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

Big News at Welcome to 1979!

We just received huge news today at Welcome to 1979! We are officially a Grammy award winning studio! Last night at the Latin Grammy Award show, the late Juan Gabriel won two Grammys: album of the year and best vocal pop … Continue reading

Recording Summit Highlights and plans for 2017!

A big thank you to all who made it to our 8th Annual Recording Summit- attendees and panelists alike! Overall, we hope that the Summit was a blast for you and that you learned something new! For those who missed … Continue reading

Get your Music on Vinyl for SXSW

South by Southwest is only 5 short months away. SXSW is a great opportunity to market, connect, and get your record into listener’s hands! Are you planning on selling copies of your vinyl records at next year’s SXSW? Don’t procrastinate! Start … Continue reading

Winter Booking

We are now booking studio time for the winter months! Studio time can make a great Christmas gift for yourself, or for someone else if you’re feeling a bit more giving. Planning a tour for next spring? Winter is the best … Continue reading

News this Week at Welcome to 1979

In the studio this week we’ve got Aaron DaCorte tracking a new album with engineer Cameron Henry. DaCorte is the guitarist and vocalist for the band Iron Horse with his twin brother. Chris Mara is mixing a new EP for the … Continue reading

Tracking with Brian Pounds!

This week at Welcome to 1979 we are tracking a new album with singer/songwriter Brian Pounds! Brian is an Americana artist from Austin, TX who released his EP, Strikes and Gutters, in September of 2014. Prior to that came his … Continue reading

Summit Schedule released!

This years Recording Summit is not one you are going to want to miss!  With an exciting list of panels, panelists, and special guests, the 8th Annual Recording Summit will be one for the books! However, spots have been filling up … Continue reading