Show us your home studio setup!

Discussion in 'Recording Studio' started by -Nolly-, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. Parka Dez

    Parka Dez SS.org Regular

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    I think Nolly had a Holy Diver in one of his guitars, so I'll let him chime in on that.

    The Rebel Yell in the bridge or Coldsweat should do the job. VHII in the neck I think for what you are after. Give me a shout if you want to try some.
     
  2. Parka Dez

    Parka Dez SS.org Regular

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    Where you knock out your tight jams.
     
  3. leandroab

    leandroab Stay Negativeā„¢

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    My gear:

    Line6 Toneport DI
    M-Audio BX5a monitors
    Intel i7 with 6gb ram 1.5TB hdd
    Cubase 5
    Superior 2.0 w metal foundry (waste of money)
    Ibanez 7321 (blaze neck evo7 bridge)
    Ibanez RG370DX (crunchlab + liquifire)

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  4. RG570LC

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    Bedroom budget studio.

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    Windows XP SP3 with OSX skin.
    Quadcore
    4gb Ram
    M-Audio AV40 Monitors (just for tracking no mixing)
    Nuendo 3
    Waves Bundles
    Addictive Drums/Superior 2.0
    Tonnes of other awesome plugins.
    M-Audio Keyrig 49

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    AKG K240 Mark II (awesome set of headphones, they totally changed my mix's)

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    Original 1991 Human Ear (pair) The star of the show in my opinion!

    I track everything with a 1992 RG570 in a sexy yellow flamed maple finish using my POD X3 and my own patches.

    Mics, SM58 and an AKG D5



    Geez, all the rigs above me are kinda intimidating but ah well! enjoy
     
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  5. -Nolly-

    -Nolly- SS.org Regular

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    No worries Nic, the Holy Diver is a great pickup for what you mentioned. They're nice and warm, very versatile too.
     
  6. tr0n

    tr0n djent n00b

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    Is that an SSL? 9000 series? I imagine you guys and Tesseract are the only bands with a good amount of analogue in the production. :p
     
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    otop SS.org Regular

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    Typical setup..
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    Ibanez RG1570 w/bareknuckles
    Old ass American Strat
    Crappy Maudio monitors
    WalMart Desk modded to fit the rack

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  8. Nozzle

    Nozzle SS.org Regular

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    otop wtf is up with your monitor placement haha
     
  9. thesimo

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    This thread is a good way to make your setup feel small and unworthy. However I am extremely new to recording so It's to be expected I think :)

    But for recording i use my pod xt pro -> logic 8 & beyerdynamic DT770 Pros. Into a macbook pro with 8 gigs of ram, its pretty beefy.

    I'm still convinced my pod can get a better tone than my engl rig, so its definitely the way I'll go for recording.

    Also my 2 guitars, Ran custom and RG2570.
     
  10. DVRP

    DVRP The HUMANCENTiPAD

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    I like your setup! Its really clean looking. me likes
     
  11. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Well it's not exactly home, but at my guitar store I have a recording setup which I used to record my band Nemecide's EP. I use:

    Fractal Axe-FX Ultra
    MOTU 828 MKIII
    Custom built PC (Intel i7 quadcore processor, 6GB of ram, etc)
    Cakewalk Sonar 7 Producer Edition
    M-Audio BX-8A Monitors
    Toontrack Drumkit From Hell 2 Superior w/ the Metal Foundry add-on
    iZotope plugins
    SIR 2.0 for impulses
    SansAmp DI for bass tracks
    AKG K240S (headphones)

    I also have an SM57 beta which indeed is my favorite guitar mic ever, but since I only use the Axe-FX now it's been collecting dust.

    In terms of guitars, I'm going through a bit of a change as of late but on my band's EP I used two Bernie Rico Jr Vixen 7-strings to record all the tracks. Both were neck-thru maple w/ mahogany wings w/ Bare Knuckle Pickups (Rebel Yell in one, Holydiver in the other). I did some leads with a Painkiller equipped Rico as well.

    Currently my main guitars are a snow white BRJ Vixen 7 w/ a Warpig/Miracle Man pickup combo and a Parker Fly Mojo Olive Burl ('Four Seasons' Fall Model limited run 1/25). I'm about to purchase a third guitar, either a Guerilla 7-string custom or another Parker, we'll see.

    The amps I use are an ENGL Fireball 100 and Hughes & Kettner DuoTone, both retubbed with JJs through a Fryette FatBottom 4x12 cab. However I really don't record with those, but I may in the future.
     
  12. Cadavuh

    Cadavuh Bounce The ....

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    That blue guitar is beyond sick!
     
  13. DIOBOLIC5150

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    PC- 3.8ghz quad core AMD Phenom Black edition CPU, Asus Crosshair MB with 8gb Patriot ram, dual 22" monitors, GTX295 Co-op Edition GPU, Watercooled (almost noiseless), Texas Instruments Firewire card. This machine is custom built by me, fitted in a black "Sniper" case, 1tb Internal Storage, 1tb External (backup drives)
    M-Audio Profire 610 Interface
    M-Audio BX8a near field monitors
    M-Audio Studiophile AV40's
    KRK Rokit 10s subwoofer monitor
    M-audio Oxygen 49 midi keyboard
    Rocktron Velocity 150w Power Amp
    Randall XL cabs
    Various mics, sm57's, 58s and others
    Fractal Audio Axe Fx
    Line 6 POD X3 Live
    Everything wired in Mogami Cables.
    Lots of pedals and toys..

    Guitars-
    Bernie Rico Jr custom Jeckyll 7
    Agile Septor 725 "Vader" with EMG 707 pickups @ 18v
    Agile AB3500bk Baritone 6er
    Peavey Millennium 5-String bass
    Cort Action 5-string bass
    ESP LTD TA600 4 string bass (autographed by Slayer, won it in a songwriting contest, I don't play it)

    Software-
    Presonus Studio One Pro DAW
    FL Studio 8 for drum sequencing and some synths
    Plugins- Drumagog soft sampler, Waves Mercury, Addictive Drums, Peavey Revalver, Absynth 5... and other stuff..

    I know I'm forgetting stuff... but that's all the gear I use on a regular basis.

    PS- Nice fucking monitor, Nolly! :bowdown:
     
  14. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    It really is a nice monitor. Every time I goto the Apple Store I want one, but then remember that it wouldnt even fit on my desk so the 22 will have to suffice!
     
  15. DIOBOLIC5150

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    Yeah a bigger monitor is actually my next upgrade. But I'm just going to buy a 32" 1080i LCD TV, because my video card will support it and it would be a bit cheaper. I really like having to two screens though, so I'm still unsure about doing it.
     
  16. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    It will support it but the resolution isn't going to be anywhere near as high as on a computer monitor. As long you're cool with that, thats a nifty idea.
     
  17. DIOBOLIC5150

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    Well, I hooked a friend's 32" 1080i HDtv to my PC once and it looked killer in 1920x1080 native resolution. In fact, it was more sharp/clear than the 1680x1050 resolution on my current LCD monitors. Might have been because the TV was a pretty nice Samsung. Dunno. I'd have to research it more and find one that works well with a PC.

    That would be a good topic to start :idea:
     
  18. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    That's cool. I could be wrong for sure, I just always seem to notice that when friends of mine use their HD-TV for computer stuff it looks a little blurry.
     
  19. -Nolly-

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    Tip of the hat to you too duder!
    It really is such an awesome screen. After 2 years of recording on a 15" Macbook Pro, going up to the 27-incher was so amazing. Now going back to the laptop feels like trying to work through a keyhole..
     
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    I love my rackmount computer.:yesway:
     

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