Home Studio Registry: John Watkins

Contact Web site
watkins@genevasecurities.com
Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Recording Composition Above average Above average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Alone More than 100

Future plans/projects

Trying to finish solo intrumental album, but other projects keep getting in the way.

Guitars

Guitars: 
Hamer Diablo, 62' reissue Strat, Barrington neck-through, Samick 5 string bass, Ovation Celebrity, and a Simon and Patrick acoustic.

Keyboards

Alesis QS6, Akai KC20

Percussion

Roland TD5 digital drum set, and whatever drummers bring with em'

Effects

Alesis Midiverb, Lexicon multifect, and an ART multifect For dynamics I have a Behringer Autocomm and and a DBX DDP

Microphones

CAD E-350, Shure SM-81, Beta 52, SM58 (3), SM57 (7)

Mixing

Mackie 32, 8 Bus with the meter bridge (ya gotta have the meter bridge)

Monitoring

Amps: Alesis RA-100 and a 80 pound Yamaha (800w a side) Speakers: Cerwin-Vega 4-ways with 15" woofers, Jamo Coronet 3 ways, and a pair of JBL near fields. Headphones; Fostex

Computer

2 Zenith MX Servers with a total of 500 meg of RAM and 38GB of disk. A Clone 350mhz with 192mb and an 8gb drive. 2 Laylas, 2 burners, 3 17" monitors

Music software

Cakewalk 8.0 Pro Audio, Sound Forge 4.5, Adaptec EZ-CD Creator and lots 'o' plug-ins

Additional equipment

I have bongos. They're neato.

Comments

My studio sounds good to me. I don't really have anything to compare it to because everyone I know either has a lot less stuff or a heck of a lot more.