Offbeat Pricing Guide

Our Custom Backing Track Pricing Guide

Factors governing the costs of custom backing tracks are generally Studio Time and Musician Fees. 

We offer great added value to our clients by including Guitars, Bass, Drums, Basic Keyboards and Backing Vocals in our studio time costs. 

Additional Instruments which require Session Players — for example, Horns, Lead Vocals, and other specialised instruments — would be charged on a quotation basis, based on the costs of the individual musicians' costs. 

It's also worth noting that custom made tracks can only be sold once as they are for exclusive use of the artists using them. Our tracks are unique and can't be compared to cheap backing tracks available online because the companies that create those tracks recoup their investment by selling the same track multiple times over. 

As each song and musical composition is radically different, we need to explore the following parameters in detail before we can give a more accurate estimate of recording costs.  

1. The length of the track
2. Instrumentation required
3. Complexity of material

Nevertheless, here's a rough guide to give you a general idea of how it works.

Custom Backing Track Examples


Our Rough Pricing Guide


Three Minute Track

A three minute song with simple chord arrangement, and Instrumentation of Bass, Drums, Guitar & Backing Vocals. The studio time required for this would be around 8 hours @ 75 per hour = £600.


Five Minute Track

Five minute track with simple chord arrangement, and Instrumentation of Bass, Drums, Guitar & Backing Vocals. The studio time required for this would be around 10 hours @ 75 per hour = £750.


Four Minute Track

Four minute song, an acoustic guitar or piano only backing track, 2 hours @ £75 = £150.


Five Minute Track

A 4- 5 minute track with complex arrangement and Instrumentation of Bass, Drums, Guitar & Backing Vocals, plus session musicians on sax and trumpet — 12 hours studio time @ £75 per hour plus two session fees of £100 per player = £1100

Please Note:

Obviously the examples above are purely notional, whereas real-life quotes are based on much more accurate estimations of everything involved in the recording. If you have a recording in mind and would like an estimate for it, feel free to get in touch and discuss it with us below.

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