Rates & Policies

Depth Charge Studios is a project oriented facility owned and operated by producer/ engineer, Danny “Mister Wise” Zacharias (a.k.a. Zechariah Wise.) Our facility is available by appointment only.  Recurring clients with medium to large scale projects and our in-house production projects receive scheduling priority.  Referrals are strongly recommended. We suggest contacting us no less than two weeks in advance of your desired booking. New clients must schedule a meet and tour of our facility before scheduling sessions. Rates are subject to change without notice. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY.

Studio Rates (with Engineer)

Two Hours (minimum booking) $160.00
Half Day (Five Hours): $350.00
Full Day (Ten Hours): $700.00

Studio Rates (No Engineer)

Two Hours (minimum booking): $90.00
Half Day (Five Hours): $200.00
Full Day (Ten Hours): $375.00

Mixing by Mister Wise

Mixing estimates are based on our half day and full day rates (with engineer) listed above.  Most songs can be mixed within a half day or full day depending on their complexity.  Flat rate pricing is available for albums and multiple song projects.  For mixing of songs recorded at Depth Charge Studios: CONTACT US FOR SPECIAL RATES

Mastering by Mister Wise

See Two Hour minimum booking with Engineer
Projects of six or more songs: CONTACT US

Song Production and Scoring


Off Site Audio Production Services

We provide A1, A2 and Audio Assist personnel for live sports and studio broadcasts, in-house stadium/ arena/ concert venues, on location shoots and corporate events. Contact us for rates and availability.

Consulting Services


Safety and Security

Depth Charge Studios is a tobacco-free facility and is under 24 hour remote video surveillance to insure security for our clients and staff.


Studio time may be booked via e-mail, phone or in person. Studio appointments begin at the date and time established by the client, regardless of the client’s presence or tardiness.  Clients are advised to arrive 5-10 minutes early in order to maximize and make full use of their time. Cancellations made inside of 48 hours are billed at 50% of the scheduled charge. Cancellations made inside of 24 hours or no shows will be billed for the full time and will forfeit any applicable deposit.

Dogs on Premises

Depth Charge Studios is home to two small dogs, Wellington and Maxine.  Our furry assistants have been raised in the recording studio and are adored by our clients and staff. If you are allergic or uncomfortable around dogs, we are unable to provide services that require your presence at our facility.


Depth Charge accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Paypal and Cash App. For convenience, we recommend keeping a credit card on file. Clients who keep a credit card on file will be charged for full payment on the day of their session appointments. Clients who do not keep a credit card on file must pay no less than a 50% deposit at the time of booking to secure their appointments. PayPal handle is @DepthChargeStudios. Cash App address is $DepthChargeStudios. If using PayPal or Cash App, please include the client name, appointment date and time in the “Note” field. IF YOU HAVE NOT BOOKED A SESSION WITH DEPTH CHARGE BEFORE, YOU MUST FIRST CREATE AN ACCOUNT IN OUR SYSTEM by calling us at (703)535-6801, emailing us at studio@depthcharge.com.