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Studio Policies, Terms & Conditions

Wayne Street Live is a professional audio recording facility. Customer Service and satisfaction are our top priority. The following policies ensure that all sessions are conducted in the most professional manner while providing our clients a creative and comfortable environment.

DEPOSIT/REQUESTING TIME SLOT A 50% deposit 14 days in advance of your session will guarantee the time slot you request. Without a deposit, if someone else wants the same time slot and offers a deposit, it will go to them. Deposits can be taken over the phone using a credit card.


BOOKING RATES Sessions are booked at the rates published by the studio (subject to change) unless other rates have been negotiated. There is a 2 hour minimum. Sessions that run longer than the original scheduled time will be booked at the published rate assuming the studio is available. Lockout sessions are based on 12- hour days. Additional time will be charged at our standard hourly rate.


CANCELLATION FEE Cancellations after 48 hours forfeit the deposit unless we can rebook your time. You will then receive a refund of your deposit for any portion of time that we are able to rebook. STUDIO TOURS It is recommended that new clients tour the studio prior to their first session. During this time, we can discuss the parameters of your session and make a plan to ensure everything runs smoothly.


START/END AND SESSION TIMES The session clock begins at the scheduled time that both parties agree upon. If you arrive early and the studio can accommodate an early start, then the session clock will begin at that time. If you are late for any reason, you will be charged from the scheduled session start time, with no exceptions. Please call if you are going to be late! Set up time will be billed at regular studio rates unless other arrangements are agreed to. This includes load-in and instrument setup, microphone placement, level setting, media transfer, etc.


STUDIO DOWNTIME Unforeseen problems can happen; If session downtime occurs at the fault of the studio’s equipment, that time will not be billed. The studios liability shall be limited strictly to the studio time of the booked session and clients agree to hold Wayne Street Live harmless from any damages from such downtime.


PAYMENT You are responsible for all monies due to the studio and shall make payment to the studio with cash, credit card or previously approved check. No media will be turned over to you until full payment is made for that day. Clients will be charged a $25.00 service fee if Client’s account is not paid in full by the completion of each session. Clients will also be responsible for all legal, attorney and collection fees, if required for payment. If an account is not paid in full, immediate collection and legal action will be taken. Clients will also accrue a 1.5% interest charge per month until it is paid in full Receipt of recording media from Studio to Client is acknowledgement between both parties that the quality of all services rendered by Wayne Street Live is satisfactory to Client and shall release Wayne Street Live from any and all liability regarding said recording media and services rendered.


SESSION MEDIA Session media will only be released when full payment for the session is received. Once session media has been turned over to the client Wayne Street Live is no longer expected to maintain a backup copy of the session unless other arrangements have been made in writing. We recommend that each client make a back-up copy of the sessions immediately. Session materials left beyond 30 days due to nonpayment become the property of Wayne Street Live. Wayne Street Live is not responsible for any unrecoverable data.


LEAVING GEAR BEHIND Wayne Street Live is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen gear left behind. Any property left past 30 days will become the property of Clear Lake Recording studios unless other arrangements have been made. ROOM CAREAt Wayne Street Live, we prioritize respect and responsibility in our shared spaces. As such, we kindly ask that all users adhere to a few simple guidelines. When concluding your session, please ensure that the room is left in the same condition as you found it. This entails resetting the drums, returning equipment to its designated spots, and tidying up any trash. Additionally, handle the equipment with care to prevent damage, and allocate enough time to reset and pack up, ensuring the room is ready for the next group at the end of your scheduled session. Your mindfulness towards fellow musicians who will utilize the space after you is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your cooperation in maintaining a harmonious environment at Wayne Street Live.


STUDIO GEAR (DAMAGE) In the event a piece of studio gear owned by Wayne Street Live or any part of its facility becomes damaged by you, or anyone in your party, due to negligence, accident, or willful act, you agree to provide monetary compensation in the amount of full replacement value of the damaged item. Damage to the studio property of any kind that are a result of anyone in client's party or group will be assessed to client's account.


STUDIO RULES • No cigarette or cigar smoking in studio. Smoking is permitted in the back patio. • Food and drink are encouraged to be consumed in the lounge and patio area. Food and drink may be brought into the studio but must be kept away from equipment racks, and the recording console. • Please place your unwanted trash in receptacles provided. • No firearms allowed on the premises. • It is recommended that only individuals essential to the recording be present during the booked time. • Illegal drugs are strictly prohibited and we reserve the right to refuse service or cancel a session if a client appears to be under the influence.


RESPECTING OTHER PEOPLE "Respecting Others" is fundamental at our studio. To ensure a conducive environment, please keep the studio door closed while playing instruments, singing, or creating noise. Avoid playing, singing, or shouting in common areas or parking lots out of consideration for our neighbors, and depart the premises quietly. Additionally, be mindful of other musicians' time by knocking before entering their sessions. Together, we can foster an atmosphere of mutual respect and professionalism.


RESPONSIBILITY The person responsible for paying for studio time must sign an agreement and will be held responsible for the actions of all artists and guests he or she brings to any session. These rules apply to all persons. There are absolutely no exceptions whatsoever. This ensures a healthy business relationship for you as a recording artist and for the studio as well. The client affirms that he/she is the rightful owner or assignee of material to be recorded or reproduced. Wayne Street Live & our employees are not responsible for copyright violations, talent or creative royalties, mechanical reproduction licenses, or any other liabilities for such material. Client also agrees to indemnify Wayne Street Live and its employees for any and all claims, costs, losses, detriments and expenses of any kind or nature. Including, without limitation, attorney’s fees and cost incurred by Wayne Street Live by reason of any breach or alleged breach of any representation, warranty, or agreement made by client.

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