Ian Leinbaugh

Guitarist, Recordist, Producer

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I bring genuine passion & enthusiasm, along with a very broad skill set & immense knowledge of music, to each & every project. While I can fill many roles, if you want a guitar part, song structure, lyrics, mix or overall production that is truly unique, I will absolutely deliver--and save you from working with several different people for one job.

IanHFL, LLC is headed by Ian Leinbaugh and based in the unique little town of Carrboro, North Carolina.

Established as a way to unify the various music services that Ian provides, this business is a vehicle for creative expression, sharing knowledge, fostering community, and fantastic music.

Always eager to learn something new, Ian's curiosity has lead him to constantly seek out new music; spend hours playing the guitar and any other instruments he comes across; fall in love with songwriting and production; perform with bands and as a solo artist both locally and along the east coast; acquire a near obsession with fun music gear; teach guitar students of all ages and skill levels for over fifteen years; participate in numerous recording sessions in the Triangle and through the marvels of internet-based recording work; study classical and jazz guitar playing while earning degrees in music and anthropology at UNC Chapel Hill; and, pursue his never ending education in the realm of audio engineering, editing, and mixing.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.


AllMusic verified credits for Ian Leinbaugh
  • The Fooligans
  • The Fooligans
O Holy Night by The Overthinkers

I was the recording engineer, mix engineer, producer, mastering engineer, arranger, guitarist, bassist...everything but some of the piano in this production

Terms Of Service

Depending on the urgency and scope of the project, turnaround time ranges from 4 hours to a week. There are additional charges above 3 revisions, and for projects deadlines of less than 48 hours.

GenresSounds Like
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Pink Floyd
  • Eric Clapton
Gear Highlights
  • Focusrite Clarett; UAD Arrow; AKG C414; JZ Vintage 67; Fender
  • Gibson
  • et al; Eastman & Ovation acoustics: '65 Reissue Fender Twin Reverb w/15" speaker; Egnater Rebel 20; 5-piece Ludwig kit
  • 22" ride previously owned by Billy Cobham
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SoundBetter Deal

$25 off of our first collaboration