Capitol Mastering

Capitol Mastering

Profile:
US recording/mastering & vinyl-cutting studios of record company Capitol Records, Inc.; closed January, 2021. For credits specifically stating "Capitol Studios" or "Capitol Recording Studios", please use Capitol Studios.

Also credited as:
- Capitol Studios Mastering - Capitol Tower Mastering - Capitol Records Mastering - Capitol Mastering Hollywood, CA - Capitol Disk Mastering
Recognizable with "MASTERED BY CAPITOL" stamped on the runout

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
Jay Ranellucci
John Lemay as "J. LEMAY" etched in the runout
Ken Perry as "KP" etched in the runout
Kevin Bartley as "KB" 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
David Cole (4) as "DCole" in the runout
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Contact Info:
Capitol Mastering
1750 North Vine Street
Hollywood CA 90028
323-871-5003 (tel)
323-871-5058 (fax)
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Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
001-1 Unity (13) - Blood Days Unity (13) Blood Days(LP, Album) Power House Records (2), Power House Records (2) 001-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
1A006-86073 Graham Nash - In The 80's Graham Nash In The 80's(7") Capitol Records 1A006-86073 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1A 006-86241 Don Schlitz - Walkin' The Walk Don Schlitz Walkin' The Walk(7") Capitol Records 1A 006-86241 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 038 15789 1 Motels* - Motels Motels* Motels(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1A 038 15789 1 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
1 A 062-86097 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* - Against The Wind Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* Against The Wind(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1 A 062-86097 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 062-86237 McGuinn* / Hillman* - McGuinn-Hillman McGuinn* / Hillman* McGuinn* / Hillman* - McGuinn-Hillman(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1A 062-86237 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A 064-400135 Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul - Men Without Women Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul Men Without Women(LP, Album) EMI America 1A 064-400135 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
1A 064-400157 Storm (66) - Storm Storm (66) Storm(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1A 064-400157 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1A 064-4000761 Russell Smith (5) - Russell Smith Russell Smith (5) Russell Smith(LP, Album, RP) Capitol Records 1A 064-4000761 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
1A 064-7122971 Dayton - Feel The Music Dayton Feel The Music(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 1A 064-7122971 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1C 2LP 162 24 0426 3 Iron Maiden - Live After Death Iron Maiden Live After Death (Album) 1C 2LP 162 24 0426 3 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
1C 2LP 162 2404263 Iron Maiden - Live After Death Iron Maiden Live After Death(2xLP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI 1C 2LP 162 2404263 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
1C 056-80 701 M Leadbelly - Leadbelly's Best Leadbelly Leadbelly's Best(LP, Comp) Capitol Mastering, EMI Electrola 1C 056-80 701 M Germany Unknown Sell This Version
1 C 062-82 281 Starz (2) - Starz Starz (2) Starz(LP, Album, Promo) Capitol Records 1 C 062-82 281 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
1C 064-32 466 New Triumvirat* - Pompeii New Triumvirat* Pompeii (Album) 1C 064-32 466 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1C 064-85 454 Raul de Souza - Don't Ask My Neighbors Raul de Souza Don't Ask My Neighbors(LP, Album) Capitol Records, EMI Electrola 1C 064-85 454 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1C 064-85 512 A Taste Of Honey - A Taste Of Honey A Taste Of Honey A Taste Of Honey(LP, Album, M/Print) Capitol Records 1C 064-85 512 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1C 064-85 788 Ian Carr's Nucleus* - Out Of The Long Dark Ian Carr's Nucleus* Out Of The Long Dark(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1C 064-85 788 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 064-85 863 Louisiana's Le Roux* - Keep The Fire Burnin' Louisiana's Le Roux* Keep The Fire Burnin'(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, EMI Electrola 1C 064-85 863 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 064-85 999 The Motels - The Motels The Motels The Motels (Album) 1C 064-85 999 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 064-86 249 Delbert McClinton - The Jealous Kind Delbert McClinton The Jealous Kind(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Muscle Shoals Sound Records, EMI Electrola 1C 064-86 249 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C065-86 098T Bach*  / Telemann*  / Ransom Wilson  / The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz - Suite In H-Moll / Suite In A-Moll Bach* / Telemann* / Ransom Wilson / The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz Bach* / Telemann* / Ransom Wilson / The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz - Suite In H-Moll / Suite In A-Moll(LP) His Master's Voice, Die Stimme Seines Herrn, His Master's Voice 1C065-86 098T Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 066-85089 James Talley - Blackjack Choir James Talley Blackjack Choir(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1C 066-85089 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1C 264-86050 Bob Welch - The Other One Bob Welch The Other One(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 1C 264-86050 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 046-7 90413 1 Great White - Recovery: Live! Great White Recovery: Live!(LP, Comp) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records 1C 046-7 90413 1 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
1C 064-24 0786 1 Pete Bardens* - Seen One Earth Pete Bardens* Seen One Earth (Album) 1C 064-24 0786 1 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
1C 064 4001771 Prism (7) - Beat Street Prism (7) Beat Street(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1C 064 4001771 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
1CD 8192 Tina Turner - Simply The Best Tina Turner Simply The Best(CD, Comp, Club) Capitol Records 1CD 8192 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
1C K 062 Burning Sensations Carnival Of Souls(12", MiniAlbum) Capitol Records 1C K 062 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
1R2 7088 Fleetwood Mac - Tusk Fleetwood Mac Tusk(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Club) Warner Bros. Records 1R2 7088 US 1979 Sell This Version
1R1 53410 Beethoven* -Symphony No3 London Symphony Orchestra* / Eugen Jochum - Symphony No. 3 In E Flat, Op. 55 Beethoven* -Symphony No3 London Symphony Orchestra* / Eugen Jochum Beethoven* -Symphony No3 London Symphony Orchestra* / Eugen Jochum - Symphony No. 3 In E Flat, Op. 55 "Eroica"(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Angel Records 1R1 53410 US 1977 Sell This Version
2C 062-86237 McGuinn* / Hillman* - McGuinn-Hillman McGuinn* / Hillman* McGuinn* / Hillman* - McGuinn-Hillman(LP, Album) Capitol Records 2C 062-86237 France 1980 Sell This Version
2C066-82052 Quicksilver Messenger Service - Solid Silver Quicksilver Messenger Service Solid Silver(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 2C066-82052 France 1975 Sell This Version
2C 068 - 81902 Bob Seger - Beautiful Loser Bob Seger Beautiful Loser(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 2C 068 - 81902 France 1980 Sell This Version
2C 070 61963 Wings (2) - Wings Greatest Wings (2) Wings Greatest(LP, Comp) Pathé Marconi 2C 070 61963 France 1978 Sell This Version
2C 266-86086 Mink DeVille - Le Chat Bleu Mink DeVille Le Chat Bleu(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 2C 266-86086 France 1980 Sell This Version
2C 070-400150 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* - The Distance Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* The Distance(LP, Album) Capitol Records 2C 070-400150 France 1982 Sell This Version
2 C 156-82225/6 Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band - Live Bullet Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band Live Bullet(2xLP, Album, Aut) Capitol Records 2 C 156-82225/6 France 1976 Sell This Version
2C 266-400047 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* - Nine Tonight (II) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* Nine Tonight (II)(Cass, Album, Par) Capitol Records 2C 266-400047 France 1981 Sell This Version
2HS 3350 Fleetwood Mac - Tusk Fleetwood Mac Tusk (Album) 2HS 3350 US 1979 Sell This Version
2HS 3550 Fleetwood Mac - Tusk Fleetwood Mac Tusk(2xLP, Album, Win) Warner Bros. Records 2HS 3550 US 1979 Sell This Version
2M022 Asia (2) - Phoenix Asia (2) Phoenix(CD, Album, Enh) 2M Producciones 2M022 Argentina 2008 Sell This Version
2PB-1056 Stella Parton - I'll Miss You (Special Edit) Stella Parton I'll Miss You (Special Edit)(7", Single, Mono, Promo) Town House 2PB-1056 US 1982 Sell This Version
2S 068-81902 Bob Seger - Beautiful Loser Bob Seger Beautiful Loser(LP, Album) Capitol Records 2S 068-81902 France Unknown Sell This Version
2S 068 - 85.208 Raul De Souza - Sweet Lucy Raul De Souza Sweet Lucy(LP, Album) Capitol Records 2S 068 - 85.208 France 1977 Sell This Version
2S 068-85660 Zwol* - Zwol Zwol* Zwol (Album) 2S 068-85660 France 1978 Sell This Version
2WB 3500 Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac Live Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Live (Album) 2WB 3500 US 1980 Sell This Version
3BX 3131 Various - 25 Years Of Recorded Comedy Various 25 Years Of Recorded Comedy (Comp) 3BX 3131 US 1977 Sell This Version
3c-006-85092 Paris (19) - Big Towne, 2061 / Out Law Games Paris (19) Big Towne, 2061 / Out Law Games(7", Single) Capitol Records 3c-006-85092 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
3C 006 86433 Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning Juice Newton Angel Of The Morning(7", Single) Capitol Records 3C 006 86433 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
3C 064-57022 America (2) - View From The Ground America (2) View From The Ground(LP, Album) Capitol Records 3C 064-57022 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
3C 064-85137 Mink DeVille - Cabretta Mink DeVille Cabretta(LP, Album) Capitol Records 3C 064-85137 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
3C 064 85512 A Taste Of Honey - A Taste Of Honey A Taste Of Honey A Taste Of Honey(LP, Album) Capitol Records 3C 064 85512 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
3C 064-86097 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* - Against The Wind Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* Against The Wind(LP, Album) Capitol Records 3C 064-86097 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
3E 36868 Rick Nelson* - Four You Rick Nelson* Four You(10") Epic, Nu Disk 3E 36868 US 1981 Sell This Version
4AV 534006 Maria Callas, Victoria De Los Angeles, Birgit Nilsson, Régine Crespin, Joan Sutherland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Great Sopranos Of Our Time Maria Callas, Victoria De Los Angeles, Birgit Nilsson, Régine Crespin, Joan Sutherland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Maria Callas, Victoria De Los Angeles, Birgit Nilsson, Régine Crespin, Joan Sutherland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Great Sopranos Of Our Time(Cass, Comp) Angel Records 4AV 534006 US Unknown Sell This Version
4C 44097 Fishbone - It's A Wonderful Life (Gonna Have A Good Time) Fishbone It's A Wonderful Life (Gonna Have A Good Time)(12", EP) Columbia 4C 44097 US 1987 Sell This Version
4CK 67100 Barbra Streisand The Concert - Highlights (Recorded Live At Madison Square Garden New York City)(CD, Album) Columbia 4CK 67100 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
4D - 205 The Rain Parade* - Emergency Third Rail Power Trip The Rain Parade* Emergency Third Rail Power Trip(LP, Album) Enigma (4) 4D - 205 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
4D-509 Mass (16) - Voices in the night Mass (16) Voices in the night(LP) Enigma Records (3) 4D-509 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
4LT 1001 Ronnie Laws - Every Generation Ronnie Laws Every Generation(Cass, Album) United Artists Records 4LT 1001 US 1980 Sell This Version
4M185 Hawkwind - Hawkwind Hawkwind Hawkwind(LP, Album, RE, Gat) 4 Men With Beards 4M185 US 2010 Sell This Version
4RL-32138 Various - Angel - The First Thirty Years Various Angel - The First Thirty Years(Cass, Comp) Angel Records 4RL-32138 US 1984 Sell This Version
4V 9759 Hardcore (2) Take It From The Top / A Different Groove / High Time(Cass, Maxi) NuBeat Records 4V 9759 US 1988 Sell This Version
4X4X-3844 Mussorgsky*, Martti Talvela, Leonard Mróz, Nicolai Gedda, Bożena Kinasz, Andrzej Hiolski, Aage Haugland, Halina Lukomska, Polish Radio Chorus Of Krakow*, Boys’ Chorus From The Krakow Philharmonic Chorus*, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra*, Jerzy Semkow - Boris Godunov Mussorgsky*, Martti Talvela, Leonard Mróz, Nicolai Gedda, Bożena Kinasz, Andrzej Hiolski, Aage Haugland, Halina Lukomska, Polish Radio Chorus Of Krakow*, Boys’ Chorus From The Krakow Philharmonic Chorus*, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra*, Jerzy Semkow Mussorgsky*, Martti Talvela, Leonard Mróz, Nicolai Gedda, Bożena Kinasz, Andrzej Hiolski, Aage Haugland, Halina Lukomska, Polish Radio Chorus Of Krakow*, Boys’ Chorus From The Krakow Philharmonic Chorus*, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra*, Jerzy Semkow - Boris Godunov(4xCass + Box) Angel Records 4X4X-3844 US 1977 Sell This Version
4XA-12060 The Beatles - Rarities The Beatles Rarities(Cass, Comp) Capitol Records 4XA-12060 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4XJ-12466 Anne Murray - Something To Talk About Anne Murray Something To Talk About(Cass, Album, Club, Col) Capitol Records 4XJ-12466 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XJ-73233 Richard Elliot - Trolltown Richard Elliot Trolltown(Cass, Album) Intima Records 4XJ-73233 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XL-9635A Nat King Cole Million Dollar Memories(Cass, Album, Comp) Reader's Digest 4XL-9635A Canada 1990 Sell This Version
4XLU 8128 Slim Whitman - All My Best Slim Whitman All My Best(Cass, Comp) Liberty/United Records 4XLU 8128 US 1979 Sell This Version
4XNB-12061 Little River Band - Backstage Pass Little River Band Backstage Pass(Cass, Album, Dou) Capitol Records 4XNB-12061 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4XO-11630 Steve Miller Band - Book Of Dreams Steve Miller Band Book Of Dreams(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XO-11630 US 1977 Sell This Version
4XO-11926 Louisiana's Le Roux* Keep The Fire Burnin'(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XO-11926 US 1979 Sell This Version
4XO 511630 Steve Miller Band - Book Of Dreams Steve Miller Band Book Of Dreams(Cass, Album, Club) Capitol Records 4XO 511630 US 1977 Sell This Version
4XPRO-9864 Various - Hits On Board (Sampler One) Various Hits On Board (Sampler One)(Cass, Album, Promo) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XPRO-9864 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XQ-12270 The Rockets (5) - Live Rockets The Rockets (5) Live Rockets(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XQ-12270 US 1983 Sell This Version
4XS-37668 Itzhak Perlman & Pinchas Zukerman - Play Music For Two Violins Itzhak Perlman & Pinchas Zukerman Itzhak Perlman & Pinchas Zukerman - Play Music For Two Violins(Cass, Album) Angel Records 4XS-37668 US 1980 Sell This Version
4XT-11955 Mink DeVille Le Chat Bleu(Cass) Capitol Records 4XT-11955 US 1980 Sell This Version
4XT-12092 Le Roux - Up Le Roux Up(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12092 US 1980 Sell This Version
4XT-12118 Perry & Sanlin - For Those Who Love Perry & Sanlin For Those Who Love(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12118 US 1980 Sell This Version
4XT-12188 Delbert McClinton - Plain' From The Heart Delbert McClinton Plain' From The Heart(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12188 US 1981 Sell This Version
4XT-12189 Minnie Riperton - The Best Of Minnie Riperton Minnie Riperton The Best Of Minnie Riperton(Cass, Comp) Capitol Records 4XT-12189 US 1981 Sell This Version
4XT-12261 Ronnie Laws - Mr. Nice Guy Ronnie Laws Mr. Nice Guy(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12261 US 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-12294 Juice Newton - Dirty Looks Juice Newton Dirty Looks(Cass, Album, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XT-12294 US 1983 Sell This Version
4Xt-12313 Kwick Foreplay(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4Xt-12313 US 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-12354 A Taste Of Honey - A Taste Of Honey A Taste Of Honey A Taste Of Honey(Cass, Comp) Capitol Records 4XT-12354 US 1984 Sell This Version
4XT-12485 Crowded House - Crowded House Crowded House Crowded House(Cass, Album, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-12485 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-17070 Stray Cats - Built For Speed Stray Cats Built For Speed (Album) 4XT-17070 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XT-17229 Phantom, Rocker & Slick - Cover Girl Phantom, Rocker & Slick Cover Girl(Cass, Album) EMI America 4XT-17229 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XT 72795 The Sir Douglas Quintet* - The Sir Douglas Quintet Live The Sir Douglas Quintet* The Sir Douglas Quintet Live(Cass, Album, RE) Takoma 4XT 72795 US 1987 Sell This Version
4XT-73207 Stryper - The Yellow And Black Attack Stryper The Yellow And Black Attack(Cass, Album, RE) Enigma Records (3) 4XT-73207 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-73224 Lizzy Borden - Menace To Society Lizzy Borden Menace To Society(Cass, Album) Enigma (4), Metal Blade Records 4XT-73224 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-73257 The Dead Milkmen - Eat Your Paisley The Dead Milkmen Eat Your Paisley(Cass, Album) Enigma Records (3), Fever Records (3) 4XT-73257 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-73292 Ike Willis - Should'a Gone Before I Left Ike Willis Should'a Gone Before I Left(Cass) Enigma Records (3) 4XT-73292 US 1987 Sell This Version
4XT 511258 Tavares - Check It Out Tavares Check It Out(Cass, Album, Club) Capitol Records 4XT 511258 US 1974 Sell This Version
4XT-512485 Crowded House - Crowded House Crowded House Crowded House (Album) 4XT-512485 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-517070 Stray Cats - Built For Speed Stray Cats Built For Speed (Album) 4XT-517070 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XTT-73280 Game Theory - Lolita Nation Game Theory Lolita Nation (Album) 4XTT-73280 US 1987 Sell This Version
4XW-11704 Various - Pete's Dragon Various Pete's Dragon(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XW-11704 US 1977 Sell This Version
4XW 511235 Steve Miller Band - The Joker Steve Miller Band The Joker(Cass, Club) Capitol Records 4XW 511235 US 1973 Sell This Version