Monthly Archives: December 2015

  • The Stories Behind Five Classic Fuzz Sounds

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    We're fortunate enough to live in a time where there are hundreds of fuzz pedals that can help you create any type of deranged guitar tone that you want to achieve. Yet, during the pre-fuzz pedal days of the early 1960s, it wasn't so easy to develop such desired sounds. Continue reading

  • The Best Music Documentaries Of 2015

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    It's the holiday season and that means lots of time to lounge around and catch up on things you might have missed. Instead of Netflix and chilling your way into oblivion, why not watch something that will inspire you to create? Don't worry, we got your watching list covered. Continue reading

  • Santa Claus Visits The Vintage King Tech Shop

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    Twas three days before Christmas, when all through the Tech Shop, all the creatures were stirring, till a sound made them stop. It was a knock at the door and who should appear, Santa Claus and his eight tiny reindeer. We decided to take the big man on a tour of the Tech Shop to show him what our team does on a daily basis and maybe give him a few pointers for his big operation up north. Continue reading

  • Scotty I's Favorite Guitar Pedals Of 2015

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    It's been an incredible year for guitar pedals! From the big boys on down to the small boutique companies, 2015 has truly provided us with enough effects to last a lifetime. However, that doesn't mean we will stop trying to use each and every one of them anytime soon.

    We picked the mind of our resident guitar wizard Scotty I. and asked him to select his five favorite pedals to be released this year. His list includes a re-up of a classic, condensed versions of some essentials, an intense reverb, a tremolo monster and a creation for one man band insanity. Read on to discover Scotty's picks for Best Guitar Pedals of 2015! Continue reading

  • Stocking Stuffers For The 2015 Holiday Season

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    Last week we talked about some of 2015's hottest gear in our Holiday Wish List For Recording Engineers. Today, we're tackling some items that would make perfect Stocking Stuffers For The 2015 Holiday Season. These studio essentials are necessary to get the job done in any recording or mixing situation, and their small stature makes them extremely easy to fit into just about any stocking. Continue reading
  • Holiday Wish List For Recording Engineers

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    It's that time of year! The time when you break away from the studio for a few precious days of hanging out with loved ones, stuffing your face and giving gifts. While the spirit of the season revolves around giving to others (and we highly encourage you to do so), it's always nice to receive, as well.

    Yet, what do you do when your family has no idea what a recording engineer wants for the holidays? We got you covered! We've put together a handy holiday wish list for discerning family members who'd like to give the ultimate present for the music maker in their life. Simply e-mail, post or text this article and rest easy knowing that you won't be getting the typical socks and underwear. Continue reading

  • The Best Thunderbolt Audio Interfaces of 2015

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    2015 has been an amazing year for innovations in the world of pro audio and it doesn't get much better than the evolution of Thunderbolt interfaces. With new additions to the market from Universal Audio, Apogee, Focusrite, Motu, Antelope Audio and more, creating music in the studio, a live venue or the comfort of your home is easier than ever before. Check out some of the best Thunderbolt audio interfaces of 2015 and find out more about the next age of music creation. Continue reading

  • Six Post-Black Friday Sales You Shouldn't Sleep On

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    Black Friday may be over, but we're keeping many of our sales going throughout the week of Cyber Monday and beyond. Check out these six essential deals you might have overlooked and keep on saving until the end of our Black Friday Sale on December 7th, 2015 at Midnight EST. Continue reading

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