World-class quality * Affordable hourly rates * Conveniently located in Elgin. IL

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Welcome! LnL Recording is a privately owned and operated multi-track recording studio. We specialize in producing high quality recordings for local musicians. If your goal is to record and release your own independent album, then you've come to the right place. We can produce a fully mixed and mastered product for you - ready for duplication and distribution. Or perhaps you just need a professional sounding demo in order to pitch your music to publishers, record companies, A&R reps or local club owners. We can provide what you need!

Please take a few moments to review the Rates & Terms and FAQ sections of our website. If you have questions or would like to book studio time, don't hesitate to call or email us directly. Contact information appears at the bottom of this page. Thanks for visiting and we hope that you will choose LnL Recording for your upcoming recording project.


Recording System

Our main recording system is a custom-built PC workstation which has been configured specifically for multi-track audio production. The workstation is configured with Sonic Core Xite-1. The primary audio recording/editing application is called Samplitude Pro X2. We also have Cakewalk Sonar Producer 8.5, Sony CD Architect, Antares Auto-tune and a host of other top-notch VST effects and instruments.

Detailed information about the various products that we use can be found by clicking on the icons below. 


For all you gear heads out there, following is a detailed listing of some of the stuff in our studio. You can never have enough stuff lol Click on the links to see the specs for each item.

1) Mackie MS1642-VLZ4 16 channel mixer
1) JoeMeek VC1QCS studio channel mic preamp
1) JoeMeek TwinQCS mic preamp
3) ART TubeMP mic preamp
1) dbx 386 dual channel tube mic preamp
1) Line 6 Bass Pod modeling preamp
1) Cascade Fat Head ribbon mic
1) AKG C414B-TLII condensor mic
1) Shure KSM32/SL condensor mic
1) Studio Projects C1 condensor mic
1) CAD Equitek E-100 condensor mic
1) Shure SM81 condensor mic
2) AKG C1000S condensor mic
3) Oktava MC012 condensor mic
3) Shure SM57 dynamic instrument mic
2) Shure SM48 vocal mic
3) EV N/D 468 dynamic instrument mic
1) Audix Fusion 6 drum mic combo
1) AKG D112 kick drum mic
1) Sennheiser E602 kick drum mic
1) Rolls RA62HA headphone distribution system
1) Gibson Les Paul Deluxe electric guitar
1) Ibanez 540S electric guitar
1) Cort Action bass guitar
1) Yamaha APX-6 acoustic guitar
1) Yamaha Stage Custom 5 Piece Drum Kit
1) Korg Triton Pro synth keyboard
1) Kurzweil SP88 Stage Piano
1) Vox Valvetronix AD100VT 100W combo amp
2) ADA split-stack guitar cabinets
1) Denon DRW-585 cassette deck
2) JBL LSR32 studio monitor speakers
1) Hafler P3000 power amp
1) Radial Engineering J48 Active Direct box
2) AKG K240 headphones
6) Audio Technica ATH-M40fs headphones
1) Rocktron Intellifex Ltd effects processor
1) BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer
1) JVC XL-SV22 karaoke deck
) Furman AR-1215 voltage regulator


Other Services

Mastering -  Mastering is the final coat of sonic polish which is applied to a recording before you send it out for duplication or internet distribution. You can read more about this process in the FAQ section. Standard studio rates apply. An album's worth of songs can usually be mastered in less than a day. 

Radio Shows/Commercials/Audio Books - We can pre-record your independently produced radio show or radio commercials here. Also, any spoken word or narration type projects such as audio books, voice-overs, church sermons, comedy albums, in-store announcements or music, etc.

CD Replication/Duplication - We are an authorized studio partner with Disc Makers - one of the largest and best CD replicating companies in the world. Call for pricing and information.

Talent Pool - If you need talented session musicians to complete your project, we can help. We have partnered with some of the finest musical talent in the Chicagoland area. The costs vary depending on the project. Contact us for more info.


Client Roster

Gasoline Alley Band China Grove Andrew Bender
Justin Howl Vendetta Hero Tunes By Two Duo
Shellie Carter Tainted Jake Sun Stood Still
Not Done Yet JC Skeen 60 Carat Rock
Juicehead Rich Nelson Regretting Wednesday
Murray Brothers Entertainment Little Yellow Dog Bossydog
June's Got The Cash Bob Mau Jen Usellis - Klingon Pop Warrior
Seven Soul TeamPlayInc Indigofera
Focal Point Prairie Porn Hinge
Charlie Rantz Red Deer Cave People Christiana Kolosvary
Fists of Rage Sonic 7 Phil Munton
Marshall Hong Dead Man's Hand Instant Rewind
Paul Allodi Sunday Slip n' Slide DeadNation
Nice Guys Finish Last Bobby Rex Days of Mayhem
Latest Rumor The Outliars The Elegance of Rot (Clinton, IA)
Cutthroat, Inc. The Lennys The Mighty Moon Men
Jamestown Massacre Hobos For Hire Liberty's Teeth
Ayanami James Wayman Restless Gypsy
Magical Elves (Los Angeles, CA) Double D and the Sensations Bill Thomas Trio
Aaron Davison Matthew Prins Kevin Mileski
Hillbilly Rockstars Ryan Madiar The Stoneflys
Oxford Owls Barbra Githens - Heart and Soul Music Jin-Ya
Katie Hibben Psychopathic Daze Sig Nos
Jenny Dinh Vince Amore

Client Roster page 2 here


Contact Us

Click on the groovy spinning email icon below to communicate with us via email

phone: (847) 622-9109

LnL Recording is located at 308 Wheelock Street, Elgin IL. 
We're located near the downtown area of Elgin, just minutes south of the I90 expressway. Call for directions!

Principle owner/engineer: Larry Kriz
Se Habla Espaol

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