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A Busy Fall at MARS

Oct 31, 2017 |

It’s been a busy year here at MARS, and the fall brought with it new releases that we have been hard at work on.   The first releases were new masters of 2 classic records by Blondie, Parallel Lines and Eat to the Beat. Tapes were digitized at MARS by Kabir Hermon and mastered by Matt Boynton and […]

MARS Digitizes Lou Reed Archive

Mar 3, 2017 |

MARS digitized and cataloged the audio tapes from the Lou Reed Archive. The collection contains more than 500 tapes, including studio sessions, live concerts, demos, unreleased recordings, and interviews. The NYPL has acquired the collection. Lou recorded “Magic and Loss” and “Set The Twilight Reeling” at the original Magic Shop on Crosby Street. Below is […]


Oct 14, 2016 |

The Next Chapter … I can never replace The Magic Shop on Crosby Street, but my staff and I can honor its memory by doing quality work. We have started to do just that. I’m happy to announce the opening of “MARS”, The Magicshop Archive and Restoration Studios, on Jay Street in Brooklyn. We will […]