Home Studio Registry: Dan McAvinchey

Future plans/projects

Right now I am working through the one-hour chopbuilder exercises (Frank Gambale).


Alvarez Yairi Standard CY75CE Classical Acoustic/Electric, B.C. Rich Metal Master Warlock Game Of Thrones, B.C. Rich Mockingbird Extreme, Brian May Signature, Carvin DC135T, Carvin DC200I, Charvel PM DK Satchel, D'Angelico Excel SS, Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB1 Speed of Light, Dean Michael Schenker Standard, Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Valentine, Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci Majesty 6, Ernie Ball Music Man Steve Morse, ESP Custom Shop Mystique FT, ESP Kamikaze-4 George Lynch, ESP LTD "Signed: Dave Mustaine", ESP LTD EC-1000FM, ESP USA M-III Custom, EVH Eddie Van Halen Striped Series White, EVH Striped Series Frankie Relic, EVH Striped Series Shark, Fender American Original '50s Stratocaster, Fender Classic Series '50s Stratocaster UNC, Fender Custom Shop GT11 NOS Strat SWX, Fender Deluxe Nashville Telecaster, Fender James Burton Telecaster, Fender Nocaster Custom Shop 51 NOS, Fender Yngwie Malmsteem Stratocaster, Friedman Metro D Snakeskin, G&L Fullerton Deluxe Legacy HB, Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue, Gibson Custom Chuck Berry ES-355, Gibson Custom Flying V Ebony, Gibson Custom Historic '60 Les Paul Standard VOS, Gibson Custom Peter Frampton Les Paul, Gibson Custom Shop Byrdland Florentine, Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Custom Alpine White, Gibson Custom Shop SG Standard, Gibson EDS-1275 Double Neck, Gibson Explorer B-2 Satin Ebony, Gibson Firebird, Gibson Flying V Tribute Olive Drab, Gibson LE Slash Les Paul Standard, Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro IV Heritage, Gibson SG Standard, Giulio Negrini Morgoth XV, Gretsch Custom Shop Masterbuilt 1950s Penguin Black Paisley, Gretsch Custom Shop Masterbuilt 59 White Penguin, Gretsch G6636TSL Silver Falcon, Guild X-175 Manhattan Dynasonic Hollowbody, Hamer Standard Flame Top, Ibanez J. Custom RG8570Z, Ibanez JS2480MCR Joe Satriani Signature, Ibanez LGB30 George Benson, Ibanez Paul Stanley PS120, Ibanez PGM333 Paul Gilbert 30th Anniversary, Ibanez PIA3761 Steve Vai Signature, Ibanez Steve Vai JEM77P, Jackson PC1 Phil Collen USA, Jackson Pro Rhoads RR3, JamAxe Jetsons, Kiesel California Single Carved Top, Kiesel DCM8 Multiscale 8 String, Kiesel Delos 6, Kiesel GH24, Kiesel SCB6H, Kiesel V220C, Knaggs Larry Mitchell Signature Severn Tier 2, Kramer SM-1 Orange Crush, Mark Lacey Alfa Romero Bat 5, Martin GPC Special 16 Style Rosewood Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric, Michael Kelly Mod Shop Patriot Instinct, o3 Hydrogen AMG Mercedes F1, Ovation Elite Plus Celebrity Acoustic/Electric, Ovation Standard Balladeer 2751 AX 12-String Acoustic-Electric, PRS 25th Anniversary Custom 24, PRS Custom 22 Piezo 10-Top Yellow Tiger, PRS S2 Vernon Reid Vela, PRS Santana Retro 10-Top, PRS Wood Library Fatback SH Custom 24, Rickenbacker 330/12 Jetglo 12-String, Schecter Blackjack SLS Avenger FR-S SWX, Schecter C-7 FR-S Apocalypse 7-String, Schecter Custom Frankenstein Steampunk, Schecter Guitar Research C-1 FR-S Silver Mountain, Schecter Guitar Research Masterworks Banshee Custom, Suhr Custom Standard, Takamine TC132SC Classical Acoustic-Electric, Taylor T5z Pro, Teye Apache L Series, Teye Emperor Series La Azteca, Teye Emperor Series La Perla, Teye Gypsy Arrow Shipwreck Le Natural, Teye Gypsy Queen Ghostback, Teye La Perla Rosa, Teye Super Coyote, Teye Super E series La Canastera, Wylde Audio Nomad Redrum Vortex, Wylde Audio Odin Grail Rawtop Bullseye; Fender American Ultra Jazz Bass, Fender Tony Franklin Fretless PBass, Fodera Yin-Yang Standard Bass, G&L SB-2 Electric Bass, Hofner 500/1 Fab Gear Beatle Bass, Rickenbacker 4003S Bass, Sandberg California TM-5 Nighthawk, Spector USA NS2 Buckeye Burl, Yamaha BBNE2 Nathan East Signature Bass

Foot pedals and stomp boxes

Reverb (6) [Matthews Effects Astronomer V2 Shimmer Reverb, Mooer Audio Micro Series R7 Digital Reverb, Rainger FX Reverb-X Digital Reverb, SolidGoldFX Surf Rider III Reverb, TC Electronic Hall of Fame 2 Reverb, Walrus Audio Fathom Multi Function Reverb]

Delay / Echo (8) [Boss DD-3T Digital Delay , Boss DM-2W Delay Waza Craft , DigiTech DOD Rubberneck Analog Delay, Dunlop EP103 Echoplex Delay, EarthQuaker Devices Dispatch Master V3 Digital Delay Reverb, J Rockett Audio Clockwork Echo Pedal, Keeley Mag Echo Magnetic Echo Delay, Wampler Ethereal Reverb Delay]

Synth / Emulator (3) [Boss SY-1 Synthesizer, EarthQuaker Devices Organizer V2 Polyphonic Organ Emulator , Mooer E7 Synth Guitar Synthesizer]

Fuzz / Distortion (20) [Analog Man Sun Face Fuzz, Boss DS-1 Distortion, Boss FZ-5 Fuzz, Boss ML-2 Metal Core, Boss MT-2W Waza Metal Zone Distortion, DOD Carcosa Fuzz, Electro-Harmonix Big Muff, Electro-Harmonix Metal Muff, Fender Pugilist Distortion, Fulltone Octafuzz, JAM Pedals Rattler Distortion, JHS PG-14 Paul Gilbert Signature Distortion, JHS PackRat 9-way Rodent-style Distortion, Maxon Nine Series SD-9 Sonic Distortion, MXR Distortion Plus, MXR M78 Custom Badass 78 Distortion, Wampler Fuzztration Fuzz and Octave, Whirlwind Rochester Gold Box Distortion, Zvex Effects Fuzz Factory Vertical, Zvex Vexter Fat Fuzz Factory Germanium Fuzz]

Overdrive / Preamp / Booster (34) [Bogner La Grange Overdrive, Bogner Wessex Overdrive, Boss BD-2 Blues Driver, Boss OD-1 Overdrive, Boss SD-1W Super Overdrive Waza Craft, Boss SP-1 Spectrum, Electro-Harmonix Soul Food, Fulltone OCD-Ge Germanium Overdrive, Greer Amps Special Request D-Style FET Preamp Overdrive, Ibanez Tube Screamer, Jackson Audio Prism EQ and Boost, J Rockett Audio The Dude V2 Overdrive, J Rockett Blue Note Overdrive, JHS Angry Charlie V3 Overdrive, JHS Clover Preamp EQ Equalizer, JHS Morning Glory V4 Overdrive, Lovepedal Brownface Deluxe, MI Audio Super Blues Pro, Mooer Blues Mood Blues Overdrive, Mooer Green Mile Overdrive, MXR DD25 V3 Dookie Drive, MXR Eric Gales Raw Dawg Overdrive, MXR EVH 5150 Overdrive, MXR Timmy Overdrive CSP027, Nobels ODR-Mini Over Drive, Revv G2 - Preamp/Overdrive/Distortion, Sinvertek DRIVE N5+ Preamp, Spaceman Effects Saturn VI Harmonic Booster, Voodoo Lab Giggity Analog Mastering Preamp, Walrus Audio Ages 5-State Overdrive, Wampler Plexi-Drive British Deluxe Overdrive, Wampler Tumnus Overdrive, Xotic RC Booster V2, Xotic SL Drive Mini Overdrive]

Tone Bender Fuzz (3) [Boss TB-2W Tone Bender, JHS Bender Fuzz, Ramble FX Twin Bender]

Compressor (4) [Barber Tone Press Compressor, Boss CP-1X Compression, Keeley Compressor Plus, Pigtronix Philosopher's Tone Micro Compressor]

Wah (3) [Digitech EX-7 Expression Pedal, Morley MTG3 20/20 Wah Lock Pedal, Morley 20/20 Bad Horsie Wah Pedal]

Chorus / Flanger (4) [Boss BF-3 Flanger , Boss CE-2W Waza Chorus, Boss DC-2W Waza Craft Dimension C, Ibanez Mini Chorus]

Phaser (5) [Boss PH-1 Phaser, Boss PH-3 Phase Shifter, Drybell Vibe Machine V-2, MXR EVH Eddie Van Halen Phase 90, Walrus Audio Lillian Analog Phaser]

Equalizer (2) [Boss GE-7 Graphic Equalizer, MXR M108S Ten Band EQ]

Pitch Shifter / Harmonizer / Octave (3) [Boss PS-6 Harmonist Effects, TC Electronic Brainwaves Pitch Shifter, Eventide H9 MAX Guitar Multi-Effects]

Miscellaneous (4) [BeatBuddy Pedal Drum Machine, Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor, Boss RC-1 Loop Station, TC Electronic Polytune 3 Pedal Tuner]


Roland Juno DS88 Synthesizer, Roland AXEDGE Keytar

Sound modules

Roland Integra7 Sound Module


Roland TD-50K2


Mackie 1604VLZ4 16-Channel/4-Bus


Mackie monitors


Macbook Pro 16-inch (MacOS 10.15.7 [Catalina], 8-Core Intel Core i9, 2.4 GHz, 64GB Memory)

Music software

Logic Pro 10.6.3, VLC, Audacity, Apple Music, Amazing Slow Downer

Additional equipment

Xvive wireless guitar, Xvive wireless mic, Radial Headlight 4 Output Guitar Amp Selector

Additional notes

Nigel Tufnel: Look… still has the old tag on, never even played it.
Marty DiBergi: (points his finger) You’ve never played…?
Nigel Tufnel: Don’t touch it!
Marty DiBergi: We’ll I wasn’t going to touch it, I was just pointing at it.
Nigel Tufnel: Well… don’t point! It can’t be played.
Marty DiBergi: Don’t point, okay. Can I look at it?
Nigel Tufnel: No. no. That’s it, you’ve seen enough of that one.

Dan McAvinchey Studio
Primary use Secondary use
Recording Composition
Recording level MIDI level
Average High
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Alone 41-60