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  1. The Best Selling Outboard Gear of 2021

    The Best Selling Outboard Gear of 2021
    2021 is on the way out and that means it's time for Vintage King's annual retrospective of the best selling gear in some of our top categories. We're starting off with a heavy hitter this year! That's right, first up on the block is all things outboard gear. Outboard gear is a unique category in that it really includes anything that alters or processes your audio signal outside of the console. For our purposes here, we'll be specifically discussing gear of the 500 Series and rackmount variety. So, sit back and get ready to check out our top sellers in the world of microphone preamps, equalizers, compressors and more. Continue reading →
  2. Behind The Gear: Tierra Audio

    Behind The Gear: Tierra Audio
    TIERRA Audio is a newer brand on the pro audio scene, one that got started in Madrid, Spain in 2018. Dubbing themselves the “ECO-Smart Pro Audio Company,” TIERRA puts a focus on not only achieving high end sound in their products, but also on being an ecologically responsible company. As a part of our ongoing Behind The Gear series, we sat down with TIERRA Audio Co-Founder and CEO Javier Pascual to learn more about the brand, its product lineup, and the important work the company is doing to ensure the safety of our planet. Continue reading →
  3. All The Ways To Save On Outboard Gear During Vintage King's Black Friday Sale

    All The Ways To Save On Outboard Gear During Vintage King's Black Friday Sale
    Black Friday is officially underway at Vintage King and we've got loads of deals on microphones, audio interfaces, software and more. Today on the blog, we're going to be breaking down all of the different ways you can save on outboard gear during our sale. We're talking compressors, EQs, mic pres, racks and so much more. Continue on below to find out how you can save. Continue reading →
  4. Tracking & Mixing With The API Select T12 Dual-Channel Mic Pre & T25 Dual-Channel Compressor

    Tracking & Mixing With The API Select T12 Dual-Channel Mic Pre & T25 Dual-Channel Compressor
    In early August, API introduced API Select, a series of six releases that combined technology purchased by the storied brand over the years with homegrown innovations. The API Select lineup includes the T12 Tube 2-Channel Mic PreamplifierT25 2-Channel Tube CompressorSR22 Dual-Channel CompressorSR24 Dual Channel EqualizerTranZformer GTR Pedal and TranZformer CMP Pedal. Continue reading →
  5. API Launches API Select Lineup With Six New Releases

    API Launches API Select Lineup With Six New Releases
    API has announced the introduction of the API Select range, a new product lineup that breaks from the brand's classic mold. These fresh offerings incorporate unique technology that API has purchased through the decades with its own homegrown designs. "Over the years, we’ve acquired the technology and experience to engineer and produce audio products that don’t necessarily conform to API’s classic component structure or topography," API President Larry Droppa says. “API Select gives us the opportunity to offer gear that’s very high quality, but that’s different from API’s legendary line of classic products." Continue reading →
  6. Quick Hits: Tegeler Audio Vocal Leveler 500 Series Compressor

    Quick Hits: Tegeler Audio Vocal Leveler 500 Series Compressor
    Tegeler Audio's analog outboard gear has certainly become a favorite around these parts. For those that love the brand's opto compressor portion of the VTRC Vari Tube Recording Channel, you'll be excited to know that the circuit is now available in the 500 Series format. That's right, meet the Tegeler Audio Vocal Leveler ($712)! Dialing in compression with the Vocal Leveler is extremely easy as the compressor features a simple two-knob design. We have a Gain Reduction knob (Max Gain Reduction: - 12 dB) and an Output knob (Maximum Output Level: 21 dBu). There are also two three-way flip switches. The left switch is used for engaging the module with an In, Bypass and Link option for stereo use of two Vocal Levelers. The right switch controls the compressor's attack and release time with three options; Fast, Auto and Slow. Continue reading →
  7. Upgraded API 527A Brings Improved Metering And Hard Bypass Switch

    Upgraded API 527A Brings Improved Metering And Hard Bypass Switch
    After many successful years producing the 527 compressor/limiter, API Audio is proud to announce the new 527A ($1135.25). The original 527 quickly gained a great reputation for its versatility, so API has built upon it by adding improvements to make it even more convenient to use. API retained the circuit of the former 527, so you’ll feel right at home...
  8. Rupert Neve's Greatest Pro Audio Innovations

    Rupert Neve's Greatest Pro Audio Innovations
    A few weeks ago, the pro audio community suffered a tremendous loss when Rupert Neve passed away at the age of 94. Known to many as the father of modern recording, Rupert's passing shook colleagues, fans and musicians alike. He was known for being an incredibly kind man and a brilliant innovator who inspired legions of music makers with his...
  9. Best Selling Outboard Gear of 2020

    Best Selling Outboard Gear of 2020
    As more recording and mix studios move to hybrid workflows, one thing is for sure... No one is leaving behind their analog outboard gear completely. Digital may be easier and getting closer in sound, but most engineers prefer to have a rack of analog goodies at the ready for working on tracks. 2020 was another banner year for outboard gear at Vintage King and we are going to break down our top ten best-selling mic pres, compressors, and EQs below. Continue on to find out what tried-and-true classics from Neve, API and Rupert Neve Designs made the list, in addition to some newer offerings from Solid State Logic, Radial Engineering and Cranborne Audio. Continue reading →
  10. Eric Valentine Breaks Down UnderTone Audio's UNFa-1 Accessory Box

    Eric Valentine Breaks Down UnderTone Audio's UNFa-1 Accessory Box
    Eric Valentine is a beloved record producer and engineer who's had his hands on countless hit records over the years. Throughout 2020, his YouTube series, Making Records, has been a great source of inspiration for those who have been stuck inside and want to learn new skills for recording and mixing. Aside from his work in the studio, Eric also heads up UnderTone Audio. The brand has been manufacturing a wide array of analog-based outboard gear for several years, including the UnFairchild 670 MKII. The UnFairchild is a painstaking recreation of the legendary Fairchild compressor, which sounds incredible and weighs in at a fraction of the cost of an original unit. Continue reading →

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Matthew R.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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