August 14th , 2017:  After several years of hiatus from the music industry, Tony Martino is back producing/recording a new album (titled "Almost Totally Serious") for his new solo-project, The Rarest Kind.  The songs were recorded at Welcome to 1979 in Nashville, Studio City Sound in California, and in Tempe, Arizona at Robin Wilson's (singer of the Gin Blossoms) studio.  The songs are being mixed by Mark Needham (Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Blue October, etc.), with others mixed by Brian Malouf (Michael Jackson, Pearl Jam, Colbie Caillat, etc.). More news and album updates to come! This page is still under construction so check back very soon!