The Phonix Music Studio

The Phonix Music Studio


Practice your instrument.
Teach your lessons.
Rehearse with your band.

ONLY $6/hr.

The Phonix Music Studio - Rehearsal space, band jam space, practice room, music lesson, teaching space in Vancouver. Open 24-7

The Phonix Music Studio - Rehearsal space, band jam space, practice room, music lesson, teaching space in Vancouver. Open 24-7

We are an unstaffed, self-serve facility that you can access anytime.
We do have some loud noise restrictions though (see below)


The Studio


10x14 ft space
Drum Set (3 toms, snare, cymbals, throne, all hardware)
Yamaha P-125 Weighted Keyboard
Heating & A/C
CD Player
Mini Fridge
Waiting room w/ couch
Music stand x 1
Folding Chairs x 4 & Stools x 1
One parking space + ample street parking
NO WASHROOM - There's one nearby at Trout Lake Community Centre

(Members Only)

Add the PA Sound System


Just $9 for any length of session
Behringer 1202 FX mixer
3 x Vocal Microphones
3 x xlr cables
2 x mic stands
Single line array speaker system
NO WASHROOM - There's one nearby at Trout Lake Community Centre

(Members Only)


Getting Here:

Steps away from the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain station

The studio is located inside a SMALL LANEWAY UNIT that looks like a one-car garage. It is a detached unit located inside the lane between 12th and 13th avenues. Look for the '1976" written on the back wall and the big Phonix sign on the door. Watch this video for how to get right to our door.

• From 12th Ave, turn southbound onto Semlin Dr.
• Turn right into the first lane
• Find the 2nd carport on your right, marked "1976"


There is parking for ONE CAR in the laneway, against the south wall of our unit. Please do not park in the driveway. There is also plenty of free street parking on Semlin Dr.


You DO NOT need to walk through any gates, yards or houses to get to our studio. If you open any gates and/or encounter dogs, YOU ARE IN THE WRONG PLACE. We don't have a door bell or steps either. You are looking for a single, unassuming door, with a "PHONIX BAND" sign on it. That is the only door you need to go through.


Individual instrument practice rooms are almost non-existent. Affordable band practice spaces are a rarity. No spaces are open 24-7.

Introducing the Phonix Studio.

Our concept is much like that of any car-sharing network. Because you access the building with your smartphone, we don't need to staff it - it's a self-serve operation and all our members help keep the space clean and damage-free. This is how we keep the price so low

Our studio was built by an Art Institute graduate and features ample electrical outlets, acoustic tiles and triple-thick double-insulated angled walls and ceilings for optimum sound deadening and isolation. The studio room measures about 10ft x 14ft and is a great spot for teaching music lessons or rehearsing with a band from 2-8 people.

What About Noise Levels?

We are in a residential area. Therefor, we have "QUIET HOURS" between 10pm and 9am.

Our members may only use our online booking system to make bookings during our regular house, as a noise precaution. If you wish to book during "quiet hours", please email us directly at

Only quieter instruments like strings, light piano, singing etc. will be allowed during quiet hours.

As a final precaution, please ALWAYS KEEP BOTH STUDIO DOORS TIGHTLY SHUT when you're making sound. 

"An awesome place to come 24/7. A clean and professional environment goes a long way when you need to get down to business. With an awesome hourly rate and convenient location, the Phonix studio is my go-to jam space."- Nick Gee, Singer/Songwriter

Booking for the first time:

1. Please read our Studio Handbook, and check out our Price List. 
2. Download, sign and return our Phonix Studio Member Agreement. 
Email it, along with any supporting documents, to
3. Within 24-48 hours, we will approve your membership and send you an invitation to download the August App where you will find your Phonix Studio eKey waiting for you. Use the bluetooth eKey to access the studio during your bookings.
4. Return to to make a booking.
5. Enjoy the studio!

After that:

1. Book and pay your session at
2. Enjoy the studio!


Save money and reduce your rate to only $5/hr by using special discount code "STUDIOMEMBER" when you book 12 hours or more of studio time in a single order (you can add multiple sessions to your cart). 

(1) We'll need you to read an agree to our Studio Agreement and Handbook. Should there be any hiccups in this process (ie: You don't complete your paperwork 24 hours before your booking start time) or if you don't agree to our terms, we will gladly refund your payment and cancel your booking.

(2) We'll send you instructions to download the free app that you'll need to wirelessly access and unlock our studio door with your smartphone. Don't have a smartphone? Just call us and we'll buzz you in.

(3) We'll send you an eKey that will be specific to your phone and useable for all your future bookings. Contact us if you loose or change phones as we'll need to issue you a new key.