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NAMM 2016

NAMM 2016

BURL AUDIO will be exhibiting at NAMM in 2016! Stay tuned for our booth number, and other exciting... read more
Flight Of The Mothership 2015: Vancouver, B.C.

Flight Of The Mothership 2015: Vancouver, B.C.

The Flight of the Mothership Tour 2015 has been such a success that we have decided to add one last stop in Vancouver, Canada. Each time we do an event, we meet new people and it’s always a pleasure to hear the Mothership at work in a new studio. Our goal is to... read more
Tape Op “Behind the Gear” with Rich Williams

Tape Op “Behind the Gear” with Rich Williams

Burl Audio, under the direction of owner/designer Rich Williams, has developed some of the best new recording equipment over the last eight years. Their mic preamps, summing amps, and control room monitor are top-quality. But the company is best known for their... read more
Tape Op Review of B26 Orca Control Room Monitor

Tape Op Review of B26 Orca Control Room Monitor

By Geoff Stanfield. Let’s start this conversation off by stating the obvious. You cannot properly record or mix music if you cannot accurately hear what you are recording or mixing. If music is more than a hobby, and you are working with low to mid-level... read more
Tape Op Review of B32 Vancouver Mix Bux

Tape Op Review of B32 Vancouver Mix Bux

By Geoff Stanfield. If you are short on time and just want the thumbs up/down on the B32 Vancouver 32×2 mix bus, it gets an enthusiastic thumbs up. All the adjectives that you might find in an adult-film review are applicable to the B32: wider, deeper, warmer,... read more
Dave Cobb Interview

Dave Cobb Interview

“It’s so fucking… immediate! I have converters that I’ve been really happy with. I love the Radar stuff, and I compared them side by side, and it’s not even close. I’ve done converter shootouts before where you put two things up and it’s really hard. You say to... read more
Audities Foundation

Audities Foundation

“We put it up, with the same Logic 9, PT 10 and Nuendo sessions next to our 192, Black Lion/MOTU 424 and 828 I/O devices and it was not even close. Taking a gun to a knife fight, really. Congratulations, I’m a digital curmudgeon that you’ve managed... read more
The Nacho Garrido Story

The Nacho Garrido Story

Recently we had a visitor from Spain who wrote in that he was interested in seeing what we do. Here is a letter he sent us recapping his experience: “Hello! My name is Nacho and I’m on holidays here in Santa Cruz, I have my own studio in Spain and I hear... read more
Burl Vinyl Cutting

Burl Vinyl Cutting

“Surprising once again was the continued resurgence of the vinyl record. Vinyl saw sales growth for the fifth straight year in 2012, with a 17.7 percent surge complementing 4.6 millions records sold. The numbers mark a new high for the format, according to... read more
Peter Lyman Interview

Peter Lyman Interview

“I love my B2 DAC’s. I have them in both of my rooms. Cutting vinyl lacquers from the B2 is amazing…more focused low end, better stereo field. It seems easier to cut using the B2, and everyone loves the results. One of our most important pieces of... read more
Vance Powell Interview

Vance Powell Interview

 Vance Powell Interview with Rich Williams for Burl Audio 2011:Rich Williams: We love what you guys are doing, you and Jack. We love the Dead Weather, the Raconteurs, and we love all the other side projects you’re doing, and the fact that you’re all analog and vinyl.... read more
Greg Landau Interview

Greg Landau Interview

Greg Landau interview by Will Kahn, 2012Greg, please give me a brief background of your work.I’ve been a musician and producer since the late 70’s.  I began working in Latin rock bands in San Francisco and toured with the singer from the group Malo with the Wilson... read more
Michael Wagener Interview

Michael Wagener Interview

Interview with Will Kahn for Burl Audio, 2012You’ve been making large label records for many years now. You were born in Germany, could you talk about how you started in music and recording and how you came to the US?Well when I was about 12 I bought my first guitar.... read more
Paul Leary Interview

Paul Leary Interview

PAUL LEARYInterview with Will Kahn for Burl Audio 2012We found Paul through the band The Expendibles. I saw them at the Vans Warped Tour and was telling them about Burl and that we would like to help them record in Santa Cruz. Once we learned that Paul was working... read more
Fabian Marasciullo Interview

Fabian Marasciullo Interview

Interview by Will Kahn for Burl Audio, 2011I’ve been listening to some of the stuff you did recently, including Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter IV”(mixed through the B2 Bomber ADC).  It’s very cool. I definitely enjoy the sounds. Even though I... read more
Tim Hatfield Interview

Tim Hatfield Interview

-Keith Richards, Ace Frehely, Steve Earle, The Misfits, Death Cab for Cutie, Martha Wainwright, Butthole Surfers.Burl Audio Interview with Will Kahn 2011:Please tell me a little about yourself, what you’ve been up to and a brief recording history.Well, I’ve been... read more
Tape Op Review of B80 Mothership

Tape Op Review of B80 Mothership

By Marc Alan Goodman. There seems to be a new trend developing in audio converter design. Up until recently, engineers considered converters to be part of the digital or computer side of their rig as opposed to the analog side. Concurrently, just like the computers... read more
Jimi Hendrix first to fly the Mothership!

Jimi Hendrix first to fly the Mothership!

February 27, 2011 Burl Audio is proud to announce that the first project through its much anticipated B80 Mothership was a recent Jimi Hendrix mix done at Hyde Street’s studio A in San Francisco, CA. Spearheaded by The Hendrix Family, John McDermott and Eddie... read more
Tape Op Review of B2 ADC/DAC

Tape Op Review of B2 ADC/DAC

Here’s another game-changing product that deserved multiple opinions. Allen Farmelo, who also collected opinions from several other well-known engineers, leads with his review, and F. Reid Shippen follows with his opinion. (Each $2500 street; www.burlaudio.com) –AH. ... read more

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