Vintage King Blog

  • Make Your Mark With Jen David of Third Wave Music

    Asking yourself the question, "What am I doing with my life?" is one of the toughest moments for anyone, let alone a musician struggling to do what they love for a living. For Third Wave Music owner Jen David, it served as a moment of inspiration.

    "I thought, 'Am I going to work in restaurants and play in bands forever or am I going to try to do my own thing?'" David says. "I decided I was going to do my own thing. If it was going to be anything, it was going to be a music store." Continue reading

  • Choosing A Personal PA System For A Gigging Band

    You're in a band that plays out quite a bit and you've grown tired of relying on venues with less than stellar sound systems. What do you do? While the option for renting a PA is always on the table, the investment of purchasing your own system is probably the ideal answer. Continue reading

  • Five Ways Trinnov D-Mon Will Supercharge Your Studio

    Do you trust your monitoring environment? Do your mixes translate as you expect them to? For most of us, the likely answer is “no”, or at best, “somewhat”. If you think the problem might be your monitors or room acoustics, you’re right, but that doesn't necessarily mean your gear or space needs a complete overhaul. Continue reading

  • Tracking With Neil Greenhaw of Haxton Road Studios

    With over a decade of experience in the music industry, Neil Greenhaw is an entrepreneur and music producer living in Bentonville, Arkansas. When looking at Bentonville and thinking about what it needed, Greenhaw saw an opportunity to create a recording and mixing mecca that could service the entire Central United States. Enter Haxton Road Studios. Continue reading

  • Moog Subsequent 37 CV Synthesizer Announced And Available For Pre-Order

    Moog Music has kicked off Moogfest in grand fashion with the announcement of the Subsequent 37 CV synthesizer. The new Subsequent 37 CV, which is a redesign of the Sub 37 Tribute Edition, is a limited edition synthesizer, as there will only be 2000 of these models built by Moog. If you're interested in ordering a Subsequent 37 CV, please order here or by contacting one of our Audio Consultants at 888.653.1184.  Continue reading

  • The Microphones Behind Three Classic Albums

    This month, three classic albums are celebrating some monumental anniversaries that mark their initial releases; The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds (51-year-old), The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (50-years-old) and Marvin Gaye's What's Going On (46-years-old). Continue reading

  • Focal And Vintage King Want You To Win Shape 50 Monitors

    Last month, Focal introduced their new line of nearfield monitors in the Shape series with the launch of the Shape 40, Shape 50 and Shape 65. We're excited to announce that we've teamed up with the France-based monitor makers to give one lucky winner a pair of Shape 50 monitors. Continue reading

  • Make Your Mark With Dave Cobb

    What's essential to making a great record in the mind of Dave Cobb? "Ordering food, drinks and jokes, all three of those are important to me," the Grammy-winning producer says. "I like enjoying the making of a record. I don't ever want it to be a project. When it starts to become a project, when you start pulling out boards and checklists, I'm out." Continue reading

  • Meris Condenses Incredible 500 Series Modules Into Pedal-Form

    Building off the groundwork he laid at Strymon, engineer Terry Burton is now creating next-level 500 Series and effects pedals at Meris. The brand's two latest releases, the Ottobit Jr. and Mercury7, are pedal versions of the brand's popular 500 Series modules, the vintage arcade-themed Ottobit and Mercury7 reverb unit. Continue reading

  • NAB 2017 Introduces New Gear To Content Creators From Around The World

    The National Association of Broadcasters, which holds its annual convention in Las Vegas, opened its doors to anyone working in the converging worlds of media, entertainment and technology this past weekend. While many of the exhibits focused on television, radio, cable and internet production, distribution and delivery, there were still plenty of audio products on display for content producers working in other fields to check out. Continue reading

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