Drawing from iconic founder Bill Putnam Sr. and his decades of revolutionary audio background, Universal Audio is best known for their classic, hand-built analog hardware and advanced UAD digital signal processing. When it comes to recording, mixing, and mastering audio, their gear is built to handle the heaviest of workloads and will adapt to any creative preference or recording demand you might encounter. These are the reasons that Universal Audio has been the foundation of the best creative studios around the globe for well over fifty years. Headquartered in Scotts Valley, California, Universal Audio is focused on merging the best of vintage analog and modern digital technology, always following their rich recording heritage and motto, "Analog Ears. Digital Minds."