Home Studio Registry: Rafique Rashid

Contact Web site
ulan@pc.jaring.my
Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Composition Demos Average Average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Alone 21-40

Future plans/projects

To upgrade to a hard disk recording system...YEAH, ALONG WITH EVERYONE ELSE! To finally build that sound-proofed recording booth. To buy a second-hand Neumann to hammer nails with. To find a nice woman who plays bass and rides a bicycle.

Guitars

Guitars: 
Godin Multiac, Taylor 410, Ibanez GB-10, Takamine Stereo guitar, Ibanez Artist electric, Ibanez Roadstar fretless bass, Fender Jazz, Yamaha 6 and 12 strings, Ibanez banjo and a Nepalese mandolin.

Keyboards

An M-1....how do you play one of these things?

Sound modules

Roland MV-30, and the M-1, oh and an SPD-11

Percussion

SPD-11 drum pads, Alesis SR-16 and several old Roland drum machines like the TR-707 (great toms) and lots of assorted percussion things.

Effects

Digitech TSR-12, Yamaha REV-1000, Zoom 9002 for the guitars ( Any suggestions for a good guitar effects processor that doesn't weigh a ton?)

Microphones

SM-58's and an AKG D-400 dynamic.

Mixing

Mackie 1604, Yamaha RM-602.

Tape decks

Yamaha MT-44D multitrack, Yamaha KX-300 Stereo deck.

Hard disk recorders

I WANT ONE OF THESE...PLEASE ADVISE ME SOMEONE!!!

Monitoring

A pair of Telefunken 3-way speakers (home Hi-Fi level) and a Luxman amp. A couple of AKG K141 headphones (I swear by these!)

Computer

An old 386 that I use for e-mail.

Additional equipment

A Sony ES-60 DAT deck, A Sony DAT walkman (D8 model), A Sony MiniDisc walkman, Two Fostex patch bays, a Roland GI-10 guitar MIDI converter, a Behringer compressor/limiter and a few weird, crappy old mics that have strange and wonderful characteristics to them.

Comments

I am at the moment working with Malaysian aboriginal music. We will be cutting an album soon. CAN ANYONE PLEASE HELP ME IN MY SEARCH FOR THE BEST NEAR-FIELD MONITORING SPEAKER SYSTEM? Alesis Monitor One's or Yamaha NS-10's or Genelec's or KRK's or .........???