Home Studio Registry: Ian Thompson-Bell

Contact Web site
ianbell@ukfsn.org View web site
Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Recording Demos High Just learning
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians More than 100

Future plans/projects

Just moved into a three story house where the top floor houses the studio and a separate workshop.

Guitars

Guitars: 
Yamaha, Encore and Bell Music

Keyboards

Yamaha DJX

Sound modules

Yamaha Motif Rack ES

Percussion

Arbiter flats plus various tambourines, maracas.

Effects

Eventide Eclipse and ARTFX1 plus built in FX in AKAI DPS24, Line 6 Pod

Microphones

Rode NT1A AKG D190, ATM10, AT4040

Mixing

Built into AKADPS24

Tape decks

Revox A77 (2), Fostex R8, Ferrograph Series 6

Hard disk recorders

AKAI DPS24, AKAI DPS16

Monitoring

Kenwood and Cambridge Audio amps, Tannoy Monitor Golds and Mission speakers, various headphones

Computer

Samsung R700, Zoostorm 64 bit tower

Music software

None

Additional equipment

Various mic stands, 3 DI boxes, phones distribution box

Comments

I am primarily an engineer not a musician although a do play a bit of guitar and keyboards. For the last ten years I have worked principally with Bob Wright producing nine albums with a tenth currently in production, see www.thesongfactory.co.uk