Home Studio Registry: Ron West II

Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Demos Recording Above average High
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians 21-40

Future plans/projects

Long term projects such as albums or EPs for the local music scene of Northern VA and the Washington D.C. Metro Area, completing a vocal/iso booth, and a brand new website design to allow for streaming audio, live performances at the studio, and internet radio broadcast.

Guitars

Guitars: 
Fender DG-8 Acoustic, PRS Santana SE used with a Fender ProReverb stage amplifier.

Keyboards

Reason 3.0 controlled by an M-Audio Keystation 49e

Sound modules

Keystation 49e controller for Propellerheads Reason Version 3.0.

Percussion

DW Pacific FS Series 5 Piece Birch Kit with Sabian B8 symbals, gibralter and DW hardware, and a Power Glide Iron Cobra Double Pedal.

Effects

A Behringer Multicom 4-channel compressor, and a Behringer Composer Pro 2-channel compressor with De-Esser

Microphones

Main Studio Mic: A Groove Tubes GT57 Vocal Condenser, a Marshall MXL2001 Vocal Condenser, a AKG D112 Bass/Kick drum mic, Digital Reference drum mics, and SM57s

Mixing

A Behringer SL2442fx-pro 24-channel analog mixer

Tape decks

PC Based

Hard disk recorders

PC Based

Monitoring

Monitors: 2 KRK Rokit 8 Powered Studio Monitors Headphones: Sony MDR-? basic headphones (for playback)and a pair of JVC headphones from circa 1975-80.

Computer

Home built computer: Asus P4P800S Socket 478 intel 848p motherboard, Intel Celeron D Prescott 2.8ghz processor, Maxtor DiamondMax 120gb 7200rpm SATA150 Harddrive, 1gb PNY Optima DDR PC3200 memory.

Music software

Digidesign ProTools M-Powered version 7. Interface Hardware: M-Audio Firewire 410 audio interface