Technology for Music Production and Engineering Students

As an undergraduate Berklee student majoring in music production and engineering (MP&E), the required hardware and software listed below will be essential to your success.


Required Hardware

1. You are required to purchase a high-quality two-channel (minimum) audio interface. Recommended manufacturers to explore include:

2. You are required to purchase one of the following high-quality headphones:

3. You are required to purchase a pair of external drives (7200 RPM or SSD; USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt) for backing up your data. Each drive should hold at least 1 TB.


Required Software

Upon acceptance into the MP&E major, you are required to purchase the software below. Software can be purchased directly from the vendor. Additional software may be required on a per-course basis.

Econ Technologies ChronoSync $49.99
Trigger Platinum $149.99
ValhallaDSP ValhallaRoom $50