Put Down Your Deposit on a Mara Machine!

April 15 is just around the corner!! Mara Machines is administering a price increase that will go into effect later this month. If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a Mara Machine, now is the time! Put your deposit down before … Continue reading

Analog Anywhere!

Looking to get that warm tape sound on your digitally recorded mixes? Have you heard about our Analog Anywhere service? Send us your digital mixes, we record them to tape and send them back to you. We normally have a … Continue reading

Americana Charts

The Americana Top Charts this week feature a few artists with a connection to Welcome to 1979! We did the vinyl mastering for 3 out of the top 18 artists on the charts! Band of Heathens is featured at number 2 … Continue reading

Vinyl Camp 2017 Announced!

We’ve just set dates for Vinyl Camp 2017 and we are stoked! Join us at Welcome to 1979 May 6 & 7, 2017 for a vinyl packed weekend like no other! Are you a vinyl enthusiast looking to learn more … Continue reading

Direct to Disc at 1979

We’ve got a direct to disc session today and we are PUMPED. Direct to disc sessions are high energy and loads of fun. Thieves of Sunrise are in the studio today to record their newest single direct to vinyl. Welcome to … Continue reading

Chris Canterbury at Welcome to 1979

We’ve got Chris Canterbury in the studio this week recording his next album! Chris is a Country/Americana artist based in Nashville, TN. Chris Mara is engineering the session with Justin Burba assisting. Keep an eye out for this record because it … Continue reading

See who’s tracking this week!

This week at Welcome to 1979 the studio is packed with people, food, and talent! We’ve got Nashville band The Hardin Draw in the studio tracking with us for the rest of this week. The Hardin Draw are a local … Continue reading

Tape Camp filling up quickly!

The first Tape Camp of 2017 is just around the corner… and spots are filling up quickly! The workshop is limited to 10 people and there are a couple spots left. Tape Camp is a weekend full of ultra hands-on … Continue reading

This week at Welcome to 1979

In the studio today, engineer Chris Mara is mixing an EP for Minnesota-based artist Lena Elizabeth. Lena has been at Welcome to 1979 the last few days tracking this EP and it is sounding killer! Her style effortlessly blends genres … Continue reading

Did you know…

Did you know that we are experts at analog tape restoration? We treat every project with the utmost care, from Allen Toussaint to you Grandmother’s keepsakes! Let us help you archive your audio history. We do almost every tape transfer … Continue reading