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  1. Matia Simovich & Infinite Power Studios Upgrade To Neve 8424 Console

    Matia Simovich & Infinite Power Studios Upgrade To Neve 8424 Console
    For creators working in mid-sized studios, the Neve 8424 console offers the audio quality and functionality of a much larger analog desk with the modern conveniences and connectivity needed for a hybrid workflow. These were certainly the deciding factors for producer and sound designer Matia Simovich who recently brought home the 8424 to his Infinite Power Studios. “It offered everything I was used to on a large format mixer, but it was scaled to a size that made more sense in a control room where space is tight," says Matia. The Neve 8424 delivers on the classic sound of the brand's beloved 80 Series desks. The 8424 features Neve Marinair® transformers on the Stereo Mix bus, the Stereo Cue bus and the AFL bus for high headroom voltage-controlled mixing. In addition, the desk comes with two handcrafted 1073 preamps and the ability to connect to the 1073OPX for additional mic pres. Continue reading →
  2. Brian Alston Brings Home Iconic Sound With Neve 8424 Console

    Brian Alston Brings Home Iconic Sound With Neve 8424 Console
    Vintage King client Brian Alston is an Arizona-based singer/songwriter who recently elevated his project studio to a whole new level. As a long-time fan of the Neve console sound, Brian wanted the benefits of the brand's storied desks, but needed to be mindful of both budget and space. Enter the Neve 8424 recording console. “I basically wanted a console that would be with me for a very, very long time and one that would continue to inspire me to work every day," Brian says. "I have found that in the 8424.” Continue reading →
  3. Will Putney Brings SSL Origin Console To Graphic Nature Audio

    Will Putney Brings SSL Origin Console To Graphic Nature Audio
    Will Putney is an accomplished producer, engineer and guitarist who was worked with hardcore and heavy metal icons like A Day To Remember, Knocked Loose, and Thy Art Is Murder. In 2020, he produced a Grammy Award-wining album with Ice-T’s metal group, Body Count. Recently, Will upgraded his studio, Graphic Nature Audio, with a new SSL Origin console to enhance his recordings and streamline his mixing workflow. We had the chance to catch up with Will and see how things are going with the new desk. Read on to learn why Will prefers a hybrid set-up, what it’s like installing a new console and what other gear he is currently using in the studio. Continue reading →
  4. Blue West Channels Classic API Punch With New 2448 Console

    Blue West Channels Classic API Punch With New 2448 Console
    Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Bill Jabr is a world-class producer, musician and engineer who has hosted hip-hop elite like Childish Gambino, André 3000, Juice Wrld and Travis Scott at his Blue Room studios. Under the banner of Blue Room, Bill and his partners have built out two amazing studios including Blue South in the ATL and the newer Blue West in Los Angeles. With the buildout of Blue West, Bill was looking to install a centerpiece that carried the weight and punch of a classic API console. While he had always wanted an API 1608, the brand's newly debuted 2448 was an even better fit for the studio and Bill worked with Vintage King Audio Consultant Chris Karn to bring the desk home. Continue reading →
  5. 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...
  6. Heavy Melody Music And Heavyocity Bring In New API 1608-II Recording Console

    Heavy Melody Music And Heavyocity Bring In New API 1608-II Recording Console
    Heavy Melody Music is led by a team of composers and sound designers with long resumes in the worlds of film, TV and video games. Since its formation by Dave Fraser and Neil Goldberg in 1999, the company has worked with elite clients like Electronic Arts, 2K Games, Atari, NFL, Sony, Gillette and NBC. In addition to sound design, the brand's sister company, Heavyocity Media, makes award-winning virtual instruments. Recently, Heavy Melody Music and Heavyocity Media moved into a new facility and found themselves with enough space to fit a large-format recording console. The group had previously worked with Vintage King Audio Consultant Jacob Schneider to install three API THE BOX consoles and wanted to scale up with something they were familiar with. Continue reading →
  7. Demo New Consoles And Control Surfaces From Anywhere!

    Demo New Consoles And Control Surfaces From Anywhere!
    For nearly three decades, Vintage King has been helping studio owners outfit their facilities with the best in recording consoles and control surfaces. Our team of Audio Consultants can assess your needs, help you stay within your budget and find the desk or controller that best fits in your studio. While social distancing requirements make demoing gear in person somewhat more complicated, Vintage King has come up with a solution that allows studio owners and engineers the ability to test drive gear from anywhere. If you're interested in purchasing a new recording console or control surface, we can help facilitate a virtual demo that will help your selection process. Continue reading →
  8. Get A $5000 Neve Outboard Credit With The Purchase Of A 8424 Recording Console

    Get A $5000 Neve Outboard Credit With The Purchase Of A 8424 Recording Console
    If you've been considering the new Neve 8424 recording console for your studio, the historic pro audio brand has just sweetened the deal for you. When you purchase an 8424 before December 31st, 2020 from Vintage King, you will receive a $5000 credit for Neve outboard gear that you can use however you see fit. This $5000 credit for Neve outboard gear can be used at the time of purchase, and must be spent before June 30, 2021. The credit is limited to strictly Neve outboard gear, which means it can not be used towards the 8424, Genesys/Genesys Black, 88RS, and DFC consoles and options. Continue reading →
  9. Mad Muse Studios Inspires With Vintage Gear And Famous SSL Console

    Mad Muse Studios Inspires With Vintage Gear And Famous SSL Console
    Mad Muse Studios is a brand new world-class recording studio in Los Angeles. Owned by In Flight Music Group, Mad Muse combines a welcoming open floor plan with an incredible acoustic response, several racks full of vintage outboard gear, and a custom SSL G+ Series console purchased through Vintage King. Formerly known as In Flight Music Studios, Mad Muse recently moved to a new location and rebranded during the COVID-19 crisis to help bring focus to their recording services and create separation between its ownership group, which offers a wide range of entertainment services. We recently had the chance to chat with Matt Salazar (CEO), Zulma Tercero (COO), and Lucas Flood (CMO) of In Flight Music Group about what it was like building a new studio from the ground up. Read on to learn about their impressive collection of vintage gear and what it’s like working in a non-traditional studio with an open floor plan. 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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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.
I would recommend Vintage King to any one looking for top-class gear, unbeatable customer service and the best prices on the map!
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.
James O.