When booking a recording session at Burnside Recording Studios you are entering into a contract by which you are agreeing unconditionally on behalf of the artist/band to abide by the studio’s terms and conditions as detailed below.
Booking a recording session
Session bookings, times and dates are subject to availability and approval from a member of the Burnside Team. Burnside Studios reserves the right to refuse and reschedule any confirmed bookings. Bookings are made by the following methods only:
Phone: (323) 229-9979
and are not valid until confirmed and deposit paid.
Payment can be made with cash or credit/debit card. Payments also acceptable through Cashapp, Venmo, and Zelle. If the artist prefers payments through Paypal there will be an additional 7% added to full payment. It is the responsibility of the artist to cover the cost of each session in full either in advance or on the day of the session. A 50% deposit is required to confirm all bookings by phone or when booking online, payments will be taken IN FULL. This deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE or transferable. The remainder of the studio bill should be paid in full on the first day of your session. Late payment will lead to an additional fee of $10, and refusal to pay may lead to prosecution. No Call/No shows that have paid deposit will result in loss of monies and studio time, NON-REFUNDABLE.
Failure to produce full payment will result in the studio withholding session time, all copies of recordings, masters or session files until all fees have been paid and funds have cleared. You must pay for the full amount of hours you book; it’s not our responsibility to manage your studio time. If the recording session is broken up over a period of time (8hrs+), payment will be required either in advance or in installments to cover time that has been used. Burnside Recording Studios management reserves the right to implement these payment terms where applicable. All session files are deleted from Burnside’s hard drives 90 days after session completion unless otherwise specified. Please bring a backup storage device if you require your multi-tracks.
24 hours’ notice is required for the cancellation of a session; this includes weekends and bank holidays. If a session is canceled with less than 24 hours’ notice, full payments will be required to book further sessions. No Call/No shows that have paid deposit will result in loss of monies and studio time, NON-REFUNDABLE. Cancellations as a result of adverse weather conditions such as snow will be rescheduled.
Parking meters are available around the studio complex 6330 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA, 90028 (Grey Door entrance) which are inactive from 6pm until 12am(midnight) seven days a week. Fees are equivalent to .25cents = 30 minutes. You can bring change or pay with credit/debit card too via the pay by phone app. There are pay lots close to the studio as well, ranging from $20 9-5 and $10 after 6pm. Burnside Recording Studios is not responsible for any parking tickets or towing violations.
Breakages and damages to studio equipment
Any damage caused to studio equipment due to misuse and abuse will be charged to the artist/band/individual. Refusal to pay for breakages will lead to exclusion and prosecution. If an item of equipment is damaged or missing at the start of your session, please report it to the session technician/engineer immediately.
Personal items/lost property
Please make sure that you do not leave personal items unattended and ensure that you take all of your belongings with you when you leave. Burnside Studios is not responsible for any personal items that are lost or damaged on the premises.
Clients are allowed a maximum of 5 guests during the recording sessions. Burnside Studios must be given 24hr notice when requesting additional guest & apply. Client must get approval from BRS staff member prior to showing up with additional guest.
Smoking is permitted inside the studio and outside the studio complex. If you leave the premises to smoke, please ensure that you are a safe distance from the studio and that your cigarette stubs are disposed of appropriately. When leaving and entering the complex, please remember that the entry door must be kept shut and locked at all times. Any theft or damages that occur as a result of the door being left open will be chargeable to the artist/band.
You are permitted to bring your own food and drink into the studio; however, this must not be placed on any of the equipment under any circumstances. Please store your food and drink in the lounge area. Any damage caused to studio equipment due to spillages and negligence with food and drink will be charged as per our damages policy above. Please help us to keep the studio tidy by placing any rubbish in the trash bins provided.
There is a $20, non-refundable clean-up fee applied to sessions where Burnside Studios staff sees applicable (excessive trash, food leftovers, etc.)
Additional guest fee of $7 per guest (over the allowed 5-person limit)
Pro-Mix – Highest quality of mix offered custom quotes minimum $120
Be on time and prepared
Bring your instrumental or have download link ready
Bring Hard drive or flash to take your files upon completion
If you cannot abide by these terms and conditions, please do not book a recording session.