Don’t Miss Out on Vinyl Camp!

Vinyl Camp is just around the corner…and there are only a few open spots left! Do you want to know what goes in to making a vinyl record? Want a behind-the-scenes and hands-on look at the record making process? Join … Continue reading

Mara Machines Price Increase!

Your April 15th deadline is just around the corner… And no, we’re not talking about your taxes! Mara Machines is administering a price increase and we want you to get your machine at our current low price! If you make a deposit … 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

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

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

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

Tape Camp 2016!

Join Chris Mara at WELCOME TO 1979 for Fall Tape Camp- a weekend of discussion, demonstration, and hands-on participation into all things analog recording. Network with fellow audio lovers and gain insider tips & tricks on how to better use … Continue reading

Fall Tape Camp is Almost Full!

Welcome to 1979’s Fall Tape Camp is at half occupancy and filling up quickly!  This Tape Camp takes place September 24th-26th and will focus on these workshops- SATURDAY will be spent demonstrating the differences and similarities between analog and digital recording.  … Continue reading