I am a Los Angeles based, session and live guitar player credits includes
Toni Braxton
The Backstreet Boys
Paula Abdul
Jay Sean
Keyshia Cole
Natalia Lesz
Paula Valstein
and more.

I have a full guitar recording studio which i do most of my work in.
BAE Preamps, Royer and Diff dynamic microphones
many type of amps, diff type of guitars and other string instruments ( mandolin, ukulele, bouzukie and more) and countless effect pedals to find the right sound for the part.

feel free to contact me for more samples.

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • BAE preamps
  • different stratocasters & telecasters
  • different les pauls as well as other guitars
  • acoustic guitars by Taylor
  • Yamaha
  • Martin. Divided by 13
  • fender
  • toneville
  • yamaha
  • and more diff amps. Many types of different strings instruments

Genres I specialize in

Reviews of Roy kariok

  • Default-avatar7 months agoby

    Roy is an excellent guitar player who sounds great in many styles. He has a vast array of guitars and pedals for whatever the session calls for. Plus he's a nice guy that everybody likes.

  • Default-avatar7 months agoby

    Roy is always a pleasure to work with! Very professional and delivers quality guitar work! I highly recommend.

  • Listing_thumb_img_03228 months agoby

    Roy is a versatile guitar player with a profound knowledge of any style he is asked to record in. His tone is rich and he gives you various options to chose from. It's always a pleasure to record with Roy!

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Interview with Roy kariok

Tell us about your studio setup.
My studio setup consist of Bae preamps, diff microphones (sm57, royer121, 421 and more) about 30 different guitar and 10 different amps.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most of the work i do is session guitars work, electric and acoustic as well as other Stringed instruments like Ukelele, Bouzouki, mandolin and more