Fun Stuff

  1. Win A Pair Of Focal Shape 65 Monitors In Vintage King's Summer Remix Contest

    Win A Pair Of Focal Shape 65 Monitors In Vintage King's Summer Remix Contest
    In Spring 2019, Vintage King launched our first-ever mix contest and, quite frankly, y'all blew us away! We were inundated with more mixes than we ever imagined and amazed by the incredible quality of your entries. While only five engineers walked away with a prize, you were all winners in our eyes. We're extremely excited to announce another opportunity to show off your skills with our Summer Remix Contest. Once again, we've assembled some of our favorite producers, engineers, and musicians to contribute tracks for you to work with and act as guest judges. This year, you can select from music created by Carl Craig, Lisa Bella Donna, and Chris “Classick” Inumerable. Continue reading →
  2. How To Improve Your Songwriting When You're Not Feeling Creative

    How To Improve Your Songwriting When You're Not Feeling Creative
    Many of us have said, "If I only had more time to write, I would come up with better songs." Now that most people have been afforded more creative time due to quarantine measures, we're left trying to find inspiration in truly troubling times. Obviously, you’re not going to love every song you write, but the key to becoming a better songwriter is writing more and practicing your craft. In this blog, we’ll share some of our favorite tips for staying productive and making the most out of your time at home. Continue reading →
  3. Win A Pair Of Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro Headphones From Vintage King

    Win A Pair Of Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro Headphones From Vintage King
    beyerdynamic has just announced that the brand is marking down prices on its DT 770 and DT 990 studio headphones through April 19th. Whether you need to stock up for your studio or just need a new pair for referencing during the mix process, there's never been a better time to pick up headphones from Beyerdynamic. To celebrate this offer, we're teaming up with the beloved pro audio company to give away a pair of DT 990 Pro Open-Back Studio Headphones to three lucky winners. Simply, read the Official Rules, sign up using the form in this blog, and you'll automatically be entered to win a pair of headphones. The giveaway period has ended! Congratulations to our winners, Randall Moon of Glencoe, Alabama, Trevor Tacuh of Mount Carroll, Illinois, and Jack Jones of Claremore, Oklahoma. Continue reading →
  4. Music Documentaries To Watch Over The Holidays 2019 Edition

    Music Documentaries To Watch Over The Holidays 2019 Edition
    The holiday season is the perfect time to catch up on some much-needed downtime. And what better way to do that than to kick back and relax with a movie? Ditch the holiday flicks this year and check out some hot new documentaries and a few classics. Discover how some of your favorite albums were made, explore the history of legendary recording studios, and learn a few tips from the pros with these interesting documentaries on recording studios, record labels, and artists. Continue reading →
  5. Win A Pair Of White Neumann KH 80 DSP Studio Monitors From Vintage King Audio

    Win A Pair Of White Neumann KH 80 DSP Studio Monitors From Vintage King Audio
    It's the season of giving and Vintage King Audio is getting into the spirit! We've teamed up with our friends at Neumann to give one lucky winner a pair of beautiful white KH 80 DSP studio monitors. How do they become yours? Continue reading below.The Neumann KH 80 DSP is an incredible near-field monitor option for your studio. These monitors are compact-yet-powerful and live up to Neumann's design philosophy of "clearly defined dispersion angle, distortion-free design and sophisticated material selection." Continue reading →
  6. Merry And Bright: A New Holiday Tradition From Vintage King Audio

    Merry And Bright: A New Holiday Tradition From Vintage King Audio
    The holidays are here and we're certainly feeling it at Vintage King Audio. Our deep appreciation of all things vintage extends to the lost art of the classic holiday music compilation. So this year, we thought we'd try our hand at it. Seven Vintage King Audio staff members contributed tracks to our new compilation, Merry And Bright. Some served up fiery songs from their current music projects, some collaborated with family members, and others hit the studio by themselves to create unique sounds. Continue reading →
  7. Synth Slayer: Protovolt Talks Vintage Synthesizers And Horror Film Scores

    Synth Slayer: Protovolt Talks Vintage Synthesizers And Horror Film Scores
    Here at Vintage King, Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year. Not just because we get to wear all black and stuff our faces with candy, but because we get to revisit some of our favorite horror movies and spooky soundtracks from the 1980s. To celebrate the spirit of Halloween, we spoke with synth lord and certified super-villain Protovolt to find out what makes a classic horror score. Known for his sick retro scores and insane synthesizer collection, Protovolt is easily one of the raddest dudes on the internet, and an aficionado of all things 80s. Read on to learn about Protovolt’s favorite tools for writing retro-inspired scores, his custom arcade cab modular synth, and what his death scene would be like if he was in a horror movie. Continue reading →
  8. The Best Podcasts For Audio Engineers And Producers

    The Best Podcasts For Audio Engineers And Producers
    A great audio engineer understands the importance of learning their craft from the masters. Books and magazines have always been a great resource, but the explosion of podcasts on engineering, mixing, and mastering has made quality information more available than ever. In this blog, we’ll break down some of our favorite podcasts for audio engineers, including gear-driven tech talk, podcasts on how to run your own studio, and behind the scenes interviews with artists and producers. Continue reading →
  9. Music Documentaries To Watch Over The Holidays [2018 Edition]

    Music Documentaries To Watch Over The Holidays [2018 Edition]
    Tis the season to slam down the holiday meal, hand off presents to your loved ones and then get back into bed because you've been hustling throughout 2018 and it's your day off dammit... While we don't suggest skipping out on meals or visits with loved ones through the holidays, we understand your plight. If you've been working in the studio, running live sound or just busy creating music in your spare time, this is the time to reflect, rest and take it easy. How do we suggest you do that? By taking in some of the incredible music documentaries that have come out in the past year! Check out our list below, trust that it will take your mind off work and find inspiration in these amazing stories from some of the most recognized (and under-recognized) in the world of stage and song. Continue reading →
  10. Vintage King Kicks Off Inaugural Black Friday Bowl

    Vintage King Kicks Off Inaugural Black Friday Bowl
    Football has become as much of a tradition during the holidays as uncles who talk too much, dry turkey and floating cartoon characters in the sky. After all, what are you going to do instead of watching the big game? Actually talk to your family? For the inaugural Vintage King Black Friday Bowl, we ask the question, "What happens when you pit analog v.s. digital on the biggest day to save of the year?!" The answer? Everyone wins! Watch the video below to see the gridiron glory unfold and then explore all of our deals during the Vintage King Black Friday Sale by clicking here. Continue reading →

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I would like to thank VK for the wonderful sales assistance, service and prices. This was my first purchase with you and it won't be my last. I only wish I'd discovered you years ago!
Matthew R.
I had two Grammy wins this year - Ray LaMontagne & Carolina Chocolate Drops. Both made with help from Vintage King!
Ryan F.
In almost 20 years in Pro audio buying, never did I receive a unit so well packed and exactly as described. Works flawlessly. The whole process has been so smooth. I will never hesitate to do business with you guys in the future and will recommend you to everyone I know.
Martin C.
This was my first experience buying something from Vintage King (although I surf the "used" categories on the website frequently!), and, despite being on the other side of the world, I had absolutely no trouble and everything went very smoothly.
Phil T.