Home Studio Registry: Guy Higbey

Future plans/projects

Continuing to record independent records and demos as well as produce bands and artists with an emphasis on heavy (metal, rock 'n' roll, industrial, urban) music. I plan on working in larger studios as well.


All kinds


Alesis Quadrasynth plus

Sound modules

Emu Esi-32, 16 meg and Ez135 drive on sczi


Alesis SR16,D4 and Tama Techstar pads and brain Usually live drums


RSP tube Saturator, Drawmer 1960 tube compressor and DS201 nse gts , Bellari tube exciter, Behringer composer, Lexicon reflex and alex, Alesis quadverb 1, 2 and 3630, Aphex 109 tube e.q.


AKG C414tl2 (stereo matched pair) D112, C1000s, Sennheiser 421, 409 Neumann KM184 (pair) Shure SM57 and 58(6)AudixNakamichi and Peavey small condensers funky Altec ribbon mic


Mackie 32-8

Tape decks

Tascam DA30mkII, Alesis adats Protools


Hafler P3000, KRK Kroks and bigfoot subwoofer, Audix HRM1s AKG K240 (2), Beyer Dynamic DT770 and DT990 Radio Shack tiny spkrs through stereo


Mac Quadra 650, 56 meg ram, 500 meg HD, 1.2 gig HD and 2.2 gig HD JVC CDR, Digidesign 882 and Adat interface

Music software

Digidesign Protools project 4.0.1 and 3.2 Opcode Vision, Toast CDR, JVC archiver plus (cdr)

Additional equipment

Neve 1272 tube mic preamps (2) by Brent Averill, Drawmer 1960 tube mic preamps Art tube mp mic pramps (3), Dbx 192 pt patchbay(4 PB48s) John Cunibertti Reamp (reverse D.I. box) Stewart DB1 active D.I. box Marshall JMP 100 watt, 1960 cab w/ 70 watt celestions, 1960 cab w/ 25 watt celestions, H&K Attax GTR preamp, MXR dynacomp, Boss Super O.D.

Additional notes

I mostly work with bands engineering and producing. Occasionally I work with other producers on rap and r&b. Heavy, aggressive, drivin' music is what I really enjoy working on and is the focus of my production company.

Primary use Secondary use
Recording Demos
Recording level MIDI level
High Average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other 41-60