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Recording Studio Types *




You and your crew

Audio Interface

Focusrite Clarett 4Pre USB


2x Pioneer XPRS 10


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

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.

What You Get

Why Make Pirate Your LA Music Space

Your Music Production Studio

Record, Edit, Mix, and Master Inside

Pirate Studios Recording

Looking for a quiet space to finesse your beats by yourself or with your crew? Choose your location and preferred studio type — our Lite rooms are among the cheapest recording studios in Los Angeles, whereas our Pro rooms offer more advanced equipment, more space, and a curtained booth for recording vocals. 

Connect your laptop to our professional production setup, and focus on arrangement, mixing, or mastering at a music studio near you within minutes of arriving.

Your Voice Recording Studio

Step Inside a Professional Booth

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Our best recording studios in Los Angeles for rappers are our Pro rooms, which feature dedicated vocal booths. Book a recording studio online for instant access. Write, spit bars, record, and listen back; create demos and promo videos alongside LA’s rising hip-hop stars.

Our self-serving recording studios mean you can book online and let yourself in. If you need a little longer to get the perfect take, you can extend your session online too. Enjoy flexible recording studio rental at our West Adams and Silver Lake studios, both open late.

Your Songwriting Studio

Turn Your Latest Idea into a Demo

Woman recording and singing @ Pirate Studios

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.

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 $18.20 per hour for Lite and $23.10 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?

Pirate operates 18 recording studios across two Los Angeles locations in Silver Lake and West Adams.

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?

Prepare for your first session using our guide on how to produce music. Private music production lessons are also available in Los Angeles or online.

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?

For voice-over recording in Los Angeles, choose our Pro recording studios with vocal booths. Alternatively, consider one of our LA podcast studios.

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.

Do you have a recording studio in Hollywood?

While we don't have a studio directly in Hollywood, our Silver Lake recording studios are just an 10-minute drive away, super easy to get to for anyone coming from Hollywood.


What our customers are saying

For Everyone

ADA-Compliant DJ Booths

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Studio 24 at West Adams and Studio 28 at Silver Lake have been specifically designed for accessible use. Book now and enjoy first-class DJ practice equipment with additional features, including:

  • 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

Events Calendar

Check out our in-person and online events, masterclasses, social meets and skills workshops available in Los Angeles.

  • DJs in the Pirate Studios

    OPEN SESSIONS Pirate Silver Lake sponsored by Nectar Hard Seltzer



    You are invited to our very own DJ open decks event now held in our Silver Lake studios, in Los Angeles.

    Every last Thursday of the month, from 7-10pm, we open the doors to our DJ studios and DJs of all levels and all genres are welcome to come and play B2B. When you arrive, sign up for your 15 min set show us your best blends.


    Pirate Silver Lake, Los Angeles


    7 - 10 pm PDT



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