Home Studio Registry: James D. Fain

Future plans/projects

I'm working on my first CD realease. Which will be avaliable by the end of June, 2001.


Gibson Les Paul studio, Fender Stratocaster, Kramer focus 2000, Yamaha FG-335, Segull electric/acoustic, Ibanez SDGR 5 string bass with active pickups.


Roland XP-80 Music Workstation.

Sound modules



Toca latin congas, (2)Chicken Shakers.


Lexicon MPX-500, Behringer ultra-curve pro 8024, Dbx 586 Dual Vacuum Preamp,Art MP Tube preamp, Ashley CLX52 comp/limiter, PreSonus BlueMax, Rocktron Hush 11C noise reduction, Marshall JMP-1 Preamp, Art 341 dual 15 band eq, (2)DBX PB-48 Patch Bay's.


Shure beta sm57A, Shure sm58A, AKG C-1000S, Akg C4000B, Behringer ECM 8000.


Mackie 1202-VLZ.

Tape decks

Sony TC-WR565, Sony CDP-CE335.

Hard disk recorders

Roland VS-1680 Workstation w/two effects cards and CD Burner.


Mesa/Boogie Simul Stereo 295, Alesis Matica 500, Alesis Monitor One, Mesa/Boogie .50 caliber + head, Roland Jazz Chorus-120, Mesa/Boogie 2x12 cab., Marshall 4x12 cab.,Crate SM5HP Headphone amp, Pignose amp, (1)Sennheiser HD-265 Headphones,(1)JVC HA-D500 Headphones.


HP Pavilion 8566C W/Pentium 111 Processor 128.MG of RAM 20.GB of Hard Drive and Pioneer CD writer W/SoundBlaster Live Drive and Soundcard. HP ScanJet 5200C, HP DeskJet 970cxi printer.

Music software

Cakewalk Express, Soundforge XP, Mixman Studio, Logic VS.

Additional equipment

(3)Furman Voltage regulators, Lexicon MPX R-1, Yamaha MFC-1, Sabine RT 1601 Rack tuner, Dunlop Univibe w/controller, MXR phase 90, Dunlop crybaby Wah, Danelectro Coolcat chorus,(1)Honer GLH Harmonica, Danelectro Fab tone, Sustainiac, Morley Wah, Monster, Hosa, and Whirlwind cable.

Additional notes

I create CD cover artwork with MediaFace- media labeling design software by Neato. I also have my studio/control room covered with Auralux, about 75%.

Primary use Secondary use
Demos Recording
Recording level MIDI level
Above average Average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles