It’s All About Light – with Paul C. Buff
Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:13 — 69.0MB)Paul C. Buff, Inc.™ was formed in 1980 as a research company, with Paul as the sole stockholder, as he is today. He is known as a maverick who marches to the beat of a different drummer and is highly qualified as an inventor, engineer, marketing trendsetter, philosopher and staunch defender of his customers and of the Golden Rule. His roots are in the depression era where necessity is the mother of invention.
Following his numerous gold records as a maverick audio recording studio owner, he evolved into manufacturing professional audio equipment. He remains widely recognized in the audio community for his wildly inventive gadgets and is known as the father of modern computerized recording console technology. Peers, customers and a few key works include Frank Zappa, Ray Dolby, The Beatles and perhaps 50% of other top new age artists from the 60s and 70s, Wipe Out, Incense and Peppermints, Green-Eyed Lady, Carole King, and Barry White to name a few.
His Pal Recording Studios was recently recognized by the California State Legislature and a plaque stands near the site (Cucamonga, California) crediting Pal studios as a birthplace of the Surf Music revolution. Paul was also awarded an honorary lifetime fellowship in the prestigious Audio Engineering Society by then-president Ray Dolby of Dolby Sound Labs.