Home Studio Registry: Steve Hovious

Future plans/projects

Continue to learn more about music and recording Complete a self-constructed demo/CD (including all instruments and mastering) Possibly do recordings and demos for local bands and individuals Continue to learn more about accoustics and enhance the studio


Ibanez GAX70BT electric and Ovation Pinnacle accoustic/electric


None at the moment - considering Roland and Yamaha

Sound modules



Pearl 5 piece (mix of booms and regular stands) P201P double bass pedal 985W hi-hat stand


Built into hard disk recorder


(2) Shure SM57 (1) Shure SM58 (2) Nady DM70 (1) Nady DM80 Kick Drum


Hard disk recorder doubles as mixer

Tape decks

Sony TCWE435 dual-cassette

Hard disk recorders

Roland VS880EX


Sony and Nady studio headphones Technics 100 amp Polk R10 speakers


Dell P3 650 256MB RAM 10GIG HD 40x CDROM Sony 12x burner

Music software

Pro Tools Free 5.0.1

Additional equipment

Crate GFX212 guitar amp Crate BX100 bass amp RCA 5 disc CD player Zildjan A custom crash 15";A custom splash 10";China Boy high 20";18" ride/crash Paiste 302 14" hi-hats Ultra and Axman mic stands; Ultra and Axman guitar stands

Additional notes

Recording is fun but also a pain. But when a song does come together, it is well worth the time and effort!

Primary use Secondary use
Demos Jamming and Fun
Recording level MIDI level
Average Just learning
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles