Recording Studio

Due to the unique nature of each project, quotes are given after you have discussed details of your project with us (see guide prices below). Recording rates include  engineer, exclusive use of studio 1, vocal booth, amp room and control room. Standard recording packages include recording and a mix of the session on CD format. Additional mixing and mastering of tracks is available (please see rates below). Clients receive 1 copy of the session on CD format (additional CDs: £2.50 each - Full data DVD: £25). 

To book a recording call the studio on 01392-495301 - Contact us through the website or Email usThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please read here our Terms & Conditions

Recording rates for Bands & Artists 

  • Standard Recording package: full day (8 hrs/10am-6pm/weekdays) from £220 - includes studio hire and engineer
  • Recording and Production package: full day (8 hrs) from £300 - includes studio hire, engineer and production
  • Standard Recording package: half day (4 hrs/daytime/weekdays) from £120 - includes studio hire and engineer
  • Recording and Production packagehalf day (4 hrs/daytime/weekdays) from £150 - includes studio hire, engineer and production
  • Minimum booking 1 hr: £50 (£28 per hour thereafter)
  • Evening bookings (after 6pm) & Weekends: £250 full day/£135 half day)
  • Gift Vouchers: £235 full day/£135 half day

Discounts are available on specific dates. Please contact us for more details (ref: SiMPTI)

Recording rates for Vocalists & Rappers 

  • Record vocals over backing track: 2 hrs £75 (£25 per hr thereafter) 
  • Record vocals over backing track & mixing & mastering: 2 hrs £77.50 (£27.50 per hr thereafter) 

Music Technology sessions - 1:1 TUITION: £40 per hr/£70 for 2 hrs

Mixing & Mastering

  • Mixing from £27.50 per hour
  • Mastering from £30 per track or £35 per hr
  • Production from £40 per hour

Voice-over Recording:

  • Minimum booking time: 1hr from £75
  • Half day (4 hrs): from £210
  • Full day (8 hrs): from £380

Voice-over Recording to Picture:

  • Minimum booking time: 1hr from £80
  • Half day (4 hrs): from £240
  • Full day (8 hrs): from £420
  • Voice-over Ancillaries: 
  • Set-up and file transfers: £20
  • Editing: £30 per hour
  • CDR / DVDR edited or unedited audio/data files: £5
  • File transfer - Free up to 5GB then £5 per 1GB thereafter 
  • Phone patch or Skype audio link to client/engineer (15 mins or part thereof): £2.50
  • Skype video link 2 way with artiste: £10.00 per session
  • Photocopying (free up to 10 pages): 0.20 pence thereafter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Mobile and On-Location Recording rates

  • 1 day (2-3 hrs recording session + set-up) from £320
  • 2 days (2-3 hrs consecutive day recording sessions) from £580

Recording extras for hire

  • Guitar amps (rates per day)
  • Fender Delux/Fender Twin/Marshall: £30
  • Line 6/Fender: £20
  • Bass amps (rates per day)
  • SWR/Trace Elliott/Ashdown: £30
  • Drumkits (rates per day)
  • Gretsch drumkit: £40
  • Ludwig drumkit: £30
  • Electronic drumkit: £20
  • Synths/Keyboards
  • Yamaha fully weighted 88 note keyboard & Roland module: £20
  • Roland Duno 60/MicroPreset: by arrangement with management

Rehearsal Studio

Rates below include backline sponsored by Manson's Guitars: Mackie PA and desk, Mapex drumkit, 1 Fender guitar amp, 1 bass amp and 2 SM58 vocal mics. Clients are advised to bring their own cymbals; alternatively they can hire them at the studio for £5. Please note that weekend rehearsals are paid in advance in full and for evening rehearsals we require £10 deposit.

To book a rehearsal, please call the studio on 01392-495301 - Contact us through the website or Email usThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

REHEARSAL RATES

Monday - Friday 10am-11pm
    • 7 hrs: £80
    • 6 hrs: £69
    • 5 hrs: £58
    • 4 hrs: £47
    • 3 hrs: £40
    • 2 hrs: £30
    • 1 hr: £15
Saturday 11am-8pm
    • 6 hrs: £72
    • 5 hrs: £62
    • 4 hrs: £50
    • 3 hrs: £40 
    • 2 hrs: £35

Sundays 11am-8pm: Minimum charge: £50 (contact us for details)

Rehearsal extras for hire (per session):

    • 2nd Guitar Amp: £5
    • Bass guitar: £12
    • Cymbals: £5
    • Electronic drumkit: £24
    • Midi keyboard: £6
    • Yamaha pre-set keyboard: £12
    • Yamaha weighted 88 note keyboard with Roland module: £18
    • Additional mics: £3.50
    • DI boxes: £3.50
    • Leads: £2.00
Drumsticks for Sale
Rocket SM5A drumsticks: £6
 
Limited edition T-Shirts: £12 (including postage and packaging)

Equipment for hire for private functions, festivals, live events etc (rates per day)

  • Guitar amps
  • Fender Delux/Fender Twin/Marshall: £35
  • Line 6/Fender: £25
  • Bass amps
  • SWR/Trace Elliott/Ashdown: £30
  • Drumkits
  • Gretsch drumkit: £40
  • Ludwig drumkit: £30
  • Electronic drumkit: £20
  • Synths/Keyboards
  • Yamaha fully weighted 88 note keyboard & Roland module: £20

Live Sessions on PhonicFM 106.8

Sound Gallery Studios are linked with PhonicFM. We offer live or pre-recorded sessions for bands and solo artists. Send us an email with your requirements and we will send you a quote for the session. Rates includes use of live room, sound engineer and 1 CD of the session.

CD Duplication & Graphic Design services

We offer high quality CD/DVD duplication full face direct on disc digital printing with branded discs duplicated with audio or data from your master disc. We can also help with design or layout of existing artwork from your supplied logo and background images. (formats: CD Jewel or Slimline Cases, plastic sleeve, recycled card sleeve, card wallet). Contact us for a quote, starting from runs of 50CDs +
, quick turnaround.

Tape & Vinyl Transfers 

Looking to bring your Record or Tape collection into the 21st century? No longer have access to a Tape machine, Record or Minidisc player? We can transfer your Vinyl records, Cassette Tapes, DAT's, and Minidisc, to high quality Digital WAV/AIFF or MP3 files, so that they are ready to play anytime you like on your PC, portable audio device or Phone. Helping to preserve your music collection for years to come. As an added service we can also restore the audio, removing clicks, pops, and hiss so that it sounds as perfect as the day it was recorded.

Filming & Hire for Commercial Purposes 

Both studios are available for private hire or for filming purposes by special arrangement with the management. Notable clients & shows include BBC The One Show, Channel 4 (Embarrassing Bodies), Analogue to Digital Music Expo and more.

Rates

    • Control room: £30 per hr
    • Studio 1: £25 per hr
    • Studio 2: £22 per hr

Methods of Payment

We accept payment by BACS, cash, Paypal, cheque and major credit and debit cards via Intuit (VISA, Mastercard, Maestro). We reserve the right to charge a 2.85% surcharge on all card transactions and 5% on Paypal transactions to cover our administration charges.

Sound Gallery is a social enterprise and as such, a proportion of our profits are re-invested in our business in order to support our social objectives and our community. We offer concessions & discounts to students, those who are unemployed or on low income, not-for-profit organisations and charities.

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Sound Gallery CIC is registered in England and Wales. No. 6371797

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.For more information phone 01392-495301