Do I have to pay up front?
A 50% deposit is required to confirm all studio sessions
How far in advance do I have to book?
Sessions must be confirmed no less than 2-business days prior to the scheduled start time. A session is only confirmed once the 50% deposit has been paid
What services do you offer?
Lava Room offers the following services
- Music Related
- Recording; Editing; Mixing; Mastering; Production; Composition
- Voiceover Related
- Standard Voiceover
- Voiceover to picture & ADR
- Podcast Production/Recording/Editing
- Audiobook Recording
- Phone Patch
- Other Services
- Audio Restoration
- A/D Transfers/Remastering
Do you support ISDN?
No. We use SourceConnect Pro for high quality remote sessions.
I have a producer in another city. Can they call and be patched into my session?
Yes, we have phone patch capabilities.
Can I load in early?
Yes. Bands/artists can load in15-30 minutes prior to session start time. Other arrangements can be made with your engineer and studio management.
What is the least amount of time I can book?
For anything music related we have a 2-hour minimum booking. All voiceover related sessions require a 1-hour minimum.
Do I have to use a staff engineer or can I bring my own?
Freelance engineers/projects are welcome, and an assistant will be assigned to your session.
What do I record to?
All clients should provide a hard drive, or Master Drive, to record and store their master files. Hard drives can also be purchased directly from the studio.
Can you provide musicians?
We have a database of session musicians we can call on a needed basis.
Do you sell beats/instrumentals?
Absolutely! Check out our library here
May we see the studio ahead of time?
Tours are always recommended before starting any project. This will allow you to see the studio and chat with a staff member. Tours are scheduled by appointment only.
Can we bring food/beverages?
Of course! We have a refrigerator in our lounge that is open to our clients as well as an area to relax and enjoy whatever you bring. Limited food and drink are allowed in the studios.
Can we smoke in the studio?
There is no smoking of any kind allowed inside Lava Room Recording including the studios and common areas. There are designated smoking areas outside the doors marked with eco-friendly receptacles.
What genres of music do you work on?
We have a staff of very versatile and seasoned engineers with experience in many genres including Pop, Singer/Songwriter, Hip-hop, R&B, Rock, Indie/Alternative, Jazz, Gospel, and more!