Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs

Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs

Profile:
New York based mastering studios opened 1973. Closed April 2008.

Also appears as :
- Frankford Wayne Labs
- Frankford Wayne N.Y.C.
- Frankfurt/Wayne, New York
- Frankford/Wayne Mastering Studios , NYC
- Frankford Wayne Mastering Lab, NYC


Tom Steele started Frankford/Wayne's mastering operations in 1966. First as part of the Philadelphia recording institution Sigma Sound Studios and then later setting up Frankford/Wayne Recording Labs. In 1973 they also set up shop in New York City. - Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs, Inc. was incorporated on May 13th, 1974. CD and vinyl mastering continues to be an integral part of their business.

Some of the mastering engineers that have worked at Frankford/Wayne include:
Michael Sarsfield (signature: JMS, M.J.S., MJS, MS or MSJ),
Carlton Batts (signature: CSB, C.B. or CS),
Al Brown (5), (signature: ab or ⍺ʙ),
Jeff Ader (signature: JA),
Herb Powers Jr. (signature: :^), HP and many other variations),
Greg Vaughn (signature: GV, G.S.V.),
Rick Essig (signature: RCE, R.C.E., RE),
José Rodriguez (signature: JR),
Chris Gehringer (signature: C.G., cg, cg☮),
Don Grossinger (signature: D.G., DG, G, G.D.),
Stuart J. Romaine (signature: SJR, Stu),
Duncan Stanbury (signature: DS) and
Tom Coyne (signature: ¢, C, CT, TC).

Vinyl records mastered at Frankford/Wayne in New York, if not printed on the center labels or sleeve, can be recognized by a mastering stamp in the runout groove.
The mastering stamp usually takes the form of MASTERING BY FRANKFORD/WAYNE NEW YORK, or the initials F/W followed by an apple symbol (FW/NYC + Ѽ or F/W + Ѽ).
Later releases only have F/W, most are often followed by the engineers signature or initials.
Contact Info:
Since 1997:
Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs, Inc.
130 West 42nd Street, Ste. #1000
New York, NY 10036
USA
Phone: +1 212 302-8300
Fax: +1 212 764-3466

1974 - 1997
1697 Broadway
New York, N. Y. 10019
Phone: +1 212 582-5473
[l199325]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
Sassparilla Tea  album cover Dana Kelley A.K.A. Dr. Pompeii Dana Kelley A.K.A. Dr. Pompeii - Sassparilla Tea(12", TP) 4th Floor Records US 2001 Sell This Version
Strictly Business  album cover EPMD Strictly Business(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Fresh Records US 1988 Sell This Version
First Thrills  album cover Thrills (4) First Thrills(LP, Album) G & P Records Inc. US 1981 Sell This Version
0Z100 Video Veggie  album cover The Scam (9) Video Veggie(7", Single) Not On Label, Not On Label 0Z100 US 1982 Sell This Version
001 Untitled  album cover Regulator Watts / Stinking Lizaveta Regulator Watts / Stinking Lizaveta - Untitled(7", Single) French Lick (2) 001 US 1998 Sell This Version
#001 First Aid For Airmen  album cover Midvale First Aid For Airmen(7") Ed Walters Records #001 US 1997 Sell This Version
001 The Time Is Now  album cover Various The Time Is Now (Comp) 001 US 1997 Sell This Version
0001 Back To Life / Run My Life  album cover The Rattlecats Back To Life / Run My Life(7") Scratched 0001 US 1981 Sell This Version
#1 Dreams / Haibachi  album cover Dreams (37) / Haibachi Dreams (37) / Haibachi - Dreams / Haibachi(7", Ltd, Num) Shaolin Temple #1 US 1996 Sell This Version
01 Junta EP  album cover Junta (2) Junta EP(12", EP) Day One Records (2) 01 US 1984 Sell This Version
00001 John Brown's Dream  album cover Juggernaut String Band John Brown's Dream(7", EP) Not On Label (Juggernaut String Band Self-released) 00001 US Unknown Sell This Version
001 It's Summertime (It's Our Time)  album cover Mark Zimmer (2) It's Summertime (It's Our Time)(12") Panda-Mania Record Co. 001 US 1987 Sell This Version
1A 006-64428 Sing, Sing, Sing (Part 1) (Part 2)  album cover The Charlie Calello Orchestra Sing, Sing, Sing (Part 1) (Part 2)(7", Single) EMI 1A 006-64428 Europe 1979 Sell This Version
1A 062-82990 Brass Construction 6  album cover Brass Construction Brass Construction 6(LP, Album) United Artists Records 1A 062-82990 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 064-24 0475 1 Haven't You Heard  album cover Paul Laurence Haven't You Heard(LP, Album) Capitol Records, EMI 1A 064-24 0475 1 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
1A 064-400118 Bad To The Bone  album cover George Thorogood & The Destroyers Bad To The Bone(LP, Album) EMI America 1A 064-400118 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-64429 Sing, Sing, Sing / In The Mood  album cover The Charlie Calello Orchestra Sing, Sing, Sing / In The Mood(12", Single) EMI, EMI 1A K052Z-64429 Europe 1979 Sell This Version
1A K052Z-86616 Love's Comin' At Ya (Super Dance Version)  album cover Melba Moore Love's Comin' At Ya (Super Dance Version)(12") EMI America, EMI America 1A K052Z-86616 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
1A K062 20 0270 6 The Mexican  album cover Jellybean* The Mexican(12") EMI America 1A K062 20 0270 6 Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
1C 006-45 540 Judy's Blue Monday Cafe  album cover Wintergarden Judy's Blue Monday Cafe(7", Single) Harvest, EMI Electrola 1C 006-45 540 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 056-60 781 A-1  album cover Lee Morgan / Hank Mobley Lee Morgan / Hank Mobley - A-1(LP, Album, RE, RM) Savoy Records, Savoy Records 1C 056-60 781 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
1C 006-20 1724 7 Wax The Van  album cover Lola Wax The Van(7") Jump Street Records 1C 006-20 1724 7 Netherlands 1987 Sell This Version
1C 006-20 2528 7 Flirt  album cover Evelyn King Flirt(7", Single) EMI-Manhattan Records, EMI-Manhattan Records 1C 006-20 2528 7 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
1C 064-45 265 Wintergarden  album cover Wintergarden Wintergarden(LP, Album) Harvest 1C 064-45 265 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 264-45 265 Wintergarden Wintergarden(Cass, Album) Harvest 1C 264-45 265 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 064-24 0594 1 Color In Your Life  album cover Missing Persons Color In Your Life(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records 1C 064-24 0594 1 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
1J 244 97137 From South Africa To South Carolina  album cover Gil Scott-Heron And Brian Jackson* From South Africa To South Carolina(Cass, Album) Arista 1J 244 97137 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
1R1 6108 I'm Coming Home  album cover Johnny Mathis I'm Coming Home(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Columbia 1R1 6108 US 1973 Sell This Version
01SPZ016 Orange Moon Over Brooklyn  album cover Pumpkinhead Orange Moon Over Brooklyn(2xLP, Album) Soulspazm Records 01SPZ016 US 2005 Sell This Version
2 The Opera House  album cover Jack E Makossa The Opera House 2 US 1987 Sell This Version
002 Leaving  album cover Even Worse Leaving 002 US 1988 Sell This Version
002 We Shall Fight In The Streets  album cover Various We Shall Fight In The Streets(7", Comp) Area 51 (4) 002 US 1994 Sell This Version
002 Slur (4) Don't Forget (7", Blu) No Prayer For Slayer Records 002 US 1995 Sell This Version
2C 162 99.010 Bird / The Savoy Recordings (Master Takes)  album cover Charlie Parker Bird / The Savoy Recordings (Master Takes)(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Gat) Savoy Jazz 2C 162 99.010 France 1978 Sell This Version
2C 070-400101 Street Opera  album cover Ashford & Simpson Street Opera(LP, Album) Capitol Records 2C 070-400101 France 1982 Sell This Version
02SPZ016 Orange Moon Over Brooklyn  album cover Pumpkinhead Orange Moon Over Brooklyn(CD, Album) Soulspazm Records 02SPZ016 US 2005 Sell This Version
2SS 0102 Disco Boogie Vol. 2  album cover Various Disco Boogie Vol. 2(2xLP, Comp, Mixed) Salsoul Records 2SS 0102 US 1978 Sell This Version
2Z8 3671 Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine  album cover Edwin Birdsong Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine(12", Single, Promo) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3671 US 1979 Sell This Version
#003 Slane Again  album cover Slane (3) Slane Again(LP, Album) Charlie's Records, Charlie's Records #003 US 1984 Sell This Version
#003 Murdock / Sutek Conspiracy  album cover Murdock (6) / Sutek Conspiracy Murdock (6) / Sutek Conspiracy - Murdock / Sutek Conspiracy(7") Ed Walters Records #003 US 2000 Sell This Version
3C 064-57026 Bad To The Bone  album cover George Thorogood & The Destroyers Bad To The Bone(LP, Album) EMI America 3C 064-57026 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
3C 064 - 97137 From South Africa To South Carolina  album cover Gil Scott-Heron And Brian Jackson* From South Africa To South Carolina(LP, Album, Gat) EMI ITALIANA S.p.A. 3C 064 - 97137 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
004 Julia  album cover Julia (17) Julia(LP, Album) Ebullition Records (2), Rivers End, Rivers End 004 US 1994 Sell This Version
4 We Got To Come Together  album cover The Brooklyn Funk Essentials* We Got To Come Together(12") Minimal Records (2) 4 US 1988 Sell This Version
4B062-98060 Arabian Nights  album cover The Ritchie Family Arabian Nights(LP, Album) Best Seller, EMI 4B062-98060 Belgium 1976 Sell This Version
4BX-50101 Flirt  album cover Evelyn "Champagne" King* Flirt(Cass, Single) EMI-Manhattan Records 4BX-50101 US 1988 Sell This Version
4C006-97523 Gloria / My Generation  album cover Patti Smith Group Gloria / My Generation(7", Single) Arista 4C006-97523 Belgium 1976 Sell This Version
4CT 07475 Earth, Wind & Fire System Of Survival (12" Mixes)(Cass, Single) Columbia 4CT 07475 US 1987 Sell This Version
4KM-50387 One To Grow On  album cover The U.M.C.'s!* One To Grow On(Cass, Single) Wild Pitch Records 4KM-50387 US 1991 Sell This Version
4R9-03574 Electric Avenue / Time Warp  album cover Eddy Grant Electric Avenue / Time Warp (Single) 4R9-03574 US 1982 Sell This Version
4R9-03923 Don't Talk To Me About Love  album cover Altered Images Don't Talk To Me About Love(12", Single) Portrait 4R9-03923 US 1983 Sell This Version
4R9-04029 Strangers In The Night  album cover Baumann* Strangers In The Night(12") Portrait 4R9-04029 US 1983 Sell This Version
4R9-04086 The Party Scene  album cover The Russell Brothers The Party Scene(12", Promo) Portrait 4R9-04086 US 1983 Sell This Version
4R9-04971 Girls Just Want To Have Fun  album cover Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Want To Have Fun(12") Portrait 4R9-04971 US 1984 Sell This Version
4R9-05101 Boys In The Street  album cover Eddy Grant Boys In The Street(12", Maxi) Portrait, ICE 4R9-05101 US 1984 Sell This Version
4R9-05122 Hang On To Your Love (12" Version)  album cover Sade Hang On To Your Love (12" Version)(12") Portrait 4R9-05122 US 1984 Sell This Version
4R9 05375 Never As Good As The First Time  album cover Sade Never As Good As The First Time(12") Portrait, Portrait 4R9 05375 US 1986 Sell This Version
4R9-05938 Dance Party  album cover Eddy Grant Dance Party(12", Promo) Portrait, Ice 4R9-05938 US 1986 Sell This Version
4R9-05949 Housecalls  album cover Nicole* Housecalls(12") Portrait 4R9-05949 US 1985 Sell This Version
4V9 43329 Respect  album cover Adeva Respect 4V9 43329 US 1988 Sell This Version
4XT-12465 Color In Your Life  album cover Missing Persons Color In Your Life(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12465 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-12488 Survival Of The Freshest  album cover Boogie Boys Survival Of The Freshest(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12488 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XT 53029 Living All Alone  album cover Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone (Album) 4XT 53029 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XT 53031 Always In The Mood  album cover Shirley Jones Always In The Mood(Cass, Album) Philadelphia International Records 4XT 53031 US 1986 Sell This Version
4Y-56266 Not Yet Free  album cover The Coup Not Yet Free(Cass, Maxi) Wild Pitch Records, EMI 4Y-56266 US 1993 Sell This Version
4Z8 3712 Bad Luck / Don't Leave Me This Way  album cover Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes* Featuring Teddy Pendergrass Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes* Featuring Teddy Pendergrass - Bad Luck / Don't Leave Me This Way(12", Promo) Philadelphia International Records 4Z8 3712 US 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 3713 I Love Music / Livin' For The Weekend  album cover The O'Jays I Love Music / Livin' For The Weekend(12") Philadelphia International Records 4Z8 3713 US 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 4799 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now  album cover McFadden & Whitehead Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now(12", Single) TSOP 4Z8 4799 US 1981 Sell This Version
4Z9 03956 Just Be Good To Me  album cover The S.O.S. Band Just Be Good To Me 4Z9 03956 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 04061 Take A Chance (On Me)  album cover Waterfront Home Take A Chance (On Me)(12") Bobcat Records 4Z9 04061 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9-04104 D.J. Girl / My Boyfriend Is A Communist  album cover Miss Kimberly D.J. Girl / My Boyfriend Is A Communist(12") Bobcat Records 4Z9-04104 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 04176 If Only You Knew / I'll Never, Never Give Up  album cover Patti LaBelle If Only You Knew / I'll Never, Never Give Up(12", Promo) Philadelphia International Records 4Z9 04176 Australia 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 04955 One For The Treble (Fresh)  album cover Davy DMX One For The Treble (Fresh) 4Z9 04955 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9 04981 Pumpin' It Up  album cover P. Funk All-Stars* Pumpin' It Up(12", Maxi) CBS Associated Records, Uncle Jam 4Z9 04981 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 04994 Greased Lightning  album cover Robert John Greased Lightning(12", Single) Mosaic (2), CBS Associated Records 4Z9 04994 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9 05000 Extraordinary Girl  album cover The O'Jays Extraordinary Girl(12") Philadelphia International Records 4Z9 05000 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9 05042 Sugar Baby  album cover Kids At Work Sugar Baby(12", Promo) CBS Associated Records, Sound Of New York 4Z9 05042 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9 05073 Sugar Baby  album cover Kids At Work Sugar Baby(12") CBS Associated Records, Sound Of New York 4Z9 05073 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9-05079 Rhythm Magic  album cover Rhythm Master (2) Rhythm Magic(12") Mosaic (2), CBS Associated Records 4Z9-05079 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9-05085 Bloodstone's Party  album cover Bloodstone Bloodstone's Party(12") T-Neck 4Z9-05085 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9-05136 Don't Stop (Til You Get Enough)  album cover Eleanor Grant Don't Stop (Til You Get Enough)(12") Catawba Records, CBS Associated Records 4Z9-05136 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9-05298 She's Too Serious  album cover Leon Moses She's Too Serious(12", Single) Catawba Records, CBS Associated Records 4Z9-05298 US 1985 Sell This Version
4Z9-05299 Godzilla  album cover Jimmy Castor Godzilla(12", Single) Catawba Records, CBS Associated Records 4Z9-05299 US 1985 Sell This Version
4Z9 05310 Living In America (12" Extended Dance Mix)  album cover James Brown Living In America (12" Extended Dance Mix)(12", Single) Scotti Bros. Records 4Z9 05310 US 1985 Sell This Version
4Z9 05943 Gravity  album cover James Brown Gravity(12") Scotti Bros. Records 4Z9 05943 US 1986 Sell This Version
4ZH 06924 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) / Love Is The Message  album cover MFSB TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) / Love Is The Message(12", RE) Philadelphia International Records 4ZH 06924 US 1987 Sell This Version
# 5 Red Reaction / Life Set Struggle  album cover Red Reaction / Life Set Struggle Red Reaction / Life Set Struggle - Red Reaction / Life Set Struggle (EP) # 5 US 2002 Sell This Version
5 Took My Love Away  album cover Ellis D* Took My Love Away 5 US 1988 Sell This Version
#5 Welcome To Lancaster County...  album cover Spirit Assembly Welcome To Lancaster County...(LP) Yuletide #5 US 1996 Sell This Version
5C 39106 Forget About The Danger Think Of The Fun  album cover Leroi Brothers Forget About The Danger Think Of The Fun(12", MiniAlbum) Columbia 5C 39106 US 1984 Sell This Version
5CT 39106 Forget About The Danger Think Of The Fun  album cover Leroi Brothers Forget About The Danger Think Of The Fun(Cass, MiniAlbum, Dol) Columbia 5CT 39106 US 1984 Sell This Version
5R 38551 Split Second Precision  album cover The Hawaiian Pups Split Second Precision(12") Portrait 5R 38551 US 1983 Sell This Version
5R 38644 Major Thinkers  album cover Major Thinkers* Major Thinkers(LP, MiniAlbum) Portrait 5R 38644 US 1983 Sell This Version
006 Untitled  album cover Death Dust Extractor Untitled(12", RE) New Smell 006 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
6C 062-60752 Magic Love  album cover Michele Magic Love(LP, Album) EMI 6C 062-60752 Sweden 1977 Sell This Version
6E-269 Inflation  album cover Stanley Turrentine Inflation(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-269 US 1980 Sell This Version
007 I Can't Get Along Without You  album cover Vance And Suzzanne I Can't Get Along Without You 007 US 1980 Sell This Version
007 Rock 'n' Roll  album cover The Nighthawks (3) Rock 'n' Roll(LP, Album, RE) Varrick Records, Varrick Records 007 US 1983 Sell This Version
007 C.I.A.  album cover C.I.A. (6) C.I.A.(LP, Album) Incas Records 007 US 1986 Sell This Version
7HILL.001 Destined For Greatness  album cover L Da Headtoucha Aka Larry Cheeba L Da Headtoucha Aka Larry Cheeba - Destined For Greatness(2xLP, Album) 7 Hill Entertainment 7HILL.001 US 2003 Sell This Version