Monthly Archives: September 2015

  • Vintage King And Universal Audio Apollo 8P Giveaway


    Earlier this year, Universal Audio announced that they would be building off their highly successful Apollo platform and creating the next generation of the classic audio interface. The resulting rack mount gear has won rave reviews in the pro audio community, as Universal Audio has once again brought together the best of the digital and analog worlds in one incredible piece of gear.

    We've teamed up with Universal Audio to offer fans of the Apollo series a chance to bring home their very own. Starting today, Apollo fans can enter our giveaway using the form below and have the chance to win an Apollo 8P Quad. You'll be able to enter the contest through November 3rd, 2015 at 12PM, then entry to the giveaway will be closed and we will announce our winner on November 9th, 2015. Continue reading

  • Now And Then: The RCA and Retro Instruments OP-6 Portable Mic Amplifier


    Recently, an original RCA OP-6 came into the Vintage King Tech Shop. While our team worked to repair the unit, we took some photos to demonstrate the attention to detail that Retro Instruments put into creating their modern version of the OP-6 Portable Microphone Amplifier. Continue reading

  • Burl Audio's Mothership Touches Down In NOLA


    As one of the pro audio industry's leaders in blending digital and analog, Burl Audio has created several significant pieces of gear to advance the art of recording forward. One of Burl's greatest accomplishments has been none other than the B80 Mothership, an impeccable 80-channel AD/DA converter with custom transformers on each input. Continue reading

  • In-Store: Los Angeles [September Edition]


    As the end of another month edges closer and closer, we've been working hard at our Los Angeles store to bring you a better pro audio experience. That means offering more gear and finding new ways for you to hear the difference for yourself. Find out what we've been doing to bring you both throughout September in this edition of In-Store: Los Angeles. Continue reading

  • The Revitalization of a Fairchild 670


    In terms of sheer beauty (both audible and inaudible), there is hardly a piece of gear in the recording world that can match the Fairchild 670. Known for its incredible impact on drums and vocals alike, the compressor has become a fan favorite of vintage-minded collectors, engineers and studio owners around the world. Continue reading
  • In-Store: Nashville [September Edition]


    September has a new meaning in Nashville, as the third annual Vintage King and Pensado's Place Gear Expo has now become a yearly tradition in the Berry Hill District. While we have info and your chance to RSVP for this year's big day below, read on to find out what else is going on in our store before the event goes down on September 26th. Continue reading

  • Vintage King and Pensado's Place Present Gear Expo 2015


    It's that time again!!! That magical point of the year when gear creators, music makers and audio fans come together for a celebration of all that is holy in analog and digital. You guessed it! We've once again teamed up with Pensado's Place for our third annual, day-long extravaganza, Gear Expo 2015. Continue reading

  • Prism Sound Brings Mic To Monitor Tour To The Midwest

    Since being founded by engineers Graham Boswell and Ian Dennis in 1987, Prism Sound has been one of the leading authorities on mixing analog and digital technology in the world of the modern studio. So, who better to teach you about the latest recording and mastering techniques than one of the best? Prism Sound agreed and that's why they are headed to the United States. Continue reading
  • PettyJohn Electronics Brings Studio-Grade Technology To Pedals


    Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Pettyjohn Electronics was created by co-owners Stephen Pettyjohn and Chris Hoff, who had a vision of bringing pro audio level technology to everyday musicians. The company's big break came from the release of the PreDrive, which brought preamp technology down to the stompbox format and won rave reviews from critics. Pettyjohn's latest pedal, the PettyDrive, continues to apply studio-grade analog technology, but this time in the form of overdrive. Continue reading

  • Vintage King's 500 Rack Goes Papercraft


    While the real Vintage King Rack 500 will make a great addition to any studio setting, we've also created something that you can bring home for free right now. We've created a papercraft version of our 500 Rack for you to print out in your home and construct using nothing more than a hobby knife, some glue or tape and a few spare minutes. It may not add anything to your studio’s sound like the real thing, but this pint-size parchment version is perfect for holding guitar picks, small session notes and spare change. Continue reading

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