Home Studio Registry: Guy Higbey

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

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.

Guitars

Guitars: 
All kinds

Keyboards

Alesis Quadrasynth plus

Sound modules

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

Percussion

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

Effects

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.

Microphones

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

Mixing

Mackie 32-8

Tape decks

Tascam DA30mkII, Alesis adats Protools

Monitoring

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

Computer

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.

Comments

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.