Hit Factory Mastering

Hit Factory Mastering

Profile:
Mastering and lacquer cutting suites at The Hit Factory, located at 421 West 54th Street, NYC. Closed in 2005.

Vinyl releases can be recognized by HFM, HF or Hit Factory etched in the runouts. Please credit with Lacquer Cut At.

Mastering and lacquer cutting engineers known to have worked here:
- Carlton Batts;
- Chris Gehringer, signed with cg;
- Herb Powers Jr. (chief engineer, ca. 1988-1997), signed with a smiley: :-) or (^:;
- Joe Yannece, signed with J.Y.;
- Ricardo Gutierrez;
- Tim Young, signed with TY;
- Tom Kowen,
- Tom Coyne, signed with ¢;
- Tony Gillis;
- Tony "Tippy" Tarochione (1968-2005), signed with Tippy.

If an engineer's signature appears in the runouts, please credit with Lacqer Cut By and the appropriate ANV.
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Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
4KM-58312 O.C. - Born 2 Live O.C. Born 2 Live(Cass, Single) Wild Pitch Records, EMI 4KM-58312 US 1994 Sell This Version
25P2-2458 Charlie Sexton = チャーリー・セクストン* - Charlie Sexton = ドント・ルック・バック Charlie Sexton = チャーリー・セクストン* Charlie Sexton = チャーリー・セクストン* - Charlie Sexton = ドント・ルック・バック(CD, Album) MCA Records 25P2-2458 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
36T 77931 Patra - Pull Up To The Bumper Patra Pull Up To The Bumper(Cass, Single) 550 Music, Epic 36T 77931 US 1995 Sell This Version
44K 77581 C+C Music Factory* - Do You Wanna Get Funky C+C Music Factory* Do You Wanna Get Funky(CD, Maxi) Columbia 44K 77581 US 1994 Sell This Version
46K 77970 Patra - Pull Up To The Bumper Patra Pull Up To The Bumper(CD, Maxi) 550 Music, Epic Records Group, Shang Records 46K 77970 US 1995 Sell This Version
000049 Masada (3) 50⁷(CD, Album, Unofficial) G. & P. Essential Music 000049 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
49K 77819 Shabba Ranks - Let's Get It On Shabba Ranks Let's Get It On(CD, Maxi) Epic 49K 77819 US 1995 Sell This Version
49K 79759 Jennifer Lopez - I'm Gonna Be Alright (Track Masters Remix) Jennifer Lopez I'm Gonna Be Alright (Track Masters Remix)(CD, Maxi) Epic 49K 79759 US 2002 Sell This Version
49T 77370 Vicious* - The Glock Vicious* The Glock(Cass, Single) Epic 49T 77370 US 1994 Sell This Version
000050 John Zorn 50⁹ The Classic Guide To Strategy Volume Three(CD, Album, Unofficial) G. & P. Essential Music 000050 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
000051 Locus Solus 50³(CD, Album, Unofficial) G. & P. Essential Music 000051 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
000108 John Zorn - Masada Guitars John Zorn Masada Guitars(CD, Album, Unofficial) G. & P. Essential Music 000108 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
000261 Milford Graves / John Zorn - 50² Milford Graves / John Zorn Milford Graves / John Zorn - 50²(CD, Album, Unofficial) G. & P. Essential Music 000261 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
0000462 FIL DJ Quik - Safe + Sound DJ Quik Safe + Sound(CD, Album) Profile Records, Profile Records 0000462 FIL UK 1995 Sell This Version
000563 Wadada Leo Smith, Susie Ibarra, John Zorn Wadada Leo Smith, Susie Ibarra, John Zorn - 50⁸(CD, Album, Unofficial) G. & P. Essential Music 000563 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
789-1 Queen Latifah - Name Callin' Part II Queen Latifah Name Callin' Part II(12", TP) WEA 789-1 US 1998 Sell This Version
1649-2 DJ Squeeky presents: Tom Skeemask - 2 Wild For The World DJ Squeeky presents: Tom Skeemask DJ Squeeky presents: Tom Skeemask - 2 Wild For The World(CD, Album) Relativity, Mo Cheda Records 1649-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
1649-4 DJ Squeeky presents: Tom Skeemask - 2 Wild For The World DJ Squeeky presents: Tom Skeemask DJ Squeeky presents: Tom Skeemask - 2 Wild For The World(Cass, Album) Relativity, Mo Cheda Records 1649-4 US 1998 Sell This Version
1685-2 Gangsta Boo - Enquiring Minds Gangsta Boo Enquiring Minds(CD, Album) Relativity, Hypnotize Minds 1685-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
2035 No Mel Syndicate - S.K.A. - Soldados Kome Ass No Mel Syndicate S.K.A. - Soldados Kome Ass(CD, Album, Mixed) Cutting Records, Pa' La Calle (For Da Street) 2035 US 1998 Sell This Version
2095 Johnny Adams - Walking On A Tightrope (The Songs Of Percy Mayfield) Johnny Adams Walking On A Tightrope (The Songs Of Percy Mayfield)(LP, Album) Rounder Records 2095 US 1989 Sell This Version
2484-2 Joe Bonamassa - Had To Cry Today Joe Bonamassa Had To Cry Today(CD, Album, RE) Som Livre 2484-2 Brazil 2012 Sell This Version
2810-1 Modern English - Pillow Lips Modern English Pillow Lips(LP, Album) TVT Records 2810-1 US 1990 Sell This Version
7778-2 Accuser - Reflections Accuser Reflections(CD, Album) Century Media 7778-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
9021 Jonathan Richman - Jonathan Richman Jonathan Richman Jonathan Richman(LP, Album) Rounder Records 9021 US 1989 Sell This Version
9578 Faudel - Lila Faudel Lila(CD, Single, Promo, Car) Mercury 9578 France 2000 Sell This Version
0-10124 Jomanda - I Like It Jomanda I Like It(12", Single) Big Beat 0-10124 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
0-10130 Jomanda - I Like It Jomanda I Like It(12") Big Beat 0-10130 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-10148 Robin S* - I Want To Thank You Robin S* I Want To Thank You(12", Ltd, Cle) Big Beat, Atlantic 0-10148 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-10154 Artifacts - Wrong Side Of Da Tracks Artifacts Wrong Side Of Da Tracks(12", Single) Big Beat, Atlantic 0-10154 US 1994 Sell This Version
1184-1-J The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses The Stone Roses The Stone Roses(LP, Album, Hit) Silvertone Records 1184-1-J US 1989 Sell This Version
1273-1-J Mr. Lee - Get Busy Mr. Lee Get Busy(LP, Album) Jive 1273-1-J US 1990 Sell This Version
1283-7-J Billy Ocean - Licence To Chill / Pleasure Billy Ocean Licence To Chill / Pleasure(7") Jive 1283-7-J US 1989 Sell This Version
1331-1-J A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm(LP, Album) Jive 1331-1-J US 1990 Sell This Version
1331-2-J A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm(CD, Album, RE) Jive, Jive 1331-2-J US Unknown Sell This Version
1331-4-J A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm (Album) 1331-4-J US 1990 Sell This Version
014 119-2 St. Lunatics - Free City St. Lunatics Free City(CD, Album) Universal Records, Fo' Reel Entertainment 014 119-2 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
14249-1 Down South - Lost In Brooklyn Down South Lost In Brooklyn(2xLP, Album, Whi) Big Beat 14249-1 US 1994 Sell This Version
1453-1-JD Kool Moe Dee - How Kool Can One Blackman Be? Kool Moe Dee How Kool Can One Blackman Be?(12") Jive 1453-1-JD US 1991 Sell This Version
018 690-2 Nelly - Nellyville Nelly Nellyville (Album) 018 690-2 UK 2002 Sell This Version
0-21528 Big Daddy Kane - To Be Your Man / Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now Big Daddy Kane To Be Your Man / Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now (Maxi) 0-21528 US 1989 Sell This Version
0-21744 Al B. Sure! - Missunderstanding Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding(12", Maxi) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Uptown Records 0-21744 US 1990 Sell This Version
2307-1-R Stevie B - Love & Emotion Stevie B Love & Emotion(LP, Album) LMR (Lefrak-Moelis Records) 2307-1-R US 1990 Sell This Version
0-25022 Black Maddness - Igpay Atinlay Black Maddness Igpay Atinlay(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-25022 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-25023 Red Hot Lover Lover Tone* - Give It Up Red Hot Lover Lover Tone* Give It Up(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-25023 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-25024 C.O.D. (4) - Straight From The Underground / Crime Don't Pay C.O.D. (4) Straight From The Underground / Crime Don't Pay(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-25024 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-25025 Black Maddness - Wild Brooklyn Bandits Black Maddness Wild Brooklyn Bandits(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-25025 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-25027 M.O.P. - How About Some Hardcore M.O.P. How About Some Hardcore(12") Select Records 0-25027 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-25031 Travis Fludd - Follow Your Heart Travis Fludd Follow Your Heart(12", Single) Active Records 0-25031 US 1994 Sell This Version
0-25032 Nerissa - Stars Nerissa Stars(2x12") Active Records 0-25032 US 1994 Sell This Version
25040-1 Mack da Maniak - What Goes Up Mack da Maniak What Goes Up(12", TP, W/Lbl) Select Records 25040-1 US 1996 Sell This Version
25041-1 Main One The Ghetto Child* - Check Da Skillz Main One The Ghetto Child* Check Da Skillz(12", W/Lbl) Select Records 25041-1 US 1995 Sell This Version
2732-1-RD Pop Will Eat Itself - Dance Of The Mad Pop Will Eat Itself Dance Of The Mad(12") RCA 2732-1-RD US 1990 Sell This Version
2775-1-RD N-Joi - Music From A State Of Mind N-Joi Music From A State Of Mind(12") RCA, Deconstruction, BMG 2775-1-RD US 1990 Sell This Version
2792-1-RD Black Box - Strike It Up Black Box Strike It Up(12", Single) RCA 2792-1-RD US 1991 Sell This Version
0-40042 Bomb The Bass - Love So True Bomb The Bass Love So True(12", Maxi) Rhythm King, Rhythm King 0-40042 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-40071 Thompson Twins - Come Inside / The Saint Thompson Twins Come Inside / The Saint(12", Maxi) Warner Bros. Records 0-40071 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-40210 Ice-T - Ricochet / Mind Over Matter Ice-T Ricochet / Mind Over Matter(12", Maxi) Sire, Warner Bros. Records 0-40210 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-40218 Erasure - Love To Hate You Erasure Love To Hate You(12", Maxi) Sire, Sire, Reprise Records, Reprise Records 0-40218 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-41035 Jungle Brothers - On The Road Again / Simple As That Jungle Brothers On The Road Again / Simple As That(12") Warner Bros. Records 0-41035 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-41572 Jeremy Jordan - My Love Is Good Enough Jeremy Jordan My Love Is Good Enough(12") Giant Records 0-41572 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-41573 Juliet Roberts - Caught In The Middle Juliet Roberts Caught In The Middle(12", Maxi) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 0-41573 US 1994 Sell This Version
0060032 DDE Pro-Pain - Foul Taste Of Freedom Pro-Pain Foul Taste Of Freedom(CD, Album) Digital Dimension 0060032 DDE US 1992 Sell This Version
60858-1 Entouch (2) - All Nite Entouch (2) All Nite(LP, Album) Vintertainment, Elektra 60858-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
61707-1 Keith Sweat - Keith Sweat Keith Sweat Keith Sweat(LP, Album) Elektra, Marvelous Enterprises 61707-1 US 1996 Sell This Version
61829-1 Das EFX - Hold It Down Das EFX Hold It Down(2xLP, Album) EastWest Records America 61829-1 US 1995 Sell This Version
62780-2 Angie Martinez - Animal House Angie Martinez Animal House(CD, Album, Enh, Promo) Elektra 62780-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
0-66098 Towa Tei - Luv Connection Towa Tei Luv Connection(12") Elektra 0-66098 US 1995 Sell This Version
0-66141 Towa Tei - Technova Towa Tei Technova(12", Maxi) Elektra 0-66141 US 1995 Sell This Version
0-66150 Billie Ray Martin - Your Loving Arms Billie Ray Martin Your Loving Arms(12") Sire, Magnet (2) 0-66150 US 1995 Sell This Version
0-66151 Michael Watford - Happy Man Michael Watford Happy Man(12") EastWest Records America 0-66151 US 1994 Sell This Version
0-66309 Leaders Of The New School - What's Next Leaders Of The New School What's Next(12") Elektra 0-66309 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-66326 Tené Williams - Give Him A Love He Can Feel Tené Williams Give Him A Love He Can Feel(12") Pendulum Records 0-66326 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-66338 Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth - Lots Of Lovin Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth Lots Of Lovin(12") Elektra 0-66338 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-66349 Chubb Rock - Yabadabadoo /  I'm Too Much Chubb Rock Yabadabadoo / I'm Too Much(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-66349 US 1992 Sell This Version
0-66356 Human Touch - Love Glove Human Touch Love Glove 0-66356 US 1992 Sell This Version
0-66423 Chubb Rock - The Big Man Chubb Rock The Big Man(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-66423 US 1992 Sell This Version
66456-0 Hen-Gee & Evil-E - If U Were Mine Hen-Gee & Evil-E If U Were Mine(12") Pendulum Records 66456-0 US 1992 Sell This Version
0-66496 E.S.P. (3) - Oh Well E.S.P. (3) Oh Well(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-66496 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-66502 Chubb Rock - Just The Two Of Us Chubb Rock Just The Two Of Us(12", Maxi) Select Records 0-66502 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-66511 H.E.A.L. (Human Education Against Lies)* / M.C. Lyte*, Queen Latifah, KRS-One, Ms. Melodie, Run D.M.C.*, Jam Master Jay, Harmony (3), Kid Capri, Big Daddy Kane, L.L. Cool J.*, Freddie Foxxx - Heal Yourself H.E.A.L. (Human Education Against Lies)* / M.C. Lyte*, Queen Latifah, KRS-One, Ms. Melodie, Run D.M.C.*, Jam Master Jay, Harmony (3), Kid Capri, Big Daddy Kane, L.L. Cool J.*, Freddie Foxxx H.E.A.L. (Human Education Against Lies)* / M.C. Lyte*, Queen Latifah, KRS-One, Ms. Melodie, Run D.M.C.*, Jam Master Jay, Harmony (3), Kid Capri, Big Daddy Kane, L.L. Cool J.*, Freddie Foxxx - Heal Yourself(12") Elektra 0-66511 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-66515 Annette Taylor - No One Knows Annette Taylor No One Knows(12") Active Records 0-66515 US 1991 Sell This Version
66989-1 SWV - Spillin' Flava SWV Spillin' Flava(12", Ltd, Promo, Red) BMG Records, RCA 66989-1 US 1996 Sell This Version
67429-2 Mobb Deep - Hell On Earth Mobb Deep Hell On Earth(CD, Album, Enh, Cle) Loud Records, RCA, BMG 67429-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
67429-4 Mobb Deep - Hell On Earth Mobb Deep Hell On Earth(Cass, Album, Cle) Loud Records, RCA, BMG 67429-4 US 1996 Sell This Version
72417-1 Circus Of Power - Still Alive... Circus Of Power Still Alive...(12", EP) Metal Blade Records, Restless Records 72417-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
74359-4 De La Soul - De La Soul Is Dead De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(Cass, Album) Tommy Boy 74359-4 Unknown Sell This Version
82514-4 Hard 2 Obtain - Ism & Blues Hard 2 Obtain Ism & Blues(Cass, Album, Promo) Atlantic 82514-4 US 1993 Sell This Version
82560-2 Debelah* - Debelah Debelah* Debelah(CD, Album) Atlantic 82560-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
82601-2 Kirk (6) - Makin' Moves Kirk (6) Makin' Moves(CD, Album) Atlantic, Third Stone Records 82601-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
0-85683 Intro (3) - Ribbon In The Sky Intro (3) Ribbon In The Sky(12") Atlantic 0-85683 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-85753 Mesanjarz Of Funk - Keep It Flowin' Mesanjarz Of Funk Keep It Flowin'(12") Atlantic 0-85753 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-85778 B-Classic - Remember B-Classic Remember(12") Atlantic, ID Productions 0-85778 US 1993 Sell This Version
0-85898 Die Warzau - Never Again Die Warzau Never Again(12", Single) Atlantic 0-85898 US 1992 Sell This Version
0-85999 Clubhouse* - Deep In My Heart Clubhouse* Deep In My Heart(12") Atlantic 0-85999 US 1991 Sell This Version
0-86119 Doug Lazy - H.O.U.S.E. Doug Lazy H.O.U.S.E.(12") Atlantic 0-86119 US 1990 Sell This Version
8977-7-R Cowboy Junkies - Misguided Angel (Edit) Cowboy Junkies Misguided Angel (Edit)(7", Promo) RCA 8977-7-R US 1989 Sell This Version
9045-7-R Love And Rockets - No Big Deal Love And Rockets No Big Deal(7") Big Time 9045-7-R US 1989 Sell This Version
91708-2 Chris Bender (2) - Draped Chris Bender (2) Draped(CDr, Album) EastWest Records America, EastWest Records America 91708-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
91708-4 Chris Bender (2) - Draped Chris Bender (2) Draped(Cass, Album) EastWest Records America, EastWest Records America 91708-4 US 1991 Sell This Version