Recording & mixing
Daytime sessions run from 9.30am to 6.30pm, and evening sessions run from 7pm to 11pm, unless otherwise agreed in advance at the time of booking.
Half day sessions are 4 hours long, either 10am to 2pm or 2pm to 6pm.
Hourly sessions can be booked at any time, with a minimum booking of 2 hours. When booking the studio on an hourly basis, the hourly charge begins at the start of each hour i.e. 0 to 2h = £60, 2h01min to 3h = £90, etc.
If day or half-day bookings run over time the extra time will be charged at hourly rates according to the same principle, and must be paid in cash at the end of the session.
Studio bookings for recording & mixing sessions must be paid for in full, in advance.
Any bookings which have been agreed in principle but not yet paid for will still be considered open for other clients to book until payment is made, and may be booked by other clients without prior notice. In this case we will contact you to let you know your date is no longer available and try to find another alternative.
Any booking cancelled by the client with more than 7 days notice can either be refunded in full or re-arranged for another suitable date without penalty.
Any booking cancelled by the client with less than 7 days notice will be charged at 100% of the full amount.
Marketstall Recording's Mastering service includes up to three rounds of back-and-forth:
The client delivers the files and guidance and Marketstall does a round of first-draft Masters
If the client requires any changes they contact Marketstall with detailed notes, which we will then implement and send a second round of Masters
If the client requires any further changes they contact Marketstall with detailed notes, which we will then implement and send a third and final round of Masters
Any further revisions required by the client will incur extra charges.
Masters are delievered in two formats: high quality MP3s and the lossless format of the clients choice (WAV, AIFF or FLAC) via WeTransfer.
If the client requires delivery in any other digital format (e.g. DDP file) they must inform us before we begin the Mastering process or further charges may be applied.
If the client requires delivery via a physical format (e.g. CD or DVD) they must inform us before we begin the Mastering process. Charges for the materials and P&P will be applied at cost.
If the client requires any sub-channel/metadata (e.g. ISRC codes) written to the files they must inform us before we begin the Mastering process or further charges may be applied.
Mastering is a remote service carried out without the client being present for the sessions. If the client wishes to be present for a Mastering session then normal studio prices apply as for recording and mixing. Any revisions required after a mastering session done with the client present must also be booked as separate sessions in the same way.