Recording in a typical studio that charges an hourly rate can drain a lot of the fun and creativity from any project. (Watching the clock has not proven to be a good way to encourage and capture creativity in the recording studio.) Our years of experience allow us to help our clients budget their time and finances to accurately know how much their project will cost, before they begin. We work with our clients to ensure the most cost-effective and least stressful recording experience possible.
The cost for our production services is based on the total number of days required for the production. Production days usually include about 8 or 9 hours of studio time, the full service of our facility, production, and engineering. Budgets for our client's projects are figured at a base rate of $550 per day. Our minimum billable time is 1/2 day. This makes an equivalent hourly rate of about $65.
Additional Services like studio musicians, arranger, producer, or midi programming are also available to our clients if needed, and are billed separately from the studio production services.
The cost of CD Mastering, Audio Mastering, Music Mastering depends on your project and your requirements for final formats. You should plan on budgeting about $70 - $100 per song for a professional mastering job as a general rule. Click here for more mastering info.
The total cost of recording and mastering at Back at the Ranch is comparable to that of other high-end professional studios that offer world-class facilities, the full range of audio services, the finest equipment, and years of major-label recording experience.
Our clients have found that our many years of professional experience provide a great resource of help, and make the recording process a pleasure. Our unique combination of homey atmosphere and world class studio provide a comfortable, pleasant recording experience, a highest-quality product, and a tremendous value for their budget.
Back at the Ranch can help you with a full range of audio services to take your project from the idea stage all the way to your finished product .....
Complete Album production
Writing, Arranging, Producing
Please feel free to contact us with your ideas, projects, or questions. We'd love to hear from you!