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Modern Music provides the Chicago area with a great selection of Pro Audio and Sound Equipment, including Loudspeakers, Mixers, Power Amps, Subwoofers, Microphones, Stage Lighting, and Effects Lighting for the dance floor. We have your event needs covered, whether you're playing your biggest gig yet or simply hosting a karaoke party. Modern Music carries all of the sound equipment you need for music performances, corporate events, wedding receptions, worship services, church socials, school dances, and parties large & small. Modern Music also rents backline and instruments, from the amp you need to get you through the next gig to your child's school band instrument.

Feel free to peruse this webpage for some basic information on some of our most popular rental items. If you would like a quote or any other information on renting sound equipment or instruments then please fill out the following form with as much relevant information as possible or call us at (630) 810-1500.

  • MODERN MUSIC SOUND SYSTEM RENTALS

    Best rates for Sound System Rentals in the Chicago-land area for over 30 years. We look forward to helping you with your concert, event, business meeting, party, etc..
    Featured Rental Equipment: Powered & Non-Powered Mixers, Powered & Non-Powered Speakers and Sub-woofer, Power Amps, Monitors, DJ Equipment, Lights, Cables, Microphones, Stands, Signal Processors, Recording Gear, Guitars, Basses, Amps, Drums, Band Instruments

    The following lists of equipment are examples of our common rental gear. Exact stock is subject to change without notice. Please call for most up-to-date availability.

    POWERED MIXERS

    • Yorkville MM5D - 180 watts, 5 Channels, w/Effects
    • Yorkville MP6D-II - 325 watts, 6 Channels, w/Effects
    • Yorkville M810-II - 800 watts, 10 Channels, w/Effects
    • Yorkville M1610-II - 1600 watts, 10 Channels, w/Effects

    NON-POWERED MIXERS

    • Soundcraft EMP8 - 8 channel mixer
    • Soundcraft FX16ii - 16 channel mixer w/ effects
    • Yorkville PGM8 - 8 channel mixer w/ effects
    • Yorkville VGM14 - 14 channel mixer w/ effects
    • Crest CPM-24.4 - 24 channel mixer w/compression

    PASSIVE SPEAKERS (Non-Powered)

    • Yorkville YX10 - 10"" woofer, 150 watts Each
    • Yorkville YX12 - 12"" woofer, 200 watts Each
    • Yorkville YX15 - 15"" woofer, 300 watts Each - Most Popular Item
    • Yorkville YX150 - 15"" woofer, 400 watts Each
    • Yorkville Elite E15 - 15"" woofer, 450 watts Each
    • Yorkville Elite E210 - 2x10"" woofers, 600 watts Each (Modern Music Favorite)
    • Yorkville Elite E215 - 2x15"" woofers, 1000 watts Each

    ACTIVE SPEAKERS (Powered)

    • Yorkville YX10P - 10"" woofer, 200 watts Each
    • Yorkville YX15P - 15"" woofer, 200 watts Each - Most Popular Item
    • Yorkville NX55P - 12"" woofer, 550 watts Each
    • Yorkville Elite EF500P - 15"" woofer, 800 watts Each - Most Popular Item
    • Yorkville Parasource PS12P - 12"" woofer, 1400 watts Each - Most Popular Item

    ACTIVE SUB-WOOFERS (Powered)

    • Yorkville Elite Series LS720P - 15"" sub-woofer 720 watts Each - Most Popular Item
    • Yorkville Elite Series LS801P - 18"" sub-woofer 1500 watts Each - Most Popular Item

    STAGE MONITORS

    • Yorkville YX12M - 12"" woofer, 200 watts Each
    • Yorkville YX10 - 10"" woofer, 150 watts Each
    • Yorkville 100KW - Powered - 12"" woofer 100 watts Each
    • Yorkville 50KW - Powered - 10"" woofer 50 watts Each

    POWER AMPLIFIERS

    • Crown XLS1002 - (215 W x2 @ 8 ohms, 350 W x2 @ 4 ohms)
    • Crown XLS1502 - (300 W x2 @ 8 ohms ,525 W x2 @ 4 ohms)
    • Crown XLS2002 - (375 W x2 @ 8 ohms ,600 W x2 @ 4 ohms)
    • Crown XLS2502 - (440 W x2 @ 8 ohms, 775 W x2 @ 4 ohms)
    • Call for more amps

    MICROPHONES

    • Shure SM58 - Dynamic Vocal Microphone
    • Shure SM57 - Dynamic Instrument Microphone
    • Shure Beta58A - High-Output Super-cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone
    • Shure Beta52A - High-Output Dynamic Microphone (Kick Drum, Bass, etc)
    • AKG D5 - Dynamic Vocal Microphone
    • AKG D40 - Instrument Microphone
    • AKG D112 - Instrument Microphone (Kick Drum, Bass, etc)
    • CAD E60/E70 - Small Diaphragm Condenser Instrument Microphone
    • CAD D80 - Dynamic Guitar Cabinet Microphone
    • CAD 4-Piece Drum Mic Pack
    • CAD 900 Choir Microphones
    • Shure GLXD24/SM58 - Wireless System - Most Popular Item
    • Shure GLXD14/85 - Lavalier (Clip On) Wireless System - Most Popular Item
    • Call for more microphones

    STANDS, CABLES, ADAPTERS, ETC...

    • Yorkville SKS09B - 6' Speaker Stands
    • Yorkville SKS21B - 8' Speaker Stands
    • Atlas Round-Base Mic Stands
    • Yorkville Tripod Boom Mic Stands
    • Kick Drum/Amp Microphone Stand
    • Boom Attachment
    • Mic Clips
    • 3.5 mm-to-Dual RCA Cable (used for iPods and Computers)
    • 3.5 mm-to-Dual 1/4"" Cable (used for iPods and Computers)
    • RCA-to-RCA Cable
    • RCA-to-1/4"" Cable
    • 25' XLR Cables
    • 50' XLR Cables
    • 25' Speaker Cables
    • 50' Speaker Cables
    • 100' Speaker Cables
    • Call for more cables and adapters

    SIGNAL PROCESSORS AND RACK EFFECTS

    • dbx 231 EQ
    • dbx Drive Rack PA+
    • dbx 223 X-Over
    • dbx 266 Compressor
    • Lexicon MX200 Effects Processor
    • Lexicon MX300 Effects Processor
    • Call for more signal processors

    LIGHTS

    • Orion LED Light System w/ 2x108watt PAR56 Can Lights, DMX Controller, and Stand
    • Orion LED Light System w/ 4x108watt PAR56 Can Lights, DMX Controller, and Stands
    • Yorkville LP Light System w/ 4x300watt PAR56 Can Lights, Controller and Stand
    • Yorkville LP Light System w/ 8x300watt PAR56 Can Lights, Controller and Stands
    • American DJ Revo Rave
    • American DJ Micro Galaxian
    • American DJ Micro Hypnotic
    • American DJ FS-1000 Spot Light
    • Orion Ultra Cyclops
    • Orion Dual Nova
    • Orion Hypno Ray II
    • Orion Starball
    • Orion ORCAN1 LED PAR56 Uplight/General Purpose Light
    • Call for more light options

    **Every Rental Customer Must Fill Out A Complete Rental Contract**

    RENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

    -Provide a Valid Illinois Driver License for Modern Music to make a copy of,
    -Provide a Credit Card in the same name as the Drivers License
    -Must Pay the rental fee at the time of the rental and pay a $20.00 deposit
    -Cash or Credit ONLY - NO CHECKS
    -By filling out and signing a rental contract, you are personally responsible for the rented equipment regardless of who the equipment is for, whether it be a business, school, club, etc...
    -Modern Music reserves the right to refuse or reject any Rental Application without reason
    -Rental fees Do NOT included loading or unloading of equipment.
  • INSTRUMENT RENTALS

    School Instruments Intro Rate - 3 Months Rate Thereafter
    Flute $48.00 $24.00
    Trumpet $48.00 $24.00
    Clarinet $48.00 $24.00
    Trombone $48.00 $24.00
    Oboe $76.00 $38.00
    Alto Saxophone $76.00 $38.00
    Tenor Saxophone $80.00 $40.00
    Baritone $80.00 $40.00
    French Horn $80.00 $40.00
    Snare Drum Kit $48.00 $24.00
    Bell Kit $48.00 $24.00
    Percussion Kit $58.00 $29.00

     

    The first three months of rent apply toward purchase price at 100%. Thereafter, rental payments apply towards purchase at 75%. Normal maintenance is included in the price of the rental.

    Early Pay-Off Option: 25% off of your outstanding balance should you choose to pay-off the instrument. This option is valid at any time.

    A lost or stolen instrument is the responsibility of the renter.

    **Every Rental Customer Must Fill Out A Complete Rental Contract**

    RENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

    -Provide a Valid Illinois Driver License for Modern Music to make a copy of,
    -Provide a Credit Card in the same name as the Drivers License
    -Must Pay the rental fee at the time of the rental and pay a $20.00 deposit
    -Cash or Credit ONLY - NO CHECKS
    -By filling out and signing a rental contract, you are personally responsible for the rented equipment regardless of who the equipment is for, whether it be a business, school, club, etc...
    -Modern Music reserves the right to refuse or reject any Rental Application without reason
    -Rental fees Do NOT included loading or unloading of equipment.
  • AMPLIFIER RENTALS

    Best rates for Brass & Woodwind Instruments in the Chicago-land area for over 30 years. We look forward to helping you with your concert, event, business meeting, party, etc..

    Guitar Ampflifiers

    • Guitar Head
    • Guitar Cabinet
    • Guitar Combo Amp

    Bass Ampflifiers

    • Bass Head
    • Bass Cabinet
    • Bass Combo Amp

    Keyboard Ampflifiers

    • 100 Watt Combo
    • 200 Watt Combo
    • 300 Watt Combo

    **Every Rental Customer Must Fill Out A Complete Rental Contract**

    RENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

    -Provide a Valid Illinois Driver License for Modern Music to make a copy of,
    -Provide a Credit Card in the same name as the Drivers License
    -Must Pay the rental fee at the time of the rental and pay a $20.00 deposit
    -Cash or Credit ONLY - NO CHECKS
    -By filling out and signing a rental contract, you are personally responsible for the rented equipment regardless of who the equipment is for, whether it be a business, school, club, etc...
    -Modern Music reserves the right to refuse or reject any Rental Application without reason
    -Rental fees Do NOT included loading or unloading of equipment.
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