Don't forget the RCA soundtrack series with Charles Gerhardt and the National Phil Orchestra. They're great. They could do great stuff when they tried. There were some Vics on thin vinyl that were mastered well. And plenty of pop recordings in the '70s have great pressings, but mostly the first set of laquers. ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]> To: <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 5:10 PM Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Record tracking,and ageing, was De-static question > Tom Fine wrote: > >> Didn't RCA go to hell when they adopted that "dynagroove" system? It's >> not just them with 70's >> reissues. Everyone got lazy. Listen to MCA reissues of Command and Kapp >> records. They're horrible. >> Capitol umpteenth pressing of Beatles records, which is what I grew up >> with in the 70's and 80's, >> weren't so hot either. > > On the other hand, there were RCA masterings and pressings of some Vox and > Murray Hill sets, and they're > wonderful. MCA...feh.