Rates & Bookings

Standard Rates are as below, but please contact us to discuss your individual project as we do offer a discounted *Full Day Rate for unsigned artists.

Standard Rates

Recording, Editing, Mixing $75.00 per hour
*Full Day Rate Please contact us to discuss
Mastering $120.00 per track (based on standard 3-5 minutes of material)
VoiceOver Production $120.00 per hour
Pro Tools and Studio Support $75.00 per hour + travel expenses
Audio and Music Production Workshops Please see our Education page for full course details
One-on-One Training Please contact us to discuss your needs.
Audio Restoration $75.00 per hour
Original Music Composition Please contact us to discuss your needs.
Production Music & Jingles Please contact us to discuss your needs.

Prices exclude GST.

Contact arthousemedia to make a booking:

info@arthousemedia.co.nz

Ph: 03 443 0446

Funding

If you are new to recording please have a look at our ‘Funding & Promo’ page, as funding may be available to assist you with recording your work with us. Unfortunately we are not able to offer funding ourselves, but there are various New Zealand programmes and awards designed to help get more great New Zealand music on the airwaves.

Record Deals

arthousemedia is a boutique recording and production facility, although we may work WITH record companies and A&R, we do not sign artists directly. We’re happy to help you record your demo, EP or album, but suggest you contact a record or management company directly if you are looking to be signed (we’ve included links to a few NZ record companies on our ‘Funding & Promotion’ page)

Payment Details

Payment: We accept cash or direct credit.

A 25% deposit is required for all studio bookings.

Recording, Editing, Mixing $75.00 per hour
*Full Day Rate Please contact us to discuss
Mastering $120.00 per track (based on standard 3-5 minutes of material)
VoiceOver Production $120.00 per hour
Pro Tools and Studio Support $75.00 per hour + travel expenses
Audio and Music Production Workshops Please see our Education page for full course details
One-on-One Training Please contact us to discuss your needs.
Audio Restoration $75.00 per hour
Original Music Composition Please contact us to discuss your needs.
Production Music & Jingles Please contact us to discuss your needs.

GST – all prices exclude GST, currently charged at 15%.

General Information

Cancellations – a full refund will be given to cancellations with more than 2 weeks notice, 50% for 3 days notice, zero thereafter.

Consumables/Extras – the cost of hiring the studio does not include consumable items and other optional extras. By hiring the studio you agree to pay for any consumables/extras used/booked by any member of your party during the session.

  • Blank CDs
  • Blank DVDs
  • Guitar Picks
  • AAA Batteries
  • AA Batteries
  • 9v Batteries
  • Drum Sticks
  • Guitar Strings
  • Bass Strings
  • Hire of 3rd party equipment
  • Session musicians or other personnel not included in the main hire

Breakages/Missing Items – by hiring the studio you agree to pay for the cost of repairing/replacing any items damaged by any member of your party during the session, or going missing during the session.

Downtime – although we go to considerable lengths to avoid downtime during a session, the highly technological nature of modern recording means that it is impossible to safeguard 100%. In the event of any downtime during your session due to a technical fault with the studio, the sole remedy will be to make up the lost time without charge for the studio or any engineer included in the original cost of the hire.

Copyright – copyright in all materials generated at a session will reside with arthousemedia until such time as all costs of hire/consumables/extras relating to that session are paid for in full with cleared funds.

Mastersarthousemedia does not store original Masters, or keep backup/archive copies of your session. A copy of your session/ Master will be provided on CD/DVD, it is recommended that clients also provide their own digital storage medium (such as an external 7200RPM Mac compatible hard-drive) for archival purposes.