Home Studio Registry: Richard Davidson

Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Commercial work Composition High Above average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Alone 61-100

Future plans/projects

Keep on keeping my clients happy - would like to go full-time with studio work... :-)

Guitars

Guitars: 
Ibanez JS2000, Ibanez RG670DX, Ibanez RG 565, Fender US Telecaster, Fender 80's Jap Stratocaster (modded), Tanglewood and Takamine Electro Acoustics, Bass Collection 5-string bass.

Keyboards

Yamaha Motif ES6

Percussion

Roland HPD-15 Handsonic

Effects

Sansamp PSA-1, Roger Linn AdrenaLinn II, TC Electronic G-Major, Zoom RFX-2000, ADA MicroCab II, loads of stomp boxes (MXR Phase 100, Ibanez TS-9, Boss CE-2, DD-3, Crybaby/Morley Wah's, Digitech Whammy 4 etc.)

Microphones

Soundeluxe U195, Rode NT2 and NT5 (x2), Shure Beta 57 (x2), Shure SM57 (x2), Shure SM58, Shure 545 Unidyne III (x2), AKG C414B-XLS (x2), Audix D2 (x2), D4 and D6 drum mic's, SE-1a (x2)

Mixing

Yamaha 01v96v2, Yamaha AW4416 (with Waves Y56K board), Soundcraft M-12, Behringer Eurorack 1204

Tape decks

Tascam MD-301 MkII, Marantz Twin Cassette, Denon CD player

Hard disk recorders

Alesis HD24XR, Yamaha AW4416

Monitoring

Mackie HR626's, BlueSky Media Desk 2.1, Beyer DT100 and DT300 headphones, Sennheiser HD25SP headphones

Computer

Carillon AC-1 Plus custom built audio PC: 2.6Gig P4 with 1024MB 333DDR, 80+120 GB Seagate HDD's (in silent sleeves), 64MB Dual Head ATI graphics, silent power supply. RME HDSP9652 Audio card (24ch ADAT i/o) Magma PCI chassis with UAD-1 and TC Powercore PCI cards, Midex 8 midi interface,

Music software

Carillon: Cubase SX3, Wavelab 6, various plugins Backup PC: Cubase VST32, Wavelab 3, various plugins

Additional equipment

Universal Audio UA6176, Drawmer 1968 Mercenary Edition 2-buss compressor, DAV Electronics BG-1 2-channel mic preamp, Focusrite OctoPre 8 channel preamp/dynamics, Focusrite Penta stereo compressor, 2x Behringer HA4700 headphone amp, Yamaha DG80-112 digital guitar combo, Laney GH50L valve head and 4x12" cab in soundproof booth, Mackie SRM450 powered PA cabs. Full 'Auralex' sound control treatment.

Comments

There is no better education in acoustics than to build your own soundproofed and acoustically treated studio! I also teach Music Technology to post-16 students at a Performing Arts College.