Bradford Recording studios

Private Bradford recording studios. Acoustically-treated music studios with vocal booths available to book online with discount day rates.

Recording Studio Types *

Pro

Pro

Size

You and your crew

Audio Interface

Focusrite Clarett 4Pre USB

Headphones

2x Pioneer XPRS 10

Microphone

Audio Techinica AT2020 or SE Electronics SE2300

Monitor Speakers

Yamaha HS8 or KRK V6S4

Midi Keyboard

Novation Impulse 61

* Some studios may have different but equivalent equipment

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Inside your recording studios

The process of creation is different for everyone, yet the need for a quiet, productive space is universal. With self-service access, professional equipment provided free, and affordable day rates, our recording studios help you capture your creativity the moment it sparks.

Pop in for an hour, settle in for a day session, record, mix, edit — the space is yours for whatever purpose you need, and available 24/7 to work around your daily routine.

DJs going back-to-back using Pirate Studios DJ equipment

Your space to create

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, our specialist West Yorkshire studios are the perfect place to create, write, produce, practice and mix with no distractions.

In Bradford there are 18 spaces ready for your next project: 

  • Hone your mix on club-standard DJ equipment
  • Rehearsal studios to jam with your band or practice for the next gig in 
  • Recording studios to write and produce songs or capture vocals

Simply book and pay by the hour using our easy live calendar. It's time to let your creativity flow.

Close up shot of a vocalist using a Pirate Studios rehearsal studio

What is Pirate?

A worldwide network of DJ, production, rehearsal, podcast and dance studios, giving you round the clock access to create. Because we’re open 24/7, we've made the experience entirely self-service using our unique entry code system — but if you ever need a hand, we're here. The fastest way to get support is via Live Chat.


Enjoy industry-standard equipment at affordable prices at our Bradford studios


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West Yorkshire's finest

We're here for you, Bradford. We want to foster a new generation of cross-genre artists from the ground up, like 1st Born, Musumba, FLING, Blazer Boccle and Talkboy. Grime, drum and bass, bassline, house, R&B, indie — Yorkshire has it all.

The old guard still inspires though — guitar legend Allan Holdsworth got his start here, and Bradford's own Kiki Dee was the first female singer from the UK to sign with Motown’s Tamla Records.

For more local inspiration, we rate the Bradford Festival and The Underground's open mic night. For clubbing check out The Mill, Village Bradford and the legendary 1 in 12 Club.

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Equipment Available

  • Monitors - Monitors: 2x KRK V6 or Yamaha HS8 or Focal Alpha 80
  • Microphone - SE Electronics SE2200II Condenser or SE Electronics SE 2300
  • Interface - Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 / Clarett 4pre / 2 pre
  • Keyboard/Midi Controller - Novation Impulse 61 or NI Komplete Kontrol A61
  • Headphones - Pioneer HRM or Pioneer HDJ-X5 or KRK 6400
  • Other - External Screen, Keyboard & Mouse, Mic Stand, Keyboard Stand, XLR-XLR

Find Us

Getting Here

Pirate Studios, Media House (Unit 3), Hockney Road Industrial Estate, Bradford, BD8 9HQ

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The studio address is Pirate Studios, Media House (Unit 3), Hockney Road Industrial Estate, Bradford, BD8 9HQ — right opposite the Mercedes dealership.

If you're driving there's free parking at the studio. If you're coming by public transport, local buses stopping on Thornton Rd include the 67, 607, 615, 616 and 619.
 
Have a question or need support? Check out our FAQs, use the Live Chat, or call us.

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