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Musical Influences?:
Beatles, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Sublime, Radiohead, Nirvana, White Zombie, NIN, Sting, Coldplay, Slayer, Soundgarden, AIC, SRV, Hendrix, Queen, ELO, Bee Gees, etc etc

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About Me

i enjoy writing and recording songs and I live in Dallas



GEAR!

I always wonder what other musicians record with so I'll make my page like I'd want to see and discuss gear. Since you're listening to others songs anyway, it's an opportunity to audition their gear as well, since 99.999% of the time we have no idea what's recorded with what (or what that gear sounds like to begin with). Especially on an amateur level. Most of the gear below represents very affordable equipment for the average Joe, however took years of acquiring. The Keeley stuff is great but I usually only record with the compressor and where needed, the Keeley modded Metal Zone (beefy!). They're really meant for tube driven amps. Especially the TS-9 and Blues Driver


What I usually record with

Fender MIJ 57 reissue strat (jeff beck hot noiseless neck, texas special middle, SR-1 bridge)
Taylor 414ce acoustic
Takamine 12-string EG523SC12
Fender Aerodyne bass
Alesis Drums (hart snare)
Yamaha YPG-635 keyboard

Propellerhead Reason / Record
Sound Forge
M-audio audiophile 24/96 card
TC Electronic Konnekt 6
Korg D3200
Ableton Live
Steven Slate
Superior Drummer

PC
AMD 3.2ghz 6-core (count em!) Phenom Black edition
8gb DDR2 RAM
5TB SATAII storage

Mics
M-Audio Sputnik
Shure SM7B
AKG Perception 200
Sennheiser e906
Shure sm58
ART Tube Pac preamp (jj tesla tubes)
ART Pro Channel

Guitar fx
Line 6 podxt floor
Keeley compressor
Keeley mod blues driver
Keeley mod TS9
Keeley (yeah yeah, shutup) mod Boss Metal Zone
Boss DD-20 Delay
POG
Brian May Digitech
Boss Super Chorus
Dan Electro tremolo
Korg Pitch Black tuner

Bass
Behringer Bass Vamp amp sim processor

Amps
Fender Hod Rod Deluxe with Texas Heat 12" speaker, JJ Tesla tubes
VOX VR15
(ideally I'd love a Vox ac30 with celestion blues for chimey cleans but a number of amps would do for dirty. Mesa, Marshall, Bugera, etc. Truth is for recording I often just use the line6 and pedals direct. Sounds fine. I break out the amps when I need something extra or specific, otherwise they're for live use only)

Misc
Red Tortex picks
Elixir nanoweb light acoustic
D'addario electric strings
W.O.S. bass strings (whatever's on sale)

Music gear i have but usually don't record with, asterisks mean "wanna buy it?"

PRS SE custom 22 (JB Bridge / Dream 90 neck)*
Dean Hardtail Deluxe (JB Bridge / SD Jazz neck)
Ibanez Zebrawood acoustic electric*
Ibanez classical electric guitar
Epiphone acoustic electric EJ200-CE*
Takamine 6-string acoustic electric
Oscar Schmidt rockabilly hollowbody type guitar
Ibanez electric
Violin
Hohner and Lee Oskar harmonicas

On deck for purchase

Cello
Double bass
ukulele

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