What do I need to bring with me at the session?
Depending on the room type you've booked, there will be a different set ...
List of all cable types
Here is a list with a quick description of all cable types we either pro...
Can I record in a Rehearsal studio? Can I record a band in a Recording room?
In short, the answer is yes, only if you bring the extra gear yourself. ...
Can I hire / rent equipment?
We currently have equipment hire in our Birmingham location only. You ca...
How do I turn on the lights in my studio?
Every studio has got a lighting switch in a form of a button on the w...
Do you have a sound engineer?
Our recording studios are totally self-service, so we don't provide any ...
What equipment do you have in the studios?
You can find out what equipment is listed in each studio by clicking on ...
What do I do if equipment breaks?
Our Site Managers do their best to make sure any faulty or broken equip...
How do I replace missing or faulty equipment in my studio?
We carry limited spares on-site, in the event that something is missing ...
I cannot enter my studio. Lock isn't working
When you book a session at Pirate, you’ll be provided with two codes – o...
Find your studio entrance easily with what3words
We now have what3words locations for all studios across the UK, IE, DE a...
Are the studios pet-friendly?
New York, Germany, Ireland, and the United Kingdom:  We can only welcome...
Are studio visits available?
Sorry, we are unable to offer studio visits at any of our locations at ...
I have an emergency
For any on-site emergencies (fire, medical emergencies etc) please call ...
I'm having trouble with the air-conditioning or heating
The red timer light is flashing / The AC is not responding to the remote...
Why is there no power in my studio?
The power will automatically come on a few minutes prior to the start of...
Are your studios wheelchair-accessible?
Studios With Level Entrances: The following studio locations are wheelch...
Lost Property
I have lost something at the studios.  If our mornings cleaners find any...
How big are the studios?
These studio dimension measurements are for guidelines only. Studios can...
Facilities at PIRATE.COM
  This article provides an overview of the facilities offered at our loc...
Car parking
Key info on car parking Birmingham, Notting Hill and Leeds restrictions...
Do you have WiFi?
We have Wifi in all locations. Please note that temporary service issues...
Security
How we get in touch We may reach out with a friendly warning text durin...
Filming at PIRATE.COM
FILMING AT PIRATE STUDIOS Can I film in pirate studios? While our spaces...
How old do you need to be to use the studios?
You need to be 18 years or older to hold an account with us (we'll ask ...
How many people are allowed in my studio?
You are welcome to have some friends in the room with you during your se...
House rules
We want everyone in the Pirate community to have the best possible exper...
Ridgewood Power Flip
Our Ridgewood, New York site has an electrical connection to the fire al...