Recording Studio FAQs
Golden Impala Recording Studio was established in the heart of the music industry – Los Angeles
Frequently Asked Questions
It's my first time at the studio. What do I need to bring to my session?
Bring your ID and credit card, which you used to book the studio session. We will make a copy of the ID and get a Credit Card Authorization Form. This is our standard procedure for customer’s and studio’s protection.
- Bring your instrumental
- Do voice recording
- Sound engineer does mixing and mastering
We guarantee that in 2 hours you will have a great end-result, however, the more time you spend on songs’ production, the better they will turn out.
What is your hourly rate?
Our studio rate is $49/per hour with sound engineer and $30/per hour without a sound engineer.
Is sound engineer included?
All of our sessions include a sound engineer automatically unless you request to book a session without an audio engineer at a discounted rate.
What equipment do you have at your studio?
- Neumann TLM 103 microphone
- 1176 Universal Audio compressor
- Apollo 8 audio interface
- Adams A7X studio monitors
- Avantone Mixcubes reference studio monitors
- Mac Mini computer with Avid ProTools 12 software
Do you have autotune and other plugins?
Yes, our studio uses high-end plugins: Universal Audio, Antares Autotune, Fab-Filter, Sound Toys, Slate Digital, Ozone, and others.
Can you pull out my beat from Youtube?
How do I get my files at the end of the session?
You can bring a USB drive and we will export your files on there, or we can email, AirDrop them to you.
Is there an minimum of hours required for booking?
A 2-hour minimum is required to book your session.
What payment methods do you accept?
We accept cash, debit and credit cards, Venmo and CashApp.
How much is the deposit?
For 2 hour sessions, we require a 100% deposit and you don’t have to pay anything at the end of your session.
For 4+ hour sessions, we require a 50% deposit and you pay the rest 50% at the end of your session.
What is your address? How can I find you when I arrive?
It’s a grey two-story building located at 3311 Beverly Blvd, there is a building number on the wall. Please be on time and knock on the black metal door, the sound engineer will come outside to meet you. You can also text us at 323-622-4615 when you arrive.
Can I cancel or reschedule my session?
Your session can be rescheduled 48 hours in advance. We require a non-refundable security deposit to book your session, which goes towards your payment. If you miss your appointment, the studio has the right to keep the deposit.
Is there parking?
There is plenty of street parking in the area, on Beverly Blvd and neighboring streets.
Is smoking allowed in the studio?
Yes, we allow smoking inside the studio except for the recording booth for a $25 smoking fee.
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Our affordable rates will make you happy, while professional sound engineers will provide exceptional quality for your songs. Book your studio session and get a hit that is ready to be streamed across all major platforms.
Your studio session at Golden Impala includes a sound engineer of your choice, vocal recording, mixing and mastering.