TERMS, CONDITIONS, &
Prices on brochures and advertising are subject to change without notice.
Prices do not include tape stock unless otherwise specified. Prices to be
charged shall be the prices in force at date of invoicing. Transportation
of tape and equipment to and from Music Masters shall be at customers' risk
TERMS OF PAYMENT
All work is accepted on a C.O.D. basis unless other arrangements have been
made in advance and have been listed on the invoice. A deposit of 50% down
may be required to hold recording studio time. A credit will be issued but
deposits are not refundable in case of no show. Payment shall be by cash
or check. We do not accept credit cards. Overdue accounts will be subject
to interest charges of 2% per month. The customer agrees to pay all costs
and expenses including legal fees incurred by Music Masters in connection
with the collection of amounts owing to Music Masters. Any claims for adjustments
in connection with an invoice must be presented to Music Masters in writing
within ten days from the date of the invoice in question. Customer hereby
waives any claim for adjustment in billing which is not timely presented
according to the provisions of this paragraph.
RECORDING STUDIO BOOKINGS
The Customer is responsible for time and services booked and is not entitled
to any extensions of the scheduled time without the approval of the senior
Music Masters staff member on duty. Bookings are two hour minimum, with
quarter hour increments thereafter, and/or a $25.00 minimum charge for any
other services. Block rates are for 15 hours or more, used within a calendar
week. If a block was agreed upon and customer fails to book within that
period, the hourly rate will apply. If time is not available on Music Masters
schedule and alternate times need to be booked out-side of the calendar
week, block rates will still apply. Music Masters reserves the right to
refuse recording services to anyone.
Cancellation, of any work or service ordered will be charged a minimum of
$150.00, if notice is not given' prior to 48 hours before scheduled start
of recording session.
USE OF FACILITIES
Music Masters will use its best efforts to ensure that all equipment will
be in working condition. Should time be lost due to equipment failure, Music
Masters agrees to credit the customer for that portion of the time for which
the use of equipment was denied, or should the customer so request, Music
Masters will furnish the equipment for an additional period equal to the
time lost due to equipment failure, subject to Music Masters obligations
to other customers. Except for such obligation, Music Masters shall have
no further liability in connection with such defective equipment. Any substantial
damage incurred to equipment or the facility caused by customer, accidental
or wilful, shall be charged to customer at replacement value. Any miscellaneous
charges incurred by Music Masters after the completion of customers session
shall be billed; long distance phone, musicians, etc.
The Customer shall expect the studio piano to be in reasonable tune for
their project. However, since tuning is very objective, the customer may
make arrangements to have a tuning technician of their choice tune prior
to their session. We will also provide tuning services prior to the booked
session for a fee of $75.00. The customer may also make arrangements to
have their own piano brought in and tuned. Studio time will be charged accordinally
for delivery and setup.
Mastering is a process done not only to national standards, but also to
different standards of taste. Knowledge of our room, monitoring system and
formatting standards, are the essential ingredients of this process.
There are no rental charges for anything contained in the facility, except
for drums. Because of the expected wear on drum heads and possible damage
to cymbals, a fee of $50.00 per day shall be charged. Any outside rental
of equipment shall be at the sole discretion and responsibility of the customer.
CUSTOMER'S LIABILITY FOR INFRINGEMENTS
The customer shall indemnify and save Music Masters harmless of and from
all suits, claims, demands, and other liabilities and expenses, including
legal fees and disbursements arising out of the production, distribution
or exhibition of any films, tapes, or phonograph records or equivalent in
connection with which Music Masters shall have furnished any goods and services.
Materials stored on the premises are done so at the customers own risk.
Materials left two years after completion of last booked session become
sole property of Music Masters. Materials can only be removed by our client/customer,
which is the person who booked the time.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND WARRANTY
Music Masters warrants that it will take every precaution for the safety
of clients' materials and or equipment in production or storage, however
Music Masters assumes no risks and makes no guarantees unless such loss
or damage is caused by the wilful negligence of Music Masters or any of
its employees acting within the scope of their authority. In no event, however,
shall Music Masters be liable for any equipment and for more than the replacement
value of the unrecorded tape or any other unprocessed materials. In no event
shall Music Masters be responsible for any loss incurred by its customer
as a direct or indirect result or consequence of any of the foregoing. Music
Masters assumes no risks and makes no guarantees concerning the content
of materials prepared for customers or delivery schedules, arrival times
or air-dates of materials prepared for customers. All risks for content
and delivery are assumed by and are solely those of the customer. Music
Masters shall not insure any of customer's materials while in the possession
of Music Masters or while in transit.
In consideration of Music Masters performing work for the customer, Music
Masters shall have a lien on all customers' tapes, cassettes, and other
materials and on all tapes and cassettes made from them until full payment
for any due and outstanding accounts is received. Music Masters is and shall
be entitled to sell, lease, or otherwise dispense of any tape or other property
upon which such lien is granted in its absolute and unfettered discretion
upon giving 30 days notice in writing to the customer of its intention to
sell, lease or otherwise dispose of the tape or property. Such written notice
is duly given to the customer if sent by prepaid registered mail to the
customer's last known mailing address. In disposing of the tape or other
property referred to in the preceding paragraph, Music Masters shall not
be required to obtain the best price available. Upon disposing of the tape
or other property, Music Masters shall retain from the proceeds an amount
equal to the amount owing to it together with all costs of the disposition
and the balance, if any, shall be paid by Music Masters to the customer.
The customer has the right, at any time previous to the actual disposition
of the tape or other property, to discharge the lien, by paying to Music
Masters the amount claimed in the notice of disposition, and all reasonable
costs and expenses incurred by Music Masters as a result of the customer's
failure to comply with the terms of this agreement.
Each term of the Recording - Terms, Conditions & Policies is severable
from every other and shall survive the nullity or unenforceability of the
These terms and conditions can only be modified by an instrument in writing
signed by an authorized representative of Music Masters.
These Recording - Terms, Conditions & Policies and the written instrument
signed by the customer constitute the entire agreement between the customer
and Music Masters, and no evidence of any oral agreement or representation
whatsoever be admitted to vary, modify, waive, or add to any or all terms
of this agreement.