Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs

Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs

Profile:
New York-based mastering studios since 1973.

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, Carlton Batts, Al Brown (5), Jeff Ader, Herb Powers Jr., Greg Vaughn, Rick Essig, José Rodriguez, Chris Gehringer, Stuart J. Romaine.

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. Later releases only have F/W, most are often followed by the engineers signature or initials.

Name variations:
- Frankford Wayne Labs
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
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
John Gavanti John Gavanti(Acetate, LP) Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs US 1980 Sell This Version
EPMD Strictly Business(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Fresh Records US 1988 Sell This Version
0Z100 The Scam (9) Video Veggie(7", Single) Not On Label, Not On Label 0Z100 US 1982 Sell This Version
001 Various The Time Is Now (Comp) 001 US 1997 Sell This Version
001 Regulator Watts / Stinking Lizaveta Regulator Watts / Stinking Lizaveta - Untitled(7", Single) French Lick (2) 001 US 1998 Sell This Version
01 Junta (2) Junta EP(12", EP) Day One Records (2) 01 US 1984 Sell This Version
00001 Juggernaut String Band John Brown's Dream(7", EP) Not On Label (Juggernaut String Band Self-released) 00001 US Unknown Sell This Version
1A K052Z-64429 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 Melba Moore Love's Comin' At Ya (Super Dance Version)(12") EMI America, EMI America 1A K052Z-86616 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
1 C 056-60 781 M Lee Morgan / Hank Mobley Lee Morgan / Hank Mobley - A-1(LP, Album, RE) Savoy Records 1 C 056-60 781 M Germany 1976 Sell This Version
1C 064-24 0594 1 Missing Persons Color In Your Life(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records 1C 064-24 0594 1 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
01SPZ016 Pumpkinhead Orange Moon Over Brooklyn(2xLP, Album) Soulspazm Records 01SPZ016 US 2005 Sell This Version
2 Jack E Makossa The Opera House 2 US 1987 Sell This Version
002 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 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 Ashford & Simpson Street Opera(LP, Album) Capitol Records 2C 070-400101 France 1982 Sell This Version
2Z8 3671 Edwin Birdsong Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine(12", Single, Promo) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3671 US 1979 Sell This Version
3 Converge Petitioning The Empty Sky(7", EP) Ferret Music 3 US 1996 Sell This Version
#003 Murdock (6) / Sutek Conspiracy Murdock (6) / Sutek Conspiracy - Murdock / Sutek Conspiracy(7") Ed Walters Records #003 US 2000 Sell This Version
3C 064-57026 George Thorogood & The Destroyers Bad To The Bone(LP, Album) EMI America 3C 064-57026 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
004 Julia (17) Julia(LP, Album) Ebullition Records (2), Rivers End, Rivers End 004 US 1994 Sell This Version
4 The Brooklyn Funk Essentials* We Got To Come Together(12") Minimal Records (2) 4 US 1988 Sell This Version
#4 Anasarca (2) East Bunk Hill / Eugene Debs(7", Single) Yuletide #4 US 1995 Sell This Version
4B062-98060 The Ritchie Family Arabian Nights(LP, Album) Best Seller, EMI 4B062-98060 Belgium 1976 Sell This Version
4KM-50387 The U.M.C.'s!* One To Grow On(Cass, Single) Wild Pitch Records 4KM-50387 US 1991 Sell This Version
4R9-03574 Eddy Grant Electric Avenue / Time Warp(12", Single) Portrait 4R9-03574 US 1982 Sell This Version
4R9-03923 Altered Images Don't Talk To Me About Love(12", Single) Portrait 4R9-03923 US 1983 Sell This Version
4R9-04029 Baumann* Strangers In The Night(12") Portrait 4R9-04029 US 1983 Sell This Version
4R9-05938 Eddy Grant Dance Party(12", Promo) Portrait, Ice 4R9-05938 US 1986 Sell This Version
4V9 43329 Adeva Respect(12") Chrysalis 4V9 43329 US 1988 Sell This Version
4XT-12488 Boogie Boys Survival Of The Freshest(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12488 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XT 53029 Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone(Cass, Album) Philadelphia International Records 4XT 53029 US 1986 Sell This Version
4Y-56266 The Coup Not Yet Free(Cass, Maxi) Wild Pitch Records, EMI 4Y-56266 US 1993 Sell This Version
4Z9 03956 The S.O.S. Band Just Be Good To Me(12") Tabu Records 4Z9 03956 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 04061 Waterfront Home Take A Chance (On Me)(12") Bobcat Records 4Z9 04061 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 04176 Patti LaBelle If Only You Knew / I'll Never, Never Give Up 4Z9 04176 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 04955 Davy DMX One For The Treble (Fresh)(12") Tuff City, CBS Associated Records 4Z9 04955 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9 04994 Robert John Greased Lightning(12", Single) Mosaic (2), CBS Associated Records 4Z9 04994 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9 05000 The O'Jays Extraordinary Girl(12") Philadelphia International Records 4Z9 05000 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9-05085 Bloodstone Bloodstone's Party(12") T-Neck 4Z9-05085 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9-05136 Eleanor Grant Don't Stop (Til You Get Enough)(12") Catawba Records, CBS Associated Records 4Z9-05136 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9-05298 Leon Moses She's Too Serious(12", Single) Catawba Records, CBS Associated Records 4Z9-05298 US 1985 Sell This Version
4Z9-05299 Jimmy Castor Godzilla(12", Single) Catawba Records, CBS Associated Records 4Z9-05299 US 1985 Sell This Version
5 Ellis D* Took My Love Away 5 US 1989 Sell This Version
# 5 Red Reaction / Life Set Struggle Red Reaction / Life Set Struggle - Red Reaction / Life Set Struggle(7", EP) Solution Records (2) # 5 US Unknown Sell This Version
5R 38644 Major Thinkers* Major Thinkers(LP, MiniAlbum) Portrait 5R 38644 US 1983 Sell This Version
006 Death Dust Extractor Untitled(12") New Smell 006 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
007 The Nighthawks (3) Rock 'n' Roll(LP, Album, RE) Varrick Records, Varrick Records, Varrick Records 007 US 1983 Sell This Version
007 C.I.A. (6) C.I.A.(LP, Album) Incas Records 007 US 1986 Sell This Version
7MAG-702 Leyden Zar It's Alright(7", Single) Epic 7MAG-702 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
7-RE-80018 EPMD You Gots To Chill(7", Single, M/Print) Sleeping Bag Records 7-RE-80018 US 1988 Sell This Version
7-RE-80118 EPMD You Gots To Chill (Single) 7-RE-80118 US 1988 Sell This Version
7-RE-80123 EPMD Strictly Business (Single) 7-RE-80123 US 1988 Sell This Version
7-RE-80124 Hanson & Davis Can't Stop(7", Single, Promo, Sol) Fresh Records 7-RE-80124 US 1988 Sell This Version
008 McIVER Looking In The Eyes Of Love / Trying To Be True(7", Single) Vanton Records 008 US 1985 Sell This Version
008 Jejune / Jimmy Eat World Jejune / Jimmy Eat World - Jejune / Jimmy Eat World(7", EP, Gre) Big Wheel Recreation 008 US 1997 Sell This Version
# 10 Engine Down Engine Down(7") Lovitt Records # 10 US 1998 Sell This Version
10 C064-061909 Brass Construction Brass Construction IV(LP, Album) United Artists Records 10 C064-061909 Spain 1979 Sell This Version
12-BJ 1001 Grace Jones Sorry / That's The Trouble(12", Promo) Beam Junction 12-BJ 1001 US 1976 Sell This Version
12 BRW 106 Eric B. & Rakim As The Rhyme Goes On / Chinese Arithmetic(12") 4th & Broadway 12 BRW 106 UK 1987 Sell This Version
1 + 2 CD 023 The Original Sins Move(CD, Album) 1 + 2 Records 1 + 2 CD 023 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
12CL 401 New York Skyy* Givin' It (To You) (Special Mix)(12", Single) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records 12CL 401 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12CL 417 Missing Persons I Can't Think About Dancin'(12") Capitol Records 12CL 417 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
12 CLS-7002 Carter Cornelius Lightning Strikes(12") Celsius 12 CLS-7002 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
12CXP 04983 David Gilmour Blue Light (Extended And Re-Mixed Version)(12") Columbia 12CXP 04983 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
12CXP 05967 James (D-Train) Williams* Misunderstanding(12") Columbia 12CXP 05967 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
12D-2006 Carol Williams More 12D-2006 US 1976 Sell This Version
12D-2008 Double Exposure Ten Per Cent(12", Ltd) Salsoul Records 12D-2008 US 1976 Sell This Version
12D-2011 The Salsoul Orchestra Nice 'N' Naasty 12D-2011 US 1976 Sell This Version
12-D-2011A-1 Salsoul Orch.* Nice N' Nasty(12", W/Lbl) Salsoul Records, Salsoul Records 12-D-2011A-1 US 1976 Sell This Version
12D-2030 Anthony White I Can't Turn You Loose(12") Salsoul Records 12D-2030 US 1977 Sell This Version
12D 2031 Carol Williams Come Back(12") Salsoul Records 12D 2031 US 1977 Sell This Version
12D-2033 Paul Vincent (3) Super Elton(12") Salsoul Records 12D-2033 US 1977 Sell This Version
12D-2033 Paul Vincent (3) Super Elton(12", Promo) Salsoul Records 12D-2033 US 1977 Sell This Version
12D-2034 Destroyers (2) 'Lectric Love(12", Promo) Salsoul Records 12D-2034 US 1977 Sell This Version
12D-2040 District Of Columbia Hail To The Teeth(12", Promo) Salsoul Records 12D-2040 US 1977 Sell This Version
12-DS-601 Hot Blood Disco Dracula (Single) 12-DS-601 US 1977 Sell This Version
12G-4005 True Example Love Is Finally Coming My Way / As Long As You Love Me(Acetate, 12") Gold Mind Records 12G-4005 US 1977 Sell This Version
12G-4006 Loleatta Holloway Hit And Run 12G-4006 US 1977 Sell This Version
12-GR-3002 Lafayette Street Chariot (I Will Follow Him)(12", Single) Groove Sound 12-GR-3002 US 1976 Sell This Version
12 KUT 124 Agent Steel Mad Locust Rising(12", EP) Music For Nations 12 KUT 124 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12MA-037 Elaine Charles Stranded(12") Matra 12MA-037 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
12MT 37 Evelyn 'Champagne' King* Flirt(12", Single) EMI-Manhattan Records 12MT 37 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 PRELP(C) 221 Visual Somehow, Someway(12") Prelude Records 12 PRELP(C) 221 US 1983 Sell This Version
12 SSOL 105 Ripple The Beat Goes On And On(12") Salsoul Records 12 SSOL 105 UK 1977 Sell This Version
12 TG 7000 France Joli France Joli(2x12", Promo) TGO, TGO 12 TG 7000 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
12TIV-48 Kenny "Dope"* Presents The Bucketheads Kenny "Dope"* Presents The Bucketheads - Got Myself Together(12") Positiva, Positiva, Positiva 12TIV-48 UK 1996 Sell This Version
#13 Terrorain 1988 Demo(7", EP, Gre) Burrito Records (2), Burrito Records (2) #13 US 2000 Sell This Version
#16 Hated Youth / Roach Motel (2) Hated Youth / Roach Motel (2) - Hated Youth / Roach Motel(LP, Album, Pur) Burrito Records (2), Burrito Records (2) #16 US 2002 Sell This Version
20S-74 Grace Jones Portfolio(LP, Album, P/Mixed, RE) Island Records 20S-74 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
23 Funk Machine (2) Funk Machine(12") T.K. Disco 23 US 1977 Sell This Version
25AP 567PH Lou Rawls Unmistakably Lou(LP, Album) Philadelphia International Records 25AP 567PH Japan 1977 Sell This Version
25AP 2530 Miles Davis Star People(LP, Album) CBS/Sony 25AP 2530 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
25AP 2693 Roman Holliday Cookin' On The Roof(LP, Album) CBS/Sony 25AP 2693 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
#28 Cult Ritual Cult Ritual #28 US 2007 Sell This Version
28MM 0509 Roy Buchanan Dancing On The Edge (Album) 28MM 0509 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
029 Type O Negative The Origin Of The Feces (Not Live At Brighton Beach)(Cass, Album) Hades Records (3) 029 Turkey 1993 Sell This Version
34T70469 Shabba Ranks Featuring KRS-1* Shabba Ranks Featuring KRS-1* - The Jam(Cass, Single) Epic 34T70469 US 1991 Sell This Version
34T 74257 Shabba Ranks Mr. Loverman(Cass, Single) Epic 34T 74257 US 1988 Sell This Version