I would appreciate any info available on the L.A. Enterprise label from the
1940s, and possibly earlier than that. Discography, maybe?
On 6/22/12 12:41 PM, "Malcolm Rockwell" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 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