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If you have a musician in your life, we have the perfect gift for them to suit any budget. Gifting a subscription to Inside Blackbird gives the lucky person access to some of the most unique and high quality music insight out there today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

About Inside Blackbird

What is Inside Blackbird?

Inside Blackbird is a premium, subscription based, music-centered learning platform covering a wide range of musical disciplines. Our main goal is to give you an unflinching look into an industry that is historically defined by gatekeeping. Here, you will have full access. We want you to see your craft through the eyes of those who helped build it. We talk to artists, musicians, producers, engineers, songwriters, managers and many more who provide guidance on how to have a successful career in music. Our experts provide unparalleled insight as we capture what it’s truly like behind the scenes in the studio.

Does Inside Blackbird require a subscription?

Yes. Your Inside Blackbird subscription gives you full access to hundreds of videos with new videos released every single week.

How much does an Inside Blackbird subscription cost?

Currently, we offer two types of subscription plans:

  • Benchmark Subscription: $15.99 per month for 12 months, Or $159.99 upfront (one month FREE).
  • Student Subscription*:  $9.99 per month for 12 months, or $99.90 upfront (one month FREE)

All subscriptions give twelve months of unlimited access.

All monthly plans require a twelve month commitment (once per month for a full year).

*Student memberships require proof of student status.

When does my subscription start?

Your subscription begins the day you subscribe to Inside Blackbird.

If you’ve purchased a gift subscription for someone else, their subscription will begin when they activate their gift.

What types of subjects are covered in the videos?

Our videos cover a wide range of topics all centered around music creation. We cover live mixing and engineering, studio mixing and engineering, producing, instruments, how to get the best sounds out of your gear, intimate conversations with artists, producers, managers, engineers, and musicians. All of our videos are cultivated and arranged to provide you with unparalleled access to knowledge from the best in the music business.

What type of device or browser do I need?

Inside Blackbird can be viewed on any device that has access to the internet.

We’ve also tested our service on all major modern browsers.

You can stream Inside Blackbird 24/7 on your mobile phone, tablet, desktop, as well as Apple TV®, Android™ TV, Amazon Fire TV® and Roku® players and devices.


What are the 'resources' that you offer?

Our ever-growing Resources category feature over 1,600 manuals, ranging from keys to drums, microphones to consoles, guitars to plugins, vintage to modern.

Need a manual for your API 2500 compressor? Or your Fab Filter Pro Q3?  We’ve got you covered.  No more having to look on various websites for hard to find manuals, chances are, we’ve already got everything you need in our Resources section.

Can I make requests about what videos I'd like to see?

Yes! We love to hear feedback and ideas from our subscribers. You can email us at

If I cancel my subscription, will I be refunded?

If you cancel your membership within 24 hours of purchasing, you will be refunded your full subscription amount.