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Our Services

Moondog Audio Restoration Services can clean or restore virtually any kind of audio there is. In addition, our experts can restore old or damaged artwork. Moondog Audio Restoration Services delivers high quality, digitally restored sound on your choice of format, no matter what the original source may be. Our services are affordable and tailored to meet your needs.

"The Magic Man makes old tapes sound brand new and old masters stand up and sparkle again!!!"
- Ellis Hall, former lead vocalist and keyboardist for Tower of Power

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We accept original audio in the following formats:
Tape Vinyl Digital
  • 2"
  • 1"
  • 1/2"
  • 1/4"
  • Cassettes
  • Video
  • 16 RPM
  • 33 1/3 RPM
  • 45 RPM
  • 78 RPM
  • Acetate
  • Lacquer
  • Transcription Disc

  • DAT
  • CD
  • MP3
  • DVD
Contact Us with your specific needs!


This is an overview of our audio restoration process. If you would like more information, please Contact Us.
  1. Obtain. The audio source is delivered to our facilities. (We can make transfers from cassette or DAT copies if the original source is not portable.)

  2. Clean. We examine and physically clean the source materials, using archival solvents and tools.

  3. Prepare. Next, we select, prepare, and calibrate the playback device. If necessary, we conduct preliminary services such as "baking" (to prevent oxide from flaking off old tape) and azimuth alignment (to replicate the head alignment of the original recording device).

  4. Digitize. We transfer the audio from its original format to a computer hard drive.

  5. Restore. We digitally correct the audio, which may include: cleaning clicks, pops, hum, hiss, speed, pitch, and equalization. We also may adjust for ambiance and fullness of the audio.

  6. Output. We output to CD or the medium of your choice.

  7. Test. We test the final product to make sure that you will be satisfied with the results.

  8. Deliver. The original and restored audio are returned to you!


We customize both our work and our pricing to fit your needs and budget. We can bill you by the hour, or quote a price for an entire job. Also, we enjoy working with independent clients and can make special allowances for certain types of projects by combining fixed pricing with a flexible delivery date.

The following rates are provided as a guideline; please Contact Us for a customized quote. Find out how to Make a Payment.

Pricing Guidelines

  • Basic rate - $50 per hour
  • Straight transfer - $25 per 1-hour CD
  • Cleaning - $50 per hour

    • 5 to 10 copies - $10 each
    • 10 to 100 copies - $8 each
    • 100 to 500 copies - $4 each