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Vol. 25, No. 5: February-March 2021
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Home Studio Registry: Bill Harbour
Recording knowledge level
MIDI knowledge level
Commonly work (with)
Doing demos of other standard blues tunes so I can learn how to get as close to the original studio sound as possible. Also composing songs and demos for any future album project I may do.
'91 Fender AmStd Strat, sunburst with MOP pickguard. Ibanez TV550, Charvel Acoustic.
Drums are done on the Casio CTK-601 keyboard. Sometime recorded into the key- board or layered onto the MD4.
ART MultiverbLT, Alesis NanoCompressor
Onboard the Yamaha MD4
Yamaha MD4 Minidisc 4 track, Sony dual cassette for mixdown
Very cheap computer sound system speakers, and headphones (headphones used mostly
Compaq Presario 7222, 16meg memory, 1.6gig HD
Various shareware mod sequencers
Tube Screamer, AriaPro Chorus, Sovtek BigMuff Pi Fuzz, Cry Baby Wah, Metronome, Tuner.
I'm interested in what other MD4 owners are up to.