Home Studio Registry: Gus Montalvo

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.


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


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.


Pearl Maple custom.


All software effects.


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


Mackie 32-8, 24E and 1402VLZ.

Tape decks

Tascam 112 MKII

Hard disk recorders



Yamaha HS-80


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

Additional notes

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.

Primary use Secondary use
Demos Practice and Rehearsal
Recording level MIDI level
Just learning Average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians