PODCAST EPISODE 035: Andy Stack Talks Expanded Wye Oak Live Band, Joyero Side-Project, Everclear Covers, and More
You may know Andy Stack as one half of the duo Wye Oak, along with Jenn Wasner. But he’s also one whole of Joyero, whose debut came out on Merge in 2019. He talks about his solo project and the future for Wye Oak.
Berklee Online instructor and multiplatinum songwriter Andrea Stolpe discusses how to embrace lyrical and melodic ideas that don’t always agree, using the example of the 1975’s song, “Give Yourself a Try.”
One aspect about the Behringer K-2 that’s especially cool is that the original Korg MS-20 patches match up very closely with the K-2’s front panel.
PODCAST EPISODE 034: Soul Rebels talk New Orleans, High Profile Collaborations, and Challenging What it Means to be a Brass Band
Lumar LeBlanc, Julian Gosin, and Marcus Hubbard, three generations of the New Orleans band Soul Rebels discuss hometown sounds, what it’s like to keep a band together for 30 years, and backing up the likes of Katy Perry, Nas, and Metallica.
Rock historians get especially excited when a new decade rolls around, because a new decade can usher in a time of intensely creative changes, including dramatic debuts and last hurrahs.
Berklee Alum Starts Music Production House After Taking ‘Writing and Producing Advertising Music’ Course
After 10 years working in the music industry, Katie Day enrolled in Peter Bell’s course at Berklee Online where she learned how to write and produce music for advertising. One year later, she started her own music production house out of Los Angeles.
Eric Church’s Grammy-nominated song “Some of It” is a great example of the personal and universal “slice of life” that makes this type of writing tick.
In late 2019 Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Decade. Even as a preeminent figure in pop music, she is still dealing with the ramifications of a record deal she signed as a teenager. Berklee’s Tonya Butler and Don Gorder weigh in on the legal aspects and offer advice for musicians to consider before signing a record contract.
Winter is a challenging time for vocalists between the dry air, frequent traveling and performing, and increased chance of catching a cold. We have some tips to help your vocal cords combat the cold.