Vintage King Blog

  • Learning About Sequencers With Klayton (Celldweller)

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    If you've been following along in our modular synthesizer educational series, you've already learned about the power of VCOs and VCFs in prior installments. In his latest video, Klayton (Celldweller) is focusing in on what makes sequencers so special to the synthesizer world and how they can have a major impact on your sonic output. Continue reading

  • Make Your Mark With Rupert Neve

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    In the lore of recording history, there are those who make one-of-a-kind contributions that will forever be remembered for their work in the field. For Rupert Neve, he's had the distinct honor of doing this over and over again by consistently bringing new innovations into the pro audio world. Throughout his 80 years of building electronics, Neve has gone from childhood tinker to console master to audio legend. Continue reading

  • Sign Up For Our Solid State Logic XLogic G Series Compressor Giveaway

    We're in the giving mood and want to hook up a lucky winner with one of the best stereo compressors around today. All throughout August, you'll have your chance to sign up and win the XLogic G Series Stereo Compressor from Solid State Logic (SSL). How do you sign up?! Use the form below in this blog! Continue reading

  • The Soul Power Behind Burl Audio

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    Since 2006, Burl Audio has been changing the world of pro audio one studio at a time and they wouldn't have it any other way. By taking their incredible converter creation, the B80 Mothership, around the world, owner/lead designer Rich Williams has amassed a group of followers that includes some of the biggest and brightest creators today like Eddie Kramer, Vance Powell and Dave Cobb. Continue reading

  • How To Calibrate Your Converter

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    Ever wondered what this talk about calibration is all about when it comes to digital converters and DAWs? Continue reading

  • Learning About VCFs With Klayton (Celldweller)

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    Klayton (Celldweller) is back with the second video in our new educational series on the basic building blocks of synthesizers. In this new video, Klayton is focusing in on voltage-controlled filters (VCF) and demonstrating how they are used with some help from a Moog Music Model 15, Malekko Richter Dual Borg, Intellijel Korgasmatron II and more. Continue reading

  • Choosing The Right Converter For Your Studio

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    Here at Vintage King, we often get asked, "What is the best converter?” The answer to that depends largely on your setup, budget and the type of work you primarily focus on. Ask yourself, what is your main concern? Pro Tools connectivity? Networkable workflow? Ultimate sound quality? Compatibility with your existing computer/DAW rig? Are you simply looking for a budget-friendly all-in-one native interface? Not one single solution really tackles all of these concerns, but the good news is that there are a plethora of options and we can help you hone in on the perfect solution to suit your specific needs. Continue reading
  • Win An Aurora Condenser Microphone From Roswell Pro Audio

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    Two of the latest and greatest additions to our current selection of microphones have both come from a California-based brand called Roswell Pro Audio. With the release of their first microphone, the Mini K47, and their latest offering, the Aurora Condenser Microphone, Roswell has already established a reputation for creating solid and efficient mics that are also budget-friendly to engineers of all levels.

    To celebrate Roswell coming to Vintage King and the release of the Aurora, we've teamed together to offer one lucky pro audio fan the chance to bring home one of these quality microphones. Signing up for your opportunity to win is extremely easy. Please review our official rules and then use the form below to sign up for the giveaway. Continue reading

  • Learning About VCOs With Klayton (Celldweller)

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    Earlier this year when we started working with Klayton (Celldweller), we knew we wanted to collaborate on some educational videos that would help those new to modular synthesizers understand the basics behind each type of module. In the first installment of this series, Klayton uses a Moog Model 15 to discuss the purpose of VCOs (Voltage-Controlled Oscillators) and demonstrate the significance of each type of wave. Continue reading

  • Around The Shop: API 32-Channel Console

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    In terms of the lore of Vintage King, there is probably no more important piece of audio gear than this vintage API 32-channel console. Previously owned by the Doobie Brothers, this console originally came to our owners Mike and Andrew Nehra during the time period they owned the White Room Studio in the early 1990s. The studio, which was located in Detroit, Michigan, acted as an epicenter for the area's burgeoning rock scene including Kid Rock, Electric Six, Howling Diablos, Detroit Cobras and the Nehra's own Robert Bradley's Blackwater Suprise. Continue reading

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