Sounds of Berklee

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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

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.  

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.

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

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

Kishi Bashi riding a horse

Kishi Bashi Carves Beauty Out of Tragic History

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.

The Ruta Beggars Take a Bluegrass Journey on the MBTA

The student bluegrass band performs its original track "The Trains Don't Run No More (in Boston)," inspired by a long, slow trip on the Green Line.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.