Los Angeles, CA (February 4, 2013)—Vintage King Audio has hired industry veteran Erika Earl to serve as tech manager/sales consultant in its Los Angeles flagship store and demo studio, VKLA.
Earl adds a specialty in analog systems to the store's team, having performed repair, service, and quality control for a wide range of manufacturers, including Tube-Tech, Drawmer, Focusrite, Daking, Bock Audio, Avid, Little Labs and many others.
In addition to bringing a decade's worth of experience for the technical, behind-the-scenes side of professional audio, Earl has a background in front of the console as well, working as an engineer in studios throughout Arizona as well as The Distillery in Costa Mesa, California. Most recently, she served as head of technology and chief technician for L.A. studio The Village, and will be continuing to work with it as a technical advisor.
Earl is also an Advisory Council member of The Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy. She will be working with Vintage King's clients in the custom-designed VKLA showroom and demo studio, which features a range of boutique and vintage gear available in a studio environment.
Earl commented on her new fellow Vintage King and VKLA staff members: "The experience, education, and collective intelligence of this exceptional group of people is unparalleled. I am thrilled to be invited and beyond excited to contribute to The Vintage King family."