Recording Terms and Conditions:

When booking a recording session at Homefire Recording Co you are entering into a contract by which you are agreeing unconditionally on behalf of the band/artist to abide by the studio’s terms and conditions as detailed below.

Booking a recording session:
Session bookings, times and dates are subject to availability and approval from a member of the Homefire Recording Co team. Homefire Recording Co studios reserve the right to refuse and reschedule. Bookings can be made by the following methods only and are not valid until confirmed and deposit paid: • Email: bookings@homefirestudios.co.uk • Phone: 07834 268707

Payment


A 50% deposit is required to confirm all bookings. This deposit is non refundable or transferable.

The remainder of the studio bill should be paid in full on the final day of your session. Failure to produce full payment will result in the studio withholding all copies of recordings, masters or session files until all fees have been paid and funds have cleared. Further failure to pay will result in prosecution.

If the recording session is broken up over a period of time, payment may be required either in advance or in installments to cover time that has been used. The Homefire Recording Co management reserves the right to implement these payment terms where applicable.

All session files are deleted from Homefire Recording Co hard drives 1 month after project completion unless otherwise specified. Please bring a backup storage device if you require your mulitracks.

Breakages and damages to studio equipment
Any damage caused to studio equipment due to misuse and abuse will be charged to the band/individual. Refusal to pay for breakages will lead to exclusion and prosecution.

Personal items/lost property


Please make sure that you do not leave personal items unattended and ensure that you take all of your belongings with you when you leave. Homefire Recording Co is not responsible for any items that are lost or damaged on the premises.

Smoking


Smoking is NOT permitted anywhere inside the studio complex. If you leave the premises to smoke, please ensure that you are a safe distance from the studio and that your cigarette stubs are disposed of appropriately. When leaving and entering the complex, please remember that the main door must be kept shut at all times. Any theft or damages that occur as a result of the door being left open will be chargeable to the band/artist.

Drugs


The studio operates a zero tolerance policy on drugs. If you are suspected of or found to be in possession of ANY CLASS of drugs on the premises, you will be asked to leave and reported to the police.

Food/Drink


You are permitted to bring your own food and drink into the studio; however, this must not be placed on any of the equipment under any circumstances. Any damage caused to studio equipment due to spillages and negligence with food and drink will be charged as per our damages policy above.

Please help us to keep the studio tidy by placing any rubbish in the bins provided.

Drumsticks


Broken drumsticks are a hazard to other studio users and equipment. If you break a drumstick, please make sure that you put it in the bin before you leave.

If you cannot abide by these terms and conditions, please do not book a recording session.

Rehearsal Terms and Conditions:

By booking a rehearsal at Homefire Recording Co you are entering into a contract by which you are agreeing unconditionally on behalf of the band/artist to abide by the studio’s terms and conditions as detailed below.

Booking a rehearsal


Rehearsal bookings, times and dates are subject to availability and approval from a member of the Homefire Recording Co team. Homefire Recording Co reserve the right to refuse and reschedule. Bookings can be made by the following methods only and are not valid until confirmed: • Online booking form • Email: bookings@homefirestudios.co.uk • Phone: 07834 268707

Payment


Payment can be made by either cash or cheque with cheques incurring a £0.50 surcharge. It is the responsibility of the band/artist to cover the cost of each session in full either in advance or on the day of rehearsal. Late payment will lead to an additional fee, and refusal to pay may lead to prosecution.

Cancellations


48 hours notice is required for the cancellation of a session without charge; this includes weekends and bank holidays. If a session is cancelled with less than 48 hours notice, the full cost of the session will be charged. Allowances for cancellations due to extreme circumstances are made at the prerogative of Homefire Recording Co management.

Breakages and damages to studio equipment


Any damage caused to studio equipment due to misuse and abuse will be charged to the band/individual. Refusal to pay for breakages will lead to exclusion and prosecution. If an item of equipment is damaged or missing at the start of your session please report it to the rehearsal technician immediately.

Cymbal and Snare hire


Cymbals and snares may be hired from the studio subject to availability. The hire charge is made to allow us to continue to provide high quality and well maintained equipment. Snare drums can be hired for £2 per session. Hi-Hats, Crash and Ride cymbals can also be hired for £2. Payment and breakages terms and conditions apply.

If you wish to hire please let us know when you book your rehearsal.

Personal items/lost property


Please make sure that you do not leave personal items unattended and ensure that you take all of your belongings with you when you leave. Homefire Recording Co is not responsible for any items that are lost or damaged on the premises.

Earplugs


Homefire Recording Co encourage the use of earplugs in the studio environment. Please ensure that used disposable ear plugs are properly disposed of in the bins provided and not left discarded in the rehearsal rooms.