Home Studio Registry: Charles Gant

Contact Web site
cgant@lightspeed.net
Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Demos Jamming/Fun Above average Above average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians 61-100

Future plans/projects

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

Guitars

Guitars: 
Gibson, Carvin, Fender and ESP

Keyboards

Roland A80, Roland Juno-106

Sound modules

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

Percussion

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

Effects

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

Microphones

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

Mixing

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

Monitoring

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

Computer

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

Comments

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.