UR*The Final Frontier

Label:Underground Resistance – UR003
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Archer Record Pressing
Style:Techno, Electro, Acid


A1The Final Frontier8:18
A2Entering Quadrant Five3:57
BBase Camp Alpha 8086:18

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Launched From Detroit.

The uncredited pressing plant is derived from this July 2021 forum discussion.
NSC in runouts is circled. Track durations and bpm are not provided on the record.
Track A1 : 137 bpm - Track A2 : 146 bpm - Track B : 133 bpm.

Two versions of this Archer pressing exist, depending the plant which was used by the company. A first one is reading a circa 70 mm stamped ring on the labels, also called ‘large bush’ type (Lened plant), a second one an other kind of rings also called ‘muffin’ type with two stamped rings (SMT plant).

A third similar version which is reading a different pressing ring specification than Archer ones, also exist.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched run-out side A): UR-003X A #1. THE FINAL FRONTIER #2. ENTERING QUADRANT FIVE Space is the Place - See you there soon NSC
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched run-out side B): UR-003X B BASE CAMP ALPHA 808 NSC

Other Versions (5)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
The Final Frontier (12", 33 ⅓ RPM)Underground ResistanceUR003US1992
Recently Edited
The Final Frontier (12", Mispress, Reissue)Underground ResistanceUR003US1996
Recently Edited
The Final Frontier (Nomadico Edit) (File, MP3, 192 kbps)Not On Label (Underground Resistance Self-released)none2008
New Submission
The Final Frontier (Nomadico Remix) (File, MP3, 320 kbps)TresornoneGermany2021
Recently Edited
The Final Frontier (3×File, WAV, Reissue)Underground ResistanceUR003Unknown



  • DennisV94's avatar
    Will they ever do a repress of this? I don't play techno myself but this is a seminal classic that everyone that appreciate electronic music should have in his collection. But €100 is a bit steep...
    • tnadnort's avatar
      Edited one year ago
      Being a late adopter on this by at least a couple of years; I must add that it's one of my favourites.
      • eazyflow's avatar
        On my Archer pressing with the 70mm ring, the sound drops out a couple of times briefly (less than a second) towards the end of 'Final Frontier'. Is this the same on all copies of this pressing?

        My other copy with the 32mm 'muffin type' ring does not do this.
        • captcta1's avatar
          One of the masterpieces of all dance music, you can't f*ck with this track, will make you cry if you got a soul.
          • MISTER_DIA-TRIBE_73's avatar
            Watch the aliens floating about................ They know no no thing! vPeace
            • stevesiret's avatar
              The main reason this has never been repressed is that Mike Banks told a story that he had lost the master plates to this release........
              • codeplus618's avatar
                I completely understand this release is more than just the iconic 'The Final Frontier' A side however if it's that track you're after it can be found on vinyl on the compilation (link below) on Disc 1 (side B) for significantly less that the current market rates for UR003
                ....and yes, it's a nice loud pressing....
                • norestforthewicked's avatar
                  I have this release but I really hope it will be repressed shortly because people should not pay this ridiculous prices to own a piece of music history
                  • MISTER_DIA-TRIBE_73's avatar
                    So this is actually from 1991 which makes sense as it's 003... Wow, this means that this release is even more of a game-changer! The Final Frontier is obviously the classic here but Base Camp Alpha 808 is a tough as nails immense bass rumbler on the Electro tip...
                    • I was given a cassette with these tracks on it and more by my producer back in 91, his friend had just finished recording them and he wanted to know what I thought of it. I biked around NYC listening to it, and all I thought was "WOW, this is very interesting music!!" No I don't have the cassette anymore, it got lost in the past, but finding this brings back great memories! It made the pop music I was making sound so lame, I am so glad I ditched that.


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