A musical approach toward providing
creative and expert audio production

Level 10 Sound Services
Featuring Tom Krol as Sound Engineer, Composer, Musician, Vocalist, Project Manager, sound support and technician
Professional Audio Recording, Editing and Mixing
Not just a sound engineer, but experienced ears with attention to detail and perfect musical pitch. Creativity from a pro musician.
Old-school trained and professional experience since the days of analog at Universal Recording in Chicago. Precise and speedy editing from over 22 years experience with Pro Tools. MAC-based AVID Pro Tools Ultimate with an arsenal of DSP processing power, Hardy mic pre-amps, and an insulated studio in quiet and beautiful Chicago’s northshore suburban Deerfield.
Top-of-the-line field audio equipment.
Spanish and Foreign Language Production
A mastery of English grammar & diction. Tom conducts recording sessions of Hispanic voice talent while conversing in Spanish. He can easily proof script reads and suggest foreign language edits and script adjustments for timings. Tom’s synchronization of foreign dialog to picture has been hailed as second-to-none!
He also has experience recording and editing French, Polish and Chinese Mandarins.
Sound Design and Dialog Sweetening
Expert and speedy repair of location audio. Sound design of vocal noises (mouth clicks) through his knowledge of vocal acoustics and vocal perception. Repairs of noisy or damaged audio. Vocal noises can be removed from mixed soundtracks.
Soundtrack Mixing for Film and Audio CD
5-star review of soundtrack mixing from Amazon.com for 18-CD set of "Truth & Life" audio book that employed many celebrity voices.
Expert repair and sweetening of location audio using discreet Pro Tools automation with loads of audio processing power.
Foley recording as well as stock SFX to build soundtracks.
Attention to detail.
Vocal noises removed from mixed soundtracks.
Dolby 5.1 surround mixing and encoding.
Several films mixed by Tom Krol are available at Blockbuster Video.
Custom Music Production and Scoring to Picture
Commercials, industrials, music CD’s, films and sound-a-likes. Tom is a composer and also a music producer and session musician for other songwriters. Credits include guitar for HALO 2 video game music soundtrack, many national commercials, Nashville and Atlantic Records.
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Field Audio Recording and Mixing
Sound engineer and technician at corporate meetings and video shoots. Producers enjoy working with Tom's cool head, expertise, attention to detail, and flexibility. Knowledge of National Electric Code for safe tech setups.
The preferred sound engineer for senior executives.
Top-of-the-line field audio equipment.
Plentiful Post-Production Resources
143 CD’s of music library and still growing!
Large talent pools of professional English and Hispanic voice over actors.
Hispanic voice talent pool rivals rosters from local voice talent agents.
Video Lighting, Shooting, Post Production
Project Manager for video productions
DSP Processing Power with latest version of AVID Pro Tools on MAC tower, listen through Genelcs on room eq
Pro Tools Ultimate HD with loads of plugins
Equalizers from ValHalla, Izotope, Focusrite, Bombfactory, Pultec, Waves
Outboard Dolby Spectral Processor
Pitch processing and digital delays from Autotune (outboard box from Eventide)
Dolby surround mixing
Experience as cabling technician at Devonshire recording, Los Angeles and at Universal Recording, Chicago. Illinois licensed electrician. Dependable.

Audio is only as good as its engineer

Tom Krol
Plays 5 instruments and sings professionally
Met in the studio: Frank Sinatra, James Earl Jones, Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Ramsey Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, Jeff Baxter (The Doobie Brothers) and The Dells.
Met & recorded Marion Brooks (NBC), Zoriada Sambolin (NBC), Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, WBBM's Felecia Middlebrooks, His Excellency Paul Kagame - President of Rwanda, Chicago Bears Matt Forte, Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs Javier Baez, MLB Ryan Dempster, Fox Sports Troy Aikman, Victoria's Secret supermodel Karlie Kross, Tiffani Thiessen (90210, Saved by the Bell, Cooking Channel), S Epatha Merkerson (Law & Order, Chicago Med, major movies), Bill Rancic (first season winner on "The Apprentice"), Giuliana Rancic (E! news), Monica Pedersen (HGTV), WNUA's Denise Jordan Walker, Dr./Fr. Michael Pfleger, Dominic Capone (great nephew of Al Capone), CDW CEO Chris Leahy, Stepan CEO Quinn Stepan, Abbott Labs CEO Miles White, Marcelo Balboa (US Soccer Hall of Fame), Elimar Ugueto (Univision, ESPN), Steve Downes of WDRV "The Drive," children's book authors Ridley Pearson and Tom Watson, Top Chef Stephanie Izard, Chef Raghavan Iyer, Ty Pennington, Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling, and Archbishop Burke of The Vatican.
Played guitar on the HALO 2 soundtrack to complement guitar tracks by Steve Vai, as well as guitars on countless national commercials and for Atlantic Records. Performed guitar live on WFMT.
Solves Rubik's cube
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