Real 2 Reel Recording Studio Atlanta

Real 2 Reel Recording Studio Atlanta longest continually operating recording studio in the metro Atlanta area. Located in Jonesboro, Georgia, a quick 15 minute drive from the Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta, Real 2 Reel Recording Studios opened it’s doors in 1976 and was one of the first musician owned and operated studios in the Atlanta area.  Founder Bill Turpin, an icon in the Atlanta music scene, passed away in December of 2018.  Will Turpin, Bill’s son and the bassist and a founding member Collective Soul is now a co-owner with Bill’s long time business partner, Steve Rawls,

2020 MARKS 44 YEARS OF REAL 2 REEL

From the beginning word spread that Real 2 Reel Recording Studios was known for producing great sounds while still maintaining a relaxed and comfortable recording studio vibe.

Over the last 44 years Real 2 Reel Recording Studios has seen a flood of local and national artists record in our facility.

Collective Soul

In the 1980’s Real 2 Reel Recording Studio Atlanta hired a young Ed Roland who formed the group Collective Soul while working at Real 2 Reel. Ed was an engineer at our studio for 8 years (Wikipedia entry for Ed Roland mentions his 8 years at Real 2 Reel here). Since then Collective Soul has sold more than 14 million albums worldwide. Real 2 Reel is owned by Steve Rawls and Will Turpin, the bassist and a founding member of Collective Soul.

Will Turpin And The Way perform Sailor live At Real 2 Reel

This video was recorded live at Real 2 Reel during the Feb 7, 2013 Internet Broadcast via StageIt.com. Sailor is a track from Will Turpin’s 2011 EP, The Lighthouse.  The EP can be purchased from iTunes.