Recording

  1. How To Improve Your Songwriting When You're Not Feeling Creative

    How To Improve Your Songwriting When You're Not Feeling Creative
    Many of us have said, "If I only had more time to write, I would come up with better songs." Now that most people have been afforded more creative time due to quarantine measures, we're left trying to find inspiration in truly troubling times. Obviously, you’re not going to love every song you write, but the key to becoming a better songwriter is writing more and practicing your craft. In this blog, we’ll share some of our favorite tips for staying productive and making the most out of your time at home. Continue reading →
  2. Vintage King Brings Together Favorites For Working From Home

    Vintage King Brings Together Favorites For Working From Home
    All around the world, creatives are itching to get back in the studio. Stuck at home without their gear, many are looking for creative ways to fill free time, while others are trying to figure out how to quickly build set-ups at home to keep up with the demands at work. Vintage King's Audio Consultants came together to build bundles that are specifically tailored to working from home. They've created packages at all different levels, so no matter whether you're just starting out or are already a pro, there will be something to fit your budget and workflow. Continue reading →
  3. Universal Audio's Lev Perrey Answers Your Questions About LUNA

    Universal Audio's Lev Perrey Answers Your Questions About LUNA
    Earlier this week, we reached out to our social media followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, asking them what questions they had about Universal Audio's LUNA recording system. Well, surprise, surprise, Universal Audio officially launched LUNA yesterday and made it available for download. Despite his busy schedule on launch day, Universal Audio's Director of Product Management Lev Perrey took the time to answer all of your burning questions about the brand's latest release. Watch below to check out our in-depth interview with Lev, and if you want more information about LUNA, we've got you covered here. Continue reading →
  4. Five Reasons You Should Download Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System Right Now

    Five Reasons You Should Download Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System Right Now
    Universal Audio has just launched its new LUNA Recording System. The application is free and available to download right here for Mac users with Thunderbolt Apollo and Arrow interfaces . Whether you've been curious about LUNA or don't know the first thing about it, we've got everything you need in this blog. First things first, what is it? Universal Audio describes LUNA as a "music creation, recording, and analog-style production system." Essentially, LUNA is your new home base for recording, editing, and mixing, one that flows seamlessly with Universal Audio Thunderbolt-equipped interfaces in a way like never before. Continue reading →
  5. Buyer's Guide: Audio Interfaces

    Buyer's Guide: Audio Interfaces
    A quality audio interface is the first essential piece of gear for any home studio owner. Whether you’re recording or mixing, every signal passes through the audio interface. Cheap interfaces often make tracks sound weak, thin and brittle. But a quality interface can bring your tracks to life. In this Buyer’s Guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to select the audio interface for your studio, including info on preamps, converters, DSP and more. But first, let’s take a quick look at how audio interfaces came to be so popular. Continue reading →
  6. Creating Original Compositions For Sampling With Mario Luciano

    Creating Original Compositions For Sampling With Mario Luciano
    Mario Luciano is a world-class producer with a passion for analog recordings. Over the last few years, Mario has quickly made a name for himself by creating authentic analog instrumentals for producers and beatmakers to sample in their productions. Offering more than 200 original compositions available through his website, Polyphonic Music Library, he seamlessly blends elements of soul, gospel, jazz, and trap in his work. So far, his productions have been used by groundbreaking artists like H.E.R., YG, and Wale, just to name a few. Continue reading →
  7. How To Get A Big Vocal Sound For Under $1500

    How To Get A Big Vocal Sound For Under $1500
    One question we always get asked here at Vintage King Audio is, “How do I get huge sounding vocals that have warmth and color?” Over the years, we’ve shared our gear picks for how to do it on an unlimited budget and a somewhat stricter one. For today's blog, we want our social media fans to know that we've heard them loud and clear. You wanted us to do this with a smaller budget, and so here it is! We understand that not everyone can afford Neumann U47s, Neve 1073s, or Fairchild 670s. With that being said, most people still want their recordings to sound like they have used these titans of the studio for tracking and mixing. Read our blog below to discover some microphone, preamp, and compressor options that will get you a big sounding vocal chain for right around $1,500. Continue reading →
  8. The Best Podcasts For Audio Engineers And Producers

    The Best Podcasts For Audio Engineers And Producers
    A great audio engineer understands the importance of learning their craft from the masters. Books and magazines have always been a great resource, but the explosion of podcasts on engineering, mixing, and mastering has made quality information more available than ever. In this blog, we’ll break down some of our favorite podcasts for audio engineers, including gear-driven tech talk, podcasts on how to run your own studio, and behind the scenes interviews with artists and producers. Continue reading →
  9. The Hottest Plug-Ins And Software of 2019 (So Far)

    The Hottest Plug-Ins And Software of 2019 (So Far)
    It’s hard to believe that we’re already over halfway through 2019. So far, it’s been a huge year for groundbreaking creative software and plug-ins. From analog emulations with unprecedented accuracy to innovative new plug-ins, there’s never been a better time to mix in-the-box. In this blog, we’re breaking down some of the hottest plug-ins released so far this year. Continue reading →
  10. Buyer's Guide: Avid S4 and S1 Control Surfaces

    Buyer's Guide: Avid S4 and S1 Control Surfaces
    Earlier today at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tennessee, pro audio giant Avid announced the release of the Avid S4 Control Surface and S1 Control Surface. These two new control surfaces streamline Avid’s best selling S6 and S3 control surfaces to offer a space-friendly option for medium to smaller sizes recording and mixing facilities. Continue reading our new Buyer's Guide below to get a complete breakdown of what you can expect from the Avid S4 and S1 control surfaces. If you'd like to speak with a Vintage King Audio Consultant about either Avid control surface or put in your pre-order now, please contact us via email or by phone at 866.644.0160 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.