Terms of Service
Sound Affair offers a wide range of options and services such as mastering for vinyl, CD, iTunes, lacquer disk cutting, tape layback, attended or unattended sessions, audio restoration, tape transfers etc. We know your project has specific needs and requirements and welcome you to contact us by phone, email or fill out the Request a Quote form here... or contact us today for a studio brochure and our rate card. This way you can choose what is best for your particular needs in the most cost efficient way.
Session time will be billed by the hour.
Alternatively, you may use our secure FTP online mastering service. [Upload here...]
Completion of your project is estimated at 3-6 days following the receipt of your material and deposit.
Mastering For CD, iTunes, Streaming & Digital Downloads
Rates will include include: CD text and ISRC number encoding. One production master CD and one reference CD for approval of mastering,
or one encoded master file for iTunes, streaming and digital downloads. Alternate versions of any track mastered within the same session such as an extended or alternate version, instrumental, or performance tracks must be delivered at the same time as the main version.contact us for our full rate card and studio brochure.
Revisions & Changes
Lacquer Disk Mastering
or contact us for a studio brochure and rate card, for reference disks, dubplates and lacquer disk mastering.
Record Pressing Services
Records are pressed in black vinyl. 7" pressings can be ordered with
small or large center hole. Minimum 500 label purchase with the excess
returned on smaller orders. Other pressing quantities can be ordered in
any amount from 100 to 2000+. Full color labels and color jackets with a
gloss finish are available for 7" and 12" records. Also available are
colored records in marbled, red, white, green, blue, clear, or
(non-metallic) gold vinyl. Turnaround time for test pressings is
approximately 2 weeks.
Delivery currently quoted as approximately 8 to 11 weeks.
*Product delivered to Los Angeles or Orange County location via our truck.
Analog Tape Baking
Similar tape formats can be baked as
a batch. A batch would include as many of the same width reels of tape as space
allows. For example, several 1/4” reels or 1/2” reels can be baked at the
same time. We cannot combine different tape widths in the same batch or provide
the 2” tape format as a batch. For larger projects, a block rate is available. For more information contact us by phone, email or go to our Request a Quote page here... For rates and more information on tape baking, contact us for a studio brochure and rate card.
Terms & Conditions
Order form must be submitted to Sound Affair Mastering and a deposit of 50% is required before starting your project. Balance is due upon completion of the work. Sound affair LTD reserves the right to withhold all masters and session files until the full balance has been paid and the funds have cleared. Sound affair LTD will not be liable for any damage or loss of tape, masters, disks, equipment, or other items stored by the client at Sound Affair. Sound affair LTD will store the project files of your finished master for one (1) month after project completion. Sound Affair Mastering accepts cash, money orders, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and PayPal.
Sound Affair Mastering does not sell, share, or distribute customer information to any third party organization.
For more information on all of our studio services and rates, contact us by phone, email, or fill out the Request a Quote form here...or contact us for our full rate card and studio brochure.