August 15, 2023

Avalon Vt-747sp - Kazrog Native Plugin

Kazrog has delivered a breathtaking "ultra high resolution" masterpiece establishing a new benchmark in Sonic Excellence for the digital world!
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February 8, 2023

Avalon opens HQ in Nashville, Tennessee

Head Office relocates from San Gabriel, CA
Research, Development and Corporate Administration

January 1, 2021

Avalon moves to San Gabriel

Head Office relocates from Burbank, CA
Sales, Marketing, Administration


November 14, 2019

Avalon Vt-737sp - the official digital plugin

First software release from Avalon Design & Universal Audio


January 18, 2019

Avalon releases new " V" series

Service center update

April 13, 2016

LA Shots

An incredible video of our home, Los Angeles

April 11, 2016

7 Pros that use the Avalon Vt-737sp

A recent article of notable users


October 8, 2015

139th. AES Show - NYC

October 29th to November 1st. 2015

August 6, 2015

Avalon moves to Los Angeles

Head Office relocates from Tustin, CA

Sales, Marketing, Administration & Service

August 1, 2015

"End of the Black & Blues"

Our 10th Anniversary Special Edition no longer in production

*limited quantities still available. Email -

March 10, 2015


Full Page Advertisment

Love for the V5

January 1, 2015

Special Guests at Winter NAMM 2015

Club of the Knobs

Pure Analog Music Synthesizer

June 12, 2003

Steely Dan

New Album "Everything Must Go" Released June 10, 2003

Recorded on custom Avalon / Sear Sound Custom

June 12, 2003

Norah Jones

Album "Come Away With Me"

Mixed on custom Avalon / Sear Sound Custom

May 30, 2003

Ziggy Marley

Interview in EQ Magazine May 2003

New Album Dragonfly

May 28, 2003

Dweezil Zappa

Featured in EQ Magazine May 2003

Rebuilding the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen

May 15, 2003

Lou Reed

Intereview MediaLine Magazine

New Album The Raven and remastering The Ultimate Lou Reed Collection

April 11, 2003

Snoop Dogg - Using Avalon Vt-737sp

Avalon Vt-737sp in several of Snoop's studios for vocals

EQ Magzine Interview - April 2003

April 2, 2003

Journey / Styx / REO Speedwagon Tour

Using Six Avalon Vt-737sp's


March 19, 2003

Billy Bob Thorton - Avalon in The Cave

EQ Magzine Interview - March 2003


March 14, 2003

Avalon Newsletter re-released in HTML

Click on HTML link to view each page


March 10, 2003

Singer/songwriter/guitarist John Mayer

Using U5 Direct Box


March 11, 2003

Rush Frontman Getty Lee

Using Avalon U5 on Vapor Trails Tour


March 6, 2003

Recording/Mixing Engineer Anne Catalino

Using Vt-737sp on vocals


March 4, 2003

blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus

Recording new album with U5's


February 15, 2003

Keyboardist Tim Carmon

Touring with U5's


January 25, 2003

Bassist Reggie McBride

Using Avalon Vt-737sp as preamp for bass


January 12, 2003

Kenny Chesney on Tour

Country and Western Singer using Avalon Vt-737sp


September 19, 2002

Mastering Engineer Emily Lazar Interview

Apple Computers Online Article - Mastering Audio


September 3, 2002

REM Adds Seven U5's

A total of twelve U5's for REM


August 23, 2002

Dolly Parton Uses Vt-737sp on Her Latest Album

Excerpt from Mix Magazine Article - August 2002


August 16, 2002

Recording David Byrne with Michael Mangini Interview

An Interview with Grammy Award Winner Michael Mangini

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August 6, 2002

New Avalon Users Summer 2002

Rolling Stones, KebMo, Weezer, Colin Hay, Cher and more...


April, 2002

The Strokes

'Is This It' was many critics best album of 2001

Remarkably, it was recorded in a basic New York project studio by a
then-unknown producer.

February 5, 2002

FAQ - Vt-737sp vs AD2022/M5

Is the mic preamp in the Vt-737sp the same as the AD2022/M5?


December 3, 2001

AD2022 Wins Tech Award

Avalon AD2022 Named Best Microphone Preamplifier


July 1, 2001

Avalon Times Newsletter Volume 1

Avalon users, the Avalon Difference, technical applications and more


June 15, 2001 Slamm Magazine Review - Vt-737sp

December 12 , 2000 - U5 Review- Bass Player Magazine by Terry Buddingh

November 30, 2000 - AD2022 Review - EQ Magazine by Steve La Cerra

November 29, 2000 - AD2022 Review - Mix Magazine by Walt Szalva

November 28, 2000 - AD2022 Review - Audio Media by Jim Jordan

November 7, 2000 - The Crystal Method using Avalon on their next album

April 29, 2000 - Mini interviews with some fab artists and producers!

April 1, 2000 - "Active" Flash Site goes LIVE - click here to visit!

The AD2022 Pure Class A Dual Mono Mic Pre - Now Shipping!!

The Avalon VT-747SP - TEC Award Nomination

VT-737 (1999 Editors Choice Award) - Electronic Musician

Avalon T-shirts


Discontinued Products

  • VT-737 (purple) Has been discontinued effective February, 1999.

  • M2 and M2-V microphone preamplifiers. These preamplifiers have been in production since 1990 and have been replaced by the AD2022.  The Avalon single channel M5 and dual channel AD2022 will remain in production as Avalon's premier pure Class A, 100% discrete microphone preamplifiers.


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