Home Studio Registry: Albert DeGroft

Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Recording Commercial work Above average None
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other More than 100

Future plans/projects

Currenly using 1 ADAT and want to upgrade to multiple ADATS via BRC. Add more compression units, and different effects units. Also want to get better mics!

Guitars

Guitars: 
1968 Gibson ES335, 1970's Ovation

Keyboards

None, I get others to play them if I need them, or I go use a friend's Yamaha Grand to play for myself.

Percussion

Congas, Shakers, Rattlers, Different kits Available from frinds, most vintage. I NEVER use Drum Machines!

Effects

Dbx 166A, Alesis Q2, BBE 462, Alesis MEQ 230

Microphones

Sure SM58s, SM57s, PE32, and Unidyne (vintage)

Mixing

Mackie 1202 and 24.4

Tape decks

ADAT 8-track and Sony A-7

Monitoring

Alesis Matica 500 pwr. amp, Misc. JBLs and Carvin cones and horns, Motorola pizieos (400 Watt), misc. headphones.

Computer

486pc @ 50mhtz, soon to be upgraded to 586@200mhtz. 2.1gigHD, 16meg RAM

Additional equipment

Mesa-Boogie Mark IIC Amp, GK RB400 Bass Amp, 1800's Flat-Back Acoustic Bass. Japaneese copy Electric Bass

Comments

I've made some pretty funky recordings on this equipment, and then I've made some great recordings on my old Fostex X-15 4 Tk. Recorder! Patience in your setting up will work wonders in your final product!