The only 78 mastering I've heard of since the 1960's was for the AES's calibration disc set:
I'm not sure who was in charge of this, but they would know who can cut a 78 laquer.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Sueiro Bal Marcos" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 2:40 PM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Pressing 78s today
> A client of a friend wants to press "78s". By this I assume he means
> coarse-groove discs spinning at 78 RPM --who knows with what curve.
> Anyone know of a mastering facility that can cut such a lacquer? I
> could not find an answer in the archives. He does not expect anyone
> to actually play them.
> If anyone knows of a pressing plant capable of pressing 78s, I'd
> appreciate that too. I assume no one in the world can press shellac
> anymore, but maybe thick vinyl?
> I would not even bother asking, but knowing this exists
> I thought there may be a chance.
> Next up --tinfoil-cylinder reissues of classic 1980s CDs.
> Marcos Sueiro Bal
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