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Rentals Manager /Studio Guitar Tech

Mike has been in the pro audio rental business since the early 90's as manager and then co-owner of Underground Sound. He came aboard at Blackbird in 2006 and took over as manager of Blackbird Audio Rentals in 2014.

A professional guitarist since the 1980's, Mike is also the in house "guitar guy" at Blackbird, after years of guitar tech experience with artists and producers such as: Peter Frampton, Mark Knophler, Dann Huff, Dave Stewart, Jacquire King, Audley Freed, Brendan O'Brien, Nick Raskulinecz, John McBride, Seether, Evanescence, The Fray, The Hold Steady, Ghost, Sleeping With Sirens, Mastodon, Black Star Riders, and many more.



Rentals /Studio Drum Tech

A Nashville native,  Paul  has been playing drums professionally  for over 35 years.  He and his brother Mike (also at blackbird) started Nashville's first original  heavy metal bands.  Paulie has worked with Black Oak Arkansas, Petra, The Reverend Horton Heat, Tom Keifer, and Gene Simmons.  He has the task of keeping all of our 90+ drum kits and 165+ snares in top condition for our clients who came from all over the world to record on our kits.  

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