What's your recording setup?

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Post by cliffdove » Wed May 06, 2009 12:04 pm

e-ray wrote:^^Yup... monitors look pretty poorly placed in general, I don't know about the Alesis's, but the KRK's should be sitting upright.

Here's my space... Not as much gear as a lot of folks, but it's what I need at the moment.

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Dude, can u tell me the make of the desk tat you have. Its really simple and elegant and I've been looking for something like that that comes with the added rack space on the table top.

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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by pokerrules47 » Wed May 06, 2009 1:43 pm

My system is quite simple. I use it for learning songs mostly.

I run my roadster into a vox 2x12, mic that with a SM57 into one channel of a m-audio mobile-pre. The other channel I run a second SM57 for vocals. I run the headphone output of that into a behringer powered mixer out to two PV115 mains setup in mono. I usually run the 2x12 in another room as I can monitor from the behringer at the same time as recording.

The m-audio runs into my laptop via usb and I setup Sony Acid to record the two channels into separate tracks. I use the vocal track for making vocal notations as I play.

Once I get the track down, I usually copy and paste the guitar track into another track and apply effects if needed.
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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by burnstudios » Sat May 16, 2009 12:16 pm

Lookin nice!
Mesa Boogie Single Rec / 2x12 Guitar cab loaded with Eminence Texas Heats / Dean Strat copy Dimarzio super in the bridge / Seymour Duncan hot rail in the neck.
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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by Dale B. » Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:16 pm

Metric Halo ULN-2 w/ 2D + DSP
Mackie Onyx 800R going into the MH via ADAT
bunch of ribbons, tube mics and dynamics
Apple Computer
Logic Studio 9
1.5TB OWC Mercury Pro 7200 RPM External FW 800 HD

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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by MesallicA » Sat Sep 05, 2009 3:43 am

macbook and an apogee duet. portable and sounds great!
Mesa-Boogie Dual Rectifier 3 channel (sold)
Laney GH50L (used/signed by Paul Gilbert)
Marshall 1960a 4X12
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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by burnstudios » Thu Sep 17, 2009 7:55 am

These 2 end pieces you see on each side of the desk were given to me by some people I recorded last week. Pretty cool huh.
I am still working on getting the cables all tidy and what not... and still finding homes for all of my gear in the rack-mounted areas.

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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by bduersch » Sun Sep 20, 2009 9:08 am

I've got a page on my blog devoted to my recording setup ( http://www.gearacquisitionsyndrome.com/ ... -gear.html ), but in a nuthsell, here's my setup...

- lotsa different but relatively inexpensive mics (typically Blue "Ball" and Cascade FatHead for electric guitar, AT2020 and Kel Audio HM-1 for acoustic guitar, Studio Projects C1 or T3 for vocals, and Studio Projects C4's and Shure PG52/PG56's for drums)
- Presonus Digimax FS preamps/converters with ART MDM-8L compressors/limiters
- Sonar 6 Producer with a variety of plug-ins, my favorite of which is Izotope
- M-Audio BX8 monitors

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The first dozen or so tracks here ( http://www.gearacquisitionsyndrome.com/ ... ounds.html ) were recorded using this setup.

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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by Gordabega » Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:36 am

Gateway computer (5 years old +) with XP home
M Powered Pro Tools 8.0.1
M Audio Pro Fire 2626
Behringer 8 channel preamp

Line 6 POD XT Live
Line 6 POD Farm

Mackie 8" monitors
Antares AVP

SM57s
Sennheiser e609
Studio Projects C1
A/T 3035


more, but i'm at the office right now... can't think
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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by daveycrocketofmetal » Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:54 pm

SM-57, 31-band eq, dbx 166xl compressor, Hush noisegate super c, Tascam 2488 neo. Ok for quick recording of riffs and general messing around but would really like to get into computer based recording. Was one of the unfortunate individuals who bought windows vista when it first came out and tried to get pro-tools to work with it. I'm kind of waiting for an excuse to buy a Mac notebook as they seem to be better suited for recording.
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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by burnstudios » Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:49 am

what? Pc's are fine to record on, and just as capable as a mac. And if pro tools wont work with Vista, its not Vista its pro tools not getting with the progam and patching their software to work with Vista. Ive been running Vista since they came out with service patch 1 and I have not had one single problem... Im running windows 7 now with fantastic results. Although I don't use Pro tools anything. I use Adobe Audition 3 .. samples here http://www.myspace.com/burnstudios
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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by SteveO » Sat Dec 26, 2009 7:10 pm

MacBook Pro
Logic Studio 9
Presonus Firestudio Mobile
M Audio iControl
M Audio BX5a monitors

Yamaha MO6

Peavey Rockmaster pre
Tube Works Real Tube II pre
Digitech GSP1101
Lexicon MX300

Since I'm an apartment dweller (who also gets up at 1AM for work, 2AM on my days off), I do all of my recording direct, hence the rack stuff.

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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by daveycrocketofmetal » Sat Jan 02, 2010 1:27 pm

burnstudios wrote:what? Pc's are fine to record on, and just as capable as a mac. And if pro tools wont work with Vista, its not Vista its pro tools not getting with the progam and patching their software to work with Vista. Ive been running Vista since they came out with service patch 1 and I have not had one single problem... Im running windows 7 now with fantastic results. Although I don't use Pro tools anything. I use Adobe Audition 3 .. samples here http://www.myspace.com/burnstudios
yeah I dont know man, I bought Vista when it first came out and pro tools at the same time, the guy at the local music shop said they would have a driver out real soon available for download. It ended up bieng like 8 months. Then still had no luck getting them to work together. Not saying it cant be done, but just seemed like a PITA for how much money I had invested in it and the time it took to wait.
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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by scottywompas » Sun Jan 03, 2010 8:01 pm

Boss BR1180CD (on board effects and Cab models as well)
MKIV
Various pedals
SM58
EV nd267 Dynamic
Sterling Audio St55 Condenser
Presonus Tube Pre on the way.
AKG K240s headphones

I think that's it.

Scott

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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by joshua_rivera » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:21 am

Cubase Studio 4
Pod x3 or Revalver MKIII for guitars/bass
Superior Drummer 2.0 (Metal Foundry)
I have Edirol MA-15D monitors
Using Sennheiser HD280 headphones for tracking.

Seems to work ok for what i'm doing.

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Re: What's your recording setup?

Post by CRobbins » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:13 pm

Mackie Onyx 1640 firewire>MacPro>MOTU Digital Performer.... :mrgreen:
Don't forget to Boogie.

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