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We specialize in working with independent artists with a limited budget
We offer the lowest rates in the industry but maintain high quality standards
Not happy? Money back guarantee... no questions, no fuss, no hassle
We specialize in working with independent artists with limited budgets. Our services include tracking, mixing, mastering and Producer services. We offer the lowest rates in the business and stand behind our service with satisfaction guaranteed: if you are not happy with the product you get your money back.
We make the rates for our Producer affordable by throwing in the mastering service for free when you hire the Producer. The Producer serves as a Project Manager for your project and the service includes project planning, budgeting, coordination of human and other resources, as well as creative input at the artist's sole discretion. Our Producer operates under a fee service and will not negotiate royalties as part of the deal, all your royalties are yours to keep!
This is a fully virtual/remote service where you supply the final mix stereo WAV file to us and we Master your song, ensuring it is optimized for the release format and is compliant with all industry requirements.
This is a fully virtual/remote service where you can provide us your stems via share folder and we will mix the song or record for you. Rates vary depending on the track count and song complexity.
We offer limited tracking and overdubbing services in our facility in Sacramento, CA. Contact us for more details.
If you require full service you can save by bundling mixing and mastering. We also offer discounted rates for multi-song projects, contact us for more information.
The Producer rates includes the cost of mastering. The Producer serves as a Project Manager for your project, which includes project planning, budgeting, coordination of human and other resources, as well as creative input at the artist's sole discretion. Our Producer operates under a fee service and will not negotiate royalties as part of the deal, all your royalties are yours to keep!
All the services can be offered at a discount for multi-song projects
Contact us via the contact form to schedule a free 1-hour consultation and orientation session free of charge. We gather basic information about you and your project, recommend and offer customized solutions and give you a not-to-exceed estimate for your project.
Our founder and principal engineer, JL “Pepe” Espada, has been a musician for over 45 years and has played on touring bands, bar bands, has been a studio hand, and ultimately a studio owner, operator, and producer. Pepe studied Songwriting and Music Production at Berklee School of Music and completed the Mastering Accelerator mastering program, making him a bonafide Mastering Engineer. He has also participated in in-depth mixing workshops with Berkleee Professor and renowned mix engineer Rachel Alina. As founder of the independent label Boneyard Records, Pepe is also the in-house producer for the label acts. His approach as a music producer follows the model of the producer as a Project Manager. The service includes pre-production (planning, scheduling, and budgeting), production (tracking), and post-production (mixing and mastering), but at the artist’s discretion, he can also provide creative input. As an accomplished songwriter, Pepe can not only contribute instrumentally to his client’s recordings (guitar, bass, keyboards, and vocals), but he can also assist in the song’s concept development, arrangement, and lyrics composition.