Im 25 years old and building my first home studio (nothing too professional). Im mostly into underground metal and hardcore, but listen to many other types of music as well. I play guitar and drums and have played in several bands.
Behringer Eurorack MX 2004a mixer.
dbx 266xl compressor.
Echo Mia soundcard.
Dell Dimension 4550 Series PC w/pentium 4 processor at 2 GHz, 256 MB ram (256 more in the mail),40 Gig hard drive (ordering 120gig drive anyday).
AKG K240 headphones.
some mics and other things and etc.
oh yeah, Cubase SX, Wavelab.