The Tank

Reverberation… or “Reverb” to musicians and recording engineers is the series of small echoes that surround a sound depending on the acoustics of the place it was recorded.

Nowadays, digital technology can simulate many different kinds of reverb, but there’s nothing like the real thing. In a remote part of Colorado, a group of musicians are working to save an empty water tank that has incredible reverb. Sam Fuqua reports.


Elaine Urie and Lois LaFond sing Amazing Grace in the tank: