Inside your voice over studios
The process of creation is different for everyone. The need to have a quiet, productive space for live sound away from a living space or home studio is universal. Enjoy self-serve access, professional equipment, and a customized service from our dedicated support team. Round-the-clock opening hours help you to get creative around your daily routine.
Pop in for an hour or settle in for a day session. Record, edit and mix perfect voice audio in our voice recording studios. The space is yours for all of your voice over needs.
How to book a voice over studio
Our live booking calendar shows the latest availability of voice over and podcast 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. Tap the links below to get started.
TIP: Book enough time to set-up and get comfortable with the gear. Make sure to pack-down and pack-up anything you’ve brought along.
Voice over studio equipment list
Key voice over studio features
Looking for a voice over studio in your area? Here’s a few reasons why ours will help you complete your next project:
- A professional recording space optimized for noise reduction to help you capture vocals and produce clear audio samples
- Self-serve means that you have the freedom to come and go as you please and at any time of day
- Regularly cleaned and anti-bacterial kit available in all studios
- Great for solo voice actors, group voice talent, post-production, and more
- High-quality equipment for clear capture of narration, overlays, idents, etc
Join the Pirate Community
PIRATE.COM is the world’s largest creative studio and artist community network. Choose from over 50 locations across the UK, DE, US, and IE.
Our voice over studios are a great environment to create, write and produce high-quality vocals and sound. All voice sound studios feature professional equipment including condenser microphones, audio interfaces, mic stands and more for easy audio engineering and music production. We welcome anyone who wants to get creative in a secure environment, regardless of your ethnicity, sexuality, gender, or social status.
How To Start A Podcast
Creating a voice over or podcast may seem complicated at first, but it’s surprisingly easy once you know how to start, what information you need, and the equipment required. Don't worry, podcasts are as easy to create as they are to listen to; you don’t need a huge amount of money, technical knowledge, or a degree program to get your show up and running.
Whether you’re a budding podcaster looking to get your voice out there, or you want to create a podcast for your business, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate guide to starting a podcast.
Take a closer look at the professional voice equipment available in our voice recording studios.
What our fans say
I've spent a lot of time at Pirate and I really, really like it. You can just lose yourself.
Absolutely brilliant setup... Plug in and go. Get involved!
The equipment was very well maintained and extremely clean
Aaron Deakin — Leeds
Through Pirate I got a chance to practice privately and at my own pace.
Saint Ludo — DJ Mag
Frequently asked questions
Here are some answers to common questions about our voice over stuidos. Something else on your mind? Visit our support hub or reach out via Live Chat.
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.
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.
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.
What type of podcasting equipment do you have?
We offer high-quality equipment in all our studios. Whether you’re recording a personal piece or a business podcast, you’re assured of quality:
- RØDECaster Pro Integrated Podcast Unit
- 4 x Rode Procaster Mic
- 4 x KRK 6400 Studio Headphones
When are the podcast studios open?
What do I need to bring to my session?
- A laptop to record onto OR a microSD card to record onto (essential)
- A USB-C cable — if you’re recording to a laptop, you’ll need one to connect to the equipment (optional)
- Adapter — if your laptop doesn't have a USB-C port, bring an adaptor too (optional)
If you're using an SDcard to record your podcast, 32GB is a good size.