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

Studio​ ​Manager:​ ​Rob​ ​Frost:​ ​248-425-9932,​ ​studio.thegarage@gmail.com
Venue​ ​Manager:​ ​Nicole​ ​Breidel:​ ​612-384-2177,​ ​nicole.thegarage@gmail.com
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.