Let us answer this way: At Sonic-Rocket, we're more about making music than making money.
Here's the deal: Based on competitive analysis time in our studio with engineer is worth somewhere between $45-$75 hourly. That said, it is our greatest desire to strike an arrangement (pun intended) that delights you and sends you home with something you can be proud of. We'd love to work out something more project based, maybe fee per song based. Block rates? Sure! Interested in "lock-out" type scenario? Even this is a possibility once we've gotten to know one another. Bottom line is we want to create a partnership with you and find a balance that lets you keep rockin' and lets us keep adding to our musical toy chest.
Let me cut to the chase: If you are awesome, make awesome music, and we have a blast together doing it.. our rates may be so low we really can't quote them here. If you suck, your music sucks and you basically give us a headache then our rates will be so high you'll never be able to afford them. Make sense? We think so.
Because every project is unique and the needs of the artist vary from situation to situation, the very best way to determine the cost of your project is give us a call and schedule a time to come by the studio, bring us some rough versions of what you're planning and we put our heads together and hatch a plan! We'd love to hear what you're up to, and share what we can bring to the table to bring your music to the next level.
We can also appreciate that you may be trying to do a bit of comparison shopping and we don't want to make that difficult for you so we are providing a few sample packages below to give you an idea of cost:
We hope to see you in the studio soon!
Hourly Rates are $50/hr with a two hour minimum
for music recording, editing, mixing, etc.
Ask us about our multi-day lockout rates!
(*8 hr or Day at Studio hour blocks include consecutive hours of load in/out
and recording time. Rate of $50/hr applied after set hours.
Deposit required at time of booking for all sessions. Available for a limited time.)
Please note that as we're musicians too, most of us sing and play multiple instruments. We're happy to include our services as musicians at no additional charge for your project. Alternatively, we have a arsenal of professional musicians at our disposal and will be happy to put you in touch with them if you would like a session player to play on your project. The arrangement you make with these session players is between you and them so you'll have to negotiate your own terms. If you would rather us organize the entire project, hire the session musicians, help with the songwriting/arranging, and guide you through the project start to finish, we are happy to do that as well. Let's talk about what works best for your situation.