The Recording Studio Evolution

It took a long time for my home studio to become what it is today. Anyone that knows me, knows that it is constantly evolving and transforming. Here's a few pictures from various stages of evolution.

 My second 4 track cassette rig.  Clarksville Tennessee 1989.

My second 4 track cassette rig.  Clarksville Tennessee 1989.

 Expanded to an 8 track cassette. Tascam 688, Memphis Tennessee 1991.

Expanded to an 8 track cassette. Tascam 688, Memphis Tennessee 1991.

 Another shot of the Memphis 1991 setup. A Tascam 688 using MIDI sync with a Roland S-50 Sequencer. 16 track sequencer and 7 tracks of analog cassette. I recorded my first music that made it to CD with this rig.

Another shot of the Memphis 1991 setup. A Tascam 688 using MIDI sync with a Roland S-50 Sequencer. 16 track sequencer and 7 tracks of analog cassette. I recorded my first music that made it to CD with this rig.

 Nashville, TN 1995 ish, My first computer setup. Using Cakewalk on a Windows 95 PC. Upgraded Soundcraft console.

Nashville, TN 1995 ish, My first computer setup. Using Cakewalk on a Windows 95 PC. Upgraded Soundcraft console.

 Dallas, Texas - 1999

Dallas, Texas - 1999

 Austin, TX 2001 - My first setup in Austin. Note the telephone, the inkjet printer and the filing cabinet in the rack. I was lal business. lol

Austin, TX 2001 - My first setup in Austin. Note the telephone, the inkjet printer and the filing cabinet in the rack. I was lal business. lol

 Another shot of the first Austin setup 2001 - Upgraded PC and a Layla Soundcard. Also when I first started using Cubase as my main DAW.

Another shot of the first Austin setup 2001 - Upgraded PC and a Layla Soundcard. Also when I first started using Cubase as my main DAW.

 Austin 2003

Austin 2003

 Austin 2002

Austin 2002

 The second setup in Austin on Trailside Drive circa 2002 - This shot is after retiring the large Soundcraft console. I had no where to store it so it stayed propped up behind the desk for awhile until I finally sold it.

The second setup in Austin on Trailside Drive circa 2002 - This shot is after retiring the large Soundcraft console. I had no where to store it so it stayed propped up behind the desk for awhile until I finally sold it.

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