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Lee "Scratch" Perry is shown performing in 2016.

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry on Bob Marley, Dub, Reggae, and Production

Lee “Scratch” Perry discusses pioneering reggae with Bob Marley and coming up with groundbreaking production techniques, without ever playing an instrument.

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Curated Courses about Reading, Writing, and Rhythm at Berklee Online

Berklee Online wants to empower you to fill in your musical gaps when it comes to reading, writing, and rhythm with these 10 curated courses.

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TikTok: How To Get Your Music Discovered

Berklee students Rosie Scher and Brandon Harris are just two of the many who have recently earned TikTok fame, and examining the details of their stories will help you get your music discovered on TikTok too.

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The Go! Team on Longevity, ‘Cookie Scene,’ and More

Go! Team founders Ian Parton and Ninja discuss how they turned a solo kitchen recording project into a sustainable live collective.

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Scary Music: a Playlist for Halloween

Faculty members at Berklee Online offer their most haunting and bone-chilling scary music recommendations just in time for Halloween.

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7 Fundamental Metal Guitar Techniques

Learn how to stop sounding mechanical and start sounding like some of your favorite Metal guitar artists in this series of video tutorials by Shaun Michaud.

Joe Wong has recently released his solo debut, "Nite Creatures."

Joe Wong on ‘The Trap Set,’ Scoring for Netflix, and Solo Debut

Joe Wong has been in and out of indie bands since the late 1990s, starting a touring life at the age of 17. He has played drums for the likes of Marnie Stearn, Parts and Labor, and Mary Timony. At the age of 40, it seems like he has finally arrived, with a solo debut and scoring gigs for popular Netflix shows.

Eddie Van Halen in His Own Words: Remembering a Rock Legend

Steve Morse reflects on the death of Eddie Van Halen with seven quotes that he collected throughout his three decades as rock critic at the Boston Globe.

Salem Ilese "Mad at Disney"

Salem Ilese and Berklee’s Bonnie Hayes on Viral TikTok Hit ‘Mad at Disney’

Salem Ilese and Berklee Songwriting Chair Bonnie Hayes discuss Ilese’s viral TikTok hit “Mad at Disney,” which has millions of streams on Spotify.

The 1978 "Halloween" movie image of a jack-o'-lantern figure holding a knife.

The ‘Halloween’ Theme: What Makes the Music so Scary?

The music from the 1978 film Halloween was revolutionary, not just because director John Carpenter also composed the score, but because of Carpenter’s adventurous use of early synth pads and stabs, which helped him create one of the most powerful and creepiest soundtracks of all time.