Strumzilla

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Gear List

Guitars/Bass

  • Gibson Les Paul Custom
  • Fender Eric Johnson Stratocaster
  • Jackson San Dimas Adrian Smith
  • James Tyler Variax
  • Taylor 814CE Acoustic/Electric Steel String
  • PRS Angelus SE Acoustic Steel String
  • Yamaha Classical
  • Fender Geddy Lee Jazz Bass

Keyboards

  • Korg Kronos
  • Roland RD700GX Digital Piano
  • Roland A800 Midi Controller/Keyboard
  • M-Audio Oxygen 25 Midi Controller/Keyboard

Drums

  • Roland TD30-KV Electronic Drums

Preamp/Processors

  • UAD 4-710D Four-Channel Tone-Blending Mic Preamp w/ Dynamics
  • UAD Apollo Quad Audio Interface and plugin host
  • UAD Satellite Quad DSP Plugin Host
  • Fractal Audio Axe Fx II Amp/cab/effects modeler
  • TC Helicon Voiceworks Plus

Mixing/Signal Routing

  • Presonus StudioLive 16.4.2 Digital Mixer
  • ART HeadAmp 6 Pro 6 Channel Headphone Amplifier
  • Line 6 Relay G50 Wireless
  • Blue Microphones MoFi Headphones (2)
  • Focal Spirit Professional Headphones
  • Audio Technica ATH-M50 Headphones
  • Sennheiser HD-280 Headphones

Amplification/Sound Reproduction

  • Hughes & Kettner Grandmeister 40 Amp Head
  • Fender Rumble 500 Bass Combo Amp
  • Port City 212 OS Guitar Cabinet
  • Focal Alpha 80 Monitors (2)
  • Avantone Mix Cubes
  • JBL EON 515 (2)
  • Matrix Amplification GT1000FX SS Amplifier
  • ART SLA2 Linear Power Amplifier
  • Atomic Amplification Reactor Powered Wedge
  • M-Audio BX5A Monitors (2)
  • Roland AC-33 Portable Acoustic Amplifier

Guitar Effects

  • Strymon Big Sky Reverb Pedal

Computer Hardware/Software

  • Sweetwater Creation Station WinPC Intel i7 3.4 GHz, 32 GB Ram
  • Apple Macbook Pro  i7 2.3 GHz, 16GB Ram
  • Digital Storm PC: i7 3.2GHz, 16GB Ram
  • AVID Pro Tools 12.7.1
  • Apple Logic Pro X
  • Presonus Studio One 3 Professional
  • Spectrasonics Keyscape
  • Native Instruments Komplete 10 Ultimate
  • EastWest Ghostwriter
  • Slate Digital Everything Bundle Pro
  • Arturia Classic Synths
  • Toontrack EZ Drummer 2 (Modern, Vintage, Rock Solid, Rock, Drumkit from Hell)
  • Sibelius 7 Notation Software

 

UAD Plugins:

 

    Microphones

    • Slate Virtual Microphone System
    • Blue Microphones Baby Bottle
    • Shure SM 81 (2)
    • Shure SM 58
    • Shure SM 57
    • Sennheiser e906
    • sE Electronics SPACE (acoustic panel for microphone)

    Miscellaneous

    • Primacoustic London 16 Acoustic Treatment
    • RealTraps MegaTraps
    • Auralex panels
    • ARC2 Room Correction Mic/Software
    • Fractal Audio MFC 101 Floor Controller
    • Mission Engineering EP-1, SP 1 Expression Pedals
    • Radial Engineering JDI Box
    • Radial Engineering ABY Splitter
    • Dunlop JP Jazz III Picks
    • Blue Chip picks (regular & thumb)
    • Slick Pick Thumbpicks
    • Elixir acoustic strings 
    • D'Addario electric strings
    • Lava Cables
    • NYC Pedalboard

    Planned upgrades -  mics, acoustic drums, guitars, amps, cabs...

     

    note: home studio is protected by monitored security system, cloud based cameras system (smile!), aggressive dogs, and Glock firearms... (It's not worth it, trust me)