Home Studio Registry: David Helfrich

Future plans/projects

Write, record, and perform new songs. Record and master for other bands.


Les Paul Custom (1977), Les Paul Studio Mahogony, Jackson KV-1 (Dave Mustaine model - early 90's), Vox Bobcat Semi-Hollow body w/3 single coils(1968)


Alesis SR-16


Catlinbread SCOD, Nobels Natural OD, Boss EQ-7,BF-2, Ph-2, CH-1, DD-3, MX-6, Maxon Comp, Korg Pandora, Morley Volume, Cry Baby Wah, MXR Distortion 2, Alesis 3630 Compressor,Alesis nanoverb, Alesis MidiVerb-4, BEB 882, (2) 462 and 362 Sonic Maximizers, ART TPS II Tube Preamp, Lexicon MX200, TC Helicon Vocal Create, (2) TubeWorks Real Tube II, Tubeworks Real Tube 1, Peavey Rockmaster, Art SX2000 and Express.


Shure SM58s, SM57, Beta 58, MXL V63M, Samson, and AKG


Mackie CFX12, Vintage TEAC model 2.

Tape decks

Tascam minisudio Porto Two HS

Hard disk recorders

Akai DPS-12


QSC RMX2400,Alesis RA500 studio amplifier, (2) Sony Studio headphones, Hafler monitors, custom 12" monitors


Emachine 2.8GHZ, 760GB disk, 1GB Ram, (3)M-audio Omni Studio / Delta 66 SPDIF linked

Music software

Cakewalk Sonar 6 Producer Edition

Additional equipment

Sovtek Mig 50, Silvertone 10XL and 1471, Harmony H400A, Gibson GA-5 (6aq5's), Kalamazoo R-12 and 1936 KEH (moded to a head), Peavey Classic 50/50. Classic 60, Triumph (modded), Classic Chorus 212, Avatar 2x12 w/Eminence Private Jacks, Numerous Weber Alnico and Ceramic speakers, Cab with 15" McCauley, Modded Silvertone 2-6v6 console to guitar amp, Vox Pathfinder (1968).

Additional notes

Have full tube repair lab. Restore (mostly) handwired vintage tube amps and mod some of the newer amps.

Primary use Secondary use
Practice and Rehearsal Demos
Recording level MIDI level
Above average Average
Commonly work (with) Completed songs/demos/jingles
Other musicians 61-100