Rates and Booking

You can check the studio calendar for availability.

Hours are by appointment only. Please send a message, e-mail or call 513-394-6427 for availability. If you have specific dates in mind, please include that info and don’t forget your contact info (e-mail address, phone number).

We offer two basic rates, an hourly rate of $75.00 (plus tax) or an 8-hour block rate of $500.00 (plus tax). All rates include an engineer and full use of our facilities, instruments, equipment, etc. A deposit is required. We also offer project rates. If you require a piano tuning for your session, there is an added fee of $150, due at the time of booking. Please send a message, e-mail or call 513-394-6427 for more info.

A deposit of $100 per day is required to book a session. To qualify for the block rate discount, the block(s) must be paid for at the time of booking. You can split the blocks up into smaller units to use them. Any outstanding balance is due in full at the end of each session. No media (mixes, files, CD’s, etc.) will be released to anyone with an outstanding balance. Sorry, no exceptions.

The deposit is credited to your account, but is otherwise NON-REFUNDABLE. If you need to reschedule, we will re-apply your existing deposit to a new date if you give us at least 24 hours notice. No-shows, last minute changes and/or cancellations may result in LOSS OF DEPOSIT.

Please make sure everyone in your group is aware of our deposit policy and available during the time you are booking before you schedule a session. Bookings are not guaranteed until a deposit has been received. Checks made out to Ultrasuede Studio, Inc. may be mailed to 2834 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225. Cash deposits should be delivered in person. To pay with your credit card, please send a message, e-mail or call 513-394-6427 to arrange payment.

We accept cash, major credit cards, PayPal, and check. If you pay by check, the check will have to clear before any masters, mixes or files are released. The returned check fee is $50.00.

With block bookings, the clock starts once your gear is set in place. All hourly sessions begin at the scheduled start time, regardless of whether or not any band members are present. There is no free set up time for hourly bookings.

Computer files are uninsured. Ultrasuede Studio, Inc. assumes no responsibility for master tapes, computer files and/or any other items left on the premises. Your best protection against data loss is to make safety copies on your own hard drive and take it with you. Any items left longer than 30 days may be disposed of at the discretion of Ultrasuede Studio, Inc.

Obviously, it’s in our best interest to protect your files. However, computers are not 100% reliable. Accidents can and do happen. The best way to safeguard your project is to make sure you leave each session with copies of all the current files. A FireWire or USB hard drive, or USB3 flash drive is ideal for this purpose. This is your responsibility. Ultrasuede Studio, Inc. accepts no liability for data stored on our computers at any time.

When recording to hard disk (computer files), your session files will remain on our system until your project is finished. Once you are satisfied with your final mixes, you have the option of receiving an archive copy of your session files; a digital “master tape”. These are all the individual tracks that you recorded during the session: drums, instruments, vocals, etc, plus all the effects and level settings. We will archive your files to your drive at no additional cost.

Most full-length LP projects weigh in somewhere between 10-20GB. An external hard drive is a great investment for an artist or band as it can hold multiple album projects, CD artwork, demos, etc. USB3 flash drives, or “thumb” drives are an acceptable lower-cost alternative.

Don’t leave your computer data files at Ultrasuede Studio (or anywhere else for that matter) and expect them to be there weeks, months or years later. We need the space for new projects. Ultrasuede Studio, Inc. accepts no liability for data stored on our computers at any time. It is your responsibility to provide a back up drive and maintain back up copies. We are happy to help and there is no additional charge for this. Please ask if you need help!

Ultrasuede Studio is a non-smoking facility.

Ultrasuede Studio, Inc. reserves the right to refuse service at any time.

Please direct any questions regarding the above to John Curley at 513-394-6427 or use the contact form below:

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