Toad Hall Studio
Rules and Polices
- Session fees are twenty five
per hour/twenty dollars per hour block rate or one hundred dollars a
day unless otherwise negotiated.
Payment is expected at the end of the session. Fees include studio use,
engineer and use of studio equipment, 24 track recording, editing and
all recording related services. Mastering,
copyright assistance, graphics, videography and/or duplication are not
included, unless otherwise negotiated.
- Clients are welcome to use studio
instruments, as long as they treat said gear with courtesy.
- Cancellations are to be within 24
hours of the studio session. (We do understand that emergencies
- Bands are expected to provide
their own recording media, unless otherwise arranged. Media used at
Toad Hall Studio is or an IDE/EIDE internal hard-drive. Magnetic tape
media is Ampex 456 one inch tape.
- The services of a Producer are
not provided by Toad Hall, unless otherwise arranged.
- Use of the one inch tape machine
requires a one hundred dollar maintenance and use fee (seriously, that
machine is old.)
- If the client intends to record
at Toad Hall but mix at another location, every effort and courtesy
will be made for the next engineer and/or producer. Media, track sheets
and other materials will be provided, upon completion of Toad Hall
sessions and payment thereof.
- There is no smoking in the studio
areas or control room. All smoking shall be either outside the building. Band members and guests are welcome to keep beverages
in our fridge.
- The recording engineer maintains
the right to shut down the session if that band is sufficiently
intoxicated or disrespectful as to be a danger to themselves, studio
personnel or equipment.
- Upon completion of project all
materials, master and basic recordings will be delivered to the client.
Toad Hall will only guarantee storage of materials for up to six
months, unless otherwise arranged.
Guarantee: If for any reason the client is unhappy with the initial
session, the client’s money will be gladly refunded as the recordings