This Space is Yours

Find Your Sound at Full Volume

The creative process is different for every artist, yet the need for a dedicated space to make and play music is universal. Whether you're looking to learn an instrument, write new tracks, practice for a show, or just jam, the space is yours to do it at full volume.

Home to artists of all disciplines and genres, check out our rehearsal studios in action; get inspired for your next studio session, or your first.

Choose Your Recording Studio

Our most compact and affordable rehearsal space, perfect for solo/duo rehearsals, commonly used as drum practice studios. Lite studios include a full drum kit (with cymbals), microphones, mixer and speakers. Amps are not included.

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Book Rehearsal Space in Minutes

How Does It Work?


Choose a Studio Online

Select a location and studio setup

Let Yourself In

Receive your door codes via email

Plug In and Play

Use our backline, mics and drum kits

Extend or Rebook

Extend your session or rebook online
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Equipment list

Ready to Plug-in and Play


Here's a rundown of the equipment available in a typical Pirate rehearsal room. This equipment may vary depending on room type and location. An individual equipment list is available for each room on the booking page.

- Bass Amps - Ashdown/ Fender Bass Amps and Cabs
- Guitar Amps - Ashdown/Fender/Orange/Marshall Guitar Amps and Cabs
- Drums - Natal Arcadia or Pearl Export five-piece drum kit (please bring your own drumsticks)
- Microphones - Stagg SDM50 vocal microphones and stands
- PA - Pioneer XPRS PA speakers
- Mixer - Alto 1202 12 channel mixer or Proel MQ12USB mixer

Grab your friends, it's time to jam in our low-cost, accessible rehearsal studios

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Record Your Session as You Play


Select a Compatible Room

Look for the OpenLIVE logo

Opt-In to Record

Click "yes" on the OpenLIVE popup

Start Your Session, Play

Let OpenLIVE record, mix and master

Edit in the App

Receive your recording post-session
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Got a Question?

Here are the questions we get asked the most, answered. Whatsapp is the best way to reach us if you still need help, or give us a call on 0333 241 9598.

How much does a rehearsal studio cost?

Rehearsal room prices at Pirate vary based on the room type, location and peak or off-peak booking times. Discounts are available for longer bookings.

  • In the UK if you book off-peak times, Lite rehearsal rooms start at £5.3 per hour, Standard at £6.8 and Pro at £8.9. 
  • In the US if you book off-peak times, Lite rehearsal rooms start at $11.60 per hour, Standard at $14.20 and Pro at $16.30. 
  • In Ireland, Lite rehearsal rooms start at €7.40 per hour, Standard at €8.90 and Pro at €12.10. 
  • In Germany, Lite rehearsal rooms start at €7.90 per hour, Standard at €8.50, Pro at €7.90 and Showcase €11 per hour. 

We aim to provide affordable rates, ensuring musicians of all levels can access quality music practice rooms within their budget.

How do I book a session?

Our live booking calendar shows the latest availability of studios. You can book anywhere from a year in advance right up until a few minutes beforehand. Some studios are popular, so we recommend securing your slot in advance.

TIP: Book enough time to set-up and get comfortable with the gear, and set-up/pack-down anything you’ve brought along. 

Can I rent a rehearsal space for a full day?

To provide flexibility for all artists, Pirate doesn't offer day rates for rehearsal rooms. Rent rehearsal space by the hour for the required duration.

What do I need to bring to my rehearsal session?

Artists need to bring their own instruments, except for drums. We also have a limited number of keyboards available on request, but they are not guaranteed. 

Drummers must bring their own cymbals if they are rehearsing in Standard or Standard+ rehearsal studios. They also need to bring their own drumsticks to all of our practice studios.

Please check what cables you need for your rehearsal before arriving at the studios. In addition to the listed equipment, we provide XLR (mic) and jack (instrument) cables and carry spares on-site. AUX cables are not provided, but some are available in spares if needed.

What if something breaks or I need a spare?

Spare equipment is available at every Pirate location, including instruments, cables, microphones, stands and other hardware.

If you need replacement equipment or something is missing, contact us on Live Chat via the website or
WhatsApp for assistance. We will direct you to our spares cupboard quickly so that you can get on with your session.

Can I record my rehearsal session?

Record your rehearsal using OpenLIVE.

Look for the OpenLIVE logo when booking a session. When you click to book a compatible room, you’ll be asked whether you wish to proceed with OpenLIVE enabled. Click ‘yes’. After your session, you’ll be sent a link to the online editing app, allowing you to select your best moments. 

Please note that OpenLIVE is not yet available in all of Pirate’s rehearsal studios.

How do I book OpenLIVE?

Where recording is available, you will see the OpenLIVE logo on the studio image on the booking calendar. When you select Book room, you will be prompted to add OpenLIVE to the session. Once you click Yes, OpenLIVE will be added to the session.

Once you exit the payment process, you’ll receive emails confirming your scheduled recording from OpenLIVE. If you don’t receive your confirmation, please drop us a note via live chat or email and we'll check for you.

Can I livestream from the studio?

Pirate currently doesn’t offer any in-built technology to livestream a performance from our rehearsal studios. However, you are welcome to set up for livestreaming independently.

Are studio visits available?

Unfortunately, studio visits are not available. If you want to check out a space, book a single off-peak hour. Our hourly rate is kept low for this purpose. Alternatively, explore our 360° virtual tours for a detailed view.

Alternatively, our 360° virtual tours are a great way to familiarise yourself with a typical Pirate location. Tap or click the locations below to get started:


London Earlsfield

London Notting Hill (Arch 2; Arch 3)

London Wembley

London Greenwich

London Camden 

London Tottenham

London Dalston

London Hackney



Berlin Prenzlauer Berg


LA Silver Lake

LA West Adams

NY Gowanus

NY Bushwick

NY Ridgewood

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Pirate not available in your region? New locations are opening across the globe throughout 2023 and beyond. Keep an eye out on our socials for updates, or pop us a message using the live chatbox on Let’s chat about how we can bring the next generation of creative studios to your area.