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音楽スタジオ, レコーディング

Music Studio for individual practice, vocal and instrument recording in Takadanobaba Shinjuku Tokyo

Recording

We will support you with our experience from working with individual clients to major media companies in many projects around the globe to ensure great results.

Recording

  • Are you looking to record your vocals/acoustic instruments with the same industry-standard equipment used in large studio facilities at the fraction of the price?

  • Are you looking for a place to record your vocals/acoustic instruments with a variety of mic choices for submitting your audition to competition?

  • Are you looking for a studio to record your voice-over/narration in high-quality sound for your clients?

  • Are you looking for a cozy studio to record professional vocals with mixing and mastering all in one complete package for your cover song to showcase your talent on Social Media?

  • Are you looking for a place to record your singing and piano playing for your new song?

Our recording service is dedicated to vocal and voice-over recording with professional high-quality sound. The service also supports piano recording and acoustic instruments such as acoustic guitar, wind and string instruments. Whether you are a hoodie-baggy type, long hair-tight jeans, clean look-sharp dress, black-tie/elegant gown, or a fashionable diva, our professional audio gear in our laboratory is ready to serve your style from hip-hop, pop, rock to classical music. Let’s capture the sound of your soul! 

Our recording service includes our engineer to support you throughout the process and try to bring out your full potential at the right direction in a cozy friend to friend atmosphere and environment with professional results. Even you are new to recording, you will feel stress-free and enjoy the process.

Whether you want to record your vocal or piano or acoustic instrument, our recording service is flexible and can serve many purposes with excellent sound quality. In addition to the recording service, we provide audio post-production services such as audio editing (pitch and timing correction), mixing and mastering as well as music production to serve your various musical needs.

RECORDING 

¥5,900 Per Hour (¥6,490Tax Included)

Booking a recording session with engineer is only made by phone or via email and LINE

Ultimate REC and Mix+Master Plans

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Offering 3 Plans to get your music complete and sound great as a Professional Record!

Special Deals for song cover or original song with a beat/two-mix track!

Simple Plan

  • 2 hour Recording

  • REC Demo

  • Mixing

  • Mastering

(¥33,880 Tax Included)

Standard Plan

  • 3 hour Recording

  • REC Demo

  • Mixing

  • Mastering

(¥40,370 Tax Included)

Supreme Plan

  • 4 hour Recording

  • REC Demo

  • Mixing

  • Mastering

(¥45,562 Tax Included)

  • ​Manual Editing: Pitch +¥8,800〜 Timing +¥3,300〜  per main track, layer tracks are half price from the mains

  • REC Extension on the day:  ¥649 per hour

  • Vocal Director to guide and support you during recording : +¥22,000 per session (only for Standard and Supreme Plans) or ¥7,700 hourly rate

Note:

  • Additional charge may apply if more than 4 vocal tracks or more than 1 singers in the song.

  • Additional charge of ¥2,750 will be applied for the song that is longer than 5 mins.

  • Audio clean-up and data management will be included in the total recording time.

  • Mix+Master process will be done and sent for your approval at later date after the session. 

  • The plans are only for vocals with karaoke/two-mix track or simple instrument but if you wish to record and have us mix and master your multitracks, please let us know.

Introducing the complete bundle plan on post-production for short video on TikTok, Instagram, Youtube Shorts etc.

Singer

Short Plan

  • Pitch Correction

  • Timing Correction

  • Mixing

  • Mastering

(¥9,900 Tax Included)

Note: 

  • This plan does not include recording fee.

  • The length of the song must be less than 1 min.

  • Audio Editing+Mix+Master process will be done and sent for your approval at later date after the session. 

  • Additional charge may apply for adding vocal layer tracks.

Are you choosing a recording studio based on price alone because you’re not sure what to look for?

特徴
簡易スタジオ
中規模スタジオ
大規模スタジオ
Goldilocks Playroom
快適な ヴォーカルブース
一部
多様な プログレードマイク
一部
マイクの選択/追加に追加料金なし
一部
一部
一部
高品質 プリアンプ
一部
トッププラグイン / ハードウェア
経験豊富な エンジニア
一部
一部
料金
¥3,800 ~ 5,800
¥6,600 ~ 9,900
¥11,000~
¥6,490

"Our focus is dedication to quality, we sonically craft every part of your song with care"

音楽スタジオ, レコーディング

Our Microphone Collection

Our mic collection has both tube and FET condenser mics along with dynamic mics to serve and give your vocal and instrument each specific tonal character on your recording. Combine with our tube and solid-state preamps with compressors and equalizers, our recording chain will give you various flavors of excellent sound.

Nowadays, you can buy a decent microphone and audio interface to start recording yourself at home. So why need to go and record at a music studio? To make a professional good sounding recording, it requires more than that. Knowledge, experience, time and gear investments as well as a dedicated space for recording, not to mention about the postproduction process like audio editing, mixing and mastering which all comes into play in making a professional sounding record. If you love to be an audio engineer, it is great to start learning and investing in all these things.

However, you don’t need to invest a lot of time and money in buying expensive pro-level equipment where you can come and get professional recordings at Goldilocks Playroom. We use high quality microphones, preamps and channel strip found in large commercial recording studios to serve you at a fraction of the price.

High-Quality Preamps

Top-class recording chain to record your vocal/voice and instrument includes engineer, recording and control room at affordable price.

It’s not only a great microphone that plays a crucial part of recording sound, but also a preamp is as important factor, if not more so to make a good sounding recording.

In audio world, everything all adds up. Some are more important than others while some are complementary. Using an expensive mic with low-quality preamp can get you a worse result than using a less expensive mic with a better preamp. In fact, from microphone to preamp to compressor and equalizer into audio interface/converter to computer as well as cables, everything plays their own big roles in the process. Our recording service doesn’t focus only on the microphones, but the whole recording chain needs to complement each other for capturing great sound.

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Inside Recording Booth

In the recording booth, Yamaha CLP 775 piano is provided for you to use it for warming up your voice or accompanying you during your recording session. 

 

Also, you can record the piano and your vocal simultaneously or separately according to your needs.

Audio Samples

Vocal Rec + Mix + Master Pack

Pop
00:00 / 00:37

Vocal Rec + Mixed + Mastered

Ambient Pop
00:00 / 01:33

Vocal Rec + Mix + Master Pack

Hip-Hop
00:00 / 01:24

Vocal Rec + Mix + Master Pack

Trap
00:00 / 01:09

Vocal Rec + Mix + Master Pack

Rap
00:00 / 00:54

Vocal + Harmony Creation + Mix + Master Pack

Vocaloid
00:00 / 01:01

Produced + Rec + Mixed + Mastered

Pop Rock
00:00 / 00:53

Vocal Rec + Mix + Master Pack

Chill Out Pop
00:00 / 02:05

Vocal Rec + Mix + Master Pack

EDM
00:00 / 00:51

Vocal Live Rec

Pop Rock
00:00 / 00:35

Vocal Rec + Mixed + Mastered

Electro Pop
00:00 / 01:10

Vocal Rec + Mix + Master Pack

Sentai Theme
00:00 / 01:33

Music Production + Vocal & Guitar Rec + Mixed

Rockabilly
00:00 / 00:48

Vocal & Piano Live Rec

Opera Classical
00:00 / 03:04

Voice Rec + Mixed + Mastered

Voice Acting
00:00 / 00:24

Our Recording Guide and Workflow

  • Getting started with the initial communication:

Tell us your desired date and time, contact information, expected numbers of people attending and duration required. We will then ask you about what type of project it is (vocal, voice-over or instrument recording) and how you would like to approach your recording session and any specific requests you’d like to make. From there, we will determine the scope of the plan to complete it.

  • Schedule the recording session:

We will schedule time and confirm with you. After that, the booking confirmation and invoice will be sent via email. If you have a brief of your song such as genre, song structure, demo, backing track, lyrics, reference material, etc., please send them to us before the session, it will help us to understand your vision better and the recording process will be much smoother.

  • On the recording day:

We will start by briefly going through the steps of your recording session, getting you feel comfortable in the room, setting up and testing instruments and equipment. After that, we will check the microphones, check the headphones and have you run through your song for sound-checking and warming up before we start recording. Once all set, we will begin tracking.

Q&A

I’m new and don’t know much about the whole process of recording, what do I have to prepare?

No recording knowledge or special equipment is required. We will review and arrange the best recording method and plan for you as well as guide you through the process. You can come with a peace of mind.

Is your recording service only for vocal and voice recording?

No, our recording service also supports many instruments.

What types of instruments can be recorded at the studio besides vocal and voice recording?

Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Violin, Viola, Cello, Sax, Flute, Bass (DI and Acoustic), Keyboard/Synth, Digital Piano (already provided in the recording booth).

It’s good that the studio has many mics to choose, but how do I know which mic would best suit my voice?

After knowing some details of your project, our engineer will try to select the right mic that will best suit your voice.

How long should it take to record a song

Depending on the genre, composition, arrangement, experience, etc., recording a song with a well-rehearsed band takes about a full-day session (8-12 hours) in general, and a singer will of course take a lot less time than a full band - Well prepared and rehearsed are key. We recommend 2 hour-recording session for one song is generally a good-safe booking time.

When booking my recording session, do I have to consider including additional time for data editing, file bouncing, mixing and mastering etc.?

Please let us know how long you would like to record your actual performance and any other addition requests you may have. Then we will inform you of how long the session should be booked and spared for additional time on adding/modifying/arranging tracks and takes as well as files and data management and delivery. We normally do not do on-site mixing and mastering in your recording session. Having a long session and many hours of listening and working with audio can make human ears lose the perspectives when making critical audio decisions. That’s why the post-production should be treated as different stages after your recording session for better results. We offer our post-production services separately or you can choose our recording plans that come with mixing and mastering.

Would there be any additional charges for more people?

Our recording service is an hourly rate and there are no additional charges for more people, please let us know how many people would attend the recording session and we will prepare the rest for you.

How many people can record at the same time in the recording booth?

Our recording booth can be able to support 2 people for recording at the same time and in some cases can be up to 3 people, depending on the type of application.

Can I change or cancel after booking?

Yes, there's no cancellation fee when notification is made 7 days prior to the book date. Cancellation fee will be applied by 50% of your total price between 6 days to a day before the booked date and 100% on the day. Changing or mis-schedule your booked date and time will be considered as a cancellation. For first time user on our recording service, you will be asked to pay for a deposit in advance.

Can I use the piano in the recording room during my recording session?

Of course, please use it to accompany your session. If you plan to record with the piano, please let us know during the booking process. There are no additional charges for using or recording the piano during your session.

What are the REC and Mix+Master Plans?

We offer three price plans for you to choose with other options to get your music completed and ready to release at special prices when you record with us.

About the plans, if I want to request a revision during mixing and mastering stages, would there be an extra charge?

You will get one free revision to request adjustments during each stage ex. in one revision, you can request us to adjust one or multiple things at the same time. Additional revisions are ¥2,750 each.

After my recording session, how would you deliver the files?

We will upload the files on cloud storage and file sharing services like GigaFile, Dropbox, Google Drive etc. and notify you via email to download the files. 

Recording Pricing

Price Display Including Tax

Price includes Rec Booth + Mix Room + Engineer

We also offer
REC Plans for you, please click here for more details.
​Extension on the day - additional ¥649 per hour will be applied (Tax included)
*Please note that we may not be able to extend the service due to the booking availability

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Other Services

  • Spot/Basic audio editing/Audio Clean Up, price starts at ¥1,650〜 per track

  • Fixing timing issues, price starts at ¥3,300〜 per track

  • Pitch Correction, price starts at ¥8,800〜 per track

  • Multi-track mixing, price starts at ¥22,000〜 per song

  • Stereo/Stem mastering, price starts at ¥5,500〜 per song

  • If the song is longer than 5 mins, ¥2,750 additional charge may apply.

All prices include Tax

Before Clean Up

After Clean Up

EQUIPMENT

Computer

  • iMac Pro

Audio Interface

  • Universal Audio Apollo x8

Monitors/Headphones

  • Yamaha HS8 and HS8 Sub

  • Sennheiser HD 650 Sonarworks

  • Beyerdynamic DT-770 PRO

  • Sony MDR-7506 

  • Manley Core Reference Tube CH Strip

  • Heritage Audio HA73X2 Elite 2CH Mic Preamp

  • Focusrite ISA 2CH Mic Preamp

  • Lindell Audio 6X 500 Mic Pre/EQ

  • Avalon U5 Class A Active Instru DI/Preamp

  • Radial Pro D2

  • Palmer PDI 09

PreAmp/DI

Analog Processors

  • SSL Fusion

  • Lindell Audio PEX 500 Series Passive EQ

  • Lindell Audio 7X 500 Series Compressor/Limiter

Headphone Amp

  • Presonus HP 4

Control Surfaces

  • Softube Console One MKII

  • Presonus Fader Port 16

Production Software

Patchbays

  • UAD Software Plug-in System

  • Fabfilter Bundle

  • Soundtoy 5 Complete Bundle

  • iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced

  • iZotope RX 9 Advanced

  • Melodyne 5 Studio

  • Samson S-Patch Plus 48point Balanced

  • Hosa Patchbay Mic In

Mics

Power Conditioner
  • Telefunken CU29 Copperhead 

  • Mojave MA200 

  • Neumann KM184 mt Stereo Set

  • Shure SM57

  • Shure SM58

  • Shure SM7B

  • Shure 55SH 

  • Bluebird 

  • Rode NT 

  • FURMAN

Cables
  • Mogami Neutrik

  • Canare Neutrik

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