Home Studio Registry: Mike Frandson

Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Composition Demos Above average Just learning
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Producer 21-40

Future plans/projects

Adding monitors; better microphones; better soundproofing; adding outboard effects processing; adding better pc/soundcard/effects

Guitars

Guitars: 
Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Ovation accoustic, Yamaha bass, Harmony Hi String accoustic

Keyboards

Yamaha PSR 220

Sound modules

None

Percussion

Use Yamaha drum patches/loops

Effects

Use Cubase plug ins plus outboard compressor

Microphones

Shure sm57/58's

Mixing

Mackie VLZ 1202

Tape decks

Realistic something or other to mix down demos/worktapes

Monitoring

Sony headphones (then listen to tape on "boombox":-)

Computer

Custom built; AMD 233 mhz, 32 meg Ram, 4.3 EIDE HD, Win95

Music software

Cubase VST 3.553, Band In A Box (rarely)

Additional equipment

Darla sound card from Event Elec.

Comments

"Bedroom/Office" studio for home songwriting, demos, worktapes; have worked with one other singer; basically I'm a contemporary country/pop/AC songwriter who wants to hear more than just "guitar/vocals".