Home Studio Registry: Charles Gant

Future plans/projects

I am in the middle of a huge project of my own. Hope to complete by year's end.


Gibson, Carvin, Fender and ESP


Roland A80, Roland Juno-106

Sound modules

Roland U220, Roland JV880 and a Roland LAPC-1 MIDI/Synth Sound Card


Roland R-5 Human Rhythm Composer and a Roland R-8 MkII Human Rhythm Composer


2 Alesis Quadraverbs, Digitech GSP-21, Digitech DHP-55 and a Aphex 2 Channel Aural Exciter


A bunch of Shure SM57's, 2 Beta 57's, an EV PL-80 and a Audio-technica AT4033a


Carvin MX2488

Tape decks

Tascam TSR-8, Sony TC-K620 cassette deck and a Sony DTC-75ES DAT Recorder

Hard disk recorders

AKAI DR4d as well as the computer


Carver PM-300, JBL Control 5 Monitors, JBL Pro III Monitors, Furman Sound HA-6 Headphone Amp and several AKG K240 Headphones


Pentium II 450 clone with a Quantum 9 gig UWSCSI drive, 128 Meg PC100 SDRAM, Appian Dual Monitor controller (And 2 Monitors), Sonorus STUDI/O ADAT interface

Music software

Steinberg Cubase VST 3.7, Sonic Foundry Sound Forge 4.0d and DSP-FX Virtual Pack rev 6.0 and other assorted plugins

Additional equipment

Mark Of The Unicorn Midi Express XT, Frontier Design Group TANGO 20 bit ADAT interface, Digidesign Audiomedia III PCI Digital Audio Card, DBX Model 166 Dual Compressor/Limiter/Gate, DBX 1531X Stereo 15 band Eq, Fostex Model 2016 Line Mixer, a bunch of line conditioners and a bunch of effects pedals for guitar and bass

Additional notes

I do all my tracks on the computer these days. Now that Cubase is stable enough I can easily record 32 to around 38 tracks with effects with no considerable slowing. So far, I have no equipment or quality issues that get in my way.

Primary use Secondary use
Demos Jamming and Fun
Recording level MIDI level
Above average Above average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians 61-100