The LAB Recording Studio, based in Albuquerque, NM, was founded in 2011. We offer a full range of services, from recording, mixing & mastering to original music composition, music licensing, PSAs, sound design and VO for film, TV shows, commercials and the web.


The LAB provides a warm, inviting, safe, creative atmosphere, run by a knowledgeable producer/engineer with 3 decades of experience. Standard rate is $80/hour with no minimum. Rates decrease for evening sessions.


The LAB is a subsidiary of CInder Cone Media, LLC, a conscious media and events company; also home to Cinder Cone Records, ZETA Global Radio, Radio Non-Profit, Art Groove - Free Your Mind And Shine and CCM Events.





Event Producer

Creator/Host of

Zeta Global Radio &

Radio Non-Profit

Lainie Sevante' Wulkan





Howard Wulkan

Featured Artists

Artists Signed To Cinder Cone Records


Jesse “Caid” Shelton is a genre-bending hip hop artist born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. His background in blues, jazz, rock and hip hop keeps his music alive, fresh and full of impact. CAID grew up in the 'hood, in (and on) the streets and for a year and a 1/2, chose to go into deep introspection and made a tent his home at the Foothills of the Sandia Mountains. An avid rock climber and graffiti artist, CAID also dabbles in film making and photography.

James Whiton

After decades of performing, recording, and touring throughout the US and Europe, Upright bassist James Whiton has moved back to his hometown of Albuquerque and in the process, signed with Cinder Cone Records. James has worked with some of music's greatest names, including Tom Waits, George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), and many more.

King Duttch

Devon" Duttch" Emmons. Born June 1981. Grew up on the South side of Chicago. Growing up, Duttch loved music, but growing up in the hoods of Chicago pulled him into South side street gangs. As a teenager, he found himself in and out of jail. Duttch has worked with Artist such as "Cashis" Of Shady Records, Dr. Dre's Artist "KnocTurn'Al and many others in the Industry. Many have said King Duttch's music gives them the same vibe and feel they get from listing to 2Pac! Duttch is very involved in the community. He helps to feed the homeless and hosts community picnics featuring other hip hop artists, to bring a positive message to our youth.

Ezra Bell

Ezra Bell is NOT an eight-headed, 16-armed amorphous indie folk monster.


Benjamin Wuamett, guitar/vocals;

Aaron Mattison, horns

Jeremy Asay, guitar/keys;

Levi Zalman, bass

Tom Trotter, drums

Seth Hoffman

Seth Hoffman has been writing and performing music for more than 17 years. As a college student in Madison, WI, Seth played the local coffee house and folk scene. When he was 21, he backpacked around Europe and was a street musician in Amsterdam, Prague, London, Paris, Venice and Barcelona.

After moving to Albuquerque in 2002, Seth performed at local coffee shops, bars and festivals as part of the duo, Seth and Jacob.  In 2008, Seth spent a year in Chile, performing music and teaching English. Since his return to Albuquerque, Seth has been an elementary school teacher during the week, and a musician in the evenings and on the weekends.

Listen to Samples on Soundcloud!

Film Scoring

“I’m honored Howard has elected to work with Caring for the World Films on our new film. He has a reputation for great work, and we love his enthusiasm for this project.  Within minutes of hearing about the Nyaka  documentary, he jumped on board. We are so grateful to have his talents on our team.”


Howard Wulkan has been composing music since he was nine. With over thirty years combined experience in the record and recording industries, his lifelong passion for composing music for film and stage has led to his successful career now in the film industry. He’s also currently in pre-production for a worldwide LIVE show of Rock N Art Fusion with world-renowned celebrity painter Michael Ostaski. Cinder Cone Media, LLC brings together a synergistic and conscious approach to the global stage of film, music and the arts.   CCM is a record label, recording studio & music house. Wulkan, who also runs The LAB Recordings Studio in Albuquerque, NM, just completed another original score with a cause, MARIA MORTE, about the perils of breast cancer and its effects on the immediate family.


“I’m extremely honored to work with Debi Lang and the entire production crew of CFTWF,” said Wulkan.  “The work that they are doing to bring awareness of global organizations that are helping humanity in the world is critically needed and I am happy to lend my part to the greater whole.”


Production on the film begins this summer.


DALLAS/Albuquerque, NM –(May 12, 2015)-Caring For The World Films has  tapped Cinder Cone Media founder, Howard Wulkan, also a composer and sound designer, to score its upcoming documentary profiling, Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. The film will focus on the efforts of CNN Hero Twesigye Kaguri Jackson to save a generation of children effected by the AIDS/HIV epidemic in Uganda.


* Soundcraft K2 British 40 input console

* Logic, Reason, Waves, Antares, FabFilter, Rob Papen, Native Instruments

* Focusrite interfaces

* Adam custom F7s & Focal Sub

* Great mic locker

* Bass Rig (1971 Earth Super Bass head, Hartke 4×10 cab)

* Roland A-90 fully-weighted 88 key controller

* Univox Compac Synthesizer

* Kustom 88 Electric Piano

* Yamaha Digital Piano

* Large Live room

* Vocal booth (4′x4′)

* Isolation room for amps

Contact Us

5413 Lomas Blvd NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

United States





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