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Behind The Gear

  1. Behind The Gear: Traverse Analogue

    Behind The Gear: Traverse Analogue
    In a short period of time, Julian Traverse has made a name for himself around the world with the brilliant Traverse Analogue 652 dual-channel mic preamp. Traverse Analogue's reputation is staked on boutique-level craftsmanship and the 652's tube-based circuitry, which lights up any source passing through it with plenty of rich harmonic content. We recently sat down to talk with Julian about the company, his journey into pro audio, his mentors, and more. Watch our demo of the Traverse Analogue 652 below and continue on after to read our full Behind The Gear conversation. Continue reading →
  2. Behind The Gear: Whitestone Audio Instruments

    Behind The Gear: Whitestone Audio Instruments
    A few months back, we sat down for a conversation with Kim Rosen, the famed New Jersey-based mastering engineer. Kim heads up Knack Mastering and has worked on Grammy-nominated releases from Bettye LaVette and Bonnie Raitt. Aside from her engineering work in the studio, Kim and her husband Dave are the brain trust behind Whitestone Audio Instruments. Whitestone has quickly made a name for itself in the pro audio world with its P331 tube amplifier. The P331 has become a fan favorite in recording, mixing and mastering studios with avid users like Greg Calbi, Ryan Freeland, and Justin Niebank. In order to find out more about Whitestone and the inspiration for the P331, we had Kim hang around after our initial 20 Questions interview and had Dave join us to chat. Continue reading →
  3. Behind The Gear: D.W. Fearn

    Behind The Gear: D.W. Fearn
    Based in Pennsylvania, D.W. Fearn has garnered a reputation over the years for being one of the finest purveyors of tube recording equipment. Known for essentials like the VT-1 and VT-5, D.W. Fearn gear can be found in control rooms all over the world and is easily recognizable by the brand's iconic red finish. The company was originally started in 1993 by owner and namesake Doug Fearn. Doug spent the better part of a few decades making his own gear before enlisting brothers Geoff and George Hazelrigg of Hazelrigg Industries to help in the manufacturing and marketing of his equipment. Continue reading →
  4. Behind The Gear: Josephson Engineering

    Behind The Gear: Josephson Engineering
    Founded by David Josephson in 1988, Josephson Engineering has been producing high-quality microphones with versatile features and attractive price tags for over 30 years. The brand got its start in San Jose and later moved to Santa Cruz, where they have been designing and manufacturing microphones ever since. We recently sat down with David Josephson to take a look behind the scenes at Josephson Engineering. Read on to discover the inspiration behind Josephson’s popular C725 condenser microphone, how the e22S was originally a custom creation for Steve Albini, and learn more about the brand new C705. Continue reading →
  5. Rick Lawrence Of Sterling Modular Talks Creating Furniture For The Forever Evolving Studio

    Rick Lawrence Of Sterling Modular Talks Creating Furniture For The Forever Evolving Studio
    For more than 25 years, Sterling Modular has designed, manufactured and crafted high-quality studio furniture for recording, mixing and mastering. Proudly made in Boyertown, PA, the brand offers several lines of high-end custom and configurable studio furniture solutions. With Sterling Modular currently preparing new custom desks for the Avid S4 and S1, we caught up with owner Rick Lawrence to find out what makes their furniture so special, what separates them from other pro audio manufacturers, and what’s in store for the future. Continue reading →
  6. David Peach Talks The History Of Peach Audio And The Savannah 196sx

    David Peach Talks The History Of Peach Audio And The Savannah 196sx
    David Peach has been building high-end audio gear for over 35 years. His company, Peach Audio, is best known for their all-tube 196 series preamps, including the Savannah 196sx, which are all hand built in Australia. If you missed our new demo video of the Savannah 196sx, you can watch it by clicking here. We recently had the pleasure of chatting with David about what makes his preamps so special. Read on to learn about how David got his start making gear, his approach to design, and what new products he’s been working on. Continue reading →
  7. Creating Inspiring Studio Furniture With DangerFox

    Creating Inspiring Studio Furniture With DangerFox
    After 17 years of professional touring, writing, recording and producing, Aaron Matthew had finally had enough of spending a fortune for a quality console desks. That’s when he decided to build the Genesis series desks, which combined form, function, and inspiration in a compact footprint. This led to the creation of DangerFox, a company focused on creating high-quality studio furniture with an affordable price tag. Aaron Matthew recently took time out of his busy schedule running the day-to-day at DangerFox to chat with us about what makes his studio desks so special, where he got the inspiration for their innovative design, and what he has planned for the future of the company. Continue reading →
  8. Crafting Boutique-Grade Signal Processors With Phoenix Audio

    Crafting Boutique-Grade Signal Processors With Phoenix Audio
    Although they originally formed in 1996 as the UK’s leading service provider for vintage consoles, Phoenix Audio is now known for crafting boutique-grade signal processors. From their DRS and Ascent series preamps, Nicerizer summing mixers and EQs to the new Gyrator 500 series module, Phoenix Audio has a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind designs. We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Robin Ashley, the company’s President, to learn about what Phoenix Audio is currently working on. Read on to learn about their design philosophy, their signature sound, and what Phoenix Audio has in store for the future. Continue reading →
  9. Michael Zähl Talks Creating Zähl 500 Series Modules And Custom Consoles For Conny Plank

    Michael Zähl Talks Creating Zähl 500 Series Modules And Custom Consoles For Conny Plank
      When he first began building gear for Conny Plank Studio in Germany, Michael Zähl entered a unique world of artistic experimentation. After all, this was the late 1970s. Artists like Kraftwerk, Neu!, and Cluster were well on there way towards creating cutting edge sounds that were as unique as they were beautiful. 35 years on, Michael's engineering and design creations still stand out. He's continued to build consoles under the Zähl banner and has even brought his designs to the 500 Series format. Continue below to read our recent conversation with Michael Zähl and learn more about the past, present and future of his classic gear. Continue reading →
  10. Reviving The Ribbon With Royer Microphones' Rick Perrotta And Kevin Parker

    Reviving The Ribbon With Royer Microphones' Rick Perrotta And Kevin Parker
    Royer Labs released their cutting-edge R-121 ribbon microphone in 1998. Within a short period of time, it sparked a revolution that reintroduced the smooth, musical characteristics of ribbons to engineers all around the world. We recently had the chance to chat with Rick Perrotta, President of Royer Labs, and Kevin Parker, Director of Sales, to learn more about how Royer started the ribbon microphone revolution and how they plan to continue to innovate in the future. 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.
The speed of delivery exceeded my expectations! I was VERY pleased that my shipment arrived in time for a scheduled vocal tracking session. The packing insured that my order arrived safely. And the sales staff responded quickly to questions regarding the product.
James P.
Thank you so much! Vintage King has been so fair and easy to work with. I can't thank you enough. It feels good to trust such a hefty purchase to folks who are so helpful and knowledgeable. Vintage King is a sound designers dream store.
Noa L.
You guys have excellent customer service and I am excited about the next upgrade I complete on my fifth recording facility. I've been in the studio business for forty plus years. The salesman I worked with at Vintage King was the best of the best. You all rock!
Robby T.
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Jake D.
My experience with Vintage King was excellent. The order was here fast considering it was out of stock. The sales person had SKB send it to me directly and I couldn't have been more pleased.
Michael D.
From the minute I placed my order I was kept well-informed through each step in your process. Even though I was buying a comparatively modest piece of gear, your attention to detail made me feel like I was purchasing a six-figure mixing desk.
Thomas W.
I am a new customer of yours. You guys provided me the absolute best deals in ordering all the equipment to power my brand new recording studio. Your customer service is amazing and i will always deal with you from here on out.
Rob M.
Thanks for your great service and getting this out today. You guys really are the Kings!
Alan B.
Better than expected! Truly impeccable service. Your team was professional, knowledgeable, provided speedy delivery above and beyond standard. Vintage King Audio is definitely my go to for all of my audio and information needs.
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