Recording Contract Forms

Write your own Recording Studio Contracts with these professionally prepared legal templates.

  • Contracts, releases and royalty agreements for working with musical artists, sound engineers and technicians.
  • Downloadable templates that can be customized for your studio operation.
  • A great cost-effective alternative for indie music labels. You don't need to hire a lawyer to draft your contracts.
  • Forms for United States and Canada as well as generic documents that can be used anywhere.
  • Whether you're a large record company or an independent producer, you'll love how easy it is to use these studio contract forms.
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Acknowledgement of Debt Obligation for Studio Fees

Do you allow musical artists to use your recording studio on a pay-later basis? Be sure you get paid with this Acknowledgement of Debt Obligation for Recording form.

  • The Acknowledgement can cover all or part of the costs, including studio time, engineer, producer, session musicians, and CD mastering.
  • The artist acknowledges the outstanding amounts still owing to various parties involved in making the recording, and agrees to pay all the outstanding amounts prior to re.....
$2.29

Musical Artist Release for Use of Likeness

Record producers, obtain a release from an artist in connection with promotion of a record with this Musical Artist Release Form for Use of Likeness.

  • The artist grants the record company and related parties (distributors, advertisers, affiliates, etc) the right to use the image and likeness of the artist for purposes of advertising and promoting recordings containing a performance by the artist as a musician or vocalist.
  • The artist agrees not to make any claim agai.....
$2.29

Musical Artist Release of Performance on Masters

Obtain a release from a musician or vocalist whose performance is contained on a master recording with this Musical Artist Release of Performance on Masters.

  • The artist grants the record company and related parties (distributors, advertisers, affiliates, etc) the perpetual right to use the masters in any manner they see fit.
  • The artist waives the right to any claims for payment or royalties with respect to the musical performance(s) contained in the masters.
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$2.29

Production Agreement for Master Recordings

Record producers, write up a contract to produce a demo for a musical artist with this Production Agreement for Master Recordings.

  • The masters will be used as demos and will be shopped around to various record labels in order to attempt to obtain a recording contract for the artist.
  • The artist retains ownership and control of all copyright in the masters and all recordings or reproductions.
  • The producer's compensation takes the form of a royalty and/or com.....
$12.49

Production Agreement for Recording Demos

Record producers, write up a contract to produce demo recordings for the musical artists who use your studio with this template Recording Production Agreement.

  • The contract template includes options for several fee schedules (hourly, daily, per recording, project rate).
  • An additional fee will be charged if the producer provides engineering services as well.
  • The artist will use the demos to attempt to obtain a recording contract with a major label.
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$12.49

Receipt for Master Recording

Do you produce masters for a record company? Document the delivery of the masters to the record company with this Receipt for Master Recording.

This free Receipt for Master Recording form is provided in MS Word format, and is a free download.
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Recording Contract

Record producers can write up Recording Contracts for musical artists with this downloadable template which can be used in the United States and Canada.

  • The contract sets out the terms agreed to by the parties for the production and distribution of a master to be recorded by the artist.
  • All expenses will be paid by the record company and reimbursed from gross income from sales of the record.
  • Both parties share artistic control for the recording.
  • $17.99

Recording Studio Services Contract

Write contracts for the bands, singers and musicians who rent your studio with this template Recording Studio Services Contract.

  • The services provided under the contract include studio time, a recording engineer, and any additional services required by the musical artist during the recording session.
  • The artist agrees to pay a cancellation fee if sessions or services are cancelled on short notice.
  • The recording studio will not release the master until all f.....
$17.99

Royalty Agreement between Artist and Producer

Prepare a Royalty Agreement between a musical artist and a record producer in connection with producing master recordings.

The artist agrees to pay the producer a percentage of the artist's royalties on sales of recordings derived from the masters, as payment for the producer's services in recording and creating the masters.

This Royalty Agreement between Artist and Producer template is in MS Word format, and is fully editable to meet your needs. Buy the form once.....
$6.29

USA Record Company Producer Contract

Hire a producer to produce master recordings in your company's recording studio with this USA Record Company Producer Contract.

  • Work for Hire. The producer's services are provided on a work-for-hire basis. All rights to the masters and to records derived from the masters belong to the record company.
  • Re-recording. The producer agrees to re-record any performances that the record company does not find satisfactory.
  • Album Credits. The prod.....
$17.99