Although i have a Keyboard and Acoustic Guitar im not very skilled but i am learning. I Usually Sequence my sounds after Recording.
Cubase + some Vst's.
-> Focusrite Saffire 6 Usb Audio interface
-> EMU Xboard 49 Midi Keyboard
-> M-Audio BX5a Monitors
-> Shure SRH 840 Headphones
All i can possibly listen to.
Don't Have Any.
2Pac , Notorious Big,Wu-Tang Clan ,Immortal Technique, Bob Marley, Damian Marley, Dezarie, Eminem/D12 , Nas, Vinnie Paz, Cannibus, Diabolic, Ruste Juxx, Master Li , Shakula MC and others.
Terminator/Parasense,Xenomorph, Goa Gil, Kindzadza, S3QU3NC1A, Kozmik Haze ,Absolum, Paranormal Attack, Menog, Shpongle, XDream, Eat Static, Electric Universe, Analog Pussy, Ocelot,Infected Mushroom, Astral Projection, Zen Mechanics, Juno Reactor, Sun Project, Alienn and Others.
Iron Maiden ,Metallica, Manowar,Scorpions, Guns And Roses, Queen,Phil Collins/Genesis, Nirvana, Cradle of Filth, Pantera, Sepultura,Korn And Others.
I experiment as much as possible, i try not to sound like anything in particular ,i always try to make something different.
do Programming, 3D Modeling and Graphic Design.