MARS Digitizes Lou Reed Archive

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in News | No Comments

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 […]


Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in News | No Comments

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 […]

Ready Take One

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in News | No Comments

As part of the on-going exploration of the Erroll Garner Archive, all original tapes were transferred at the Magic Shop by Doug Bleek and Michael Mercurio. Ready Take One was mixed by Kabir Hermon, produced by Peter Lockhart, Steve Rosenthal, Geri Allen, and Susan Rosenberg, and mastered by Vick Anesini at Battery Studios. Erroll Garner was […]