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

Justin Howl Tainted Jake Andrew Bender
Vendetta Hero JC Skeen Sun Stood Still
Tunes By Two Duo Rich Nelson 60 Carat Rock
Shellie Carter Little Yellow Dog Regretting Wednesday
Not Done Yet Bob Mau Bossydog
Juicehead TeamPlayInc Jen Usellis - Klingon Pop Warrior
Murray Brothers Entertainment Prairie Porn Indigofera
June's Got The Cash Red Deer Cave People Hinge
Seven Soul Sonic 7 Christiana Kolosvary
Focal Point Dead Man's Hand Phil Munton
Charlie Rantz Days of Mayhem Instant Rewind
Fists of Rage Bobby Rex DeadNation
Sunday Slip n' Slide The Outliars Oxford Owls
Nice Guys Finish Last Psychopathic Daze The Elegance of Rot (Clinton, IA)
Latest Rumor Hobos For Hire The Mighty Moon Men
Cutthroat, Inc. James Wayman Liberty's Teeth
Jenny Dinh Double D and the Sensations Restless Gypsy
Ayanami Matthew Prins Bill Thomas Trio
Magical Elves (Los Angeles, CA) Ryan Madiar Kevin Mileski
Aaron Davison Barbra Githens - Heart and Soul Music The Stoneflys
Hillbilly Rockstars The Lennys Jin-Ya
Marshall Hong Vince Amore Sig Nos
Katie Hibben Jamestown Massacre
Timothy Smolen Jim Bartholomew Carson Denny
Dr Viswanatham Susarla Psycho Sister The Psycho Kid
Shuvlhed Night Skool Michael Baffes/ChemZen Records
Katherine Andrick Dennis Baughan Relic
Fox River Trio Auditory Hallucination Beyond Measure (St. Louis, MO)
Ed Posega D'Andre Brooks Mindless Mistake
Made For War A Renewed Trust Big Horn Big
A Script October Tom Lindemann Steve Kasprisin
Vagrancy Plan 3tripleR Continuum
Scar Outlet In Dying Dreams Dan Medina & No Name Band
Decon Frost Juan Modesto Minerva
The Transistors Article 18 Dark Eyes
Steve Voller Same As December Damage
Cassius Simmons Sue Brannam Mike Walker
Forgetting Montgomery Cynical Freeks Chosen (Jackson, MS)
Steve Richards Marie Hawkins Shylo Murray
Air Raid Brian Spencer Burnside Bridge
Dave Jacobs D.M.V. Sepsis
Francisco Machado Shelly Sumner Artie Santiago
Tavis Addison (a.k.a. sZou) Chris Hall Johnny Mack
John Nicholas Prince Earl Simpson The LaDiDa's
Pete Haas Nicole Turner Kasra Molavi
Glenn King (Port Charlotte, FL) Pat Stauffer Keroseed
The Backseat Lovers John Springer Steel Toe/West Nile
Calgary Up To Code Hex
Carmela Dalmacio Corey McLindsay Keith Cappel
Patsy Von Ryan Faith World Outreach Church Anthony Skola/The Bleeding
Roman Nevarez Blind Mics Basic Mind
Marble Train Wreck Greg Anthony Phil Jacobson
Death Becomes Her Foil Kil' Cupid
Dead Romatics Received Damaged Last Sun
Divine Riot Tom "Woody" Splinter Chris Errera
Ministerio Musical Aposento Alto Seedy Sea Conspiracy Aileen Colby
Fragmentation Andy Moher & The Prospect Tricia Ramsey
Jeff Quinn Ron Dristle - All Star Productions No Apologies
Alejandro Mercado Sam Mirto David Baeza/Voces del Seor (Belvidere, IL)
Drew Doepke Steve Gates Motivation
Charles Fortney Symptom Remaining Nameless
John Cronin Jessica Maxwell Against The Rest
Mike O'Brien First Forgotten Screaming Silence
Called Out Mike Mazan Reprieve
Porcelain Alex Meza Pyrrhic (Rockford, IL)
Blackout Andrew Fohr Disconnected Youth
We Party On Sundays Self Control Fade Resort
Snap Shot Kirk Whiting/Spyda Michael Mclead
Cut Out Kids Gee Whiz Jah B & Ranking Forrest
Deep Cut Awake By Noon Justin Howell/Salty Dogs
Jigawatt Trio Sue Salach Bob Cefala
Kristin Kitko John Lambert Red Velvet Sunrise
Friends At Ten Decibel Eric Huffman
Grupo Tormenta Internacional Margarita Sandoval John Metzger
Jacob Somen Sue O'Brien Tomorrow's Decision
Cory Leeper Spencer Goorley Tymepeace
InnerTragic Strangelove Billvis
12 Step Denial Pearl "Jam" Jones Tim Banker - From The Top (Boston, MA)
Crunchy Frogs Vince Carone When Angels Fall
Barbi Galluppi Right For Avengeance Summit
The Old Kishwaukee Band The Bruce and Dan Show The Never Ending Dance
Filip Herbst Curbside Life Jumblebox
Roquemore Moral Decay Red Line Obsession
One Wild Night in Duxbury Hijinx Cloud 9
Chris Morrow Geared Towards Nowhere Hannah Frank
Artist X Big Drag State of Mind
SOT-W All Else Fails Amber Theising
Plague Casey Lanken Tim Cummings
Jill Dawson Subject To Change Radstarr
Brendan Smith James Drive Taken By Surprise
Beautiful Collision Lifelike Violence Westbury
3 Guys at a Gig  Modus Ponens Declining Edge
ArA (a rude awakening) Paul Allodi Gatlin
Matt Robinson The Memory Girl (Bloomington, IL) The Undecided
Front Toward Enemy 2 Fast Jack Microblue
Come Alive No Mercy Band Chasing The Skyline
Talkin' Trash 3rd Exit The Locked Sound (Normal, IL)
Alabaster The Deranged Sai Baba Temple (Hampshire, IL)
FM Band Scarecrow's Grin Left Turn Only


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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