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Kevin Kowal : Mixing, Mastering, Music Production, Transcription, TV & Film Score.
Kevin comes from a background of extensive training and his qualifications include: Bachelor of Music, A.R.T.C., Artist Diploma, and a Recorded Music Production Diploma.

He is the proud owner/operator of a cutting-edge digital production studio which offers multiple specialties including composing, arranging, recording, multi-instrument session playing, mixing, mastering and transcription services.

With many years of experience to his credit, Kevin is intensely driven to be at the top of his profession. Constantly aware of and using the latest audio technology, he is excited to apply this to all the services he offers in order to give his clients the highest quality in audio production.

Education

Bachelor of Music ( Piano Performance )
A.R.C.T. ( Piano Performance )
Artist Diploma ( 1st year )
Recorded Music Production ( Summa Cum Laude )


 










 

Studio Inventory
Listed below are a few selected pieces of equipment that Kevin uses regularly.

Hardware
 

Monitoring:

Mackie HR824 powered monitors system.

Microphones:

Audio Technica AT4050
2X AKG C1000S
Senheizer 421
Electro Voice 664
Shure 566 Unisphere 1

Consoles:

24 channel Soundtracs Topaz inline console including meterbridge.

Samplers:

Kurzweil K2000R ( fully loaded ) and sample library access by zip and cd-rom drives.

Synthesizers:

Roland JV880 multi timbral synthesizer module with orchestral and exotic instrument expansion boards.
Proteus 2/Orchestral module.
Korg 03R/W A1 synthesis module.
Korg M3R A1 synthesis module.
Roland RD-100 88 weighted keyboard.
Yamaha B200 synthesizer.
Yamaha DX7 FM synthesizer.

Acoustic Guitars:

Garrison G-25-CE 6-string.
Fender 1976 Vintage Jumbo 6-string.
Fender 1976 12-string.

Electric Guitars:

Ibanez Artist Series.
Ibanez Roadstar 6-string.
Ibanez Roadstar Electric Bass.
JDI Radial D.I. Boxes used for ultimate quality.

Effects:

Lexicon MPX100 Multi Effects Processor.
Ibanez Tube Screamer.

Dynamics:

CX2 London Audio Stereo compressor.
2x DBX 163x 'Overeasy' compressor/limiter.

MIDI:

Steinberg Midex8 8 I/O MIDI patchbay.

Synchronization:

Anatek SMP-7 SMPTE Syncronizer with programmable MIDI patchbay.

Equalization:

2X White 4500 Active Equalizer ( 28 1/3 bands on ISO centers).
2X White 4000 Active Equalizer ( 27 1/3 bands on ISO centers).

DA/AD Converters:

Echo Audio Layla 24/96 8-channel AD/DA converters.

DAT Machines:

Tascam DA20 MKII.

D.A.W.:

PC-based machine with 1.5GB RAM. All major connections and external interfaces are supported.

Amplifiers:

Altec Lansing power amplifier Model 1407A.

Preamplifiers:

2X Industrial Research Products Voice-Matic microphone preamplifiers.


Software:
 

Applications:

Steinberg Cubase SX

Editing:

Steinberg Wavelab

Plug-Ins:

Universal Audio Powered Plug-Ins including Cambridge EQ and Dreamverb.
PSP Audioware
Steinberg/Spectral Design
Waves
Timeworks
TC|Native

Virtual Instruments:

Steinberg LM4 MARK11 Drum Sampler with extensive drum library.
Steinberg Halion sampler with extensive sample library.
Native Instruments B4 Virtual Drawbar Organ.
Steinberg VSt The Grand Virtual Grand Piano.
Michael Hillborg/FlexFX soft synths and effects processors.
Applied Acoustics Lounge Lizard Virtual Rhodes Organ.

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