Great Western Record Recorders

Great Western Record Recorders is an analog recording studio located near Champaign, IL, dedicated to the creating of analog recordings of the highest fidelity. Owned and operated by Matt Talbott, GWRR offers free on-location lodging and boasts a great collection of class-A preamps, tube compressors, Studer and Ampex tape recorders for tracking and mixing, and plenty of vintage instruments and amps.

News

 

5-15

Great Western Record Recorders is changing it's name to Earth Analog. Look for a new site soon at earthanalog.com. Massive changes are afoot.

The Live Room

Fisheye lens shot from the corner of the live room. You can get really great room sounds in here.

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Rack Gear

Quality analog gear.

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Control Room

The control room.

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Rack Gear

Custom made Neve mic pre and LA2A tube compressor clones.

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Amps

A wide variety of amps to use while you track.

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Amps

A wide variety of amps to use while you track.

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Mixing

Good shot of Matt, the Studer, and the rack gear.

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Silvertone

Vintage Silvertone guitar amp. This thing sounds amazing.

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Amps

Some more of the available gear at GWRR.

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Studer

The Studer A820 24-track analog recorder.

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Drums

The studio's vintage 70's Ludwig kit. 3-ply with re-rings for that ultimate open, warm vintage drum tone.

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Iso Room

Adjacent to the control room, this isolated tracking space is great for vocals and guitar.

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Studer Tape Machine

A cool shot of the Studer and it's controller.

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Tracking Room

The main live room for tracking.

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Keys

One of the studio's Hammond organs, complete with leslie.

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Matt

Working on his studio tan.

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