Chicago's Recording and Rehearsal Studio

Mystery Street Recording Company - Chicago Recording Studio

Rates & Other Services

Recording Includes Engineer, Studio A, B, Vocal Booth, Control Room $60 per hour
  Includes Engineer, Studio C, Control Room $55 per hour
  Includes Engineer, Studio A, B, C, Vocal Booth, Control Room $80 per hour
  +Optional Assistant Engineer $20 per hour
Mixing Includes Engineer, Control Room $50 per hour
Mastering 2-Track Mastering  
  1 Song $50
  2 or more songs $20 per song after the first
  Multi-Track Stem Mastering $60 per hour
  Sit-in Mastering Sessions $75 per hour
Rehearsal Space** Per hour Studio A= $25/hr
    Studio B= $20/hr
    Studio C= $25/hr
  4 or more rehearsal hours 15% off above
  Solo Rehearsal Any room = $15/hr
Rehearsal Recording (in Studio A) Per Hour (2 hr. min) $35
Audio Format Transfers Cassettes, Micro/Mini Cassettes, DAT, digital formats $30 per hour
  Phonograph Records, 1/4" open reel tape $40 per hour
  1/2", 1", 2" Open Reel Tape Call for Price
  ADAT Tapes $75 per tape
  Ultrasonic-method Record Cleaning Starting at $5 per record
  Tape Baking $30 per tape
Audio Restoration/ Tape Repair Per Hour $40
Private Audio/Recording Lessons Per Hour $75
On Location/Field Recording   Starting at $75 per hour
Freelance Engineer Studio Rental*** Per Hour $35
  10 Hour Day $320
  Control Room Mixing Only $20 per hour
  +Optional Assistant Engineer $25 per hour
Audio Engineering Student Studio Rental Per Hour (Before 6 PM only) $25
  Control Room Mixing Only $20 per hour

Updated 01/01/16 – We reserve the right to change pricing for engineer labor as we see fit for any particular project. For large recording projects, we always suggest a meeting with one of our engineers for a full proposal.
*$50 deposit for all recording sessions. 

  • Will count towards session cost
  • Cash, Money Orders, Chase QuickPay, Credit Card, and Paypal (5% service fee applies) are accepted for scheduling deposits.
  • Non-refundable

***Freelance engineer studio rental does not include rental fees for studio instruments or access to Studio C. Additional hours used in a 12 hour block will be charged standard hourly freelance rental rates.