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

What If You Could Use Virtual Reality to Learn an Instrument?

Shirly Spikes, an electronic production and design major and CEO of Virtuo Studios, shares her insights into the rapidly evolving industry of virtual reality and its potential to transform music education.

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Album art from the BAMS Fest 2019 playlist

BAMS Fest 2019: Featured Artist Preview

Prepare for this year's free festival in Franklin Park by getting into the grooves that will be featured on stage.

Dalaun Gets Vulnerable on Debut Single ‘Beggin’’

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.

Kate Schutt to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 on Saturday, June 22, for an interview with and performance by the New York City-based singer, songwriter, and producer.


Hien Nguyen to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 on Saturday, June 15, for an interview with and performance by the Budapest-born student singer-songwriter. 


Scoring Paris's Top-Rated Live-Experience Game

After graduating from Berklee's film scoring program in Valencia, Spain, Félix Carcone M.M. '15 cocreated the highly successful game The Live Thriller in Paris. He tells us why it's been such a hit, and we take a listen to the theme song. 

Album art from the 2019 commencement concert playlist

2019 Commencement Concert Setlist

Listen to songs featured at this year's concert celebrating the work of Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake, and Alex Lacamoire.

Myia Thornton's Mood for the Moment

Rapper, singer, and producer Myia Thornton, who performed with the Missy Elliott ensemble at the 2019 commencement concert, brings a chill R&B groove to her track "Issa Sign," from her EP Mood for the Moment.

Album art from the Missy Elliott playlist

Miss E... So Productive

While best known for her innovative work as a rapper, Missy Elliott has also written, produced, and guest starred on some of the biggest albums of the last 30 years.

Kimbra: Streaming the Subconscious

On Berklee's Signal Flow podcast, New Zealand–born singer and producer Kimbra talks about everything from the sacred art of spontaneity to the “spaceship” of gear behind her ever-evolving sound and live show. 

Big Thief's Buck Meek Comes Full Circle

Buck Meek B.M. ’10 discusses returning to Berklee on tour with Jeff Tweedy, writing and recording with Big Thief, how a surreal encounter with Joni Mitchell helped him finish his song “Halo Light," and more. Image by Shervin Lainez.

Ralph's Corner: The City Blues

Ralph Rosen, manager of the Libraries and Learning Resources Department, delves into the history of the city blues in the latest episode of this podcast series.


Berklee Revelation Records' 2019 Album Release Show Live from the Red Room

Tune in to birnCORE on Monday, May 6 for live performances of music from Horizon, the 16th release by the student label.