Essential Studio Gear

When talking about essential studio gear, most people want to talk about…


ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER

Our Institutional Director and President, John McBride, is featured in this…


Recording the Acoustic Guitar

It Starts with the Source Capturing a great acoustic guitar recording all…


Recording Piano 101

Greetings from Blackbird Studio and The Blackbird Academy! The acoustic piano…


A Day In The Studio

Ever wondered how a day runs at a major recording studio? For all the high-end…


what a day in the classroom is like

A Day in the Classroom

Watch these videos to check out what a day in The Blackbird Academy classroom…


How to Find Studio Work

There isn't any one way to get studio work, but there are typical paths and…


What to Consider When Recording Bass Guitar

Bass guitar recording is an important skill. The bass provides the harmonic…


Best Mics To Use For Recording Drums

Recording drums can be a challenge. To get top…


The Studio Production Hierarchy

Greetings! Here at The Blackbird Academy, we teach many subjects: technology…