Also credited as:
- Capitol Studios Mastering
- Capitol Tower Mastering
- Capitol Records Mastering
- Capitol Mastering Hollywood, CA
Recognizable with "MASTERED BY CAPITOL" stamped on the runout
Stamp changed to "MASTERED BY EMI/A" for some mastering after 1980 (A very small)
Capitol Mastering had Scully and Neumann lathes. The used lathes are indicated in the matrix by the letter following the catalog number (followed by a number indicating the cut number), e.g. A3, F-9, G-22, J17, P-4, R1, W5, X5.
A / B: Scully stereo lathe in Hollywood, 1967-1974.
F / G: Scully mono lathe in Hollywood, 1967-1969.
H / J: Scully lathe in Hollywood, 1969-1983.
P / T: Scully lathe in New York, 1967-1971.
W / X: Scully stereo lathe in New York, 1967-1974.
F: Neumann VMS-66 lathe used by Tower Mastering in Hollywood, California (1969-1982).
G: Neumann lathe in Hollywood (1975-1988).
R: Neumann lathe in New York (1972-1974).
Engineers known to have worked here:
Dave McEowen as "DAVE" or "DCM" etched in the runout
Eddy Schreyer as "E" or "ES" etched in the runout, or a scribble similar to "Ɛ____" or "C____" (see image on his profile)
Gene Thompson as "Gene" or "ƐRT" etched in the runout (from 1975 onward)
Ian Sefchick - what looks like H with an S inside etched (エ∽) in the runout but must be IS
Jay Maynard usually credited "Jay Luck" around 1976, later on simply "Jay" etched
John Lemay as "J. LEMAY" etched in the runout
Ken Perry as "KP" etched in the runout
Kevin Reeves as "KEV" etched in the runout
Maurice Long (2) as "ML" etched in the runout
Ron McMaster as "McM" or "RM" etched in the runout
Wally Traugott as "Wally" or "Wly" etched in the runout
Wayne Watkins as Wayne etched in the runout