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GCR Audio Recording Studios
564 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Phone: 716.381.9608


The Gear of GCR audio – Issue 03 – The Neumann M149 Tube Microphone

The Neumann 149 is the universal high-end tube microphone with a unique sound and a comprehensive selection of settings, including 9 directional characteristics and a 7-level low-cut filter! The capsule is derived from that of the legendary U 47 and M 49.  This mic to me is wide open, natural in all instances.  It works well on vocals, strings, acoustic guitar.  In comparison to the legendary Neumann U87,…

The Gear of GCR audio – Issue 02 – Neve 54 Series Console

To Neve or not to Neve, that is not a question! Rupert Neve is a pioneer in our industry.  He is primarily known for his design of professional microphone preamps, equalizers and large format recording consoles.   Much of the gear he designed has been discontinued and is highly sought after in the professional audio industry.  At GCR, we are lucky to have a little piece of Rupert…

The Gear of GCR – Issue 01 – The Retro 176′s

Issue 01 The Retro 176 is a variable-mu compressor/limiter that is modeled after the original sound and design of the classic UA 176 and 175B.  GCR is lucky to own serial numbers 3 and 4.  These two compressors are the workhorses of our studio.  While many think of the 176 as a 1176 with tubes, I would suggest it is more.  Think of the versatility of a Distressor,…