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Terms & Conditions

Upon entering a booking agreement with our Studios, all clients agree to the following terms and conditions.

Studio: means Ice Cream Sound Studios located at 453 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013.


Client: means the person or company referred to on the booking message/invoice.




  • Any personal information collected by the studio on the client will not be disclosed with a third party, unless requested for by a law enforcing agent.

  • Session details, recorded material, and anything revealing a clients location/intellectual property will not be disclosed to any inquiring parties, unless said client gives explicit permission otherwise.

  • Any information collected for payment is secure, and will not be shared with anyone.



  • A session is only locked in when a minimum 50% deposit is received in advance.

  • All first time clients must provide proof of photo ID by providing a picture or bringing one to the studio upon arrival. The photo ID must match the person who is booking the studio.

  • All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Firearms and other weapons are not allowed on the premises. If they are revealed, the studio has the right to ask the Client to remove the firearm from the Studio.

  • There is a capacity limit per studio room. Studio C: 8, Studio B: 6, Studio A: 12. If the attendance will be more than the listed capacity, additional rates will apply.

  • 24 hour notice required for all cancellations and reschedules. Any deposits made toward session with a cancel under 24 hours in advance will not be refunded nor saved for a reschedule.

    • In the event that sessions are not running on schedule, the Studio reserves the right to modify session start times by up to 120 minutes without client consent.

  • All payments made are nonrefundable and final.

    • if a Client decides not to show up to their session, no refund will be made as the time is still booked to them, thusly having studio product being available to be received​

  • The accepted methods of payment are Zelle, Apple Pay, Cashapp, Paypal (Friends and Family payment only), and Cash.

  • The Client is responsible for all amounts due and shall make payments to the Studio by aforementioned payment methods up front. Any additional charges incurred must be paid immediately prior to extension/service add-on. The Client is responsible for any and all  legal costs and attorney’s fees required to collect payment for any services rendered.



  • Session will begin at requested booking time slot. Clients are expected to arrive on time, and leftover hours will not be saved/rolled over into future bookings.

  • The Client agrees to pay for studio time at the rate in effect at the time of booking. Rates are subject to change without notice.

  • If the Studio is required to cancel a session due to unavoidable circumstances not within the Studio’s control (ie; equipment failure, engineer illness, natural disaster), the Studio will reschedule the session for the earliest available time consistent with the needs of the Client. In the event that neither the Client nor the Studio can reach an agreement on a date and time for re-schedule, the Studio shall refund the full deposit amount to the Client.

  • When Studio session/rental is booked,  the time the Client has requested is then reserved for the Client and becomes unavailable for others to rent, If the Client chooses to end the session early, the Client will still be responsible for payment for the entire time in which they have reserved. The Client will not be entitled to a refund or credit if they choose not to utilize the time reserved in its entirety.

  • Once a session time is locked in via deposit, it is locked in and can not be adjusted within 24 hours of the session start.

  • If original session was booked through a promotion, the extended time will be charged at the regular Studio rate at the time of the session.

  • No refund will be made toward the client for completed studio/mixing services.



  • The Studio shall not transfer recording files or copies thereof to the Client or Client’s representative until all outstanding balances are paid in full. Until the full balance for the services requested by the client are paid, all recording files will be left at the Studio. When the Client has successfully fulfilled their monetary obligation, the Studio will release the recording files to the Client. Any and all material protected by copyright shall remain the property of the copyright holder.

  • The Studio will NOT backup the Client’s recording files. All session files shall be released to the Client or Client’s representative at the end of the recording session. It is the Client’s responsibility to provide a personal flash/hard drive to the Studio for the purpose of downloading/releasing the recording files to the Client in their entirety. Alternately, the Studio may transfer all recording files to  the Client by attaching a link containing the files and sending to the Client’s email address of record. These are temporary links and usually will expire within a certain timeframe. Studio is not responsible for any expired links if said time frame is reached.

  • If the Client rents the Studio facilities without the Studio's engineer, the Client assumes responsibility to pilot the Studio's equipment. Any time delay cause by improper use/knowledge of equipment by Client will not be credited back to the Client by the Studio. 

  • If the Client rents the studio facilities without the Studio’s engineer, the Studio is not responsible for any files left on the Studio’s computers at the conclusion of the recording session.

  • If the Client chooses a Studio Rental WITHOUT an engineer, the Client assumes full responsibility for the condition of the premises upon departure. The Client also agrees to pay to the Studio all fees necessary to return the Studio to the pre-rental condition should the Studio be left unclean or in any type of disrepair.

  • The Client shall be responsible for any loss or damage to the Studio or the Studio’s property that is caused as a direct result of misuse, negligence and/or careless actions by the Client or any part of the Client’s party.

  • The Client shall maintain sole responsibility for all personal items brought to the Studio. The Studio itself holds no liability for any of the Client's personal property that is lost or stolen while on Studio grounds.

  • Smoking of any kind, including cigarettes, marijuana, vape pens or hookahs is not permitted in the hallways of the Building (453 S Spring St). If the Client or any member of their party is in violation, the Client agrees that the session  will be cancelled and all payments already made will be forfeited.

  • The Client agrees to stay inside the studio room only and under no circumstances is allowed to loiter or film in the hallways, stairwell, roof, or lobby areas (or any other common areas).

  • Any violation of these terms and conditions by the Client or any member of the Client’s party is grounds for immediate termination of this agreement. At such time that this agreement is terminated, Client and all persons included in Client’s party shall be escorted from the property and the Client forfeits all deposits already paid to the Studio. Client will then be banned from use of the Studio’s facilities. The Studio or Studio Representative reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and/or determine when a violation of these terms has occurred.

  • The Client hereby releases the Studio from any liability for  harm or damage that may occur to property, equipment or persons in Client’s party  while on Studio grounds.

  • The Client hereby agrees that the Studio, under its own discretion, may use their photos, voice, works, name or likeness for purposes of promoting the studio.  This will be done through Social Media, Blog, news and any other appropriate platform where a Client’s talent will be showcased for the benefit of the Studio. The Studio upholds in high regard the privacy of the Clients. For this reason, the Studio will never sell, share or download the Client’s recordings without prior written consent from the Client.

  • Should any portion of this Agreement prove to be unlawful or invalid, the remainder of the agreement shall continue to be upheld as a valid and binding contract. This Agreement is governed by the laws and statutes of United States of America. In the event of a disagreement between the Client and the Studio regarding the performance of the Agreement, both parties hereby agree to attempt  to resolve their issues through mediation. If an agreement can not be reached through mediation, the order set forth through litigation will be followed according to the terms of that order and attorney’s fees will be paid by the party found to be at fault.



  • This constitutes the entire agreement between the Client and the Studio. By confirming and locking in a booking with the Studio, the Client confirms that they have read, and fully understands the terms and conditions and does hereby agree to all provisions.

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