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

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

Chris at AXPONA 2016!

Chris Mara was invited to speak at Audio Expo North America (AXPONA) 2016 in Chicago, one of the best high-end consumer audio shows in the United States. He was featured on a panel alongside other tape lovers and industry pros, … Continue reading

Cutting Tapes

Nashville, Tn – Welcome To 1979 Studio–  We are cutting a vinyl master from tape today & things are sounding great!  If you’re thinking of releasing an album on vinyl, you’ll need someone to cut your masters.  Consider utilizing the … Continue reading


Nashville, Tn – Welcome to 1979 Recording Studio–  This is totally awesome. An MRL calibration tape made 4/20/1979 boom!

Tape Camp!

Nashville, Tn – Welcome to 1979 Recording Studio–  Tape Camp! Yesterday we were cutting tape, today were cutting on tape.

Recording to tape

Nashville, Tn – Welcome to 1979 Recording Studio–  Thanks again to our gracious host, the Basement, for letting us record all the great bands last night on tape. — at The Basement.


Nashville, Tn – Welcome to 1979 Recording Studio–  Tape Camp! Editing lesson=success!!!


Nashville, Tn – Welcome to 1979 Recording Studio–  we’re baking and transferring 30 reels of 2″ tape to Pro Tools the next couple of days. whew!