Once again, a big 'thank you' to all of you who have placed
an order for Sierra Records' upcoming album, GENE CLARK THE LOST STUDIO
SESSION 1964-1982 especially those who have ordered the Ultimate Numbered
Limited Edition with full credit as a PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE on this important
You’re now a part of that's album's history!
less than 24 hours to join the other Gene Clark fans in becoming a PRODUCTION
ASSOCIATE with you purchase of the ULTIMATE NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION
will find detail information on the album and how to place your order for this
special limited release which will end in matter of hours.
Along with this deadline, there will also be a price
increase as follows:
Ultimate Numbered Limited Editon (no Production Associate credit)
$67.98 plus shipping/handling
2LP vinyl set only
$36.98 plus shipping/handling
Hybrid SACD only
$29.98 plus shipping and handling
WE GET QUESTIONS!
questions about the Gene Clark release. Hopefully this will answer
most of them:
Yes, the both the hybrid SACD and the 2 LP set have the same identical songs,
mastered identically, analog ( 2LP set), digitally (hybrid
Yes, the hybrid SACD is playable on all CD players in standard CD format
whether on your computer, home player, auto CD player, or even a Xbox play
station. But if you have a SACD (Super Audo Compact Disc) player you will
hear the album in higher resolution closer to the original analog sound.
Yes, the booklet for the 2 LP set and the hybrid SACD are identical in content
except for the obvious different in size, one is sized to fit inside the
2LP jacket, the hybrid SACD version to fit into a compact disc jewel case.
Yes, the 4-song Bonus CD is included with all orders.
Yes, if you have already ordered either the 2LP set only or the hybrid SACD
only you have the remaining hours to upgrade to the Ultimate Limited Edition
so that you can be included as a PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE and also includes the DVD
interview with Gene Clark himself. Just email us with your request before
the deadline to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The first in a series of FOLLOW THE PRODUCTION on our social
media sites starting with a visit with Mark Linett, noted chief audio
engineer/archivist for the Beach Boys & Brian Wilson on his work
transferring and mixing the original multi-track recordings of Gene Clark for
the upcoming Sierra release.
For the past month and half we have been accepting advance, pre-release orders
for Sierra Records' upcoming:
- THE LOST STUDIO SESSIONS 1964-1982
We want to thank all of you that have placed your order! If you have not
received your advance copy of the 4-song Bonus CD, please be assured, it is on
it's way and should be arriving shortly. There have seem some delays to
Canada and Germany via DHL but they will be in your hands shortly. We
have been extremely gratified by the customer response to the 4-song Bons CD,
both in relation to Gene's stunning White Light-era performances and also the
many comments received about the disc's lush sound quality. Later in this
newsletter (see below "FOLLOW THE PRODUCTION...") we will have even
more information on the actual release of the upcoming album. But first a word
to those you who have yet to order.
PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE DEADLINE APRIL 20, 2016
Time constraints force us to impose a cut-off date of April
20, 2016 to place your order for the Ultimate Limited Edition (see below). We
need to go to press on the insert booklet for both the hybrid SACD and 2 LP
set. After April 20, a limited remaining copies of the initial run of 1000
numbered box sets will be available. After that date, however, there will be
the first of two price increases going forward, the first before the album is
released and shipped and the second, when the album is shipped.
Later in the Fall 2016, 2LP vinyl set and hybrid SACD will be sold through
Sierra Records is proud to present the Ultimate Limited Edition Box Set
(limited to 1000 numbered copies, and is almost sold out), which provides a
unique opportunity for us to gratefully and personally acknowledge the loyal
fans who helped bring this historic set to fruition. Each purchaser of the Ultimate Limited Edition
SIERRA HIGH FIDELITY Vinyl 2LP set;
Hybrid SACD containing more than 70 minutes of music
Booklet for both the 2LP Vinyl set and the Hybrid SACD;
Download Card (DDC) that provides secure one-time access to MP3 files of all 24
songs on the album plus the 4 additional songs on the Bonus Acoustic CD;
- Option to
be identified and credited permanently as a Production Associate in the liner
notes to both booklet versions.
over to Sierra's SoundCloud playlist to stream 11 of the 24
songs featured in the set, including the legendary "Back Street
Mirror" and the Gene-fronted Flying Burrito Brothers' interpretation of
Dillard and Clark's "She Darked the Sun".
OUTSIDE THE USA SHIPPING & CUSTOMS
Several of our overseas customers have expressed concerns
about custom duties, etc. An acknowledgement receipt will be enclosed in each
order, but no pricing/cost listed. USA customs requires us to list the
"cost of goods" on the outside custom forms. However, those
"cost of goods" will be listed as follows:
Acoustic CD $2.00 for customs declaration
Ultimate Box Set $15.00 for customs declaration
Hybrid SACD only: $5.00 for customs declaration
2LP vinyl set only: $8.00 for customs declaration
FOLLOW THE PRODUCTION OF THE GENE CLARK ALBUM
In the coming days and weeks, we will share with you in
words and pictures on Sierra's social media pages (Facebook,
Twitter (@Sierra_Records) and Instagram)
for regular updates on the actual production of
GENE CLARK - THE LOST STUDIO SESSIONS 1964-1982
You will be able to follow the various stages of the album's creation - from
mixing, DMM disc mastering, hybrid SACD mastering, printing and fabricating the
album package, vinyl pressing, hybrid SACD replication, packaging, up to the
day of shipping and pickup by DHL - before it makes its way to you! We
hope in this way you can feel more involved in the album's progress and also
keep tabs on your own order in a more direct way.
We are working diligently to answer any and all questions
and getting this incredible music out to you as soon as possible. For
Pat, Earl, Tom and myself, thank you for your continued support.
In its continuing quest to bring you the best in Americana, Sierra
Records would like to give you the latest news onGene Clark - The Lost
Studio Sessions 1964-1982.
Gene Clark is a star again!
We are thrilled with the reception The Ultimate Limited Edition has received
thus far, both on Twitter and Facebook. The belated realization of Gene
Clark's brilliance has finally begun!
Blogs, chat boards and music sites are abuzz with anticipation after hearing
the 4-song Bonus Acoustic Sessions disc that's acting as a prelude to the main
event, coming very soon: 24 songs, SACD hybrid, 2x 180-gram audiophile vinyl,
unseen interview DVD and much more!
For those among you who haven't yet ordered the Ultimate Limited Edition, what
are you waiting for? Help Sierra Records to keep Gene Clark's music and legacy
Production Assistant offer & Special Pricing -- Deadline April 20, 2016
You need to act fast! Until April 20, purchasers of The Ultimate Limited
Edition package will have the option of being credited as production assistants
in the accompanying booklet. But after April 20, the price will rise for these