Charge to make backing tracks?

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  1. IdentityDevice

    IdentityDevice SS.org Regular

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    Howdy! Ok so I recorded a band and they want some backing tracks for live. I'm under the impression that this is a service that I should be charging for? (never had to do it for someone else so) If so what is the usual going rate per song? Thank you!
     
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    thoughtpyotr SS.org Regular

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    I've only seen this done in a commercial recording studio. They charged their regular hourly rate.

    So just charge em whatever you think your time is worth.
     
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    GunpointMetal SS.org Regular

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    I would charge your normal rate for the time, and if they don't like that, charge $40 to bounce out the stems and they can make their own.
     
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    As in they want backing tracks without certain parts or do they want complete stems of every single track they recorded?
     

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