A: All deposits are non-refundable. Deposits can be used on future sessions if cancelled within required time period. To cancel or modify a booking in our Standard, Elite and/or Showcase Studios we require 24 hours notice for every hour you have booked. For example, a three hour booking would require 72 hours notice. Recording requires one week’s notice for any cancellations or changes.
A: Standard Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday 10AM-1AM, Saturday and Sunday 12PM-12AM. Bookings outside of our standard hours are available, but please contact Smash directly.
A: Yes, we offer Discounted Solo Rates for same day bookings in our Standard and Elite Studios.
A: Yes! We offer discounted rates Monday-Friday 10am-5pm on Standard and Elite Studios as well as from 12-12 on weekends. We do offer additional discounted rates from time to time, but please call 212-244-9066 to ask for more info.
A: 50 Non-performing persons. The stage is also equipped to handle a band of 15-20 musicians.
A: You can park on the streets around Smash for Free after 7pm and all day Sunday. There are a number of parking lots around the studio including a very large lot on 34th Street between 8th and 9th Aves. Commercial vehicles can park hourly on the street using the Muni-meters at all hours.
A: Food and Drink are allowed in Studios within reason. We do require that you keep it all off the equipment and clean up after yourself. Additional charges may apply.
A: No. It is against the law to smoke inside any building in New York City as stated by the Fire Department of New York. Please smoke outside on the street. This includes all vapes and e-cigarettes. Thank you. Violators may be subject to fines at the studio.
A: Smash offers guitars, basses, keyboards, and percussion instruments all for rent. Also ask us about wireless mics and inner-ear systems available upon requrest.
A: All rooms offer auxiliary input that can be used for any 3.5mm audio/headphone jack, and our elite and showcase studios are equipped with bluetooth audio for wireless connection to the PA.
A: Our Elite and Showcase Studios offer FREE 2 track room recording to CDR or USB disk. We also offer HD Multi-Track Recording at an additional charge.
A: 307 W 36th St, on the 18th floor. Between 8th and 9th Ave.
A: Yes, we have two available for rent. Studio A has a Yamaha upright, and Showcase 1 has a Steinway O Grand. Sorry, we cannot move these pianos into different rooms.
A: All of our rooms have full backline including a drum kit with hardware and cymbals, an array of vintage and boutique guitar amps, as well as a bass rig, dual-tier keyboard setup and keyboards, microphones and PA all included with your rental.