When you think of a career in music, you might start with the performers who are center stage. But when you pull back the curtain, you’ll find people with an array of music business jobs and careers that help make performances possible. And there's money to be made here!
What The Police Taught Me About Slow Touring: A Berklee Online Instructor on Booking Sting’s First US Dates
I first learned about one of the more clever touring strategies when I booked a date on the debut US tour of the now multiplatinum band the Police.
Right out of high school, Josh Sebek completed his Advanced Certificate in Music Production using Pro Tools, a stepping stone that led him to attend Berklee’s Boston campus.
PODCAST EPISODE 033: Ritzy Bryan of Joy Formidable Talks Music Business, Relationships, and Finding Her Sound
Ritzy Bryan of the Joy Formidable discusses why her Welsh heritage is so important to her music, how her time on Atlantic Records helped inform her understanding of the music business, and how her guitar acrobatics hurt her Fender as well as the forehead of Joy Formidable bassist Rhydian Dafydd.
You know what SEO means, right? Search Engine Optimization: Optimize your band name for the search engines! Don’t pick something ungoogleable!
Can Antelope Audio's Edge mic modeling microphones really sound like classic, high-end mics that cost thousands of dollars more?
A beat from a 1980s drum machine, combined with a 1980s TV show and new technology make for a wild ride.
Berklee Online is proud to report an unprecedented result of 97 percent overall satisfaction among graduating students!
CD Baby Guest Post: The 5 Most Important Things to Know about Music Distribution in the Streaming Era
At CD Baby, we can make songs available on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music in a matter of days, but artists who rush through the distribution process often miss opportunities that could’ve helped their music go further.
Chord inversions help to smooth out motion from chord to chord, harmonize melodies, and allow smooth bass motion. On the guitar, use of inversions allows the player to be able to play some form of a given chord virtually anywhere on the neck. Inversions are your friend!
Prince, Biggie, Lou Reed, Radiohead, and More: Berklee Online Graduate Instructors Are Kind of a Big Deal
Berklee Online has released a series of animated videos to celebrate its online master’s offerings.
Now more than ever it is important that artists arm themselves with business smarts and knowledge to avoid falling into a bad or even predatory business deal.
Recording vocals is more stressful than most other instruments, because the quality of the recording depends on so many factors that are all up to you!