Sounds of Berklee

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

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

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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.

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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.


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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.

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Dancer and choreographer Ebony Williams
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For Ebony Williams, the Story Is in the Movement

Ebony Williams (B.F.A. '05), noted for her work with Beyoncé, was recently honored with an Alumni Achievement Award. She talks here about her road to a dance career and how she uses stories to inform her choreography. Image by Nikita Alba

Nella Rojas Explores Solitude with 'Voy'

Berklee alumna Nella Rojas B.M. '15 draws on her Venezuelan roots to explore moving on from a lost love in the title track from her upcoming album, Voy.

Nick Hakim's Psychedelic Soul

Listen to Hakim’s slow-burning single, "Bet She Looks Like You,” ahead of his April 19 show at the Red Room at Cafe 939.


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Classical Guitarist Kim Perlak Explores the American Style

As a player and an educator, the new Guitar Department chair balances deep roots in tradition with stylistically diverse collaborations.