What are the practice spaces?

Leopoldskazerne, Kattenberg 4, 9000 Gent

Democrazy is responsible for the management of the practice spaces in the Leopoldskazerne. 4 rooms are available for practice in this former army barracks. In the basement, there are 20 storage rooms in which rehearsing bands can put away their material (depending on availability). 

How to reserve a practice space?

Consider the availability of the several practice spaces: click on the name of the space below. In the window that opens, you can register or log in, and reserve online. You will receive an e-mail with the confirmation of your reservation and some guidelines regarding the next steps.
For more information, send an e-mail to verhuur@democrazy.be, or call 0032 (0)9 223 22 27 (Tomas).

 

These are the spaces:

Crazy Cobain

  • practice space with a size of 30m²
  • for rent in timeslots of 4 hours
  • cost: € 18/4 hours
  • STUDENT DISCOUNTRATE: € 10/4 hours, only valid for units during the day (from 11h until 15h or 15h until 19h)

Crazy Buckley

  • practice space with a size of 30m²
  • for rent in timeslots of 4 hours
  • cost: € 18/4 hours
  • STUDENT DISCOUNTRATE: € 10/4 hours, only valid for units during the day (from 11h until 15h or 15h until 19h)

- OR -

  • project space* with a size of 30m²
  • for rent per week
  • cost: € 80/week

Crazy Bonham

  • drum space with a size of 15m²
  • for rent in timeslots of 1 hour
  • cost: € 5/1 hour
  • drum set at hands

Kinky Curtis

  • project space* with a size of 30m²
  • Currently let out on an annual basis to the project-studio belonging to Frits Standaert** from whom rehearsing bands can get help with, among others, demo recordings  and pre-production (at democratic prices). For more information (bio below), contact verhuur@democrazy.be.

Storage rooms

Rates and procedure

  • Payment of the rent is done on the account number 035-0752532-47 to Democrazy (mentioning bandname + date of practice).
  • Is it your first time letting our space? You will have to pay a guarantee of € 100 cash.
  • Collect your key and contract at least 3 days before the first practice in the Leopoldskazerne, by appointment.

Discount rate

Anyone can rent the practice spaces for € 10/4 hours. This is only possible during the day on weekdays between 11h and 19h.

*Project space: a project means that a band would rent the space for a defined period of time in preparation of, for example, an album recording, a series of live shows, etc.
BANDS WHO RENT CRAZY BUCKLEY PER WEEK TAKE PRIORITY: THEY CAN CANCEL RESERVATIONS OF THE TIMESLOTS ON THE CONDITION OF A TIMELY RESERVATION I.E. AT LEAST ONE MONTH BEFORE THE START OF THE SLOT.

**Bio Frits Standaert: He started the project-studio for his animated cartoon productions, but he gradually started to use the studio for his own musical adventures. Bands and projects from the last couple of years were, among others, Durango (roots-electro, V2 Records), Zeker Weten (afro, Anyway Music), Gloria en Sifort (hip hop p.p. Arenbergschouwburg & Sin Productions), Divan Express (demo-recording), music for animated cartoon “Rumours”, music for animated cartoon “The Writer”, assignments for business films and -publicity.