Recording

£220 per day including an engineer for sessions up to 3 days.

£200 per day including an engineer for sessions 4 days and over.
(add £30 per day for weekend rates Fri – Sun)

£180 per day for dry hire.

Accommodation £60 per night if you bring your own bedding – £80 per night with bedding included – price includes beds for 6

(unsigned rates only)


Mixing

£100 per track with a ‘try before you buy’ test mix available.

Have your songs mixed to broadcast standards using a selection of analogue and digital equipment. Mixing of pre-recorded home projects to put a professional edge on your music.

Hours

10am until 6pm. The studio can be booked at an hourly rate of £25.

Freelancers are free to operate any hours they please.


 

Terms and conditions

Hours

  • 01

    Working hours are from 10am till 6pm. Any extra time will be charged at £25 per hour. Overtime is available at our discretion.

  • 02

    Freelance engineers can work whatever hours they wish on prior arrangement.

  • 03

    Any additional file preparation/transfer, CD burning will be included in booked studio hours .

Booking

  • 01

    Any enquiry via our website or by telephone will be provisionally booked for up to 5 days. Within that time the client must provide a 25% deposit.

  • 02

    Once we have received payment the booking will be confirmed with you via email.

  • 03

    If we do not receive a deposit within 5 days we reserve the right to make the date(s) available to other customers.

  • 04

    The deposit is non refundable.

Informing us of changes

  • 01

    We would need up to 2 weeks notice for any changes to bookings.

  • 02

    If you give us less than two weeks notice we may, at our discretion, levy a charge of 20% of your total session cost against potential loss of business.

Payment

  • 01

    Unless otherwise agreed, the final balance must be paid in full by cash or cheque at the end of the session.

  • 02

    For bookings over 7 days we may ask you to agree to a staggered payment schedule.

  • 03

    We will not release any audio recordings or master copies to you until the final balance has been received. We will however provide 192kbs mp3’s for your assessment.

Master copies

  • 01

    The term master copy refers to the set of unprocessed, multi-track files (in .wav format) that relate to a single song. Unless specifically requested, the quote for your session will not include the master copies of your work.

  • 02

    If you wish to retain master copies of your work you must provide an external hard drive of adequate space with a USB2, Firewire 400 or 800 interface. Transfer times will be included in session time.

  • 03

    We will not release any audio recordings or master copies to you until the final balance has been received. We will however provide 192kbs mp3’s for your assessment.

Project backups

  • 01

    We will archive all project files when your session is complete. These files can be reloaded from that archive at any point in the future. We cannot guarantee the integrity of that archive

  • 02

    Project backups can be transferred to a suitable USB2, Firewire 400/800 disc drive to be supplied by the client. Transfer times to be included in the session.

Freelancers

  • 01

    Any use of the studio equipment by the client must be agreed with the in-house engineer prior to the session.

  • 02

    All electrical equipment must be shut down when the studio is not in use.

Damages

  • 01

    Damages incurred outside general wear-and-tear will be payable by the client.

  • 02

    Costs incurred due to cleaning beyond normal housekeeping in the studio or accommodation shall be payable by the client at our discretion.