- Location Recording
 - Location Recording

Rates

Every recording package can be tailored to suit your particular musical/creative needs. However, a good starting point is one of our basic packages that you can then customise. For help arranging a suitable package to work for you, please feel free to get in touch and we can work through the options with you.

Billing: We take 50% deposit to hold your booking, which is fully refundable up to two weeks before the session. The final balance is due on completion of the project. We accept, Cheques, BACS and Paypal.

Travel expenses charged at 20p per mile + any additional road tolls, congestion charges etc. There is no charge for travel if based in Kent.

 

 

Packages

 

 

Concert Recording - £385

We set up during your rehearsals (or 2 hours prior to the performance), ready to record the concert. The recording is then edited, mixed and mastered back at the studio. The Final Master Audio CD is then presented, which can be used as the basis for CD Manufacture. You will also be offered a DDP image to pass on to the CD Manufacturers (often preferred as a more accurate master).

+ Add a second performance for £200

Location Recording - £450

One full day of recording up to 6 hours. We set up an hour before the start of each session, and then record as many takes of each piece as you need to capture your best performance, or to get enough material to edit a complete/accurate take back at the studio. The recording is then edited, mixed and mastered back at the studio. The Final Master Audio CD is then presented, which can be used as the basis for CD Manufacture. You will also be offered a DDP image to pass on to the CD Manufacturers (often preferred as a more accurate master).

+ Add an extra day of recording for £300

 

Recording Gift session - £185

Up to 3 hours recording your vocals to a total of 2 pre-arranged backing tracks. The backing tracks would have been previously chosen by the performer and emailed for them to rehearse to in the privacy of their own home. We then record as many takes of each piece as needed to capture the best performance, or to get enough material to edit a complete/accurate take. The tracks are then edited, mixed and mastered on site. The Final Master Audio Tracks will be emailed in an MP3 format and/or a disc burnt with WAV & Mp3 files. If you prefer a bespoke arrangement, original to your performance and without copyright restrictions for posting on Soundcloud, YouTube etc, we will arrange this for you for an aditional fee of £180.

 

If you need additional time spent on your recording, have a smaller project, or just prefer to work on an adhoc basis involving; Studio Overdubs / Mixing / Editing / Mastering our £30.00 per hour.

Mastering

We can digitally edit, remix, rearrange and master your recordings. We can add that extra sparkle to any recording that you have previously made elsewhere. With a bit of magic, we can get your product to sound great on any audio system.

Mastering is charged at the above hourly rates. 


We can arrange the production of your CD without any need for you to worry about the often technically daunting process!  We'll be happy to talk you through it all and give you a competitive quote.

 It is important to have a realistic approach to how long a recording may take. The better prepared an artist is, the more tracks can be recorded in one session.

Album Recording Package (Call for a price)

Due to the varying requirements, a breakdown of expenses can give you an idea of how much an Album could cost when working with KeepingMusic.

Andrew can arrange and produce a track from a simple lead sheet with chords and a  vocal recorded onto just an Iphone. For a basic arrangements in any genres/style = £185

Andrew will then forward an MP3 of the backing track for you to practice to before arranging a session to record the vocals and backing vocals. Each session can usually record upto 3 tracks. Thus saving time, energy and money. Recording session = £450 (THIS INCLUDES EDITTING AND MIXING BACK IN THE STUDIO AFTER THE SESSION).  All additional edits and mastering is carried out on an hourly rate. 

Andrew would be happy to discuss an overall price from the beginning of the album to completion, based on your requirements. Please do get in touch.

Contact Andrew today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact Andrew Keeping:

 

+44 973129951

andrew@keepingmusic.co.uk

 

Or use our contact form.

Andrew is an approved MfiT mastering engineer with  official Apple certification on their MFit Providers List.

Some samples:

"Andrew has recorded solos and ensembles for our School CD at Sutton Valence . He has shown tremendous professionalism and the pupils have enjoyed working with him. He has always demonstrated the utmost care in his work, even in adversity, recording concerts in difficult locations and with minimum disruption to the performers and the audience. The results have always been top quality."

 

Phil Horley—Head of Music, Sutton Valence School

"I got a really professional, great sounding song with me singing lead vocals on it! Which my ego enjoyed, but I have to say what really surprised me was Andrew's tips and tuition which was a real education."  Paul F

 

"Huge thanks yet again to Andrew for producing a slick, fast and perfect backing track for my One Woman Show - Never Fails! Such a talented Man!" Colette R.

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