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Vol. 24, No. 5: February-March 2020
inspiration / Motivation
Recording Tips / Methods
Songwriting / Composition
The Power To Release
The Rediscovered (Archive)
In Review (Archive)
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Glossary of Terms
Home Studio Registry: Billy Marsh
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Recording knowledge level
MIDI knowledge level
Commonly work (with)
To keep making music, and finding the inspiration for it in anything and everything.
Rickenbacker, Dano 12-string, Fender Tele, Washburn "Nuno", Hamer Destroyer, Peavey Predator, "Homer" MIDI Guitar (Shadow SH-075 Guitar-to-midi converter), Ovation Celebrity, Ibanez Bass.
Yamaha PSR-510, Yamaha SHS-10R, Yamaha PSS-470
Roland SC-55, SBLive (for soundfont usage).
Roland Electronic drum set w/TD-5 sound module, Yamaha DD-6, tin cans, trash cans....
Boss GT-3, POD, lots of software plug-ins, Zoom Studio 1204, Alesis NanoCompressor, tons of guitar pedals, an old Zoom unit.
Rode NT-1, 2 Shure SM-57's, Sony stereo mic for recording samples on my mini-disc, Radio Shack PZM, Radio Shack Condenser, various cheapies
Mackie 1402, Fostex DMT-8VL, old four-track Tascam for funky sounds.
Fostex DAT, Fostex DMT-8VL, JVC Hi-Fi VCR, Fisher Studio Standard Cassette Deck, numerous other cassette decks and reel-to-reels.
Hard disk recorders
1.4 GIG Thunderbird with 512 megs ram and over 100 gigs storage.
Cakewalk Pro Audio, Cubase, Acid Pro, FruityLoops, Cool Edit 2000, Making Waves.
Amps : Fender Champ, Princeton Chorus, Peavey VTM Classic with 4 10" speakers, Boss 10 watt practice amp, Scholz Rockman.
The song is everything - don't let technology get in the way. Find inspiration in the simple things; that's what counts.