Unknown Tone Studio | Production Services

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Unknown Tone operates not only a record label but also a virtual production studio working nationally and internationally to provide the custom services below. Clients in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area often work with us in-person, though the bulk of our projects are done online.

Contact us today using the form at the bottom of this page to tell us about your project and how we can help you achieve your musical goals. We will get back to you within 1-2 business days with a proposal.

Pricing is custom to every project but we work with budgets of all sizes. Please don’t hesitate to contact us!

 

  • Mastering
    Using a combination of Class A Hardware and high-resolution software, we can turn your recordings into a cohesive album at industry standard volume. 
      • Prepares tracks for vinyl, CD, cassette, digital (See past client list here)
      • Achieves volume goals
      • Details spacing between tracks
      • IRSC embedding (optional)
      • UPC bar coding (optional)
      • Creative mastering as requested including using tape or vintage Yamaha board to add warmth or texture
        • Mastered to your preferred feel – compressed hard to sound “like the radio” or a more delicate ratio for more dynamic range
        • Click here to see examples of works we have mastered.
      • Ask us about a mixing and mastering package OR mixing, production and mastering package to complete your project.

 

  • Mixing
    If you have been recording and are ready for that second set of ears to find balance in your music, our mixing services can push your tracks through to the next phase.

    • Send your files in these format options:
      • Ableton Live session via Dropbox (We can assist with Dropbox setup)
      • All raw tracks exported at full resolution headed to one to Mark via Dropbox (We can assist with Dropbox setup)
      • Mail us an external hard drive with your files
      • Mail us a burned DVD with your files
    • Ask us about a mixing and mastering package OR mixing, production and mastering package to complete your project.
      • Custom Music Production
        Through virtual recording sessions, we can develop your basic recordings into fully produced tracks. If you have a good idea laid down, we can turn it into a complete song.

        • Variety of vintage synths, guitars, organs and more in-house to choose from
          • (See gear list – click here)
        • Hiring session musicians: Unknown Tone can handle bringing in musicians of any style to record something custom for your track – Please ask about our options.
        • String production: Add real Violin & Viola stacks to your recordings by Lindsey Neal Kuykendall
          • (Click here for reel of string examples including Human Energy, Go On, Belfry Voices, Ray Rogers, Jeff Hogue)
        • Ask us about a mixing and mastering package OR mixing, production and mastering package to complete your project.
    • Art Direction & Product Design
    • Do you have a completed album and need a physical product that matches the effort you put into the recordings? We have extensive experience creating original hand crafted products that will complete your project.
      • Original & commissioned artwork/photography
      • Layouts for CDs, Vinyl, Posters, Mini-CDs
      • Custom: Letter pressing
      • Click here for examples of our packaging designs.
    • Music Video Production
      If you are in need of a custom music video in the Unknown Tone trademark style, we can tap our extensive library of footage to create an original work that reflects the detail behind your music. For more extensive projects, we can commission a team of filmmakers to create just what you are looking for.

      • Found footage
      • New commissioned work
      • Custom: Animation, puppets, Claymation, stop animation
      • Click here for music videos Mark has directed
    • Soundtracks
      If you are in need of music for your film, commercial or video of any type, we can license a handpicked existing work from our extensive catalog OR create custom commissioned pieces of music to create the background you are looking for.

      • License music from our catalog which we own the master copyrights on
      • Custom commissioned original music
      • Sound effects, Foley, voiceover or narration work, character work

 

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Rates:

Hourly Studio Rates:

  • 1hr – $50
  • 3hr – $150
  • 5hr – $250
  • 8hr – $500 (Full Day)

 

Project Studio Rates:

  • 1 Song ($299) (approx. 3-5min)
  • 3-5 Song EP ($1499) (approx. 25-30min)
  • 10-12 Song/Full Album ($3999) (approx. 40-65min)

 

Mixing Rates:

  • 1 Song ($50) (approx. 3-5min)
  • 3-5 Song EP ($300) (approx. 25-30min)
  • 10-12 Song/Full Album ($600) (approx. 40-65min)
  • (These prices for Mixing Services only)

(Please remember when submitting audio track STEMS for mixing that all tracks are headed to 0. Please send WAV 24/48khz or WAV 16/44khz file types.)

 

Mastering Rates:

  • 1 Song ($35) (approx. 3-5min)
  • 3-5 Song EP ($299) (approx. 25-30min)
  • 10-12 Song/Full Album ($499) (approx. 40-65min)
  • (These prices for Mastering Services only)

 

(Please remember to leave least -6db of headroom when submitting tracks for mastering. Preferred formats would be WAV 24/48khz or AIFF file types. Higher bit depths and sample rates are also welcome.)

Unknown Tone Studio is the official studio of Unknown Tone Records. Please visit the label site at www.UnknownToneRecords.com.

FOR SUBMISSION INQUIRES PLEASE EMAIL ALL CONCERNS AND QUESTIONS TO UNKNOWNTONERECORDS@GMAIL[DOT]COM

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  • Tell us about your project today. Fill out the below form and we will get back to you within 1-2 business days with a proposal and quote.

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