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Jilian Medford of the band IAN SWEET

How Shoegaze Lived, Died, and Came Back to Influence a New Generation

September 12, 2019
If you like Coldplay, Beach House, or even the 1975, then you probably like shoegaze—even if you didn't know it. Read more

Heartbreak Is a Team Effort in The BreakUp

September 6, 2019
An emotional two-part dance film from songwriter Luis Gamarra and choreographer Holly Wilder shows what can happen when College and Conservatory alumni join forces. Read more

How a Music Degree Helped These Grads Land a Gig at Netflix

August 27, 2019
Meet the Berklee alumni behind your next binge watch. Read more

Nirvana Producer Steve Albini Recorded this Berklee Band’s Raw New Track

August 27, 2019
The legendary In Utero producer engineered the Cotones’s “The Final Cut” and dropped priceless wisdom in Berklee’s Studio 2. Listen to the track premiere on Sounds of Berklee. Read more
Terri Lyne Carrington at the drums

'Feel the One': Terri Lyne Carrington and Others Get Mystical with Jazz Advice

August 8, 2019
The drum legend and Berklee professor put together a special ensemble to perform and field questions from students. Read more

Berklee Acts Were Everywhere at Newport Jazz

August 6, 2019
Newport Folk Festival’s hip older sibling featured tons of Berklee alumni, students, and faculty. Read more

Grace Kelly Wins John Lennon Songwriting Contest

July 31, 2019
The alumna will take home $20,000 and other prizes after winning the contest's top award, Song of the Year, for her single “Feels Like Home.” Read more

Simone Torres Preaches Versatility at Berklee Clinic

July 29, 2019
The Grammy-nominated engineer and vocal producer has worked with Cardi B, Dua Lipa, and Camilla Cabello. Read more

Four Berklee Alumni Nominated for Emmy Awards

July 17, 2019
Four alumni from the college, including one current faculty member, were nominated for five Emmys. Read more
Kishi Bashi riding a horse

Kishi Bashi Carves Beauty Out of Tragic History

July 17, 2019
The indie virtuoso takes time at his Boston tour stop to discuss his new album and how to stay balanced when writing about dark subjects. Read more
Film composer Matthew Margeson

Rocketman to Godzilla: Alumni Create Music for Summer Films

July 11, 2019
If you hit the theaters this summer, chances are you'll hear the music of Berklee alumni. Read more
Will Butera displaying his Kick Block invention

Kick Blockin' Beats

June 26, 2019
Will Butera B.M. ’16 created KickBlock to prevent his bass drum from sliding. Now he’s turning it into a side business. Read more

Nashville Said Her Gender Was a Liability. Now She's Starting Her Own Label.

June 25, 2019
Emma White B.M. ’10 talks songwriting, launching a female-centric record label, and navigating the unsolicited advice given to performers. Read more

Berklee Alumni Among Emmy Winners for Momentum Generation

June 20, 2019
Kevin Doucette and Ishaan Chhabra received a Sports Emmy for their work on the surfing documentary Momentum Generation. Read more

Berklee's Boston Summer Music Preview

June 20, 2019
Summer in Boston means a slew of great musical experiences are right around the corner. Read more

Berklee Brass Players Take the Stage at Boston Calling

June 11, 2019
Recent alumni John Michael Bradford and Ethan Santos took a last-minute opportunity to perform with members of Bon Iver and the National in the indie supergroup Big Red Machine.  Read more

Dalaun Gets Vulnerable on Debut Single ‘Beggin’’

June 11, 2019
On this week's Sounds of Berklee, listen to a new track by emerging R&B singer Dalaun ahead of her BAMS Fest performance on June 22. Read more

Meet Seven Students from Berklee’s Class of 2019

May 9, 2019
Berklee will celebrate its newest class of innovative artists and music professionals. Read more
Album art from the BGJI tenth anniversary playlist

A 'Global Passport': 10 Years of the BGJI

April 1, 2019
Alumni of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) reflect on what the institute means to them. Read more

BirnCORE Live Presents Nick Hakim

March 14, 2019
The alumnus, singer-songwriter, and producer will perform at the BIRN’s spring event at the Red Room at Cafe 939 on April 19. Read more

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