Markosa Studios

In 2005 I decided to make a CD so I went to a store and bought a small Tascam tape recorder. I had read that it was possible to get four tracks of music on a small stereo tape recorder so I took a few instructions on-line to get started and in a few weeks I had 5 or 6 tapes with 3 songs on each. Since I had no way of mixing them down and adding the effects I wanted, I got the phone book out and found a recording studio in town that had the right ad and I punched in the numbers. The voice on the other end said Markosa Studios. After we introduced our selfs I told the voice ( Mark Thies) what I wanted to do. He said bring the tapes and the recorder and he would give it a try. He said the studio was in his basement and to come through the Garage door. When I pulled in the drive I noticed what looked like a normal house on a tree-lined street that had a huge room added to the back of the house. As it turned out he said they weren’t bad for the first try and went about mixing them down and put them on a CD. It took three or four sessions to get 12 decent songs from the 18 or so that I had and one day sitting in his studio which was the only one I had ever seen, (with a mass of control boards switches and knobs and meters and wire running here and there). I asked about the big room on the back of his house. He said oh that’s my new studio, would you like to see it. I said I would, so he took me up the stairs through the house to a large hall way that led to a big room with three small rooms on the west side and two larger rooms for recording. He told me what each room was for and that he was kinda stuck because he had these special windows between each room and he didn’t know how to go about installing them. I said I can do that and that I was a Glazier and had installed every kind of window there was. We made a deal on the spot and he told me what he needed. He had all the lumber to make the frames, so the next day I set up shop in one of the rooms, made the frames ordered the glass and put it in. All of this took a week or so to complete and in a short time the new studio was up and running and it was beautiful. Since then Mark an I have made five more CDs. So if your into music and need a studio take a look at Markosa Studios you won’t find a better one between here and Abby Road.