Meet The Engineers Of Gremlen Studios

Our in studio rates are currently only $40-$60/hr - This includes an engineer. 

All of our engineers are fully capable of mixing during or after your session as time allows.  

If sending a song to a senior mix engineer for mixing and mastering prices will vary. 

See our Mixing and Mastering rates for details

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Staff Engineer - Chris Leonard
$60/hr (Studio A) - $55/hr (Studio B or C)

Chris is available for recording, mixing/mastering sessions, private audio production lessons, musical composition/song writing assistance,  recording/editing, guitar/piano lessons.

Chris is a co-owner of Gremlen, and has been around since 2005 as client, intern, engineer, and now co-owner.  He graduated from Chicago’s Tribeca Flashpoint College in 2013 with a degree in Audio Engineering/Sound Design followed by Music Theory/Composition at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, in 2014. He is a highly skilled and well-rehearsed guitarist, in both classical and modern domains.  Chris’ passion lies in collaborating with artists to create new and exotic sounds and styles, helping their art come to life and grab the listener’s attention.

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Staff Engineer - Jeremy Kollross
$55/hr (Studio A) - $50/hr (Studio B or C)

Jeremy is available for recording, mixing/mastering sessions, private audio production lessons, drum lessons, and drum session work.

Jeremy is a co-owner of Gremlen, and has been at the studio since 2019. He specializes in Drum, Vocal, Hip Hop, and Live Band recordings. Jeremy has been working as an audio engineer since 2014. He graduated from the University of St. Francis in 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Audio Engineering. He worked for years as the production/engineering manager for WCSF Joliet radio station, recording many bands in the studio live over broadcast/digital radio. Jeremy is also a skilled and versed drummer, having played in many projects & sessions over the past decade in a wide variety of genres. He loves recording/mixing projects, and is very helpful when working with artist's to achieve the sound they're looking for. 

Jeremy is also our Studio Technician & Carpenter! He makes all of the studio's desks, acoustic panels, diffusers, and anything wooden. 

Staff Engineer - Roshi Sen
$50/hr (Studio A) - $45/hr (Studio B or C)

Roshi is available for recording, mixing/mastering sessions, private audio production lessons, and beat editing.
 
Roshi specializes in Hip-Hop & RnB.  He has been collaborating with artists as a freelance engineer since 2016 in Richmond, Virginia through his mentor’s recording studio, EngineEars LLC.  Roshi graduated from the University of Richmond in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Film and Music and a concentration in music business.


Roshi’s passion is supplying the right vibes and helping artist's grow and accomplish their vision.

Staff Engineer - Hunter Sphar
$45/hr (Studio A) - $40/hr (Studio B or C)

Hunter is available for recording, mixing/mastering sessions, on location recordings, private bass lessons, music theory tutoring, and also bass session work.

Hunter graduated from Millikin University with a Bachelors degree in Commercial Music, emphasis in audio recording and bass performance. Over the last 5 years, Hunter has been recording live bands, singer-songwriters, rappers, podcasts, and more. Hunter has a keen ear for recording instruments ranging from jazz bands, to string quartets. Since joining Gremlen’s team, he has been crafting his production skills and is excited to help artists find their unique sound.

Staff Engineer - Marc Porter
$45/hr (Studio A) - $40/hr (Studio B or C)

Marc is available for recording, mixing/mastering sessions, private audio production lessons and beat production/editing.

 

Marc started creating sounds and beats at an early age. His intense interest in music and production grew and flourished throughout high school. This motivated him to seek more comprehensive knowledge of how things worked by attending The Conservatory of Recording Arts Sciences and studying under Gremlen's own Sam Beckley. After graduation, armed with an academic education and an intensified passion, Marc began interning at Gremlen and quickly worked his way up. His talent lies in beat production andworking with various artists helping them in developing their own individual sound.

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Staff Engineer - Jorge Anaya
$35 hourly remote only mixing and mastering

Jorge is available for remotely for mixing/mastering sessions, private audio production lessons, Podcast editing, music production, Post production for TV/Film, and IT computer repair. 

Jorge is a seasoned veteran at Gremlen Studios, going back to the early 2000's when he begin his mentorship program and the keys to the studio. Now with over 15 years experience in the music industry, 12 years in audio production, and a certificate in music production with Berklee, Jorge has proven himself to be one of Chicago's finest audio engineers. With his work emerging internationally, it is only a matter of time before his foot print is known world wide.

Jorge's passion is collaborating with visionaries and achieving the ultimate sonic experience.

 

Videographer- Max Williams
$85/hr or Various Flat rates for video, editing or both
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Max Williams has been holding a camera in his hand for the past 10 years since he began filming friends skateboarding. Through filming skating over the years, he began to realize how much he enjoyed framing shots and experimenting with cameras, lenses and different settings. Shortly there after he realized his appreciation for music and wanted to blend the two things together. Max attended Columbia College Chicago and interned at Sofar Sounds Chicago while he was there. This internship  gave him the opportunity to film live music. Early in his Junior Year at Columbia College Chicago he was offered the Head of Video Position at Sofar Sounds Chicago and has been their Head of Video since. Max graduated Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelors of Arts. He's had the opportunity to work with artists both in Sofar and outside of Sofar which has given him plenty of experience working video in the Music Industry.  "Part of working with me involves the experience between us. Instead of me just being a guy pointing a camera then saying bye, I like to make it a friendly and welcoming environment for those that work with me."  

 

Max's website can be found at http://www.maxwilliams1.com

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