Exciting Announcements on Confirmed Panelists

As the 8th Annual Recording Summit at Welcome to 1979 is quickly approaching, Summit planning is in full swing! We have just released an exciting list of some of our confirmed panelists. Some 2016 Panelist Highlights: F. Reid Shippen: Among … 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

In the Studio with Frank Foster

We’ve had Country music artist Frank Foster in the studio for over a week now, and tracking his new album has been a blast for all involved! From stories about his home state of Louisiana and about his days in the oilfields … Continue reading

Recording Summit 2016 filling up quickly!

As summer slowly fades, we are getting closer and closer to our favorite time of the year here at Welcome to 1979… our Annual Recording Summit! Summit planning is in full force at 1979 and we are hyped about the … Continue reading

Frank Foster returns to Welcome to 1979

After recording his fifth album, Boots on the Ground, at Welcome to 1979, country music trailblazer Frank Foster has returned to record his sixth! Boots on the Ground debuted in January 2016 at number 7 on the Billboard Country Charts. He will be … Continue reading

New Sessions with Exciting Artists

Jonathan Jackson + Enation are here this week to record the follow up to their 2016 EP Blame-shifter. Jonathan may look familiar to you as he plays Avery Barkley on CMT’s Nashville- He’s a multitalented fellow. Here’s a clip of him with his … Continue reading

The Electroplating Process Is A Great Demonstration Of Science At Work

The process and science behind the electroplating process is really awesome. Here’s a quick walk through of how it starts at Welcome to 1979 and finishes at Welcome to 1979 Industries- First, we take your recordings (either on tape, digital, … Continue reading

Direct To Disc Recording Featured at Welcome to 1979

Direct-to-disc recording refers to sound recording methods that bypass the use of magnetic tape recording and record audio directly onto analog disc masters. This was the predominant recording method prior to the invention of magnetic tape.   Welcome To 1979 is one … Continue reading

Understanding Mastering For Vinyl, Electroplating, and Reference Lacquers

This is a great article, written by our friends at Recording Magazine, focusing on the importance of mastering for vinyl, electroplating, and reference lacquers. http://www.recordingmag.com/resourc…/resourceDetail/114.html These are also all services we offer here at Welcome to 1979 and Welcome to … Continue reading

Fall Recording Summit is Approaching

Each November we host a Recording Summit for recording enthusiasts all over the country to attend.  2016’s Summit is scheduled for November 11, 12th and 13th and is located right at our recording studio in Nashville, TN. Saturday night’s Listening … Continue reading