Terms of Agreement


Our terms

Year: 2019

1   The studio rates are charged at '£45 per hour for 8 hours', '£50 per hour for 6 hours', '£55 per hour for 4 hours' and '£60 per 2 hours' recording sessions. This includes Julian Chown’s sound engineering service. By paying the full studio fee, the “recording masters" are owned by the payee.
1.1 Other services as seen below are charged through royalties as an addition as follows:
1.2 Songwriting – if Julian Chown writes or co-writes any music and/or lyrics to be recorded, he will be entitled to a share of the song at a percentage to be mutually agreed (according to his level of input) on completion of the session(s) concerned and/or prior to delivery of the recordings to the client (client and Julian Chown will sign a song share agreement to reflect this).
1.3 Production – if Julian Chown supplies music production, Julian Chown will be entitled to a royalty on all commercial exploitation of the recording(s) at the agreed rate up to 4% of dealer price for sales of all records and downloads.

2   Performing – no upfront session fee is required for Julian Chown’s performances, however, Julian Chown is entitled to PPL performers royalty if performing on a track.
2.1 The client will pay for additional musicians and any samples or media provided by the client, which are retained by the client.

3    Whoever pays for the recording session is the owner of the recording 100%. If a studio discount is applied, this will reflect on the recording copyright ownership.
3.1 If a recording session is not paid, the studio will own 100% of the recording license.

4 If payee cancels a studio session at any time, a total of 50% of the payment will be lost. Remaining 50% of the payment will be available for session bookable in future.

5     Credits - Labels and artists will ensure that any and all commercialisation of the Masters will credit "Julian Chown" as appropriate, ie: Written, Mixed and Produced by Julian Chown etc.