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Rates and Policies

 

Effective March 2016.  All Prices in Canadian Dollars.

 All projects are different, and we are always happy to speak with you to provide an estimate specific to the requirements of your project.  

Attended Sessions

Studio Time: $180 per hour

(one hour minimum)

Unattended Sessions

1 song:   $120

2 songs:  $220

3 songs:  $300

4+ songs:  $90 per song

Alternate versions of the same mix: $25 per version (ex. instrumental / radio edit) 

 

Production Masters

DDP Master:  $90
- the preferred master format for CD manufacturing

Red Book CD Master:  $90
- for short run duplication, or otherwise where DDP is not accepted

Vinyl Master Files:  $200
- high resolution files formatted for vinyl lacquer cutting

Standard Digital Master Files:  included in studio time
- ready for iTunes, CD Baby, Tunecore, Bandcamp, etc

Mastered for iTunes High Resolution Digital Master Files: We are certified by Apple as an MFiT approved studio. Please contact us for details and pricing.

Cassette Masters:  $90
- files for Side A / Side B ready for cassette duplication

Payment and Terms

Accounts must be paid in full before Master or Reference materials are released.

Payment for attended sessions is due in full on the day of the session.  Unattended sessions may require a deposit upon booking.   We accept payment via e-transfer, Credit Card, Paypal and Cash.

Revised mixes submitted after the original mastering will be considered new tracks and billed accordingly.  Small mix adjustments (ex. vocal up, bass down) that don't require changes to the master eq will be billed a nominal recall fee, normally 10-15 mins of studio time per track.

Residents of NS, NB, and NL will be charged 15% HST; ON will be charged 13% HST; PE will be charged 14% HST; all other Canadian provinces and territories will be charged 5% GST. International clients will not be charged tax.