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OFFICAL RE-LAUNCH SATURDAY APRIL 1ST 2017!

In response to the heavy demand for a properly outfitted, dedicated rehearsal spaces in the city (and critically underscored by the damage from the earthquakes) the Christchurch Music Industry Trust-after a marathon 3-year fundraising effort, built and opened BeatBox Studios at the end of 2014.

BeatBox Studios provides a vibrant place where artists and creative’s are able to come together, to incubate ideas, and rehearse in a safe, professionally managed and cost effective environment, which meets the most up-to-date global acoustic requirements.

All rooms come equipped with a professional P.A system and two studios also include full back line; drum kit, bass rig, and guitar amps all ready to just plug in and go. We are also open for bookings 7 days a week. Come and see for yourself why BeatBox is the place to play!

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FAQ

Question & Answer: 

How many to a studio?

We have 3 studios. The two 5m x 5m rooms can comfortably accommodate 5 people. The larger 8m x 5m studio is getting cosy with more than 8.

Refund?

If you cancel your booking with less than 24 hours notice, we still require payment in full.

How much notice do I need to give to get a booking?

We recommend at least 48 hrs notice in advance to confirm bookings. The earlier the better.

How do I pay?

You can pay by direct credit in advance, or cash or EFTPOS at the studio.

What are your hours?

We do our best to be available for bookings.
Mon-Fri 10am-9.30pm
Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

What’s the min/max time I can book?

Minimum booking is 1 hour. All additional time in the studio is negotiable.

Can I come and view the studios?

We would love you to come and check out the place. Email beatboxnz@gmail.com to arrange a time.

Do I have to bring my own gear?

We have 2x drum kits, bass amps, guitar amps. A range of mics, and full p.a's (the gear list is below). So you will need guitars and any other instrument or specialist gear you use. It's first in first served so you need to tell us what you require and we'll do the best to have it ready for you when you turn up.

Can I drink alcohol and eat inside the studios?

Never inside the studio.

Do you hire the venue out to groups?

Yes we are able to hire the entire space to groups for all sorts of events, gigs and celebrations

How loud can we practise?

The rooms are soundproofed. But please be mindful of our neighboring tenants and respect our gear. If you break it, you'll be required pay for it.

Where can I park?

Unfortunately we don't have parking onsite. There is generally parking available on Madras & St Asaph Street.

What music equipment do you have there?

6 x EV ZLX112P speakers
3 x Yamaha MG 12 & 16 channel mixers
2 x H&H VRM112a monitors
2 x Tama Silver Star drum kits
2 x Hiwatt G112r guitar amps
2 x Ibanez Promethean bass amps
9 x Electro Voice (ND 767 and pls24) microphones
9 x Tama mic stands
9 x XLR + mic cables

Location Map

BOOKINGS:
MON-FRI 10am - 9.30pm

SAT-SUN 10am-6pm
270 St Asaph Street


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