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Sonic Circus to host music festival in Marlboro VT

Aug 19th  www.soniccircusfestival.com Sonic Circus will host an independent music festival on August 19th in Marlboro Vermont. The one-day festival features Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Binky Griptite Orchestra, Electric Wire, Amir Ziv, Aisha Burns, Sarah LaPuerta, & Delay 77. Curated to be an intimate, community-driven day of music in a beautiful private setting, local food […]

A rare bird the Aengus Type 73 Recording Console

“You can weld with this console” according to the late Rich Kaplan. originally modified “Made better” by Deane Jensen. He designed an op-amp specifically for the console, the JE-918.  The console was all Jensen transformers, from the mic pre, to the output transformer in the EQ, to the transformers in the fader amps. The consoles came stock with either Aengus 404 thumbwheel […]

Sonic Circus recreates five vintage studios for two upcoming Aretha Franklin productions

At the end of 2019, Sonic Circus was hired to consult and supply vintage recording gear for two upcoming film productions based on Aretha Franklin’s life. The first production, titled Respect (produced by MGM), stars Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin. The cast also includes Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Queen Latifah, Marc Maron, Tituss […]

Sonic Circus welcomes Moog

Sonic Circus is now offering the full line of Moog Synthesizers including the re-release of the Vocoder. Derived from the original vintage schematic, the Moog 16 Channel Vocoder’s analog voice circuits are hand-soldered at the employee-owned Moog Factory in Asheville, NC. The Model 10 a faithful recreation of the first compact modular synthesizer created by Dr. […]

The Magic Shop Neve Console Finds a New Home

Magic Shop Neve

Magic Shop Neve console Sonic Circus recently restored the Magic Shop Neve console and finished completion of the restoration, studio design and installation. The console went through a 3 month restoration process and sounds amazing. Steve Mcintosh is the new owner and if anyone is interested in booking The Barn in Iowa, please feel free […]