L.A. Productions is owned and operated by Rick Nalett since 1987. L.A. Productions features Pro Tools HD Ultimate , a Petrof 6'4" Grand Piano, Tascam 16-track Analog 1" tape, tons of Mac toys, tons of PC toys, tons of out gear, tons of sounds. In 2001, L.A. Productions moved it's location to Dewitt, MI, just outside Lansing. It's a 980 square foot building converted into a recording facility. The studio was designed for excellent separation and acoustic ambiance. The studio includes a drum booth, vocal booth, isolation room, and a piano room / isolation room. This a "professional" facility. The studio setting is designed with the artist in mind with a relaxing atmosphere.
In the last 34 years, L.A. Productions has literally produced over a thousand songs with hundreds of clients. Awards for jingle and song writing, national distribution with Ricky Nalett's "Healing Horizons" CD, and many letters of appreciation from businesses.
Services Provided: Short Run CD / DVD Duplication Producing
Music writing and arranging
Full production of songs for concept to final product
Recent Projects: In recent years, L.A. Productions has produced several books for Brilliance Audio, the second largest producer of audio books in America. L.A. Productions has also done promotional DVD's for several businesses, including Gordon Food Service, DeWitt Township (DeWitt, MI) and Clinton Transit .
With the DeWitt Township DVD, L.A. Productions worked with the leaders of the Township to complete the DVD. With the Clinton Transit DVD, L.A. Productions wrote the script, jingle, all musicbeds, shot all video, and took photographs to complete the promotional DVD. For a copy of either DVD, please call 517-487-1148 and request one.
Rick Nalett and L.A. Productions have won many awards over the years. While with Harvest Productions, he co-wrote many jingles that won Addy Awards. Over the years Ricky Nalett has won several song writing awards. In 2004, Joe Bristol and Rick Nalett won co-writers of the year in New Country category from North America Country Music Associations.
Studio Rates and Services / 2021
new lower rates!
PROTOOLS HD/w/ Engineer (ONE hour or Bands)……………….$50.00 per hour
PROTOOLS HD w/ Engineer (three hour minimum). …….…...…$40.00 per hour
Musician Fee………………………………….………………………TBA per song
Piano Rental (per session/ project/ Musician not included)………$40.00
TAPES AND MATERIALS:
CD's (including case and label, not including prep)…………………$2.50
Partial equipment list:
Pro Tools HD, Platium plug-in package, Tons of Plug-ins, Petrof Grand Piano, Peluso 22 47 (styled after the Neumann U-47), AKG 414 mics, AKG 460 mics, Shure mics, EV mics, Grace pre amps, Mackie Console, Mackie HR824 monitor speakers, Tascam 85-16B 16-track one inch tape with DBX, much outboard gear, loaded PC, Roland RD-800, Roland RD-800, Korg Triton, sound modules, plug-ins, etc.
L.A. Productions Recording Studio
Studio Policies, Terms & Conditions
L.A. Productions Recording Studio is a professional audio recording facility. Customer Service and satisfaction is my top priority. The following policies insure that all sessions are conducted in the most professional manner while providing our client a creative and comfortable environment.
Sessions are booked at the rates published by the studio (subject to change) unless other rates have been negotiated. A ONE HOUR session is $50. A session booked for two or more hours is at $40 per hour. Additional time will be charged at regular standard hourly rate.
Cancellations with less than a FOUR HOUR notice will result in a $50 charge. If L.A. Productions has to cancel with less than a FOUR HOUR notice, a FREE ONE HOUR session will given to the client.
START/END AND SESSION TIMES
The session clock begins at the scheduled time that both parties agree upon. If you arrive early and the studio can accommodate an early start, then the session clock will begin at that time. If you are late for any reason, you will be charged from the scheduled session start time, with no exceptions. Please call if you are going to be late! Set up time will be billed at regular studio rates unless other arrangements are agreed to. This includes load-in and instrument setup, microphone placement, level setting, media transfer, etc. In addition, any work done on behalf of the client PRIOR to the start of the session will be billed a regular studio rate.
You are responsible for all monies due to the studio and shall make payment to the studio with cash, credit card or previously approved check. No media will be turned over to you until full payment is made at the end of that days session.
Session media will only be released when full payment for the session is received. Once session media has been turned over to the client, L.A. Productions Recording Studio is no longer expected to maintain a backup copy of the session. L.A. Productions makes every attempt to backup up materials of the client and does back up all client materials but it is HIGHLY recommend that the client purchase a flash drive for their own protection of materials.
• No smoking in studio. Smoking is permitted outside.
• It is recommended that only individuals essential to the recording be present during the booked time.
I have fully read and agree to all of the above terms.