version appears on the LP “Mother Fist and Her Five Daughters”.

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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The B-52’s – Channel Z (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 24th February 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1989

“Channel Z” is a single by The B-52’s from their 1989 album Cosmic Thing. The song was the first single from Cosmic Thing, but did not achieve as much success as the follow-ups “Love Shack” and “Roam.” The single was reissued with a new 12″ Mix after these two singles and before “Deadbeat Club.”

The song was about a fictional radio station whose motto was “Channel Z: All Static, All Day, Forever!”.

The song peaked at number 61 on the UK Singles Chart. In the US, it topped the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. The song’s music video features The B-52’s playing on stage in front of an audience, along with clips of them running through a forest. It was shot outside of New York City, according to the credits of The B-52’s 1979–1989.

SIDE A:
Channel Z (Rock Mix) 6:20

SIDE B:
Channel Z (Remix / Edit) 4:10
Channel Z (Rock Dub) 5:34

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1989 Channel Z U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks #1

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Warner Bros. Records ‎– W 2831 T
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: 1989
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mixed By, Producer [Additional] – Michael Hutchinson
Producer – Don Was

NOTES:
From the LP “COSMIC THING”

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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The Jets – Curiosity (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 21st February 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Curiosity” was the first single released by the Jets from their critically and commercially successful debut album The Jets. This was a successful single on the R&B chart in the U.S., peaking at #8. In the U.K. the single reached #41.

In the U.K this 12″ was released containing two exclusive European only remixes of “Curiosity” remixed by Phil Harding and “Crush On You” which was a top five hit in the U.S. (#3) and U.K.(#5) remixed by Paul Dakeyne. “Burn The Candle” is a non album track.

SIDE A:
Curiosity (Extended Mix) 7:45
Mixed By – Phil Harding

SIDE B:
Crush On You (Crush Mix) 7:01
Remix – Dakeyne

Burn The Candle 3:40

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: MCA Records ‎– MCAT 1119
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Aaron Zigman, David Rivkin, Don Powell, Jerry Knight

NOTES:
Also available the debut LP “THE JETS”

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Shooting Party – Safe In The Arms Of Love (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th February 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

BTG Week Of LOVE!

“Safe In The Arms Of Love” is a 1988 single by British duo Shooting Party from their self titled debut album. Produced by Phil Harding & Ian Curnow for PWL. The single received significant club play in the U.S. but did not chart.

SIDE A:
Safe In The Arms Of Love (The Extra Beat Boys Remix) 7:19
Remix – The Extra Beat Boys, Phil Harding

SIDE B:
Safe In The Arms Of Love (Hot Power Mix) 6:05
Remix – Mixmaster Phil Harding*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Lisson Records ‎– DOLER 9
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: Hi-NRG, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Engineer – Duffy*
Producer – Phil Harding & Ian Curnow
Programmed By, Keyboards – Ian Curnow
Written-By – Strange*, Curnow*

NOTES:
Sleeve has wrong track listing on back.
Made in England

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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