guitar(t)ist. producer. composer. md.


Born and raised in Berlin, Lars Cölln grew up with a variety of multicultural influences.
He started out on the drums at the age of 8 and switched to guitar at 13, keeping rhythm as his main approach and Stewart Copeland’s hihat in his heart.
Fluent in many musical languages, he is revealing an individual accent while always listening to what a song might need. (In fact, listening might be one of his key skills). Lars is said to have meditated the sentence “Funk is what you don’t play” (Fred Wesley) for two years in the mountains.
He is a highly demanded studio guitarist and bassist as well as an internationally touring sideman, yet a humble player with abundant love for music.


Pohlmann, Yvonne Catterfeld, Flo Mega, Revolverheld, Malia (CH/UK), Thomas D, L’ Aupaire, Omar (UK), Johannes Oerding, Tim Bendzko, Gloria, Adesse, Michael Patrick “Paddy” Kelly (IRL), Elif, Stephanie Lottermoser, Berge, Kiddo Kat, Tokunbo, Mateo, Maria Gadu (Brazil), Gretel, Makeshift Innocence (Canada), Jamie-Lee Kriewitz, The KBCS, Timo Breker, Mimi Müller-Westernhagen, Marvin Brooks, Charles Simmons, Anna F (Austria), Mic Donet, The Life Between, Johannes Strate, Mutabor, Joe Bel (France), Gunter Gabriel, Deborah Lee, Jonathan Kluth, Yarah Bravo (SWE/US), Benne, Wolfgang Michels, Pyranjah, Phil Fill, The Ruffcats, Chefket, Jaqee (SWE/Uganda), Mica Dulce, Manumatei, The Burhorn, Max Mutzke, Laith Al-Deen, Franky Ziegler, Mellow Mark, Wellbad, Pyro, Urban Monks, Axl Makana, Miss Flint, Paul Cless, Samir Soulsta, Nelson Müller, Maya Saban, …


L’ Aupaire, Pohlmann, Elif, Daniel Wirtz, Luke Friend (UK), Andreas Gabalier, Max Mutzke, Henning Wehland, Ella Endlich, Glasperlenspiel, Jesper Munk, Wolfgang Niedecken, Kai Wingenfelder, David Lemaitre, Johannes Oerding, Gloria, Berge, Gretel, Martin Kilger, David Huhn Band, Martingo

STUDIO WITH  …     ( guitar )

Die Fantastischen Vier, Flo Mega, Nneka, Thomas D, The Masked Singer Germany (TV/Pro7), The Big Performance (TV/RTL), One Night Song (TV/Vox), Culcha Candela (Guitar&Bass), Pohlmann (Guitar&Keys), Helene Fischer, Maxim, Mimi Müller-Westernhagen, Gregor Meyle, Ralf Christian Mayer, Samuel Harfst (Guitar&Bass&Keys), Opel&Jürgen Klopp, Lui Hill (Bass), The KBCS, Krutsch, Philipp Schwär (Guitar&Bass), Irie Révoltés (Guitar&Bass), Franz Plasa, Chefket (Guitar&Bass), Wolfgang Stach, Maliq, L’Aupaire (Guitar&Bass), fArHOt (Guitar&Bass), Ingo Stahl (Guitar&Keys), Wellbad, Swen Meyer (Bass), Joko & Klaas, Saint Lu, Polina Vita (Guitar&Bass), Kraans, Anna F, Tedros “Teddy” Teclebrhan (Guitar&Bass), Graziella Schazad (Guitar&Bass), Mateo, Marvin Brooks, Klima, Patrik Majer, Phil Fill (Guitar&Bass), Philipp Steinke, Kiddo Kat, Mutabor, Clara Louise (Bass), Will Czuch (Guitar&Bass), Fuchy, Flo Ree, Spongebob/Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV/VIVA, Nisse (Guitar&Bass), Mariha and many more …



  • “Your guitar playing really is heartbreakingly beautiful, I can’t wait to hear your album!”

    MaliaJazz Echo winning Singer
  •    “Lars is an incredible guitar player – in fact the only one i ever heard in Germany who has this distinct and big American sound I love!”

    Jonathan KluthSinger/Songwriter
  • “Lars kicks ass!!!”

    Jost NickelDrummer
  • “Lars is this great guy with whom i really enjoy being on the same wave length – musically and personally. His playing is always surprising and at the same time elevating music to a higher level – i’m always happy, when i know we’re playing together!”

    Alex GrubeBassist/Musical Director


It's happening. It's here, in my hands!   I am super excited to share my music with you - may it bring you joy, peace and power. That's what it gave me when it came to me! We pressed a limited run of silver discs - and we can send


Dear readers, I had the opportunity to create music as writer, producer and guitarist with incredible artists during the last two years - and here are some nice results :)   Cologne - Episode I: elevating music (elevating records/believe, 2021) I finally managed to finish my debut album - "Cologne


My first music video! Hi everybody, I travelled to Brasil and met so many nice people there in just a few days - a big heartfelt thanks to Federico Puppi who made me feel so welcome there and Daniel Lobo, who took my video idea into his mighty hands and


Hi guys, I took some time to digest and reflect. There was a lot of time, because I lost 50+ shows this year already. That's not only a lot of money not earned but first and foremost it's us not being "part of the society" anymore. At least it feels


I was in the middle of enjoying a radio&tv acoustic promo tour with the young and talented Ben Dolic who is this year's Eurovision Song Contest Candidate. Many shows ahead. Then suddenly everybody got really scared with this corona thing and now most shows are cancelled already. I feel this


Sometimes things go different than you planned. Suddenly, you see yourself making music with one of your childhood heroes, Thomas D of the (first!) german hiphop supergroup Die Fantastischen Vier. And this goes back to my great Instrumental Band The KBCS. You can listen to a Song here: The KBCS



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Studio Booking


Utilizing the high audiophile standards I’ve gotten used to over the years of recording, I am recording guitars in my own studio using my hand-selected mixture of modern and vintage preamps&microphones and of course my dear collection of guitars, basses, effects and amplifiers according to what suits the music best.

My studio features a 24m2 recording room and a 13m2 mixing space, daylight, the most beautiful views into trees. Also there: my favourite Vintage Synths, a 1965 Ludwig Sky Blue Pearl Kit and other soulful instruments/amps. Say Hi! if you need guitars and/or basses on your production, I record remote sessions a lot these days – looking forward to your request!


I teach electric guitar (major in popular music) and band coaching (popular music) at the music university in Münster. In addition, I give workshops and private lessons in person or via Zoom. Feel free contact me here!



martin sized
steinberg sized
onitsuka-logo sized
recolution sized