Sounds of Berklee

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MHIC Says Song 'Fear' Reflects the Anxiety of a Generation

The Berklee alumna explores lockdown and her internal state in her new song. 

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Guitarist and producer Alper Tuzcu

Alper Tuzcu Translates Poetic Wisdom on 'Con Ella'

The Turkish guitarist and producer shares his musical arrangement of a poem by the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.

Composer Marti Epstein Makes 'Unimaginable' Music

The longtime Berklee faculty member talks imagination, her opera Rumpelstiltskin, composing without computers, and more on Sounds of Berklee.

Tali Rubinstein with her recorder

Recorder Player Tali Rubinstein on Translating Nostalgia

The Israeli musician discusses her love of sad music and how translating lyrics can be its own aesthetic journey on this episode of Sounds of Berklee.

Emily Bear Ventures into Pop

The Berklee student, already a successful jazz pianist and composer at 18, talks to the BIRN about exploring new musical territory.  

How Amanda Addleman Used Music to Work Through PTSD

Addleman B.M. '09 always assumed she had stage fright, but after years of not being able to shake it she sought help and learned that she had something else: post-traumatic stress disorder.

Kris Davis with Val Jeanty and Terri Lyne Carrington

Kris Davis’s 'Corn Crake' Makes Difficult Music Easy to Enjoy

The song is off her newest record, Diatom Ribbons, which the New York Times named as the best jazz album of the year.

Andrew Sarlo's Big Year: On Producing for Bon Iver, Big Thief, and More

The alumnus goes behind the scenes of some of 2019’s top releases and curates a playlist of his productions for Berklee Now.

Melissa Aldana Explores Self-Identity on Visions

Award-winning Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana B.M. '09 talks about the inspiration for her latest album, struggles she has faced in her artistic journey, and how she stays at the top of her game.

Pedro Osuna conducting an orchestra

Film Composer Pedro Osuna Reinvents Himself with Every Score

In this episode of Sounds of Berklee, Osuna talks about embracing deadlines, working in L.A., and finding his compositional voice.

Berklee Online Instructor and Team Build a Song with Splice

Erik Hawkins recruited a team of Berklee alumni, former students, and others to write and build the song "Champagne" using the online collaboration platform Splice. Hawkins and his former student Konstantin Ladilov tell us how they did it, piece by piece. 

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.

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.