How much do services cost?
What services you’re looking for
How fast you’d like your service completed
How much time will be spent to fulfil your needs
More services requested will equivalate to a higher overall quote, however we do offer deals for bundling services and working with us across several departments
Services that need an expedited due date will require a small additional fee beyond our standard rates - standard turnaround times for each services is listed in their appropriate section below.
More time/hours dedicated to your service will equivalate to higher overall quote; i.e. more lessons = higher payment, longer hours spent recording a song = higher payment.
How can I ensure the privacy of my work if recording with Sounds By Lio, working on consulting plans, or sending projects for mix, master, etc.?
Sounds By Lio has confidentiality fine-print pre-written into our email signature that guarantees privacy of your documents and files for each email exchange. If exchanging documents or files in person or with another transfer method outside of email (such as Airdrop) you can request a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). We have standard NDA forms on hand. The privacy of our clients documents, files, and contact information will be protected to the best of our abilities at all times. We pay for security services and have surveillance at our offices. Sounds By Lio agrees not to release or distribute any of your music or projects, unless we are given permission via contract to do so. Sounds by Lio commits to not selling any contact information to other companies.
Where does vocal recording occur?
Due to COVID-19, our office was shut down during the peak of the pandemic. Because our lease ended during the shutdown, we made the decision to leave our lease versus extend it, as we did not know how long the repercussions of the pandemic would last. We will be opening a new location soon, which will be listed on our website. For now, we do mobile recording or home studio visits. We comply with COVID safety measures. The recording engineer meeting with you during your session will have a signed temperature check done before you meet, masks will be worn at all times, and hands will be washed before your arrival and frequently during your session. All equipment will be sanitized before and after each client(s) visitation.
How long will it take to receive my beats upon purchase?
Files will be sent in apx. 24 hours or less.
When I purchase a custom beat how can I ensure exclusivity?
When we send your purchased file to you, it will be accompanied by an agreement. This contract will ensure your rights to legally use the instrumental. We have 3 types of purchases you can make; a basic license, premium licence, and an exclusive purchase. Lower tier purchases will be sold at a more affordable price point and will be allowed for your own profit for up to 2000-3000 distributed copies or 500,000 streams. For a higher price, you can purchase full exclusive rights to the beat. More information on terms and conditions can be found on Beatstars.
How can I guarantee my DJ shows up the right day/time?
When is payment due for DJ bookings?
What program/DAW will I need to be working in to receive a mix with Sounds By Lio?
How long will it take to get my mix back?
Your mix will get back to you within 3-5 days of us receiving it. Expedited work may cause for a small additional fee.
Will I be eligible for full refund if I am not content with my mix?
Payment will be taken during the exchange of your track file. Once received, your payment will be non-refundable. We will continue to mix down your song, sending multiple versions by request, until you're satisfied with your final product.
How long will it take to get back my mastered track?
Your master will get back to you within 3-5 days (or earlier) of us receiving your file. Expedited work may cause for a small additional fee.
Will I be eligible for full refund if I am not content with my master?
Payment will be taken during the exchange of your track file. Once received, your payment will be non-refundable. We will continue to master your song, sending multiple versions by request, until you're satisfied with your final product.
Are lessons in person or virtual?
How long are lessons?
What kind of consulting do you do?
Music Distribution (getting onto Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, GooglePlay, Deezer and more)
Music Videos (sourcing a film provider, assisting with screenwriting and set design ideas, playing a co-director role and coaching film provider to your bring video idea to life)
Concerts and Tours (we have planned, promoted, and operated over 150+ successful shows with independent artist and large artist such as Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, Migos, Troyboi, Chris Lake, Gunna, Snakehips, Amine, and more)
Marketing plans (social media, email campaigns, and tangle assets)
Shows and Stage Presence (teaching the art of communication with the crowd, bringing energy to a room, and usage of stage space)
What steps are involved in my consolation?
Consulting will require an in person or phone meeting to identify your needs, whether it be marketing, tour/concert needs, distribution techniques or other services. Our initial diagnostics call will be free. Your second meeting will reveal a plan of action on how we best see you make both short and long-term success. A preview of the plan will be revealed for free, but will require payment to get the entire plan. Fees will vary upon length of your plan and quantity of additional consultation sessions needed. While we wish the absolute best for all of our clients, consultation plans do not guarantee success without proper execution on your end as the artist. We respect our clients and the industry. All plans will be driven by experience of our internal team and/or partnered experts. If we do not feel capable of assisting your needs, we will kindly ask you to seek consultation elsewhere versus putting you in a position for failure.