The Apollo Twin MKII just got better. Get new analog stages, cleaner conversion, and an optical output with our Premium Modification!Read More »
Time for some spring cleaning… of your audio path! http://bit.ly/ModSaleRead More »
Happy New Year, everyone! We’re taking a short break, but will be back on 01/03/17! See you then!...Read More »
Hope everyone celebrating Thanksgiving has an awesome time stuffing their faces! Be sure to check out our b-stock sale once the food coma wears off! See you all on Monday!...Read More »
We teamed up with Foundations of Music to help students in Chicago Public Schools make music. Students created the soundtrack for this video using B.L.A. gear.
After almost a year of testing the Micro Clock MkIII XB in the field, it’s finally ready for its debut!Read More »
Another favorite from the Black Lion Audio booth at NAMM. The amazing Sylvia Massy stopped by to pick up a Micro Clock MKIII!!!...Read More »
Meet the winners!
1st Prize: Eric Cox, North Charleston, SC, USA
2nd Prize: Neil Young, San Jose, CA, USA
3rd Prize: Patrick Dixon, Chantilly, VA, USA
Congratulations to all winners!
Here’s to upping your audio game in 2016!...Read More »
Tony Maserati will be announcing the winners of our Micro Clock MKIII Giveaway around 4pm on Saturday, January 23rd, at Booth #6324 in Hall A at NAMM! Be there!
We’ll be chilling in Hall A at Booth #6324 with WaveDistro, January 21st – 24th! We’re running audio for the first time, so come give our gear a whirl....Read More »
*Competition begins on January 4th at 12am CST, and ends on January 22nd at 11:59pm CST. Good luck!Read More »
We’re taking tomorrow and Friday off. Have a safe and happy new year! See you all on Monday. Cheers!...Read More »
Merry Christmas to everyone who’s celebrating! We’re taking tomorrow and Friday off. See you all on Monday!...Read More »
Check out FutureMusic’s review of the Micro Clock Mk3! They loved it so much, they gave it a Power Award!Read More »
Wondering which interface to modify?
We frequently get asked how one interface compares to another. Here’s a comprehensive list of how we rate each interface sonically before and after a modification.
The scale is from 1-10, with “1” being unimpressive audio quality and “10” being true audio excellence....Read More »
Happy Holidays from all of us at B.L.A.! To celebrate, we’re offering the following discounts for the month of December:
25% OFF – Mods
...Read More »
Thanksgiving dinner at B.L.A. provided by Begyle Brewing. Happy Thanksgiving! See you all Monday!Read More »
We’re proud to announce the newly redesigned Auteur MkII microphone preamp! Price is $649. Check it out by clicking on the pic below:Read More »
Check out this shootout (hosted on Gearslutz) between the Antelope Audio 10M/Trinity, Micro Clock Mk3, & Micro Clock Mk3 XB done by Dale Becker at Bernie Becker Mastering! Clock assignments will be revealed after sufficient polling! (Photo by Dale Becker)Read More »
Check out the results of zZounds‘ Micro Clock Mk3 shootout!Read More »
Jon Castelli at Mirrorball Entertainment expertly mixed “Downtown” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis using a Sparrow MkII ADC, Sparrow DAC, and Micro Clock Mk3! Sounds AMAZING! Check out the official video if you haven’t already: Read More »
Registered trademarks belong to Automated Processes, Inc....Read More »
“My sound mixes are in better focus using the BLA Micro Clock MarkIII” – Brian Risner, Post Production Sound at Warner Bros. Entertainment
...Read More »
Final week of Back 2 School Sale! Mods are 20% off! Ends 8/31! Don’t miss out!Read More »
We now have sound samples available of a modified Universal Audio Apollo 8 (black). The samples consist of a stock unit, a modified unit, and a modified unit being clocked to a Micro Clock Mk3. We ran the samples out of the D/A side of each Apollo 8, then back...Read More »
Free shipping, extended warranty, and hassle-free returns when you buy PRODUCTS direct! http://blacklionaudio.wpengine.com/product-category/bla-products/Read More »
We’re excited and honored to have played a small part in this amazing-sounding recording (White Sparrow ADC & DAC, and Micro Clock MkIII). Be sure to check out the credits listed below. Huge shout out to our friends at Mirrorball Entertainment and Bernie Becker Mastering! Keep...Read More »
The Micro Clock Mk3 is going on a massive tour with Rob Killenberger! It’s light/compact for the road, but HEAVY on sound! Godspeed, Rob!Read More »
We had an awesome time staging these photos for the B173 FutureMusic Power Award!Read More »
We are closed in observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 3rd. Happy 4th!...Read More »
BLA-modified Avid interfaces in Phil Tan’s studio!Read More »
Huge welcome to our new distribution partners around the globe! Take a look to see if they’re near you:
AVAILABLE NOW: MICRO CLOCK MKIII ($999)! The best word clock to hit the market since the Micro Clock MkII! More details at http://blacklionaudio.wpengine.com/product/micro-clock-mkiii/Read More »
Huge drops were delivered to the FOH mains by a White Sparrow DAC at Ultra Music Festival in Miami!Read More »
We decided it was time for a change, especially one that involved less efflorescence (white powder) leaking from our walls and provided us with the layout needed for our future R&D and production requirements. As a result, we are now located...Read More »
Today is the final day of our annual tax season sale! Don’t miss out! Ends at 12am CST! Check it out at http://blacklionaudio.com/store/
Read More »
Workin’ it all day at Musikmesse with Audiowerk – Hall 5.1, Stand E78, just across the aisle from Avid. Come say hi!
...Read More »
Our April Tax Season SALE is now live! Go to http://blacklionaudio.wpengine.com/store/ to check out the deals!
20% OFF – Modifications
...Read More »
Tony Maserati talks about how the Sparrow DAC and Micro Clock MkII help him mix some of music’s biggest hits!Read More »
Here’s a walk-through of our product line at NAMM. More videos coming soon on our YouTube channel –...Read More »
...Read More »
The White Sparrow MkII ADC won the FutureMusic 2014 Gear Of The Year Award for Analog-To-Digital Converter! Super pumped! Here’s the full lineup:Read More »
B.L.A.’s very own “Lonewolf” turned the shop into an A.A. meeting for his “Stain” video. Tracked on an 003r XB mod. Check it!...Read More »
Here’s a quote by Tom Lord-Alge from the January 2015 issue of Sound On Sound. Read the full article at:Read More »
Come see the new generation of Micro Clock at booth #6324 in Hall A!Read More »
Here’s a video on the B173 from our friends at zZounds:Read More »
Check out this Grammy Nominated Best Children’s Album tracked/mixed by a customer of ours on a modified 003r!
http://www.bradyrymer.com/justsayhi...Read More »
We’re going to start the year off right. We’ll be closed on JAN 1, but will be back on JAN 2. We hope you do the same. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!...Read More »
Merry Christmas! We are officially closed for the holiday. We’ll be back on Monday, DEC 29. Enjoy!...Read More »
We’re excited to announce the most recent additions to our mod lineup – the Apogee Duet 2 and Apollo Twin!
http://blacklionaudio.wpengine.com/product/universal-audio-apollo-twin-mod/...Read More »
Check it out! We’ll be working on adding more artists soon!Read More »
Happy Holidays from all of us at B.L.A.! Get the sound you really want this holiday season! Celebrate with some of the greatest discounts of the year:
Hurry,...Read More »
We’re excited to announce that the B12A MkII is now available through your favorite pro audio dealers! With a titillating CineMag input transformer, less noise, and more API-style gain than ever before, the B12A MkII will sweeten your preamp collection for years to come!...Read More »
It’s that time of year again…Black Lion Audio presents our Black Friday through Cyber Monday Sale!
– 4 days of unbelievable discounts
– 25% OFF all mods, all 4 days
– B-stock gear at amazing prices
Sale begins at Read More »
We’ll be closed on NOV 27. Don’t forget to check back on Friday, NOV 28 for some incredible Black Friday deals! Happy Thanksgiving!...Read More »
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be presenting at NAMM 2014! This is our first official NAMM show, so we’re looking forward to adding some BLA flavor to the mix. Be sure to check us out with PMC in Hall A, Booth #6598! We’ll be there January 23-26. See you...Read More »
Several tracks on the new Lady Gaga album were mixed by Tony Maserati and crew on our FM192. Look for the single “You and I,” which features Brian May of Queen on guitar....Read More »
The new album by Tyler Ramsey (of Band of Horses’ fame) has been released on Fat Possum Records....Read More »
We are excited to announce that the new BLA PM8mkII begins shipping on Monday 3/18!!! They will be available directly from us or through one of our retailers for $1199 + shipping....Read More »
Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 mod…looks very promising. It uses the XMOS USB2 chipset and CS4272 converter chip (same as Ensemble and L56). We were very impressed by how good it sounded after we modified it....Read More »
Looks like we’ll be adding the Steinberg MR816’s to our list of interfaces we modify. It’s a box with a lot of potential–AK5385 converters, Dice 2 chipset, and lots of processing power…...Read More »
BLA conversion on Taylor Swift’s “Everything Has Changed” and Pink’s “Are We All We Are.” Woot!”...Read More »
After a long hiatus, one of our FM192’s is coming home. It’s been with Prince, getting used to record a new album. We hope it inspired him to make an epic work…like “I Wanna Be Your Lover” or “Purple Rain” …kinda epic....Read More »
Alison Krauss and Union Station is heading into the studio in January to record a new album. Once again, they’re choosing BLA for conversion, although this time we’ll be putting the new XB clock with femto-second range jitter output in the FM192’s they’re using. This clock has frequency accuracy that...Read More »
We’ve got some new mods on the way…Focusrite Liquid 56, Saffire 40, Echo Audiofire 12, Avid HD, and Avid Omni!...Read More »
Alison Krauss and Union Station’s album Paper Airplanes was awarded the Grammy for “Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical”.
Congrats to AKUS, Mike Shipley, Neil Cappellino, and Brad Blackwood, and thanks from all of us at BLA. We appreciate the fact that you took a chance on us!...Read More »
Jeff Pringle posted this video blog of his FOH rig he uses for pop-sensation Camryn on tour....Read More »