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Lay down a beat, mixdown or master. Our professional recording studios come with everything you need for music production.
Go Pro if you need a vocal booth, or if you’re bringing the whole crew.
Just you? Book a Lite music studio.
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* Some studios may have different but equivalent equipment
This Space is Yours
Private Recording Studios
The creative process is different for every artist, yet the need for a quiet, productive space to work and learn is universal.
Stop by for a quick hour during your lunch break or dedicate a full day, lock in for a solo session or invite the crew, the space is yours to experiment, make mistakes, and find your sound — at full volume.
Home to artists of all disciplines and genres, check out our recording studios in action; get inspired for your next studio session, or your first.
All Genres, All Levels
The Artists Using Our LA Recording Studios
Producers: Invite Collaborators or Get in Your Own Zone
Unlock a quiet space to work by yourself or with your crew. Bring your laptop, connect to our professional production setup, and focus on arrangement, mixing, or mastering.Choose a Studio
Rappers: Lay Down New Tracks and Create Visuals
Record demos and promo videos alongside LA’s rising hip-hop stars. Write, spit bars, and produce in our private rap recording studios equipped with professional vocal booths.Choose a Rap Studio
Songwriters: Take Your Ideas and Record a Demo
Find your creative zone in our LA writing studios, used by some of the industry's brightest. Settle in for the day or drop by for an hour, whether it's your first or fiftieth demo.Choose a Writing Studio
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price for a recording studio in Los Angeles?
At Pirate, we aim to provide affordable rates, ensuring accessibility for musicians at all levels to high-quality music studios. Our rates for recording studio spaces in Los Angeles start at $15 per hour for Lite and $16 per hour for Pro. Discounts are available for longer bookings.
How do you choose the best music studio for your project?
Pirate offers two types of recording studios in Los Angeles, with and without a vocal booth.
The Lite recording studio does not have a vocal booth and is perfect for budget-conscious producers working solo or collaborating with one or two other artists.
If your focus is on recording vocals and collaborations, the Pro studio is tailored for you, accommodating up to five artists comfortably and featuring a curtained vocal booth.
How many recording studios does Pirate have in Los Angeles?
Do you have a sound engineer or mastering engineer available onsite?
Pirate does not provide on-site sound engineers or mastering services with our 24-hour self-service recording studios. However, you are welcome to bring your own engineer.
For basic DIY mastering, follow our step-by-step guide on how to master a song.
How do you start as a music producer in LA?
Can a beginner music producer use the studios?
Our studios are designed for plug-and-play simplicity. Anyone with a laptop can use our recording studios to start exploring music production.
What studio is best for voice-over?
What studio is best for mixing?
Our Lite recording studio is a cost-effective option for producers seeking a mixing studio in Los Angeles. Check our guide on how to mix music for help getting started. For a studio with more advanced music production equipment, opt for a Pro recording studio at your local Pirate.
What studio is best for recording vocals?
For voice recording in Los Angeles, our Pro recording studio is ideal, equipped with dedicated vocal booths to capture clean vocals.
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ADA-Compliant DJ Booths
- Wide access to the DJ desk
- 15-degree angled equipment
- Flat surfaces on either side
- Knee clearance for comfortable chair positioning
- Power sockets at front of desk
Do More at Pirate
Rent a Studio, Unlock Events and Opportunities
Meet Other Artists, Have a Mix and Discover New Tunes at Open Sessions
Join us on the last Thursday of every month for our Open Decks night at Pirate West Adams. You can sign up for a DJ slot when you arrive or just come hang out from 7–10 pm.Book a Ticket
Join Free Online Workshops and Learn from Industry Leaders
Join online workshops to learn new technical skills from touring artists, or receive advice from guest speakers specializing in A&R, management, and distribution.View Workshops
Book a Range of One-on-One Music Lessons In-Person or Online
Book a music teacher for lessons at any of our studios in LA, or get started with online music lessons. Crack Ableton, get to grips with guitar, or master the art of DJing.Book a Lesson
- 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