Instruments and gear used to record Compost:
All songs recorded onto a Macintosh G4 computer unless otherwise
noted. An M-Audio Quattro USB adapter was used in most cases for
midi and analog to digital conversion. A Radio Shack PCM microphone was
used for most vocals. Drum machine is an Alesis DM-5 unless
otherwise noted. Sequencer is either Opcode's Vision or Cubase
There Was a Cock: I played a
Carvin doubleneck 6/12 string (6 string
only); Lynda Mandolyn played a
My Best Gilmour: I played a
Fender Stratocaster and an Emax sampler was used for the drum sounds
(Sampled from a Roland 606).
The Echidna Song: the bass
line is a Korg Polysix synth; the keyboard sound is Properllerhead's
Reason. The drums are the Alesis DM-5.
5th Street Bells: the piano is
Ghostly, Intransigent: the
guitar is the 12-string side of the Carvin doubleneck guitar. The
bass is "The Stump", a fretless bass created by Fiddler's Music in
Detroit, Michigan. Drums are the DM-5 again.
I'm Your Dentist, Girl;
Guitar, Fender Stratocaster 70's reissue; bass "The Stump" fretless;
drum machine ??
Twangyjam: 70's reissue Strat
played through a Line 6 Echo simulator,
recorded directly to a
Macintosh PowerBook using the Griffin iMic adapter.
Loopy: Carvin 6/12 Doubleneck
guitar through a Line 6 echo simulator. Serge played an Epiphone
Detroit Haunted City: Carvin
6/12 Doubleneck guitar. Lynda played a Fender Precision
bass. Strings were played on an EMU Emax sampler.
Lost in Space: Synthesizer is
an EMU Emax sampler. Solo is a Fender Lap Steel guitar.
Bass is a Yamaha DX-100 FM synth.
Felis Culpa: Fender
Stratocaster 70's reissue. Steinberger bass.
The Lights Go Out: Reason piano
Sweet Dirge with Choir Patch:
Carvin 6/12 doubleneck guitar, Line 6 echo simulator, Roland GR-33
guitar synthesizer for the choir sound; all played live directly into a
Macintosh PowerBook using an iMic audio adapter.