Studio

My studio runs the latest, most powerful, integrated audio editing production/post-production software, gear, and instruments available.

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Recorders

I run a Mac system with the following DAWs and software.

Pro-Tools

Pro Tools 10 and 11

Logic

Logic Studio 9: Pro 9, Mainstage 2, Soundtrack Pro 3, Waveburner

Ableton

Ableton Suite 8: Live 8

Studio Library

I feature some of the best Digital Signal Processors and Virtual Instruments available.

Diamond

Waves Diamond Bundle: including plug-ins such as the essential Ultramaximzer L3 and linear phase EQ and compressor, the full Renaissance line of plug-ins, the standard Q-10 EQ, noise reduction DSPs and dozens more

Melodyne

Melodyne Editor 2 pitch and tone editor

Focusrite

Focusrite DSPs

Apple

Apple DSPs

Kramer

Kramer Mastering

BFD3

BFD 3 virtual drum instrument and editor

Kramer Screen

  • Over 300 world-class DSPs including a full complement of EQs, delays, reverbs, compressors, envelopes, gates, pitch correctors, filters, specialty plug-ins, and more
  • Physical modeling of guitar amps and pedals
  • Over 2300 Virtual Instruments including acoustic and electronic drums; pianos; synths; acoustic and electric guitars and basses; electronic keyboards; all orchestral instruments including violins, violas, cellos, contrabasses, trumpets, trombones, horns, euphoniums, tubas, flutes, clarinets, saxophones, oboes, piccolos, english horns, bassoons, full percussion section including marimbas, vibraphones, timpani, chimes, other drums and small percussion; and numerous sound effects
  • Over 20,000 audio and MIDI loops

Gear

My equipment is top-grade and mobile. My instruments are well-maintained.

Interface

InterfaceFocusrite Saffire Pro 40 - 24 bit, 96 kHz, AD/DA converter, 20 channel I/O (8 Mic/Line inputs), two headphone busses

Monster

PowerMonster Pro 2500 - two-stage, filtered power conditioner

Preamps

PreampsFocusrite (8)

SM-57

MicsShure SM-57 (2)

Cables

CablesAssortment of quality XLR cables up to 75' and TRS cables up to 35'.

Acoustic-drums

InstrumentsAcoustic drum set - 13-piece custom birch Pearl Vision set. Drums - 5.5x14" snare, 3.5x13" piccolo snare, 18x20" kick, 8x10" and 9x12" rack toms, 14x14" and 16x16" floor toms. Cymbals - Zildjian A-Custom: 14" Fast Crash, 16" Thin Crash, 21" Medium Ride; Sabian AA: 8" Splash; Han Chi: 18" China. Hardware - Pearl Eliminator series hi-hat and double kick pedals, Pearl stands

Roland

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Electronic drum set - 9-piece custom Roland TD-12. Triggers - installed in acoustic shells so it appears to be an acoustic set, dual-zone snare, cymbals choke-enabled and three-zone sensing, double-kick capability. Module Features - MIDI I/O, direct outs, main outs, 12 TRS inputs, external monitoring capability, internal click, faders for different pieces of set, gain pots for main outs and headphones, customize sizes/sounds/woods or metals of each virtual drum set piece

Synthesizer

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Synthesizer - Yamaha DGX-202 electronic portable grand piano. Features - 76 keys, MIDI I/O, direct outs, headphone out, sustain pedal, tuning knob, 500+ virtual instruments

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Tambourine - RhythmTech 16 zil in double row "rock"-tambourine with polymer-rim, handle, and mount

Finger-cymbals

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Finger cymbals - Zildjian brass finger cymbals

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Triangles - 6" and 8" Grover carbon-steel alloy triangles with set of Grover triangle beaters

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Egg shakers

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Other effects instruments

Metronome

Misc.Boss DB 60 metronome and tuner

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Drum Dial precision pressure-tuner

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Dozens of rubber, yarn, felt and wood mallets and sticks

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Cello bow for effects

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