STUDIO

My production studio is nestled just outside of the beautiful city of Olympia Washington among tall evergreens and in walking distance from the Puget Sound. My studio provides me with a perfect tranquil setting for composing and recording music.

My digital audio workstations are PC based (Intel processor PCs with multiple SATA drives). I primarily use Steinberg Cubase 5, Sony Vegas, and Sound Forge. I have a selection of analog, tube, and digital compressors, and several quality condenser and cardioid dynamic mics made by RODE, Shure, and E/V. Acoustic treatment is made by GIK Acoustics. I use Mogami cables throughout.

For instruments I have racks of MIDI controlled analog/digital synths by Alesis, EMU, Ensoniq, Kawai, Korg, and Roland as well as a few vintage synth keyboards in the studio. I primarily use M-Audio Axiom keyboard MIDI controllers. I also have an extensive set of high-end virtual softsynths and effects plug-ins as well as a very large library of digital audio samples. Below are some photos of my studio gear.

STUDIO GEAR

Made in Italy Roland PC-200mkII MIDI keyboard that I've owned since 1994. The other keyboard is an Ensoniq SD-1 made in the USA. I also use a m-Audio Axiom keyboard controllers.

Mackie SR24-4.

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Tube pre-amp/compressor, effects, etc.

Rack of synths, effects, and power amp, etc. Hardware synths include E-Mu Proteus 1, 2 and 2000, Roland SC-880, Korg Wavestation, Korg MS2000BR, Kawai K1r, and an Ensoniq SD-1.

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More rack synth gear.

Roland Boutique Series JU-06 (recreation of teh original Juno 106)

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M-Audio Axiom 61

Assortment of amps in the studio: Peavey Classic 30 (w/ Celestion Vintage 30 speaker), Marshall TSL 60 Combo, Marshall AS50R, and Marshall TSL 60 Head w/vintage reissue 1960ax cab w/reissue celestion Greenbacks installed.

 

 

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I have a great collection of electric and acoustic guitars in the studio to cover all styles of music.

This is my custom built effects pedal board. The Dunlop Wah pedal also includes a volume pedal and boost circuit. I use George L cables, which have solid wire cores). I have a collection of other distortion pedals that I occasionally use, such as this 1980s Rat (for that Jeff Beckian fuzz tone). Still have a Boss GT-3 from 2001.

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