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Audio Recording Studio

The Music Room is dedicated to helping local performers create professional sounding recordings at an affordable price.

Our staff is comprised of cash strapped musicians like you. We know the price tag associated with large studios is prohibitive for most amateur artists. Our Recording Studio was created so independent artists could have greater access to a studio environment.


Our Gear

Model 24
                          Mixer / Recording Interface
  • Tascam Model 24 Mixer / Recording Interface
Reaper Logo
  • Reaper Digital Audio Workstation
Izotope Logo
  • Full suite of Izotope plugins including Ozone, Nectar, Neutron, RX, Iris, Trash, and Vinyl. Numerous other plugins from Positive Grid, Variety Of Sound, Ignite, Native Instruments, Tokyo Dawn Labs, and Exponential Audio.
AT4033 Mic
  • Dozens of microphones, including 2 Audio Technica AT 4033's.

Studio Recording

Our goal is to make using our studio affordable for everyone. With that in mind, we've setup a simple studio pricing structure of $30 per hour (typical songs take 3-8 hours, depending on the number of tracks, overdubs, edits, etc). Visit our SoundCloud Page to hear a sampling of our studio recordings.

Here are the steps in our studio process:

  1. *Studio time to record all the tracks needed for your song under the direction of a Recording Engineer. We typically record 2 or more takes for each key instrument and vocal.
  2. Perform simple edits and cross-fades to clean up errors in your performance.
  3. Mix your tracks, including Relative Volume, Pan, Equalization, Compression, Delay/Reverb, etc.
  4. Output tracks to a Stereo Master. Master (final editing) of this version of the song. Send an MP3 draft version of the song to you.
  5. *You review the song and send us back comments and changes you'd like, if any.
  6. Re-mix then Master based on your comments.
  7. A final MP3 version of the song is sent to you. We can provide a CD of the song if requested.

Note - The steps with an * you are involved with. We independently perform all the other steps. The entire process typically takes 1-2 weeks.

If you are not familiar with a typical studio recording process, here is a nice overview:

Live Performance Recording

If you perform a Live In-Studio set at The Music Room, we can make a multi-track recording of your performance. We mix this in the studio at a later date, then provide you MP3's (and a CD if requested) of your songs. Pricing for this service is $150 per 45 minute set and includes a complimentary video of your performance. Visit our SoundCloud Page to hear a sampling of our live recordings and our Facebook Page to see a sampling of Videos.

Recording Assi
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If you do your own recording, we can supplement what you do in several ways, such as:
  • Master your mixed tracks
  • Final Mix your tracks, or assist you with your final mix
  • Record instruments, such as drums, where you don't have enough inputs
  • Provide education and a sounding board through our Recording Workshops
  • Provide education and tools through our Studio Resources webpage


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