Home Studio Registry: Glenn Howland

Future plans/projects

Solo and small ensemble fingerstyle acoustic, jugband, rockabilly and swing performances. Small venue live sound reinforcement for other local musicians and promoters and mobile digital project recording services through Middlesex Audio.


Acoustic - Taylor 815C and a '59 Gibson LG2.


Roland; Kawai RX-2 grand piano.

Sound modules

Various plug in modules.


Software based


VST based


Studio Projects large diaphragm condensers (B1, C3); MXL small diaphragm condensers (MXL 603s); Shure SM57,58; various AKG dynamic mics.


AKAI DPS16 front end; virtual boards w/computer. Mackie CFX12 stage mixer and outboard preamps for live work.

Tape decks


Hard disk recorders

AKAI DPS16 w/ HD and SCSI burner; balanced is computer based.


Event TRS5 active studio monitors, Yamaha subwoofer, BOSE auxiliary, Macke SRM450 active cabs, assorted headphones.


Win98 Dell w/ multiple HD, PIII, 600 mHz, CDR/W, Dual video.

Music software

Sibelius scoring software; n-track recording and tracking software, assorted plug ins, shareware and mp3 conversion programs.

Additional equipment

Assorted basic preamps, EQ and all that.

Additional notes

Small project on location eight track recording, demos, specialty projects, concerts; focus on acoustic acts, bluegrass bands; live sound, venues up to 500 capacity, outdoor concerts.

Primary use Secondary use
Demos Practice and Rehearsal
Recording level MIDI level
Average Just learning
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians Less than 5