Along the lines of record production in LA, is there a history of LA
pressing plants? I'm especially interested in Allied and contemporary
facilities in the 1930s & 50s.
On 6/22/2012 5:11 AM, Michael Shoshani wrote:
> On 06/22/2012 08:54 AM, Carl Pultz wrote:
>> Foggy recollection: Capitol bought the Melrose Ave. studios, which
>> had been
>> a radio network facility - right? I read that the big room had fine
>> acoustics, which they had a hard time replicating in the new tower
>> This comes from a book on Sinatra, so not from a technical POV.
> Yes, the Capitol facility on Melrose Avenue had once been NBC's
> Hollywood facility. NBC later built a new "Radio City" complex in
> Hollywood, which opened in 1937 and which eventually supplanted their
> West Coast headquarters in San Francisco.
> Capitol started in....1942, I believe, but I don't know what year they
> took over Melrose.
> Michael Shoshani