Record Technology Incorporated

Record Technology Incorporated

Profile:
American record plating and pressing plant established in 1974. From 1995 to 2010 RTI operated the joint venture disc cutting studio AcousTech Mastering at the same location.

It is sometimes listed as "RTI Record Technology Inc." on older test pressings and just "RTI" or "Record Technology Inc" in the regular print of some releases.

Matrix number scheme used for the processing:
Side A: xxxxx (2) or (3)
Side B: xxxxx (2) or (3)

Later adjusted to include the side identifiers:
Side A: xxxxx.1 (1) or (2) or (3)
Side B: xxxxx.2 (1) or (2) or (3)

Only the sequential numbers should be added for the role Mastered At. See Directions In Music for an example.
Note: a new sequential number counting started in September 1995.

(1), (2) and (3) indicate the matrix process used:
The 3-step process means that the master lacquer disc is used to make negative fathers, positive mothers, and finally stampers.
The 2-step means that the master lacquer disc is used to make a negative father, a mother and then convert the father into a stamper. This is used for small runs and in the case that extra stampers a required, the mother is used to produce those stampers.
The newer 1-step process (often found on MOFI UltraDisc One-Step records) means that the master lacquer disc is used to make a negative convert which is used to produce directly the vinyl (w/o using father, mother and stamper). The removal of two steps in plating process improves the sound quality.
As already mentioned above the side identifiers .1 and .2 are not always included in the matrix scheme.

Other stamper identifiers are one or two dotted crosses ( ꔰ [unicode symbol], + or ++), indicating a pressing by RTI.

A record processed by RTI doesn't necessarily mean the company also pressed it. Please only use the Mastered At role in LCCN field when the scheme appears.
Please use Pressed By only when it's credited on release and/or the information is taken from a reliable source.
Sublabel
Contact Info:
Record Technology, Inc.
486 Dawson Dr.
Camarillo, CA 93012-8090
USA
Sites:
[l66254]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
TRR244 Severe  album cover My Disco Severe (Album) TRR244 US 2015 Sell This Version
TRR246 LP Travels In Constants  album cover Songs:Ohia* Travels In Constants(LP, Comp, RM, Ora + CD, EP + Ltd) Temporary Residence Limited, Temporary Residence Limited TRR246 LP UK & US 2018 Sell This Version
TRR270 The Wilderness  album cover Explosions In The Sky The Wilderness(LP + LP, S/Sided, Etch + Album, Dlx, Ltd) Temporary Residence Limited TRR270 US 2016 Sell This Version
TRR347 Echoes  album cover Directions Echoes(12", EP, Ltd, RE, RM, Ora) Temporary Residence Limited TRR347 US 2021 Sell This Version
TRTH5354Q Warm Your Heart  album cover Aaron Neville Warm Your Heart(LP) Record Technology Incorporated TRTH5354Q 2004 Sell This Version
TS-003 Untitled  album cover Unknown Artist Untitled(12", TP) Not On Label TS-003 US 2003 Sell This Version
TSC AD-0044 Ihatov  album cover Makoto Terashita Trio Ihatov (Album) TSC AD-0044 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TSQ2264 Frank Fairfield Frank Fairfield(LP, Album, Mono, TP) Tompkins Square TSQ2264 US 2009 Sell This Version
UAJS 15003 Undercurrent  album cover Bill Evans - Jim Hall Bill Evans - Jim Hall - Undercurrent(LP, Album, RE, TP) Silver Label Vinyl Series UAJS 15003 US 2013 Sell This Version
UD1S 2-002 Sunday At The Village Vanguard  album cover Bill Evans Trio* Featuring Scott La Faro* Bill Evans Trio* Featuring Scott La Faro* - Sunday At The Village Vanguard(2x12", Album, RE, RM, 180 + Box, Ltd, Num) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab UD1S 2-002 US 2017 Sell This Version
UD1S 2-005 Texas Flood  album cover Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble* Texas Flood (Album) UD1S 2-005 US 2019 Sell This Version
UD1S 2-014 Still Crazy After All These Years  album cover Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years(2x12", Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, S/Edition, 180 + B) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Columbia, Sony Music Commercial Music Group UD1S 2-014 US 2021 Sell This Version
UD1S 2-016 Blood, Sweat & Tears  album cover Blood, Sweat & Tears* Blood, Sweat & Tears(2x12", Album, RE, RM, 180 + Box, Ltd, Num, S/Editi) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Columbia, Sony Music Commercial Music Group UD1S 2-016 US 2021 Sell This Version
UD1S 2-024 Eagles  album cover Eagles Eagles(2x12", Album, RE, RM, 180 + Box, Ltd, Num) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Asylum Records UD1S 2-024 US 2021 Sell This Version
UD1S 2-025 Desperado  album cover Eagles Desperado(2x12", Album, RE, RM, 180 + Box, Ltd, Num) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Asylum Records UD1S 2-025 US 2021 Sell This Version
UG-4003 Live & Direct  album cover Taj Mahal And The International Rhythm Band Taj Mahal And The International Rhythm Band - Live & Direct(LP, TP, dbx) Ultragroove UG-4003 US 1980 Sell This Version
UP 027 This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About  album cover Modest Mouse This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About(2xLP, Album, TP) Up Records (5) UP 027 US 1996 Sell This Version
UR12 056 No One, No How, Never  album cover P'Taah No One, No How, Never(12", TP) Ubiquity UR12 056 US 2000 Sell This Version
URLP-040 No Categories Vol. 2  album cover Various No Categories Vol. 2(2xLP, Comp, TP) Ubiquity URLP-040 US 1999 Sell This Version
URLP 053 The New Latinaires 2  album cover Various The New Latinaires 2(2xLP, Comp, TP) Ubiquity URLP 053 US 1999 Sell This Version
UW033lp Stolen Car  album cover Carl Stone Stolen Car(2xLP, Album) Unseen Worlds, Unseen Worlds UW033lp US 2021 Sell This Version
VAJK Läther  album cover Frank Zappa Läther(4xLP, Album, TP + LP, S/Sided, TP) Not On Label VAJK US 1996 Sell This Version
VAN00091 Moog Indigo  album cover Jean-Jacques Perrey Moog Indigo(LP, Album, RE, 180) Vanguard VAN00091 US 2017 Sell This Version
VAP-002 A/B Dead Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)  album cover Neil Young Dead Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(2xLP, Album, RE, TP) Record Technology Incorporated VAP-002 A/B US 2006 Sell This Version
VBM 160 White Night Black Light  album cover Doug Burr White Night Black Light(7", Single, Whi) Velvet Blue Music VBM 160 US 2015 Sell This Version
VBM 182 You Are Not The Future  album cover Fine China You Are Not The Future(7") Velvet Blue Music VBM 182 US 2018 Sell This Version
VFR 2009-2 Lost Verses · Live  album cover Mark Kozelek Lost Verses · Live(2xLP, Album, TP) Caldo Verde Records, Vinyl Films VFR 2009-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
VFR-2010-1 Admiral Fell Promises  album cover Sun Kil Moon Admiral Fell Promises(2xLP, Album, TP) Vinyl Films VFR-2010-1 US 2010 Sell This Version
VICS-1102 Symphony No. 4 / Leonore Overture No. 3  album cover Beethoven* - Pierre Monteux, London Symphony* Beethoven* - Pierre Monteux, London Symphony* - Symphony No. 4 / Leonore Overture No. 3(LP, Album, RE, 180) RCA Victrola, Classic Records VICS-1102 US Unknown Sell This Version
VL028 เสียวไส้  album cover สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* - เสียวไส้(LP, Album, Mono, Ltd, Num, RE) Vlovevinyl VL028 Thailand 2014 Sell This Version
VL029 ของปลอม  album cover สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* - ของปลอม(LP, Album, Mono, Ltd, Num, RE) Vlovevinyl VL029 Thailand 2014 Sell This Version
VL030 สาวหน้าฝน Sao Nha Fon  album cover สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* - สาวหน้าฝน Sao Nha Fon(LP, Album, Mono, Ltd, Num, RE) Vlovevinyl VL030 Thailand 2014 Sell This Version
VL031 คนหัวล้าน Kon Hua Lhan  album cover สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* สุรพล สมบัติเจริญ = Surapol Sombatcharoen* - คนหัวล้าน Kon Hua Lhan(LP, Album, Mono, Ltd, Num, RE) Vlovevinyl VL031 Thailand 2014 Sell This Version
VL Collection 001 ผู้ปิดทองหลังพระ: ตามรอยพ่อ V Love Vinyl Collection Mastered By Bernie Grundman  album cover Carabao* ผู้ปิดทองหลังพระ: ตามรอยพ่อ V Love Vinyl Collection Mastered By Bernie Grundman(12", Maxi, Ltd, Promo, 180) Vlovevinyl VL Collection 001 Thailand 2015 Sell This Version
VOLT-29  The Early Years - 1984 To 1987  album cover Ultima Thule (2) The Early Years - 1984 To 1987 (Comp) VOLT-29 US 1997 Sell This Version
VOLT-29LP The Early Years - 1984 To 1987  album cover Ultima Thule (2) The Early Years - 1984 To 1987(LP, Comp, Ltd, RE) Vulture Rock Records, Vulture Rock Records VOLT-29LP US 1997 Sell This Version
VOLT-30LP Um Grito De Uniao  album cover Various Um Grito De Uniao(LP, Comp, RE) Vulture Rock Records VOLT-30LP US 1997 Sell This Version
VOLT 32 Dans Les Catacombs Du Studio De L'Acre 1993-1995  album cover The Templars Dans Les Catacombs Du Studio De L'Acre 1993-1995(LP, Comp, TP) Vulture Rock Records VOLT 32 US 1997 Sell This Version
VOLT-32 LP Dans Les Catacombs Du Studio De L'Acre 1993-1995  album cover The Templars Dans Les Catacombs Du Studio De L'Acre 1993-1995(LP, Comp) Vulture Rock Records, Vulture Rock Records VOLT-32 LP US 1997 Sell This Version
VOLT 34 The Last Call 1992 To 1996  album cover Pist'N'Broke The Last Call 1992 To 1996(LP, Comp, TP) Vulture Rock Records VOLT 34 US 1997 Sell This Version
VOLT-36 Phase II  album cover Templars* Phase II (Album) VOLT-36 US 1998 Sell This Version
VOLT-36LP Phase II  album cover Templars* Phase II(LP, Album, Whi) Vulture Rock Records, Vulture Rock Records VOLT-36LP US 1998 Sell This Version
Volt-37 The Unruly  album cover The Unruly The Unruly(LP, Album, TP) Vulture Rock Records Volt-37 US 1998 Sell This Version
VOLT-38 Werewolf  album cover Various Werewolf (Comp) VOLT-38 US 1998 Sell This Version
VOLT-41 Drunk And Poor  album cover Moloko Men Drunk And Poor(LP, Album) Vulture Rock Records VOLT-41 US 1998 Sell This Version
VOLT-44LP. Odiati & Fieri! - The Early Years 85-88  album cover Klasse Kriminale Odiati & Fieri! - The Early Years 85-88(LP, RE) Vulture Rock Records VOLT-44LP. US 1999 Sell This Version
VOLT-48 Domination  album cover Youthful Offenders Domination (Album) VOLT-48 US 1999 Sell This Version
VOLT-55 American History  album cover Youth Defense League American History(LP, Album, TP) Vulture Rock Records VOLT-55 US 1999 Sell This Version
VOLT-55LP American History  album cover Youth Defense League American History(LP, Album, Ltd) Vulture Rock Records, Vulture Rock Records VOLT-55LP US 1999 Sell This Version
VOLT-57 Fire-power Is Our Business!  album cover The Bodies (2) Fire-power Is Our Business! (MiniAlbum) VOLT-57 US 2000 Sell This Version
VOLT-60 Old Glory  album cover Youth Defense League Old Glory (EP) VOLT-60 US 2000 Sell This Version
VOLT-65 American Pride  album cover Youth Defense League American Pride (EP) VOLT-65 US 2000 Sell This Version
VR011 A/B Reflection  album cover Brian Ellis Reflection(LP, MiniAlbum, TP) Voltaire Records VR011 A/B US 2014 Sell This Version
VSD-79178 So Many Roads  album cover John Hammond* So Many Roads(LP, Album, Mono, TP) Cisco Music VSD-79178 US 2003 Sell This Version
VSD 2150-45 Reunion At Carnegie Hall - 1963  album cover The Weavers Reunion At Carnegie Hall - 1963 VSD 2150-45 US 2004 Sell This Version
VU 4003 The Verve/MGM Albums  album cover The Velvet Underground The Verve/MGM Albums(Box, Comp, Mono, Ltd + LP, Album, Mono, RE, RM + L) Sundazed Music, Universal Music Special Markets VU 4003 US 2019 Sell This Version
VV9803 Controlled Emotions EP  album cover Chris Simmonds Controlled Emotions EP(12", EP, TP, W/Lbl) Viva! VV9803 US 1999 Sell This Version
W-8418 S'Wonderful Jazz  album cover Eddie Graham Trio S'Wonderful Jazz(LP, 180) Wilson Audiophile W-8418 US 1984 Sell This Version
W-8722 Sonatas For Violin And Piano  album cover Julie Steinberg, David Abel, Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy, Béla Bartók Julie Steinberg, David Abel, Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy, Béla Bartók - Sonatas For Violin And Piano(LP) Wilson Audiophile W-8722 US 1987 Sell This Version
W-9231 Gershwin By Knight  album cover Gershwin* / Hyperion Knight Gershwin* / Hyperion Knight - Gershwin By Knight W-9231 US 1992 Sell This Version
WARP LP 92 X Drukqs  album cover Aphex Twin Drukqs (Album) WARP LP 92 X UK 2001 Sell This Version
WARPLP291 Flamagra  album cover Flying Lotus Flamagra(2xLP, Album) Warp Records WARPLP291 US 2019 Sell This Version
WAXGOAT145_V2 The Essence Of Eternity's Despair   album cover Sanguine Relic The Essence Of Eternity's Despair (LP, Album, Ltd, RP, Mos) GoatowaRex WAXGOAT145_V2 China 2020 Sell This Version
WB 1356 "First Place Again" Playboy  album cover Paul Desmond "First Place Again" Playboy(LP, TP, 180) Warner Bros. Records WB 1356 US 2007 Sell This Version
WCD-9230 20th Century Masterpieces For Piano & Cello  album cover Roger Drinkall • Dian Baker Duo 20th Century Masterpieces For Piano & Cello(CD, Album) Wilson Audiophile WCD-9230 US 1992 Sell This Version
WD-1021 Tideline  album cover Darol Anger / Barbara Higbie Darol Anger / Barbara Higbie - Tideline(CD, Album, RE) Windham Hill Records WD-1021 US 1986 Sell This Version
WH-1001 In Search Of The Turtle's Navel - Guitar Solos  album cover William Ackerman In Search Of The Turtle's Navel - Guitar Solos(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-1001 US 1982 Sell This Version
WH-1006 Childhood And Memory: Pieces For Guitar  album cover William Ackerman Childhood And Memory: Pieces For Guitar(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-1006 US 1982 Sell This Version
WH-1009 Slow Circle  album cover Alex deGrassi* Slow Circle(LP, Album, RTI) Windham Hill Records WH-1009 US 1979 Sell This Version
WH-1011 Soliloquy  album cover David Qualey Soliloquy(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-1011 US 1980 Sell This Version
WH-1012 Autumn  album cover George Winston Autumn (Album) WH-1012 US 1980 Sell This Version
WH-1013 Willow  album cover Daniel Hecht Willow (Album) WH-1013 US Unknown Sell This Version
WH-1014 Passage  album cover William Ackerman Passage (Album) WH-1014 US 1981 Sell This Version
WH-1016 Wind Dance  album cover Scott Cossu Wind Dance (Album) WH-1016 US 1983 Sell This Version
WH-1017 Breakfast In The Field  album cover Michael Hedges Breakfast In The Field(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-1017 US 1981 Sell This Version
WH-1018 Clockwork  album cover Alex De Grassi Clockwork(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-1018 US 1981 Sell This Version
WH-1019 Winter Into Spring  album cover George Winston Winter Into Spring (Album) WH-1019 US 1982 Sell This Version
WH-1020 Elements  album cover Ira Stein / Russel Walder* Elements (Album) WH-1020 US Unknown Sell This Version
WH-1021 Tideline  album cover Darol Anger - Barbara Higbie Darol Anger - Barbara Higbie - Tideline (Album) WH-1021 US 1982 Sell This Version
WH 1022 Shadowfax  album cover Shadowfax Shadowfax(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH 1022 US 1982 Sell This Version
WH-1026 An Evening With Windham Hill Live  album cover Various An Evening With Windham Hill Live(LP, Album, RTI) Windham Hill Records WH-1026 US 1983 Sell This Version
WH-1027 Vapor Drawings  album cover Mark Isham Vapor Drawings(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-1027 US 1983 Sell This Version
WH-1029 Shadowdance  album cover Shadowfax Shadowdance (Album) WH-1029 US 1983 Sell This Version
WH-1038 The Dreams Of Children  album cover Shadowfax The Dreams Of Children(LP, Album, TP) Windham Hill Records WH-1038 US 1984 Sell This Version
WH-1051 Too Far To Whisper  album cover Shadowfax Too Far To Whisper(LP, Album, TP) Windham Hill Records WH-1051 US 1986 Sell This Version
WH-02332 Detours Into Unconscious Rhythms  album cover Calvin Keys Detours Into Unconscious Rhythms(LP, Album, TP) Wide Hive Records WH-02332 US 2001 Sell This Version
WH-91017 Breakfast In The Field  album cover Michael Hedges Breakfast In The Field(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-91017 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
WHP-28002 William Ackerman Passage (Album) WHP-28002 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
WHP-28012 Breakfast In The Field  album cover Michael Hedges Breakfast In The Field (Album) WHP-28012 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
WHS A-1021 Tideline  album cover Darol Anger - Barbara Higbie Darol Anger - Barbara Higbie - Tideline(LP, Album, Aud) Windham Hill Records WHS A-1021 US 1982 Sell This Version
WHS C-1001 The Search For The Turtle's Navel - Guitar Solos  album cover William Ackerman The Search For The Turtle's Navel - Guitar Solos(LP, Album, RE) Windham Hill Records WHS C-1001 US 1977 Sell This Version
WHS C-1004 Turning: Turning Back  album cover Alex De Grassi Turning: Turning Back(LP, Album, RM, RP, RTI) Windham Hill Records WHS C-1004 US 1978 Sell This Version
WHS C-1006 Childhood And Memory: Pieces For Guitar  album cover William Ackerman Childhood And Memory: Pieces For Guitar(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WHS C-1006 US 1982 Sell This Version
WHS C-1011 Soliloquy  album cover David Qualey Soliloquy (Album) WHS C-1011 US 1980 Sell This Version
WHS C-1012 Autumn  album cover George Winston Autumn(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records, Windham Hill Records WHS C-1012 US 1980 Sell This Version
WHS C-1013 Willow  album cover Daniel Hecht Willow(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WHS C-1013 US 1980 Sell This Version
WHS C-1020 Elements  album cover Ira Stein / Russel Walder* Elements (Album) WHS C-1020 US 1982 Sell This Version
WHSD-C1014 Passage  album cover William Ackerman Passage (Album) WHSD-C1014 US 1981 Sell This Version
WLA CS 02 Mountains And The Sea  album cover José Neto* Mountains And The Sea(LP, Album) Water Lily Acoustics WLA CS 02 US 1986 Sell This Version
WLA ES-01 Raga Kirwani  album cover Ustad Ali Akbar Khan* Raga Kirwani(LP, Album) Water Lily Acoustics WLA ES-01 US 1986 Sell This Version

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JazzLoser

JazzLoser

June 2, 2021
I for one have not had anything but a great experience with these guys from the Blue Note Tone Poet series
bmeagan

bmeagan

April 11, 2021
Just bought Michigan by Sufjan Stevens "3 times" and had to send each copy back. Absolutely TERRIBLE pressing. Dirty, smudged, at times scratched. Pop, crackle, hiss, click. Really terrible quality control form this pressing plant.
speed808

speed808

December 20, 2020
What is the point of having the best mastering and cut if you can't press a clean and flat record? You guys need to get it together or take a break. GZ vinyl's quality control is now better than yours and this is no exaggeration.
MrShocktime

MrShocktime

April 27, 2020
Never ending dish warps coming from RTI these days (past few years, really). Where did the quality control go?
vinylfilmaholic

vinylfilmaholic

July 8, 2019
I’ve noticed their QC is lagging a little lately. Got a repress of Natalie Merchant “Tigerlily” releases by MoFi and it was off centered on one side. Not to mention some coming scuffed. Sad, considering they’re usually one of the best.
blueburrito7

blueburrito7

November 16, 2018
Does anyone have any experience with this press? Just got a test pressing back from them and it's one of the best sounding test pressings I've ever received. I'm not finding much other info about them online, but they seem solid. Want to learn more before placing any other orders with them.