A weekly mix of trending topics and themes

Sean Slade's Explosive Session with Lou Reed

Famed producer and faculty member recalls recording with the late rock legend.

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Berklee Now Series

Auditioning with EDI

Learn about Berklee's audition process for students focusing on electronic digital instruments (EDI). 

Berklee Community Shines at First BAMS Festival

Singer-songwriter Dom Jones talks to her fellow BAMS Festival artists about what the event means both for them and the city. 

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Berklee Online Student Fights PTSD One Track at a Time

Eric Lewis, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, founded Vet-Traxx to help veterans use music to cope with stress.

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Prince Charles Alexander on Recording the Notorious B.I.G.

In this animated short, Alexander details his transition from funk artist to music production ace for Bad Boy Records.

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Meet Five Video Game Composers and Sound Designers

Learn about these careers and who is shaping the industry. 

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Bloomberg Law: Immigration Lawyer Uses Music to Appeal for Immigrants

Lawyer Susan Cohen is using music to raise awareness of the plight of refugees in a video she created called “Beyond the Borders.” In the video for the song, Berklee students sing and provide the instrumental accompaniment. 

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You Already Have Everything You Need to Make Music

Our ability to create great art comes from within, not from the gear we don’t own.

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Five Steps to Start Writing Lyrics

Break into lyric writing with structure and tools. 

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Arranging a Jazz Classic for Solo Piano

Get acquainted with jazz harmony, and learn to add solo piano performance to your repertoire. 

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Four Ways to Get an Internship

Start your career after graduation with an introduction to the industry. 

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Make Your Band a Business

Check out these five tips to make your band financially successful and viable in the music industry.

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Counterpoint in Today's Music

Think of these practical considerations whether you are writing rock songs, film scores, or EDM tracks.

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