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AAA - All Analogue equipment
AAD - All Analogue gear but Digital mastering
ADD - Analogue recorder, Digital mixing and editing
DDD - All Digital gear
DAD - Digital recording, Analogue mixing/editing, Digital mastering
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45s Monarch Records (MR)
LPs Monarch Records (MR)

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Dec 30th 1950 AT
Apr 15th 1953 NT
Oct 27th 1955 RT
June 1st 1957 XT
Oct 1st 1958 UT
Apr 8th 1959 ET
Aug 1st 1960 WT
July 26th 1961 OT
Apr 10th 1962 ZT
Nov 26th 1962 PT
Jan 1st 1963 MT
July 1st 1963 KT (*the KT code can still be present on some UK EMI labels releases up until 1975)
Nov 23rd 1968 JT
Apr 1st 1973 - Purchase tax replaced by VAT

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Recent Activity
submitted Sasha & Darren Emerson - Scorcio. about 1 month ago
submitted Various - Boombox 1 (Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro And Disco Rap 1979-82). 8 months ago
submitted ZZ Top - Fandango!. 8 months ago
submitted Edwin Starr - 25 Miles. 8 months ago
submitted John Butler (2), The Waifs, San Cisco, Stella Donnelly & Carla Geneve - Fire Aid (Live Benefit Concert). 8 months ago
submitted John Butler (2), The Waifs, San Cisco, Stella Donnelly & Carla Geneve - Fire Aid (Live Benefit Concert). 8 months ago
submitted Chuck Mangione - Land Of Make Believe. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. II - Georgia Decay. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. II - Georgia Decay. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. II - Georgia Decay. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. II - Georgia Decay. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. II - Georgia Decay. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. II - Georgia Decay. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. I - Head Melter. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. I - Head Melter. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. I - Head Melter. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. I - Head Melter. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. I - Head Melter. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. I - Head Melter. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. II - Georgia Decay. 8 months ago
submitted Sasha - DETAT Vol. I - Head Melter. 8 months ago
submitted George Benson & Joe Farrell - Benson & Farrell. 9 months ago
submitted Van Halen - Balance. 9 months ago
submitted Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Heiichiro Ohyama - Encore: Recorded Live In Concert At The 1997 Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. 9 months ago
submitted Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Heiichiro Ohyama - Serenade: Live At The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. 9 months ago
submitted Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Marc Neikrug - Bravo! The Best Of The 1998 Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. 9 months ago
submitted Robert Silverman - Concert: Piano Works By Schumann, Schubert, Chopin, & J.S. Bach. 9 months ago
submitted Various - The Audiophile Reference Disc Vol. 1. 9 months ago
submitted Khruangbin - LateNightTales. 9 months ago
submitted Khruangbin - LateNightTales. 9 months ago
submitted Khruangbin - LateNightTales. 9 months ago
submitted Hyperion Knight - Rhapsody: Works By George Gershwin. 10 months ago
submitted Skid Row - Skid Row. 10 months ago
submitted James Brown - The Original Showman Live!. 10 months ago
submitted Iron Maiden - Newcastle Nightmare 1980. 10 months ago
submitted Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On (Rarities Edition). 10 months ago
submitted Milt Jackson Modern Jazz Quartet* - The Queen's Fancy. 11 months ago
submitted The Drifters - Memories Are Made Of This / My Islands In The Sun. 11 months ago
submitted Joe Perry - Joe Perry. 11 months ago
submitted Stevie Wonder - So What The Fuss. 11 months ago
submitted Dick Powell (2) ★ Wini Shaw* ★ Joan Blondell ★ Ruby Keeler ★ and Busby Berkeley Himself* - Those Fabulous Busby Berkeley Musicals. 11 months ago
submitted David Gilmour With Romany Gilmour - Yes, I Have Ghosts. 11 months ago
submitted Sasha - Scene Delete: The Remixes. 11 months ago
submitted Sasha - Scene Delete: The Remixes. 11 months ago
submitted Sasha - Scene Delete: The Remixes. 11 months ago
submitted Metallica - Helping Hands (Live At Metallica HQ Benefitting All Within My Hands November 14, 2020) . 12 months ago
submitted Parliament - Mothership Connection. 12 months ago
submitted Paul Eakins - Circus Carnival Calliope. 12 months ago
submitted Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two* - Story Songs Of The Trains And Rivers. about 1 year ago
submitted Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* - American Storm. about 1 year ago