Crowdfunded​ ​Live​ ​Video​ ​Session​ ​Guide

Studio​ ​Manager:​ ​Rob​ ​Frost:​ ​248-425-9932,​ rob@catalystmusic.org
Venue​ ​Manager:​ ​Nicole​ ​Breidel:​ ​612-384-2177,​ ​nicole@catalystmusic.org
Executive​ ​Director:​ ​Jack​ ​Kolb-Williams: jack@catalystmusic.org

Live ​Video ​Session ​Overview:
We​ ​are​ ​excited​ ​to​ ​offer​ ​an​ ​alternative​ ​to​ ​traditional​ ​recording​ ​sessions.​ ​Introducing​ ​the crowdfunded​ ​in-studio​ ​session!​ ​These​ ​sessions​ ​are​ ​designed​ ​to​ ​interact​ ​with​ ​both​ ​your fans​ ​in​ ​person​ ​and​ ​over​ ​your​ ​channels​ ​of​ ​social​ ​media​.​ ​It’s​ ​also​ ​a​ ​great​ ​way​ ​for​ ​us​ ​to promote​ ​THE​ ​GARAGE​ ​Studio.​ ​We​ ​like​ ​to​ ​think​ ​of​ ​this​ ​opportunity​ ​as​ ​a​ ​partnership between​ ​artist​ ​and​ ​organization.

Tickets:
By​ ​helping​ ​to​ ​sell​ ​to​ ​our​ ​studio’s​ ​maximum​ ​capacity​ ​(​30​ ​people​)​ ​your​ ​fans,​ ​friends,​ ​and family​ ​will​ ​all​ ​help​ ​to​ ​crowdfund​ ​this​ ​session!
Control​ ​room​ ​(10​ ​capacity):​ ​$20​ ​per​ ​person
Live​ ​room​ ​(20​ ​capacity):​ ​$20​ ​per​ ​person

DISCLAIMER – ​If​ ​not​ ​all​ ​30​ ​tickets​ ​are​ ​sold​ ​to​ ​equal​ ​the​ ​amount​ ​of​ ​$600​ ​USD​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be responsible​ ​to​ ​pay​ ​the​ ​remaining​ ​balance. What​ ​you​ ​get:
-7​ ​hour​ ​recording/video​ ​session
-2​ ​songs​ ​mixed​ ​for​ ​FREE
-2​ ​matching​ ​edited​ ​videos​ ​of​ ​your​ ​recorded​ ​material​ ​for​ ​YouTube
-Raw​ ​multitrack​ ​recording​ ​of​ ​entire​ ​performance

Set-up:
Typically​ ​scheduled​ ​the​ ​day​ ​before​ ​or​ ​day​ ​of​ ​the​ ​show​ ​in​ ​3​ ​hour​ ​ ​blocks;​ ​set​ ​up​ ​consists of:​ ​load​ ​in,​ ​microphone​ ​setup,​ ​line​ ​check,​ ​troubleshooting,​ ​decorating,​ ​lighting​ ​setup, monitor​ ​check,​ ​and​ ​rehearsal.

Show:
Typically​ ​done​ ​in​ ​a​ ​4​ ​hour​ ​ ​block​ ​which​ ​consists​ ​of​ ​audience​ ​monitor​ ​check,​ ​final troubleshooting,​ ​greeting​ ​guests,​ ​live​ ​session,​ ​listening​ ​session​ ​with​ ​the​ ​audience,​ ​and tear​ ​down.

Mock​ ​Schedule:
3:00 pm Load In
7:00​ ​pm​ ​Doors
7:00-7:30​ ​pm​ ​Audience​ ​Check
7:30-8:15​ ​pm​ ​Music
8:15-8:30​ ​pm​ ​Listening​ ​Session
8:30-10:00​ ​pm​ ​Tear​ ​Down/Load​ ​Out

Monitoring:
We​ ​use​ ​the​ ​Behringer​ ​P-16M​ ​units​ ​for​ ​audio​ ​playback​ ​in​ ​the​ ​live​ ​room.​ ​Please​ ​be​ ​aware, YOUR​ ​AUDIO​ ​MIXES​ ​WILL​ ​BE​ ​HEARD​ ​BY​ ​AUDIENCE​ ​MEMBERS! For​ ​example,​ ​let’s​ ​say​ ​you’re​ ​a​ ​drummer​ ​but​ ​choose​ ​to​ ​turn​ ​off​ ​ ​drums​ ​in​ ​your​ ​headphone mix.​ ​That’s​ ​totally​ ​fine,​ ​but​ ​be​ ​aware​ ​there​ ​will​ ​be​ ​four​ ​audience​ ​members​ ​that​ ​will​ ​now hear​ ​no​ ​drums​.​ ​So​ ​please​ ​be​ ​mindful​ ​of​ ​your​ ​audience​ ​and​ ​help​ ​us​ ​create​ ​a​ ​very​ ​fun event​ ​for​ ​everyone!

Decoration:
You​ ​are​ ​allowed​ ​and​ ​encouraged​ ​to​ ​make​ ​your​ ​session​ ​feel​ ​and​ ​look​ ​the​ ​way​ ​you​ ​want. Think​ ​of​ ​our​ ​space​ ​as​ ​an​ ​open​ ​canvas​ ​and​ ​you​ ​are​ ​the​ ​painter.​ ​Please​ ​respect​ ​our​ ​space though.​ ​We​ ​have​ ​a​ ​few​ ​BANNED​ ​items:​ ​masking/duct​ ​tape,​ ​glitter,​ ​and​ ​confetti.

Videos:
Two​ ​videos​ ​will​ ​be​ ​shared​ ​publicly​ ​and​ ​solely​ ​via​ ​THE​ ​GARAGE​ ​Studio’s​ ​YouTube​ ​page. Artists​ ​are​ ​not​ ​to​ ​add​ ​these​ ​videos​ ​to​ ​any​ ​channels​ ​or​ ​pages​ ​without​ ​the​ ​consent​ ​of​ ​THE GARAGE​ ​Studio​ ​Manager.​ ​Any​ ​proceeds​ ​generated​ ​from​ ​these​ ​videos​ ​will​ ​be​ ​paid​ ​to​ ​the band​ ​as​ ​royalties​ ​for​ ​their​ ​music.

Additional​ ​Fees​ ​-​ ​Recording:
If​ ​for​ ​some​ ​reason​ ​the​ ​session​ ​goes​ ​over​ ​the​ ​allocated​ ​time​ ​of​ ​7​ ​hours​,​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be responsible​ ​to​ ​pay​ ​for​ ​the​ ​studio​ ​rate​ ​of​ ​$45​ ​per​ ​hour​.​ ​You​ ​will​ ​be​ ​responsible​ ​for​ ​this payment​ ​day​ ​of​ ​service.​ ​We​ ​take​ ​cash,​ ​credit,​ ​or​ ​check.

Additional​ ​Fees​ ​-​ ​Mixing:
A​ ​recording​ ​is​ ​only​ ​as​ ​good​ ​as​ ​it’s​ ​final​ ​mix.​ ​THE​ ​GARAGE​ ​Studio​ ​is​ ​offering​ ​up​ ​two​ ​fully mixed​ ​songs​ ​for​ ​free!​ ​If​ ​you​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​have​ ​more​ ​songs​ ​mixed​ ​there​ ​will​ ​be​ ​an additional​ ​fee​ ​of​ ​$25​ ​per​ ​hour.​ ​You​ ​will​ ​be​ ​required​ ​to​ ​pay​ ​this​ ​additional​ ​amount​ ​based on​ ​the​ ​engineers​ ​terms​ ​and​ ​conditions.

Additional​ ​Fees​ ​-​ ​Video​ ​Editing:
If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​to​ ​obtain​ ​more​ ​than​ ​the​ ​2​ ​videos​ ​included​ ​with​ ​your​ ​package​ ​there​ ​will be​ ​an​ ​additional​ ​fee​ ​to​ ​be​ ​worked​ ​out​ ​with​ ​the​ ​video​ ​crew​ ​who​ ​captures​ ​your​ ​session.

By mandate, the City of Burnsville has closed all City owned facilities (including THE GARAGE) from March 13th-July 1st, 2020. All shows, after school programs, recording sessions, live video sessions, and mentoring opportunities are postponed until further notice.

Did you know that the CARES Act includes an above-the-line deduction (universal or non-itemizer deduction that applies to all taxpayers) for total charitable contributions of up to $300?

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The incentive applies to cash contributions made directly to a registered 501(c)(3) before December 31st, 2020.