SHEPPARD  AUDIO

RECORDING  SERVICES

 

 FAQ

PLEASE  READ  SHEPPARD  AUDIO  RECORDING  FAQ  BEFORE  YOUR  CONSULTATION

 

S H E P P A R D     A U D I O

MISSION   STATEMENT

AFFORDABLE  ON  SITE  MOBILE  LOCATION  AUDIOPHILE  RECORDING

 

 

MOBILE   LOCATION  RECORDING

This is a time tested affordable way to get your product out to the public

We can capture what you sound like and help it to sound better

We can not help you play better or change the acoustics of the venue you choose to record in

We can not make your equipment sound better

We will make every effort to do what we deem necessary to provide the client with the best recording possible

We provide extensive  Mixing   Editing  and  Mastering  Services to help the client obtain the best product possible

We have chosen to do this with much consideration in what we believe to be is the most affordable way possible

LIVE  BASIC  MIX  TO  2  TRACK

THE CLASSIC FOR LIVE REMOTE RECORDING  2/3 Mics. 1 or 2 Mic STANDS

WE GET WHAT YOU PLAY

LIVE  EXPANDED  MIX  TO  2  TRACK

MORE MICS. MORE CONTROL MORE SET UP TIME  LIVE MIX

HIGH  SPEED  CD's  CREATED  ON  SITE 

FAST CREATION DURING YOUR BREAKS CHEAP EASY AND SLEAZY

MOST ANY CLIENT WITH A HOME COMPUTER CAN CREATE A TITLED CD OR MP3 FILE WITH THIS PRODUCT

THIS DECISION IS  UP TO THE CLIENT

NO  EDITING OR  MASTERING

CLIENT CD WILL NOT HAVE  INDIVIDUAL TRACKS NO TITLES NO FX OR VOLUME MANIPULATION

FINAL PRODUCT WILL BE A RAW  RE-CREATION OF CLIENT  PERFORMANCE

BASIC  EDITING  MASTERING

TITLE AND INDEX CD

CLEAN UP THE INS AND OUTS OF EVERY  SELECTION / COMPOSITION / TUNE

 SEPARATE EACH  SELECTION / COMPOSITION / TUNE

 INSERT 2 SECONDS OF SILENCE BETWEEN TRACKS INSURE CONSTANT EVEN VOLUME OR LOUDNESS FOR EACH TRACK

PROVIDES THE CLIENT WITH A SOLID DUPLICATION READY CD

IT IS UP TO THE CLIENT TO PROVIDE US WITH AN ACCURATE SET LIST FOR EACH SET FOR EDITING AND MASTERING

SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

HIGH  QUALITY  EDITING  MASTERING

TITLE AND INDEX CD

MORE IN DEPTH EDITING IF NEEDED AND EXTENSIVE MASTERING OF LEVELS  EQ AND FX

PROVIDES  CLIENT WITH A HIGH QUALITY MASTER FOR DUPLICATION AND RELEASE

IT IS UP TO THE CLIENT TO PROVIDE US WITH AN ACCURATE SET LIST FOR EACH SET FOR EDITING AND MASTERING

SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

MIXING  EDITING  AND  MASTERING  ARE  SEPARATE  CHARGES

THIS TAKES TIME AND TIME IS MONEY

ALL MULTI - TRACK PROJECTS HAVE A STANDARD ACROSS THE BOARD MIX WITH LITTLE OR NO TWEAKING INCLUDED

THIS IS DETERMINED AT THE TIME OF RECORDING AND IS DIGITALLY STORED ASSURES CLIENT OF A SOLID COHERENT PRODUCT

COMPLEX  REQUESTED  MIXES AND  EDITING   FOR INDIVIDUAL  TRACKS  BASIC  OR  HIGH QUALITY MASTERING ASSURES CLIENT

A COMPLETE  DUPLICATION  RETAIL READY MASTER RECORDING  SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

FOR  TITLES  ON  ANY  EDITING  OR  MASTERING  PACKAGE  YOU  MUST  SUPPLY  TITLES  IN  THE  EXACT  ORDER  OF  THE  RECORDED  SET

WE WILL NOT TRY TO FIGURE OUT WHAT THE CLIENT IS DOING AND KEEP TRACK

THIS IS LIVE IT IS UP TO THE CLIENT TO PROVIDE US WITH AN ACCURATE SET LIST FOR EACH SET FOR EDITING AND MASTERING

SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

SLOW  SPEED  CD  CREATION  ADD  $25.00  PER  CD

HIGH  QUALITY CDR WITH  ERROR CHECKING  ALLOWS  FOR  A HIGH QUALITY  DUPLICATION  READY  MASTER

THIS TAKES TIME

THIS REQUIRES CLIENT SET LIST  SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

MIXING  EDITING  MASTERING  SLOW  SPEED CD  CREATION WILL  BE  DONE AT  OUR  OFFICES 

CLIENT MUST PROVIDE US WITH AN ACCURATE SET LIST AND INSTRUCTIONS

FOR EACH SET / SELECTION / COMPOSITION / TUNE FOR MIXING  EDITING AND  MASTERING

FINAL CD WILL BE  MAILED  TO  CLIENT  WITHIN  TWO  WEEKS

WE ARE PROVIDING LIVE RECORDING WITH EXTENSIVE OPTIONS

 WE DO NOT HAVE THE ROOM TO HAVE CLIENTS IN FOR MIXING EDITING AND MASTERING

AND IN ORDER TO KEEP COSTS AFFORDABLE

WE HAVE CHOSEN TO PROVIDE THESE  EXPANDED SERVICES IN THIS MANNER

THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS 

SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

4 - 8  TRACK   DIRECT  LIVE  MIX   NO  OVERDUBS   MIXED  TO  2  TRACK

MORE CONTROL MORE OPTIONS MORE SET UP SEE  RECORDING SERVICES  FOR DETAILS

NO OVERDUBS JUST THE ABILITY TO SEPARATE INSTRUMENTS VOCALS ETC

ALL MULTI - TRACK PROJECTS HAVE A STANDARD ACROSS THE BOARD MIX WITH LITTLE OR NO TWEAKING INCLUDED

THIS IS DETERMINED AT THE TIME OF RECORDING AND IS DIGITALLY STORED ASSURES CLIENT OF A SOLID COHERENT PRODUCT

ONE  STANDARD  STRAIGHTFORWARD  MIX  INCLUDED  IN   MULTI - TRACK   PACKAGES

WE WILL PROVIDE A COHERENT MIX THAT IS A CONSERVATIVE  REPRESENTATION OF CLIENT PERFORMANCE

THIS IS DETERMINED AT THE TIME OF RECORDING AND IS DIGITALLY STORED ASSURES CLIENT OF A SOLID COHERENT PRODUCT

 ALLOWS US TO MIX QUICKLY AND EASILY AND PROVIDE A SOLID 2 TRACK MASTER

NO  OVERDUBS  MIXED  AT  OUR  OFFICE  CD  MAILED  TO  YOU WITHIN  TWO  WEEKS

WE ARE PROVIDING LIVE RECORDING WITH EXTENSIVE OPTIONS

WE DO NOT HAVE THE ROOM TO HAVE CLIENTS IN FOR MIXING EDITING AND MASTERING

AND IN ORDER TO KEEP COSTS AFFORDABLE

WE HAVE CHOSEN TO PROVIDE THESE  EXPANDED SERVICES IN THIS MANNER

THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS

COMPLEX  MIX  REQUESTS

TWEAK THIS BRING THAT UP NO PROBLEM  WITHIN  REASON

CLIENT MUST PROVIDE US WITH AN ACCURATE SET LIST AND INSTRUCTIONS

FOR EACH SET / SELECTION / COMPOSITION / TUNE

 FOR MIXING  EDITING AND  MASTERING   SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

LIVE  RECORDING  WITH  OVERDUBS  UP  TO  32  TRACKS  THIS IS THE MOST COMPLEX PROJECT WE OFFER

CLIENT SHOULD PICK A SUITABLE VENUE AND BE PREPARED COST WILL BE DETERMINED BY CONSULTATION

PRE-PRODUCTION INCLUDED IN COST AND WILL BEGIN WHEN PAYMENT CLEARS

RATE WILL BE FLAT AND  SESSION LENGTH WILL BE STRICT  

MIXED EDITED MASTERED  AT  OUR  OFFICE  CD  MAILED  TO  YOU WITHIN  TWO  WEEKS

CLIENT MUST PROVIDE US WITH AN ACCURATE SET LIST AND INSTRUCTIONS

FOR EACH SET / SELECTION / COMPOSITION / TUNE

 FOR MIXING  EDITING AND  MASTERING  SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

WE ARE PROVIDING LIVE RECORDING WITH EXTENSIVE OPTIONS

WE DO NOT HAVE THE ROOM TO HAVE CLIENTS IN FOR MIXING EDITING AND MASTERING

AND IN ORDER TO KEEP COSTS AFFORDABLE

WE HAVE CHOSEN TO PROVIDE THESE  EXPANDED SERVICES IN THIS MANNER

THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS

MP3 CREATION

WE CAN PROVIDE AN MP3 CD OF CLIENT PROJECT  SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

BACKUP AND STORAGE OF YOUR SESSIONS

FOR RATES  SEE  MIX EDIT MASTER RATES

THIS  OPTION  IS  HIGHLY  RECOMMENDED

SHEPPARD AUDIO WILL  PROVIDE  DVD BACKUP OF ALL CLIENT  SESSIONS

SHEPPARD AUDIO WILL NOT STORE OR SAVE SESSIONS IN ANY MEDIUM BEYOND THE WORKING LIFE OF THE PROJECT

FOR CD CREATED ON SITE  PACKAGES DVD WILL BE MAILED WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF THE SESSION

PORTABLE   LAPTOP  COMPUTER  BASED  HARD  DISK  RECORDING

THE  PRINCIPALS  OF SHEPPARD AUDIO HAVE BEEN INVOLVED

WITH COMPUTER BASED RECORDING FROM THE DEVELOPMENT STAGE IN THE EARLY  1980'S

WE HAVE HAD AND HAVE A WIDE ARRAY OF WORKSTATIONS

AND HAVE DETERMINED THAT THIS CURRENT APPROACH IS THE MOST POWERFUL AND RELIABLE TO DATE

SHEPPARD  AUDIO   RECORDING  MIXING  EDITING  MASTERING  PROGRAM  /  SOFTWARE  CHOICES

SHEPPARD AUDIO HAS DECIDED TO BASE ALL OF THE REMOTE RECORDING SERVICES AROUND

SONY SOUND FORGE  8 / 9 /10  AND CD ARCHITECT

THIS ALLOWS SHEPPARD TO BE MOBILE WITHOUT THE USE OF

A LIGHT OR EVALUATION VERSION OF CURRENT RECORDING SOFTWARE

PROVIDING WORLD CLASS POWER IN A SMALL PORTABLE SETUP WITHOUT THE USE OF A FULL REMOTE TRUCK

SHEPPARD  AUDIO   RECORDING  EQUIPMENT  CHOICES

THE ENGINEERS AT SHEPPARD HAVE WORKED IN

DESIGNED  BUILT AND OWNED WORLD CLASS STUDIOS FOR THIRTY YEARS

WE PROVIDE EQUIPMENT THAT IS TIME TESTED

RUGGED AND RELIABLE WHILE BEING AFFORDABLE FOR THE CLIENT

WE DO NOT SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRACTICE OF CLIENTS DEMANDS FOR CERTAIN PIECES OF GEAR

THIS USUALLY OCCURS WHEN A PROSPECTIVE CLIENT READS AN ARTICLE

ON THEIR FAVORITE PERFORMER OR PRODUCER AND DETERMINES 

THAT PIECE OF GEAR WILL PRODUCE A HIT

IF YOU FEEL YOU NEED A MULTI  - THOUSAND DOLLAR MIC TO GET THAT SOUND

 BUY IT AND WE WILL BE HAPPY TO USE IT

OR RENT THE PIECE WE HAVE SEVERAL RELIABLE RENTAL SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR CLIENT USE

BROWSE OUR SITE AND YOU WILL SEE WE OPERATE IN A NUMBER OF PRO AUDIO CATEGORIES

ONE OF THEM  BEING CUSTOM  MODS  FOR RECORDING EQUIPMENT

OUR SET UP ESPECIALLY FOR MULTI - TRACK HAS SOME SECRETS

NO WE WILL NOT TELL

PAYMENT  TERMS :  ALL  SESSIONS ARE  BOOKED IN ADVANCE  AND  PRE-PAID  VIA  PAY-PAL

THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLED SESSIONS

PAYMENT MUST BE MADE VIA PAY-PAL TEN DAYS PRIOR TO SESSION NO EXCEPTIONS

IN THE EVENT OF EQUIPMENT FAILURE OR ACT OF GOD  SHEPPARD AUDIO WILL RESCHEDULE AT CLIENT CONVENIENCE

SHEPPARD  AUDIO WILL DO EVERYTHING PROFESSIONALLY POSSIBLE TO DELIVER THE HIGHEST QUALITY PRODUCT

THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS

COST BENEFIT EVALUATION  RATES

SHEPPARD AUDIO RECORDING RATES HAVE BEEN CAREFULLY DEVELOPED TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY PRODUCT

FOR THE MOST AFFORDABLE RATE

SHEPPARD AUDIO HAS OUTLINED AN EXTENSIVE SET OF CHOICES FOR CLIENTS TO CHOOSE FROM

SHEPPARD WELCOMES CONSULTATIONS TO INSURE A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE FOR BOTH SHEPPARD AND THE CLIENT

 

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