Rates & Policies

Studio A With Booth

  • $65 an Hour, this includes House Engineer with access to one isolation booth
  • Head Engineer rates vary depending on which engineer you choose to work with
  • 10-Hour Blocks in Studio A are the price of 9 hours
  • Production rates vary, and are based on the scope of the project
  • Other rates and fees may apply depending on whether there are specific details surrounding your project or engineer requests.
  • Session scheduled to start between Midnight and 6AM are billed at double the rate


Studio A With Large Performance Space

  • $75 an Hour, this includes House Engineer and full access to the entire studio space with live room and all booths.
  • Head Engineer rates vary depending on which engineer you choose to work with
  • Production rates vary, and are based on the scope of the project
  • Other rates and fees may apply depending on whether there are specific details surrounding your project or engineer requests.
  • Session scheduled to start between Midnight and 6AM are billed at double the rate

Studio B

  • $40 an Hour, this includes House Engineer and access to one small vocal booth
  • $350 for 10 hour block with House Engineer
  • If Studio A needs the large performance space for a session, it may book over a Studio B session with 24 hours notice given to the client.
  • While Studio B has access to most of the microphones that Studio A has to offer, Studio A has first choice.

10-Hr Blocks

  • Hours do not have to be used all at once, they can be split up across multiple sessions
  • All 10 hour blocks must be completed within 3 months of original purchase date.
  • We cannot refund the purchase of a 10-hr block once any of the hours have been used by client.

Private Event Rates

All events are priced out specific to what is needed in each setting.

All events go thru a review process and there is no guarantee that we can ultimately accommodate the event.

Piano Tuning

  • $150 / Piano
  • Non-Refundable
  • Paid in advance of scheduled session

Off-Site Recording

  • Priced per job, this includes Engineer and equipment.
  • Set up and tear down time is billable
  • Engineer reserves the right to charge transportation/housing fee depending on distance and equipment needed.

Payment Terms and Conditions

  • A 50% deposit will be required for sessions before the beginning of each session.
  • Payments can be made via cash, credit card, check or paypal.(info@thebridgesoundstage.com)
  • Studio bookings require a 50% Deposit.
  • As a courtesy, we will try to hold sessions without a deposit for up to 48 hours, however if another client is able to put a deposit down on the same time and the initial client cannot be reached, their session may get booked over.
  • Cancellations with 24+ hours notice receive studio credit.
  • Cancellations inside 24- hours of session will forfeit deposit.
  • Sessions scheduled for five or more hours require 7 days notice of cancellation to have deposit returned.
  • All services are payable when rendered.
  • No masters, drives, or data can be released without payment in full.
  • We are not responsible for materials, gear, or recordings left on our premises (unless other arrangements are made, restoration clients excluded).
  • Hours are billed in 30 minute increments; studio time assumes normal breaks for engineers for coffee, lavatory, and other brief items.
  • Clients are billed from the start time they booked, whether or not the client has arrived at the studio by that time.
  • Studio setup time is including in billing.
  • All additional materials including printouts, CDs, shipping costs, etc. are all billable to client

Data Archive Policies

  • Data files or tapes cannot be released if there is an outstanding studio balance.
  • The Bridge Sound and Stage is not required to keep a back up of tapes or data once the final product is released to the client.
  • Archives can include ProTools session files and appropriate audio files.
  • Exports or file conversions may be billed at regular studio hourly rates.
  • Engineer’s notes remain the property of The Bridge Sound and Stage Studios.

Standard Terms and Conditions

  • Acceptance of Terms. These terms and conditions constitute a part of the contract between The Bridge Sound and Stage, LLC and Client. Different or additional terms and conditions which may be included in Client’s purchase order or other acceptance of this quotation are hereby rejected unless approved in writing by the president of The Bridge Sound and Stage Retaining, hiring, or booking time with The Bridge constitutes full acceptance of these terms.
  • Changes in Specifications & Cancellation. After acceptance of this quotation no changes by Client in the specifications will be binding on The Bridge unless The Bridge consents to such changes in writing. Additional charges for accepted changes will be billed to Client. Cancellations of bookings must be made within 24 hours. Cancellation made with less than 24hr notice will be billed for half of time booked.
  • Data Storage & Materials. Unless specified in writing, data storage is at Client’s risk and may be released upon final payment.
  • Terms of Payment. Due to the subjective nature of audio production, Client acknowledges that The Bridge obligation is limited to the act of recording, mixing, mastering, or processing the Client s audio. In the event of dispute, The Bridge’s contractual obligations are considered to be fulfilled in full by the act of processing. Submission of processed files, via FTP, web, or physical medium, shall constitute acceptance for purposes of contract fulfillment.
  • Default. If Client defaults in payment of any invoice at due date, or in the event of any proceeding in bankruptcy or insolvency by or against Client, The Bridge in addition to any right it has, shall have the right: (a) to suspend or discontinue work until it has received payment in full for work performed; (b) to require cash in advance to cover further work; (c) to collect late charges of 1 1/2% per month from due date; and/or (d) to recover all costs of collection, including reasonable attorney’s fees. In the event credit or financial ability of Client becomes impaired or unsatisfactory in the sole reasonable judgment of The Bridge, The Bridge shall have the right at any time thereafter to change the credit terms with respect to any further work under this quotation.
  • Use of Audio. Unless specified in writing, Client grants The Bridge the right to use Client audio for marketing purposes, including, but not limited to sample CDs, internet play systems, or other methods.
  • Remedies. In the event The Bridge takes any action to enforce the terms of this Agreement and/or collect payment, Customer hereby agrees to pay all costs incurred in connection therewith, including, without limitation, all reasonable attorneys’ fees, expenses, and court costs incurred by The Bridge in its sole discretion. Customer further agrees that exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any claim arising out of or under the terms of this Agreement shall be in a state court of competent jurisdiction in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and Customer hereby submits to the jurisdiction and venue of such court.