Dan Labrie, a Canada-born, Michigan native and graduate of Michigan Tech University, is an analog recording expert who is fascinated by the intersection of music and science. After a brief stint working in an all-analog studio in Metro Detroit, he accepted a position with ATR Services and ATR Magnetics and had the privilege of learning from and working under industry veteran Mike Spitz.
Dan currently leads both technical branches of the ATR Group – ATR Magnetics and ATR Services. ATR Services, founded in 1991, provides parts, repair service and restorations for the Ampex ATR-100 series recorder. ATR Magnetics is the only producer of professional analog magnetic recording media in the U.S.