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Songs Featuring Electronic Digital Instruments

Listen to tracks by artists who shape their sound using electronic digital instruments.

David Gilmore's 'Blues Mind Matter' off Album Named One of Year's Best

Gilmore's 2017 jazz album, Transitions, was named one of DownBeat magazine’s Top CDs that year. In this episode, we'll listen to the tune "Blues Mind Matter" from that album. Gilmore will perform at the Berklee Performance Center August 13. 

Jóse Pablo Soto to Appear on BIRN Alive

The BIRN’s Employee Night series presents Soto, a Guatemalan singer-songwriter, on Friday, August 10.


Clem Lo and Yaco Live from the Red Room

Tune in to the BIRN on Thursday, August 9 for a broadcast of sets by rapper Clem Lo and producer Yaco.


Aisha Burns to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to the BIRN to hear the folk-rock violinist, vocalist, and songwriter perform in the studio on Saturday, August 4.


MaeThePirate to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in on Friday, August 3 to hear a performance by Maeve Higgins, a music production and engineering student who performs as MaeThePirate, on the BIRN's Employee Night.


Danielle Juhre's Soaring Vocals Carry 'Does She Know'

In this episode, we listen to Danielle Juhre, a powerhouse vocalist and music business major who draws on her creative peers and education in business to build a performance career on her own terms.

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Summer Jams from Summer Programs

Take a listen to a sampling of past Summer Programs students, from Jon Batiste to Betty Who to Robert Glasper.

Artists Performing in the Summer in the City 2018 Concert Season

Listen to some of the Berklee acts that round out the 2018 Summer in the City concert season.

Mint Green to Perform on BIRN Alive

Tune in to birn1 on Saturday, July 28 for a performance and interview with the Boston-based pop/punk band.


The Dales Live from the Red Room

Tune in to birnCORE on Saturday, July 21 for this live performance. The Los Angeles–based roots-rock band is on tour in support of its album, Marie.


Miette Hope's Lush Harmonies Define 'Release Me'

In this episode, we’ll listen to recent graduate Miette Hope’s latest single, which is about trying to finally break free from a painful relationship. You can hear her live at Derby Square in Salem at 5:00 p.m. on July 14.