Leicester Recording studios

Leicester recording studios with workdesk, monitors, audio interface, MIDI keyboard and more. Day rates available — book your music studio today.

Recording Studio Types *

Standard

Standard

Size

1-2 People

Audio Interface

Focusrite Clarett 4Pre USB

Headphoness

2x Pioneer XPRS 10

Microphone

Audio Techinica AT2020 or SE Electronics SE2300

Monitor Speakers

Yamaha HS8 or KRK V6S4

Midi Keyboard

Novation Impulse 61

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
  • Standard
  • Pro

* Some studios may have different but equivalent equipment


Capture your creativity in our multi-purpose recording studios — the perfect spot to produce, edit and record


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Your space to create

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

In Leicester there are 14 spaces ready for your next project: 

  • Hone your mix on club-standard equipment in the DJ and Pro DJ studios
  • Rehearsal studios to jam with your band or practice for the next gig
  • 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.

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What is Pirate?

A worldwide network of DJ, recording, 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.

On-site facilities

  • Limited car-parking: three spaces outside the entrance to the studios, plus pay and display spaces at the Highcross John Lewis car park
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Vending machines
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Air-conditioned rooms

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


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Ay up duck

Leicester's lineage as a hotspot for many of the world's preeminent blues, rock and pop musicians in the 60s lives on through its exemplary array of independent record stores. Mighty Leicester boasts Britain’s first mainland radio station – BBC Radio Leicester – which first broadcast in 1967. Nowadays, you are just likely to hear local grime don and Pirate mainstay Jafro on the airwaves as you are to catch a chisit waxing lyrical about that 2015-2016 title-winning season.

Here are a few of our favourite spots that are within walking distance from your Cumberland St. studios:

  • Out Of Joint Records: Leftfield dance music specialist with undoubtedly the cutest office mascot in the area
  • Beat Route: second-hand prog, psych, pop mecca with an immaculately well-kept selection
  • Jazz House Records: lose yourself for hours in this haven for classic and contemporary jazz

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

Cumberland House, Cumberland St., Leicester, LE1 4QS

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The studio address is Cumberland House, Cumberland St., Leicester, LE1 4QS.

If you're driving, free parking is available. We have three spaces outside the entrance to the studios, and there are pay and display spaces at the Highcross John Lewis car park.

Please note: the Cumberland Street car park is now run by another company and no longer available to Pirate customers. Please avoid parking here, or risk receiving a parking fine beyond our control.

If you're coming by public transport, the Hay Market bus station is a ten-minute walk away.
 
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