Rates

All Rates Are In Canadian Dollars **

Attended Indie Artist/Indie Label Rate, Mastering/Digital Editing:

$85.00 per hour (for EPs and Albums)
Pre-master CD: $25. for an album, $15. for an EP and $5. for a single.
Reference CD (for proofing): $5.
DDP Image File Master + reference CD: $60.
CD-R Copies: $5.
CD-ROM Multisession archive/safety of mastered tracks & digital settings $25. (all analog setting are logged, as well)
($15. for an EP and N/C for a single)

Unattended Indie Artist/Indie Label Rate, flat rate calculator:

See our flat rate caculator for prices.

Indie Label/Major Distribution Rate, Mastering/Digital Editing:

$100.00 per hour
Pre-master CD: $25. for an album, $15. for an EP and $5. for a single.
Reference CD (for proofing): $5.
DDP Image File Master + reference CD: $60.
CD-R Copies: $5.
CD-ROM Multisession archive/safety of mastered tracks & digital settings $25. (all analog setting are logged, as well)
($15. for an EP and N/C for a single)

Major Label Rate, Mastering/Digital Editing:

$140.00 per hour
$120.00 per hour block rate for an 6+ hour day
Pre-master CD: $25.
Reference CD (for proofing): $5.
DDP Image File Master + reference CD: $60.
CD-R Copies: $5.
CD-ROM Multisession archive/safety of mastered tracks & digital settings $25. (all analog setting are logged, as well)
($15. for an EP and N/C for a single)

Dubbing/Duplication (DAT to CD-R, Cassette to CD-R, Vinyl to CD-R):

$50.00 per hour dubbing/duplication + media. Please note that if you decide that the audio needs any editing (including cleaning up & re-fading endings) or mastering (i.e., equalization, compression & volume maximizing), the job will be billed at our regular mastering rates. In this case, please make sure the mastering engineer is booked for your job.

Media:

  • Taiyo Yuden CD-Rs and DVDs
  • Canadian orders are subject to applicable taxes in their province. HST (13%) is applicable in Ontario and no taxes for jobs and masters shipped out of the country.**Clients outside of Canada please note: All rates are in Canadian Dollars. As of Early 2011, the difference between the US dollar vs the Canadian dollar is approximately 1% either way. Orders shipped outside Canada are tax exempt. We value only the cost of the disc for customs purposes, not the work, so there are no customs duties.
  • Deposit requirements: 1) attended 10/12 song album: $350. 2) unattended 10/12 song album $400. For longer albums, EPs and singles, please ask.
  • Attended, unattended and FTP sessions are welcome!
  • We require a deposit when booking a mastering session.
  • All rates are subject to change without notice

We accept VISA, Mastercard, American Express and Interac.

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