Home Studio Registry: Guy Brooks

Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Recording Demos Above average Just learning
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Alone 21-40

Future plans/projects

Completed full-length cd for The Castaways (www.castawaysband.com). Tracks were downloaded and mastered at KHP Music (www.khpmusic.com). The cd was picked up and the group signed by KHP. Several tracks have made it onto regional top 20 charts and is getting air play on stations in 7 states.

Guitars

Guitars: 
'57 Fender Strat Reissue, '87 Kramer Ferrington Acoustic/Electric, '67 Supro 335 style, '67 Encore Bass (Hofner Beatle Bass copy), '78 Fender P-bass, '78 Fender P-bass fretless, '70 Custom-made P-bass Fretless, '82 Vox Standard Bass, '87 Peavey Dynabass 5-string, '98 Tobias Killer B 5-string, '06 Martin DM Acoustic.

Keyboards

Casio 1630 76-key.

Percussion

'03 Pacific (DW Imports) CX 5-piece kit with Zildjin "A" Custom cymbols. Yamaha RX21 Drum programmer. Boss Rhythm Composer.

Effects

Peavey Ultraverb, dbx Compressor, Alesis Microlimiter, Lexicon Reverb/Delay, Various multiband EQ's, BBE Sonic Maximizer, Behringer Compressors.

Microphones

Sampson drum mics (3 toms, snare, kick, 2 overhead condensors), (1) Shure SM58, (1) EV 257, (1) EV 757, AKG1000, Audio Technica 4050 (vocal booth).

Mixing

Peavey 8-channel (used for submixing the drums), Yamaha MD8

Tape decks

Tascam CD/Tape Deck, Alesis Masterlink.

Hard disk recorders

Roland VS2480CD w/VGA monitor.

Monitoring

Wharfedale 8" powered 100-watt studio monitors, custom made 4" and piezo reference monitors powered by an 100 watt audio receiver. 15" and tweeter stereo speakers powered by 400 watt audio receiver.

Music software

Antares Auto-tune

Additional equipment

Original 1965 Fender Deluxe Reverb guitar amp (blackface), 1968 Kustom 100 Combo bass guitar amp. Peavey TNT 130 bass guitar/keyboard amp, Peavey Mark IV bass amp w/Peavey 1810 (18" and 2 10" speakers) cabinet, Multivox Full Rotor Leslie simulator (foot operated fast/slow/off), ProCo Rat Distortion pedal, Original Electro-Harmonix Small Stone Phase Shifter, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Banjo, Violin.

Comments

Good sounding room with isolated vocal room. Wall material is unfinished beaded birch wood panelling. Vaulted ceiling insulated with R30 insulation. Wood floor w/scattered carpet remnants. 6' pool table. TV. Mini-fridge. Sofa and chairs.