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Sonic Circus



Sonic Circus may be the most intriguing professional audio retailer out there in the world of professional music recording today. While you can certainly purchase new products from Sonic Circus and the company carries an incredible selection of new gear, it is also one of the premiere places in the world for acquiring vintage or classical gear, as well. The team at Sonic Circus can also restore, refurbish and replace vintage or classical gear and equipment and have done so for major recording studio facilities around the world. 


Which products from Sonic Circus that were used by the great engineers and recording studio facilities of the past would be a great fit for the educational space?


The answer to this question is very simple— any of them. In fact, if you are looking for a classical or vintage piece of gear or a console, Sonic Circus will be one of the very few places on the planet where you might be able to locate it. The team at Sonic Circus has even recreated some of the truly legendary recording studios of the past for both feature and documentary films. They are the true experts in classical recording technologies— maintaining them, restoring them and selling them, too. Do remember, Sonic Circus also does sell new gear and consoles, as well, from the very best brands in the world of professional music recording. 

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Classical Professional Audio Products


One look at the Sonic Circus website will showcase the amazing array of vintage gear, classical microphones and legendary consoles that the company has to offer. If you are looking for one of the classic tube condenser microphones from the 1960s, gear that originated in the 1970s or a console from the 1980s and you need the classical equipment to be in perfect working order— looking no further than Sonic Circus. It is important to keep in mind that the company is always acquiring new vintage equipment for sale and restoring it for their valued customers around the world. 

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New Professional Audio Products


Though one might think of Sonic Circus as the place to find the great equipment of the past, their selection of new gear is equally as impressive. Sonic Circus sells new microphones, gear and consoles from every major brand in the professional audio world. If you are looking for a new version of a product from the 1960s, 1970s or 1980s, there is also a great chance that you could find this piece of equipment at Sonic Circus. 

Image: The Sonic Circus Website

Image courtesy-- Sonic Circus

Why should an educational institution invest in products from Sonic Circus?


It goes without saying that just having the opportunity to work with the team at Sonic Circus is an educational opportunity in itself. It’s one thing for your students to be able to use a software plugin to achieve a goal, but the people at Sonic Circus can give your students the opportunity to learn how the actual unit truly worked. Working with their team and building a relationship with this crew of experts in classical gear can enrich the educational experience of the students in your courses. Having the opportunity to use new and classical gear side-by-side, the way that it has been done in the legendary recording studios where the majority of the great popular music has been recorded since the conclusion of the Second World War, would be tremendously beneficial for your students. Sonic Circus is one of the few places in the world where you can acquire the gear for the educational space to be able to construct such a space for your students and their projects. 


The following link will take you to the Sonic Circus website where you can learn more about this legendary corporation and also, find an authorized dealer for their fabulous products in your area.


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Special Note: Each of the images in this article appear through the courtesy and generosity of the wonderful people at Sonic Circus.


Special Thanks— At The Recording Session Vault Educational Website Project, we would like to take a moment to express our thanks and appreciation to David Lyons at Sonic Circus for his time and assistance with this article. 

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