John Golden

Real Name:
John Golden
Profile:
Mastering and lacquer cutting engineer, based in California, United States.
Vinyl cuts can be identified by JG in the runouts, usually in combination with either Kendun Recorders or K Disc Mastering or Golden Mastering stamps.
When just GOLDEN appears in the runouts, please credit Lacquer Cut At - Golden Mastering.

Not to be confused with his son JJ Golden and his daughter April Golden, who work as mastering / lacquer cutting engineers at the same studio.

Before starting his own mastering studio Golden Mastering (Ventura, CA) in 1993, he worked 4 years as a recording engineer at Wally Heider Studios (ca. 1969 - ca. 1973), before becoming a mastering engineer with Artisan Sound Recorders (ca. 1973 - 1975), Kendun Recorders (1975 - 1981) and K Disc Mastering (1981 - 1993).
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Instruments & Performance

81698-1 John Golden - Blind Before I Stop album art Meat Loaf Meat Loaf - Blind Before I Stop (Album) Atlantic 81698-1 US 1986 Sell This Version
NYET 747-1 John Golden - A Collection Of Vintage Spotness. album art Artless Entanglements Golden Tones and 1 more… Artless Entanglements - A Collection Of Vintage Spotness.(LP, Comp) No Auditions NYET 747-1 US 1987 Sell This Version
WCK-005 John Golden - Wick Records Presents - Battle Of The Bands Vol. 1 album art Various Daydream Various - Wick Records Presents - Battle Of The Bands Vol. 1(LP, Comp, Bla) Wick Records WCK-005 US 2020 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

1000 John Golden - Please Say / Everytime I Close My Eyes album art Johnny's Uncalled Four* Johnny's Uncalled Four* - Please Say / Everytime I Close My Eyes(7", Single) Magic Records (16) 1000 US 1965 Sell This Version
81698-1 John Golden - Blind Before I Stop album art Meat Loaf One More Kiss (Night Of The Soft Parade) and 1 more… Meat Loaf - Blind Before I Stop (Album) Atlantic 81698-1 US 1986 Sell This Version
SFK1 0150 John Golden - Blind Before I Stop album art Meat Loaf One More Kiss (Night Of The Soft Parade) and 1 more… Meat Loaf - Blind Before I Stop(Cass, Album, Dol) Arista SFK1 0150 Australasia 1986 Sell This Version
74321 393362 John Golden - Rock 'n' Roll Hero album art Meat Loaf Blind Before I Stop (as J. Golden) and 1 more… Meat Loaf - Rock 'n' Roll Hero(CD, Comp) Camden 74321 393362 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
JTPCK001DLX John Golden - Compass album art Lukas Rieger Echo Lukas Rieger - Compass(CD, Album, Dig) Jetpack Music JTPCK001DLX Europe 2016 Sell This Version
WCK-005 John Golden - Wick Records Presents - Battle Of The Bands Vol. 1 album art Various Daydream (as J. Golden) Various - Wick Records Presents - Battle Of The Bands Vol. 1(LP, Comp, Bla) Wick Records WCK-005 US 2020 Sell This Version

Conducting & Leading

Stereo GLP 3012, GLP 3012 John Golden - Nobody But Me album art The Human Beinz With The Mammals The Human Beinz With The Mammals - Nobody But Me(LP, Album) Gateway Recordings, Inc., Gateway Recordings, Inc. Stereo GLP 3012, GLP 3012 US 1967 Sell This Version

Production

BELL 6060 John Golden - Love's Lines, Angles And Rhymes album art The 5th Dimension* The 5th Dimension* - Love's Lines, Angles And Rhymes (Album) Bell Records BELL 6060 US 1971 Sell This Version
HAR 1000 John Golden - Free Spirit Movin' album art Ralph Harrison Ralph Harrison - Free Spirit Movin'(LP, Album) Great American Music Machine, Inc. HAR 1000 US 1972 Sell This Version
UA-LA469-G John Golden - Dream album art Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Dream (Album) United Artists Records UA-LA469-G Canada 1975 Sell This Version
SUS 1009 John Golden - Electric Vibes album art Craig Peyton Project* Craig Peyton Project* - Electric Vibes(LP, Album) Sutra Records SUS 1009 US 1981 Sell This Version
ND-0029 John Golden - Mi Casa album art The Centerfield Assignment* The Centerfield Assignment* - Mi Casa(12") Next Door Records ND-0029 US 1988 Sell This Version
64 7913541 John Golden - N.Y.C. album art Steps Ahead Steps Ahead - N.Y.C.(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Intuition Records 64 7913541 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
FMS 62376 John Golden - Same Old Same Old / Chemical Warefare album art Romeo Black Romeo Black - Same Old Same Old / Chemical Warefare(12", Single) Select Records FMS 62376 US 1990 Sell This Version
PRO-3408 John Golden - Double Barrel (EP) album art Twin Hype Twin Hype - Double Barrel (EP)(12", EP) Profile Records PRO-3408 US 1991 Sell This Version
COL 468400 2, 468400 2 John Golden - IX album art Bendik Hofseth Bendik Hofseth - IX(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia COL 468400 2, 468400 2 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
CN 96420 John Golden - Just As I Am album art Bill Withers Bill Withers - Just As I Am(Hybrid, DualDisc, RE) Legacy, Columbia CN 96420 US 2005 Sell This Version
WCK-005 John Golden - Wick Records Presents - Battle Of The Bands Vol. 1 album art Various Daydream (as J. Golden) Various - Wick Records Presents - Battle Of The Bands Vol. 1(LP, Comp, Bla) Wick Records WCK-005 US 2020 Sell This Version

Technical

Stereo GLP 3012, GLP 3012 John Golden - Nobody But Me album art The Human Beinz With The Mammals The Human Beinz With The Mammals - Nobody But Me(LP, Album) Gateway Recordings, Inc., Gateway Recordings, Inc. Stereo GLP 3012, GLP 3012 US 1967 Sell This Version
A20104, A-20104 John Golden - Direct Me album art Clydie King Clydie King - Direct Me (Album) Lizard, Lizard A20104, A-20104 US 1970 Sell This Version
LP-12456 John Golden - Wanted Dead Or Alive album art Zevon* Zevon* - Wanted Dead Or Alive (Album) Imperial LP-12456 US 1970 Sell This Version
BELL 6045 John Golden - Portrait album art The 5th Dimension* The 5th Dimension* - Portrait (Album) Bell Records, Bell Records BELL 6045 US 1970 Sell This Version