Home Studio Registry: Jimmie R. Vestal

Future plans/projects

BALD HEAD DIVA, a song that is customized with the name of a night club, restaurant, diner, music store, appliance store, Drive-In Theatre, or music venue that features live music.


Carvin CM120 (1980 model), Fender Yamaha APXT-1 acoustical/electric, Straocaster, Fender Telecaster (1962 Reissue), Fender Jazz Bass (1960's).


Yamaha SHS-10, Casio MT-30, Fisher SCK-30.


Yamaha RY20 Rhythm Programmer, Pearl and Slingerland snare drums.


Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler, DigiTech XP100 Whammy-Wah Pedal, Marshall VT-1 Vibratrem Pedal, Boss VT-1 Voice Transformer, VS8F-1 Effect Expansion Board (installed in the Roland VS-880).


Shure SM57, Shure Higball Unidirectional Dynamic (Radio Shack #33-984D).


Roland VS-880's mixer.

Tape decks

Tascam 302, Optimus DCT-2000 DCC (Digital Compact Cassette) Recorder [Radio Shack].

Hard disk recorders

Roland VS-880 with XPanded System Expansion (VS-880-S1).


Fisher SC-300K amplifier, speakers, Realistic NovaPro headphones.


V2 Premier computer with a Windows XP OS and a 40 GB hard drive, Amiga 500P, floppy disk and/or 500 MB hard drive, 2MB internal RAM.

Music software

Deluxe Music, Deluxe Music Construction Set (Electronic Arts).

Additional equipment

SyQuest SyJet 1.5 GB External Hard Drive, Iomega External 100 MB Zip Drive, Roland CD Recording System (VS-CDR-S2), DigiTech Studio Vocalist, Peavey Bass Amplifier (400 Series), Wurlitzer Jukebox (Model 3200), Bogen MXGA-T Mixer, Maestro Echoplex, Maestro Rhythm Jester.

Additional notes

Would like to trade tips with Roland VS-880 users.

Primary use Secondary use
Recording Composition
Recording level MIDI level
Above average Just learning
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Alone More than 100