Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
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 [l=Frankford/Wayne Recording Labs]. In 1973 they also set up shop in New York City. Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs, Inc. was incorporated in New York City 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: [a=Michael Sarsfield], [a=Carlton Batts], [a=Herb Powers Jr.], [a=Tom Coyne], [a=Greg Vaughn], [a=Rick Essig], [a502056], [a=Chris Gehringer]. 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 stamp with the full company name, 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.
Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs, Inc. 130 West 42nd Street, Ste. #1000 New York, NY 10036 Tel.: 212 302-8300 Fax: 212 764-3466