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Chris Read WhoSampled

WhoSampled: Chris Read on the Art and History of Sampling Music

WhoSampled is the leading destination for sample-based music, covers, and remixes, housing the world’s most comprehensive database of music. Chris Read, the Head of Content at WhoSampled, opens up about what drives this powerhouse of a music discovery service.

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This is the Kit: Kate Stables on ‘Off Off On,’ Wordplay, and Lizzo

This is the Kit began as an open-mic act in the early 2000s. Kate Stables reveals how she turned it into a sturdy full-band project over the past 15 years.

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Film Scoring Tips from 5 Classic Movies

Ben Newhouse shares film scoring tips from the movies “Troy,” “Cold Mountain,” “The Green Mile,” “Jurassic Park,” and “The Matrix.”

AJR members Ryan, Jack, and Adam Metzger

AJR Brothers Jack and Ryan on ‘Bang,’ Concert Livestream, and Tour Tips

AJR is comprised of three brothers—Adam, Jack, and Ryan Metzger. Their first initials are where the name comes from. Their music career began on the streets of New York City, where they would busk together for hours at a time for years. The two brothers who take part in this interview—Ryan and Jack—say that years of trying to get people’s attention off the streets was formative to their work ethic and the constant need to one-up themselves with their live show.

The covers of Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier's children's books "My Mom is Going Back to School" and "My Dad is Going Back to School."

Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier Wins Awards for Children’s Books Celebrating Lifelong Learning

Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier’s two new children’s books—”My Mom is Going Back to School” and “My Dad is Going Back to School”—recently won won National Parenting Product Awards.

6 Music History Courses that Will Make You a Better Musician

Learn how Berklee Online’s music history courses like Music History of the Western World, Art History, and Rock History will make you a better musician.

Woman scoring music for video games.

Scoring for Games: Top Techniques for Composing Music for Interactive Media

Michael Sweet shares eight techniques that can be used to score interactive music for video games.

A person wearing a blue shirt featuring several faces of women rappers. The shirt is one of the suggested gifts for musicians and music lovers.

Holiday Gifts for Musicians and Music Lovers

This holiday gift guide includes 20 gifts that musicians and music lovers will find useful and thoughtful, and should be able to accommodate all budgets.

Gavin Rossdale is pictured with other members of the band Bush.

Gavin Rossdale on 25 Years of Bush, Jamming with His Children, and More

Gavin Rossdale had tracked all of the songs on what would become Bush’s multiplatinum debut, but he was still painting dentist’s offices. In this wide-ranging interview, he talks sudden (and enduring) success, his favorite Gwen Stefani tunes, and more.

Song Lyrics Generators: Are They Good for Songwriters?

As a professional songwriter, I was highly suspicious that song lyric generators would be sophisticated enough to generate complete songs. However, this does not render their services completely useless.