Home Studio Registry: Theo Van Daele

Contact Web site
tvandaele@glo.be
Primary use Secondary use Recording knowledge level MIDI knowledge level
Jamming/Fun Demos Above average Average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Alone 21-40

Future plans/projects

Really learning the trade... I gave myself 5 years to build up a decent home studio, and learning how to really lay great tracks. After that, I give myself 40 years to become a pro.

Guitars

Guitars: 
Gibson, Fender Strat, Fender Telecaster, Yamaha bass, Steinberg bass

Keyboards

Roland, Korg

Percussion

Alesis DM5 with ddrum triggers, Pearl Export, Alesis SR 16

Effects

Lexicon MXP 1, Alesis Quadraverb, Behringer Composer, AutoQuad, Denoiser, Roland GXP 100 Guitar processor, Roland Dig. Delay, LA Audio Compressor

Microphones

Rode NT2 (1), AKG 391 (2), AKG CS 1000 (1), Sennheiser MD 421 (2), SM 57 (7), SM 56 (1), Beta 52, SM58

Mixing

Behringer Eurodesk MX 8000

Hard disk recorders

DMT8 VL for external applications

Monitoring

Tannoy System 1000, self made PA speakers, $50 car speakers (!), Yamaha MX2 amp, Amcron 1200

Computer

Intel 266 MMX, 128 Mb Ram, 8 Gig EIDE drives (soon to be expanded with UW SCSI drives), HP 7200 CDRW, Event Gina sound card (waiting for Layla ...), Prodif 24

Music software

Samplitude 4.05, Cool Edit Pro, SAW, Samplitools, Waves plugins

Additional equipment

Humidity meter (!), Sonex Audio acoustic treatment, air filter

Comments

Don't start a home studio ! There is no way back, and you keep sending money to the studio gods each time you go in... Apart from that, it's both fun / art / and craft.