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  1. 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 →
  2. Mesanovic Introduces New Monitors And Small Diaphragm Condenser Mic

    Mesanovic Introduces New Monitors And Small Diaphragm Condenser Mic
    Over the course of the past few years, Deni Mesanovic and the Mesanovic brand have become known for making some of the best ribbon microphones in pro audio. Mics like the Model 2, Model 2S, and Model 2A, give engineers a wide range of ribbons to select from, no matter whether they're looking for active, passive, or stereo options. This week, Mesanovic has announced several new exciting pieces of gear that have been added to their product line. Not only has Mesanovic created its first small diaphragm condenser microphone named the SC1, but they've also introduced a new studio monitor and ISO platforms. Continue on below to learn more about each of these creations from Mesanovic. Continue reading →
  3. The State Of Hybrid Mixing In 2020

    The State Of Hybrid Mixing In 2020
    Over the last few years, hybrid mixing has exploded in popularity. More and more engineers are making the switch to hybrid systems to utilize the best of both worlds, combining the unmistakable sound of analog recording equipment with the lightning-fast workflow of digital audio systems. New tools like the SSL Origin, Neve 8424, and Avid Pro Tools MTRX Studio are making it easier than ever for engineers to integrate their analog and digital workflows with versatile I/O, monitoring, and routing solutions. Whether you prefer the tactile response of a console or the familiar feel of a mouse and keyboard, these powerful tools are changing the way we mix. Continue reading →
  4. Buyer's Guide: Mojave Audio Microphones

    Buyer's Guide: Mojave Audio Microphones
    Built with premium analog components, Mojave Audio microphones capture the rich, colorful sound of classic tube microphones at a fraction of the price. Revered by some of the world’s greatest engineers, these microphones have been a secret weapon for top recording studios for years. Whether you’re looking for a workhorse condenser microphone that delivers unparalleled bang-for-your-buck or need a replacement for your vintage tube mic, Mojave Audio microphones deliver professional results in any setting. In this Buyer’s Guide, we’ll break down the differences between each microphone in the line, show off the brand's new colorways, and help you find the perfect mic for your needs. Continue reading →
  5. 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 →
  6. Buyer's Guide: Avid Interfaces, Desktop Control Surfaces & More

    Buyer's Guide: Avid Interfaces, Desktop Control Surfaces & More
    Over the past few decades, Pro Tools has become the industry-standard DAW for recording, mixing, and post-production facilities. Avid has given both home and commercial studio owners several new tools in the past year to help streamline their Pro Tools rigs, including a new interface and several desktop control surfaces. With so many solutions to choose from, it can be tough to tell which is the best for you and your studio. That’s why we put together this Buyer’s Guide to help you find the perfect Avid gear for your space. Read on to learn more about the Avid MTRX Studio, Pro Tools Dock, S1, S3, and HDX series chassis. Continue reading →
  7. Neumann's New V 402 Dual-Channel Preamp Offers Sonic Purity For Your Studio

    Neumann's New V 402 Dual-Channel Preamp Offers Sonic Purity For Your Studio
    While the most recent releases from Neumann have leaned towards microphones, monitors, and headphones, the brand has announced a new piece of gear that will fit perfectly right alongside them in your studio. Meet the Neumann V 402, a dual-channel pre amp that will bring the utmost clarity to your recordings. Neumann is certainly no stranger to building incredible preamps, as they have done so for consoles throughout their storied history. However, this is the brand's first stand-alone mic pre release, and what better to pair with an impeccable sounding Neumann microphone than a pristine preamp. Continue reading →
  8. Buyer's Guide: Dolby Atmos

    Buyer's Guide: Dolby Atmos
    The evolution of the listener's audio experience has led the post-production world to the vast frontiers of immersive mixing. Thanks to Dolby Atmos, mix engineers can now plunge their listeners into lush three-dimensional sonic worlds that feature well-placed, accurate sounds. The best part? With Dolby Atmos Mastering Suite, it's easier than ever before. If you've heard about Dolby Atmos and have been wondering why you need to start thinking about it when it comes to your mixes, you've come to the right place. Throughout this blog, we'll be outlining the concepts behind Dolby Atmos, the creation process for immersive mixing and some of the tools of the trade that you'll need to do the job right. Continue reading →
  9. Music Samples, Original Beats, & Why Knowing The Difference Is Crucial

    Music Samples, Original Beats, & Why Knowing The Difference Is Crucial
    For those that work outside of the hip-hop and pop world, we don’t often think about the art of sampling vs. original beat production. So much of the music the world knows today consists of old musical ideas placed in new creative contexts. Music samples have long been used in songs, but we’re hearing them more than ever in 2020. Samples can be great for your music, but using them incorrectly or without permission can get you into trouble. If music-sampling is a part of your creative process, you’ll need to know the difference between what’s 100% your own creation and what you’re borrowing from someone else. Continue reading →
  10. Buyer's Guide: Neve 8424 Recording Console

    Buyer's Guide: Neve 8424 Recording Console
    The new Neve 8424 is a hand-built 24-channel analog mixing and recording console that seamlessly integrates with all of the equipment in your studio for a streamlined workflow. This desk is the intuitive and ergonomic link between your analog outboard gear/instruments and your DAW and plug-ins and also offers easy internal recall of all console settings. Neve's latest console offers dual-channel inputs, enabling you to switch between recording and mixing inputs at the press of a button. With Marinair transformers, two authentic 1073 preamps and classic EQ circuitry, the 8424 delivers the classic 80-series Neve sound in a compact frame. And with two open 500 series slots, you can easily expand your tone with your favorite outboard signal processors. Continue reading →

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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.