Recording studio in Elgin by Chicago

Rotter studios recording studio and video editing suite – Chicago

ROTTER studios recording studio in Elgin, IL. One hour west of Chicago.

I record albums for bands, solo artists, podcasting, voice over artists and provide audio editing and mastering. All genres including Metal, hard rock, pop, rap, jazz, blues, classical, all styles. I look forward to recording your next project.

ROTTER studios recording studio (Elgin IL – Chicago suburb) offers the best in digital media with a friendly comfortable experience. I strive for crystal clear powerful recordings. Not only am I an audio engineer, but a guitarist / songwriter, pro photographer and cinematographer, video-editor. I’ve been involved in all aspects of media. That gives my studio an edge over others.My name is Steve and I started ROTTER studios in 1999. I have been involved in music, photography and video production since the 1980s. I started playing guitar in 1988, performing in clubs throughout the Chicagoland area. I am always striving for the best and am very laid back, honest and provide a comfortable work atmosphere at ROTTER studios. Although I love hard rock and progressive metal, I have recorded all types of audio from blues to jazz, classical to voice overs, rap to podcasts for ministers of christian radio. Browse our site for work samples and more info.Working with bands is one of my favorite things to do. I get to see your songs come to life throughout the entire recording process. I can aid in producing too if you like. Copyrights and legalities are an important thing when it comes to your art. For that, we have you covered. We work with the best entertainment attorneys you will find, at very reasonable rates. We use them for everything.

  • Albums for bands
  • voice over recording
  • solo artists
  • instrumentalists
  • podcast recording
  • mixing
  • editing
  • mastering

Contact me with any questions. I’m always here to help.

ROTTER studios in Elgin – some gear:

– Logic Pro X multi track recording DAW

Focusrite Saffire 40 pro – audio interfaces – Pristine mic pres

– 27″ iMac i7 – 32GB ram

– All project files are backed up end of each session.

– 4′ X 4′ acoustically – sound vocal / amp booth

Yamaha HS8 studio monitors

– Mesa Boogie fifty fifty tube power amp

– 4 X12 guitar cabinet loaded with celestions

– Line 6 pod pro preamp – great for recording guitar or bass direct

– Rocktron voodu valve tube pre amp

Guitar and Bass plugins by Toontrack – pro amp sims

Sennheiser instrument mics

Shure SM57 dynamic instrument mics

Shure SM81 condensor mics

Shure SM27 vocal mic

Shure SM7b vocal mic

– Yamaha DTEXPRESS IV digital drum kit

– BBE 462 Sonic Maximizers

AKG monitor headphones