4207 Lake Road West
Ashtabula, OH 44004
Background and Bios of Eriebrick
John Luttrelle, Owner/Engineer
Background: I started young, in the school band, and my father was a
“hi-fi buff “. I built my first synthesizer at 15 years old, it was a PAIA kit.
I knew then this was what I wanted to do, and quickly made the connection
between electronics and music. My first studio was an old grocery store shared
with another band. In our half of the studio we had my 4 track for recording.
And so, the beginning of my musical career.
I got a taste of the industry at a job making Syndrums (the first electronic
drum) on my kitchen table. This led to an engineering position at Westlake
I didn’t have a lot of money for good equipment back then. The whole time I had
this day job, I was in my studio apartment writing and recording until the wee
hours of the morning learning my craft. I don’t think much has changed these
days for the average
"In all honesty, I just wanted to have a great studio for my own recording and
writing, but as it turns out, Eriebrick Recording was also formed to help
musician friends who need a place to go. So here we are with a great studio,
great atmosphere, great vibe and a great place for musicians to create their
vision, making music. Hey, it’s what we do at Eriebrick Recording, and so can
Musician, engineer and producer/composer now living in Ashtabula, Ohio. Moved
here from Los Angles in 2000.
Twenty seven years in the music industry working at the major studios in LA
including Westlake Audio as staff engineer with many artists including Johnny
Cash, Mavericks, Luther Van Dross, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys, Bush,
Ian Prince, Larry Robinson, Martina McBride, Germaine Jackson, Meatloaf, Eddy
Jobson, Carmine Appice, Bill Bottrell and Jasun Martz (who released a new
avant-garde CD this year where he played on clarinet and percussion).
Also an abstract artist on canvas, and graphic designer.
Owner/engineer of Eriebrick Recording Studio, performing with I & I, a local
reggae band, as well as working with various blues and jazz projects and
“There are many parallels for me between art and music. I like all types of
music and my fascination with sound has guided my whole career. I enjoy helping
musicians develop their art and experimenting with sound or just making good