Home Studio Registry: Gus Montalvo

Contact Web site
gusmontalvo@hotmail.com
Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Demos Practice/Rehearsal Just learning Average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians

Future plans/projects

I have built my studio to help talented musicians with limited income produce demos. There are very limited resources available to those people and I want to help. Remember that I am only listing what I have so far with virtualy weekly deliveries from purchased items.

Guitars

Guitars: 
(2) Fender American Standard Carvin, Fender Roland Ready, Taylor acoustic, Roland VG-88, Digitech RP-1000, various Ibanez pedals and a Boss GT-5.

Keyboards

Yamaha Motif ES8 and Kurzweil K2500.

Sound modules

Roland JV-1080, Yamaha EX5r, Yamaha Motif Rack, Roland S-770, Roland MKS-20, Korg X5Dr, Kurzweil Micropiano, Roland D-550.

Percussion

Pearl Maple custom.

Effects

All software effects.

Microphones

Shure Beta 87, Beta 58, SM57, Senhisers, etc.

Mixing

Mackie 32-8, 24E and 1402VLZ.

Tape decks

Tascam 112 MKII

Hard disk recorders

None

Monitoring

Yamaha HS-80

Computer

Custom made with dual 3800 AMD processors, 4 gigs of ram, dual internal 250 meg HD for storage and 1-180 meg HD for programs. Dual 19 inch acer flat panel displays.

Music software

Cubase 4

Comments

I am very excited to be working on what was once a dream. Although I have done very little to date, things are falling into place faster than I could ever imagine, and I know that my investment will help launch someone's career.