Rates & Booking info...
Please call us today to make an appointments for a quick
studio tour, request a quote, schedule studio time or to
answer any questions you might have. Setup a meeting
time to discuss your vision and goals for the project.
setup time. Honest Pricing. Flexible Payment options
and Flexible hours. Please call
enough in advance to book studio time.
now offer Financing possibilities & Factor support for
both demos and full albums*.
Although our rates are a good value, they are not the
cheapest in town. However, we know you will end up
paying much less having your project done by us the right
way the first time and remember, your ears will get what you pay for.
Recording, Editing, Mixing
& Producing for Bands and Artists
full use of studio & instruments, 96 Tracks in Protools
(industry standard) 24/96 x 2 (24 Bit) with the latest
apogee converters (only the best). We also have tons
of DSP Headroom, some lovely classic preamps and basically
all the best recording equipment you will need. Eddie
Fisher oversees all major aspects of every project to ensure
the highest quality outcome.
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Standard rate with recording / mixing engineer & Producer
$48.00 per hour
/ mixing engineer & Producer
is $60.00 per hour
welcome freelancing engineers &
producers working with bands.
Block rates: 4 hour
session w/ John Longley 150.00
incl HST. 8 hour session + 1/2 hr break w/ John Longley $265
4 hour session w/ Eddie Fisher $200
incl HST. 8 hour session + 1/2 hr break w/ Eddie Fisher $340
3. Weekly & monthly rates, Long-term projects and
Prepaid hours are further discounted. Ask about our
specials and call for an estimate regarding any weekly blocks
and long-term projects.
A. !!! Limited time special !!! We have a one time $99.95 incl HST one song
Demo package special burned to CD for artists under
20 years of age which includes: - 3.0 hours studio time -
Complete use of all in studio equipment and instruments and
recording / mixing engineer & Producer
!!! Limited time special Starting on Jan. 1st, 2007 to Feb.
25th !!! For new customers only! If you're
working with an extreme budget but sonic compromise is not
an option, this is your chance!
8 hour sessions +
1/2 hr break w/ John Longley $220 incl HST! Number of days
may be limited. Extended hours only $25 per hour incl. HST!
Monday - Friday 8AM - 10 PM. Sat. & Sun 10 AM - 8 PM
is performed by
$50.00 per hour HST incl. 1st song "proof test" $75.00
HST incl. Six song Mastering special with CD
master Cues & Spaced $250.00 incl HST. Mastered Album
with CD master Cues, etc. $410.00 incl HST. We don't just "run your stuff through the box" in
a couple of hours. We work on the final mastering of
each song at several different times over the period of 2 or
3 days (time permitting) until we and you are happy.
Of course if you're
really on a budget and you'd rather hire Eddie or John
for 2 or 3 hours to quickly master what you have to take it
up a few notches instead of attempting a "do-it-yourself", we're confident we
can still do a lot to help get a polished mastered sound to
help compete in today's market.
Agents, Promoters, Distribution,
Publishing & Advertising
with an associate)
is dealt with on a per case basis / agreement before the
service is provided.
writing and Hiring players - We are also musicians who are highly creative and talented on our instruments and
constantly write music. We don't mind helping you to write
your songs, this is somewhat covered under our base hourly
fee. However, there is a line where we offer so much
writing to the song that other interests may
have to be acknowledged. Our main focus is to make
your project a success and we're not greedily looking for
any song rights. We all really win when you win.
If you're looking for help co-writing we can discuss this
before tracking and work our a very reasonable deal.
We're happy to offer our performances or we can contact our
wide and highly talented musician base.
Offsite & Live concert recordings. Please
call for price quote. An average Rock, Pop, Country or
Metal Band will run between $400 to $750 incl. HST depending
on location, logistics, gear needed, hours, day of week, etc. We
generally flat rate Offsite and Live concert recordings.
Drum Tracks on Demand - hire a drummer or drum studio.
provide the ultimate drum tracks for studios and artists
locally & around the world. Using cams setup around
the drums and free real-time conferencing programs, you are
in control of every detail of the drum recording session
goes. Choose from four noteworthy studio worthy
drummers or bring your own.
Digital Video editing
& burn to DVD $30 - $60 per hour depending on nature of
video processing & editing required and number of hours.
Photo shoots, Graphic Design,
Photo Shop editing and advanced Graphic Design
for CDs, Posters & Websites $50.00 per hour
available through our associates. Mass CD & DVD
production available through our associates - the best in
drives & Backups of Sessions - Clients
usually buy an compatible hard drive for their session which you
get to keep at the end of the session. Hard drives are
inexpensive these days and we always have several on hand
for you to purchase here. If you prefer to buy
somewhere else no problem but call us first to discuss our
latest hard drive requirements. We back up your
project on a regular basis to our own server which is done
free off charge. Permanent DVDs can be made at the end
of the session if you wish. We charge a very low
hourly rate for DVD backups and the blank DVD media is free.
Digital Audio Workstation & Studio Consultant
vary depending on type of consulting, tutoring, diagnosing,
tweaking, maintaining & building services are required.
For example a reinstall of your OS, setup and tweaking of
your BIOs & OS OR a Private lesson in Protools is $75 per hour.
Price p/h would go down based on the number of hours.
Live sound production & reinforcement
- Full sound reinforcement using Protools for mixing live
for the ultimate in live sound production. Limited PA
equipment rentals. Sound tech's of all types
available for live Mixing, PA setup, Tear down & transport.
Call for pricing.
Studio gear rentals
assortment of high end pro-audio pieces for hourly, daily &
weekly rentals. Call for pricing.
Transfer Audio & Video
- DAT, ADAT,
records, Cassette, Reel to Reel & 8-track to Compact Disk.
Transfer Video -
VHS, Hi 8 (8mm) and Mini DV to DVD.
Audio Restoration and Noise
Reduction $45 per hour. Large amounts of transfers may
- Audio to Video, Jingles & Ads for Radio & T.V,
Score-composing, Voice-overs, etc. please call for pricing.
Web hosting -
Very, very reasonable
pricing. Free 2 month trial for new clients of Compact
CD Manufacturing - While we can run off small
orders of 100 CDs, we prefer to dedicate to the art and
science of sound & music and put you in touch with companies
we regularly use who completely specialize in
short (50 +) and large (500 +)
In-house financing may be subject credit check and / or
project collateral and monthly interest rates. Third
Party financing will be subject to that of the companies'
Factor Grant Help
help you fill out your Factor Grant applications and help to
get it accepted.
Money Orders, Certified Cheque,
Advance Cheque Payments (5 days),
cards and debit via Pay Pal (you need an account already
setup for this ahead of time).
All payments due by end of daily session unless
otherwise discussed prior to session. *Reviewed and
accepted on a case by case