Sony To Shutter Historic StudiosJune 15, 2007 | Book
The Sony Studios, New York, where SonyBMG mastered a lot of Elvis back catalog material in DSD (starting in 2002) will be closing their doors on Aug 31, 2007.Source:For Elvis CD Collectors Forum
Mofoca22 wrote on June 15, 2007
is this good or bad news?
Mystery Rider wrote on June 16, 2007
Well now we know what SONY stands for, Sneek Out of New York. Close the studios and run with the money, Typical
boris wrote on June 16, 2007
I tend to think the same way about Sony Mystery Rider these guys seem to pay more attention to fast money than back catalogues no matter how important they stand in music history. But we hold the key to changes, after all FTD was created to counteract a rather profitable hidden market...
Greg Nolan wrote on June 17, 2007
I'm not sure how this news matters to us, but I continue to read that the Sony-BMG merger (takeover?) has been less than easy for the German "bride" (the one that owns the RCA catalog). A lot of people cried foul when Japan's SONY bought up the esteemed "Columbia" label (Pictures and record label) some 20 years ago but their most recent merger mated Elvis corporately with Michael Jackson and the Beatles! Weird! Just doesn't seem right!
mature_elvis_fan75 wrote on June 18, 2007
Ftd happened for one reason and one reason only,it makes money,they saw the import market and what it made and then they finnaly decided to get on board,as for the closing of this studio,i couldnt care less!