Gear

photo by Hong Waltzer


This page covers the more technical aspects of my music.
There's a list of gear I use below, as well as links to gear reviews I've written.

Here's a list of my current setup:

Breedlove Legacy Concert LTD with L.R> Baggs Anthem electronics
Fender Telecaster, 60th Anniversary Special Edition
Fender American Standard Precision Bass
Fishman Loudbox Artist amp
Markbass CMD 121 amp
Fishman Platinum Pro EQ
Xotic SL Overdrive
Boss DD-20 Giga Delay
TC Electronics Ditto looper
Some other gear I use occasionally:
Leblanc Galaxy clarinet (Morgan mouthpiece, Vinson ligature, GC reeds)

The following instruments were used to produce The Anatomy Of Waves:
Akai EWI4000s

The following instruments were used to produce my contributions to Shadows On Water:
Roland Juno-G (with Ultimate Keys expansion)
Akai EWI4000s

The following instruments were used to produce Means of Ascent and Escape Velocity:
Roland Fantom-S (with Ultimate Keys expansion)
Korg Electribe ER-1 (used only on Escape Velocity)

The following instruments and processing gear were used to produce Sonic Approach:
Roland XP-50
Waldorf MicroQ (track one only)
Korg Electribe ER-1 (track one only)

The following instruments and processing gear were used to produce The Opposite Of Staring Into Space:
Roland XP-50 (with Vintage Synth and Keyboards of the 60s & 70s expansion boards)
Quasimidi 309 (fully expanded)
Kawai K5000R
Waldorf Microwave II
Boss SX-700 multieffects

The following instruments and processing gear were used to produce the debut Synthetic Block CD:
Roland XP-50 (with Vintage Synth and Keyboards of the 60s & 70s expansion boards)
Quasimidi 309
Clavia Nord Rack
Eventide DSP4000
TC Electronics M2000
Boss SX-700
Behringer Autocom
Behringer Ultrafex

Gear Reviews
To read a review of the Akai EWI4000s, click here.
To read a review of the Roland Juno G, click here.
To read a review of the Emu Vintage Pro, click here.
To read a review of the Elektron MachineDrum, click here.
To read how I used the Quasimidi 309 when making the first Synthetic Block CD, click here.
To read a review of the Emu Audity 2000, click here.
To read a review of the Kawai K5000R, click here.

Here's a list of the many basses I've played in the past:
Rob Allen MB-2
Hofner 500/1 Contemporary
G&L L2500
Ibanez AFB200
Spector Legend Six-String
Fender Custom Shop Precision
Warwick Corvette
Epiphone Jack Casady Signature
Aria Pro II TRB
Roland DB-300 bass amp
Ashdown EB130-12 bass amp
Ampeg B100R bass amp
Ampeg B2R bass amp

And a list of some of the other gear I've used in the past:
Alesis Micron
Korg Kontrol49
Roland XP-60
E-mu Vintage Pro
Roland SH-32
Elektron MachineDrum
Jomox XBase 09
Roland JX-305
Emu Audity 2000
Alesis QSR
Emu Classic Keys
Korg 05r/w
Yamaha QY10
Moog Rogue
Moog Modular
Yamaha SY35
Yamaha DX-7
Roland TR-606