Playlists, podcasts, and the Berklee Internet Radio Network (BIRN)

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s Orchestra of Electricity

Take a moment to clear your mind with the alumna synth composer's organic, meditative music, featured on this episode of Sounds of Berklee.

Berklee Now Series

Chinese classical music being performed by an orchestra

More than Mozart: A Global Take on Classical Music

Inspired by a Chamber Series performance at the Conservatory, listen to examples of classical music that go far beyond the Western idiom.

Musicians and Mental Health: What You Need to Know

Leah Driscoll, director of health and wellness programs, shares resources for musicians to manage their mental health on Sounds of Berklee.  

Naty Hernandez

Listen to a New Song from Women in Music Award Winner Naty Hernandez

The award provided the Colombian multi-instrumentalist with the resources to produce the song "Besar el sol."

Album art from the Shoegaze playlist

Do You Shoegaze?: A Primer on the Underground Genre

Listen to artists who've helped create, define, and redefine the ethereal rock genre, from Slowdive up to the alumna-fronted IAN SWEET.

Jilian Medford of the band IAN SWEET

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

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

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

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.

Niu Raza Issues a Dance Challenge with 'Moramora'

Berklee alumna and Madagascar native Niu Raza gets audiences to dance with her catchy, upbeat pop tune.

Alutha Taho singing in the studio

Summer Student Pens Song for South African Women's Day

South African singer Alutha Taho partnered with women-focused arts organization the Mama Project to release the song "Together We Can."

Jackie Foster’s ‘Great Escape’ Embraces Life after The Voice

The singer's new summer anthem empowers listeners to face their fears.

Elif Sanchez to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 on Saturday, August 3 for a performance by and interview with the alumna songwriter from Turkey.


FuzzKill and Sounds & Scenarios Live from the Red Room

Tune in to birnCORE on Wednesday, July 31 for performances by the Boston-based rock and pop-punk bands.


Mar Fayos to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 on Saturday, July 27, for a performance by and interview with the jazz singer and Berklee graduate from Barcelona, Spain.