Joshua Hughes

BBA Live Sound Engineering Graduate Joshua Hughes is currently mixing monitors for 🔥 Miranda Lambert & Pistol Annies. Josh started with Clair…


Angela Pannitti

ClassApril 2017ProgramLive Sound JobLive Sound EngineerBBA Grad Angela Pannitti is a live sound engineer/tech for Mid Coast Sound, a firm…


Fundamentals of Live Mixing

The name of the game is ‘sound reinforcement’ When it comes to successful and great sounding live mixes, it is important to remember that the name…


Alumni Profile: Diego Ruelas

Some of you have asked what The Blackbird Academy alumni have been doing since graduation. While we’ve only been in…


A Day In The Studio

Ever wondered how a day runs at a major recording studio? For all the high-end clients at Blackbird Studio, it all starts before the band arrives –…


Mixing Vocals in a Live Setting

The human voice, as an instrument, is probably the oldest, most dynamic and sonically diverse sound source in existence. It is also, in terms of…