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6 Original Blues Guitar Architects to Rediscover

The musical elements of blues are distinctly African in origin—the pentatonic scales, polyrhythms, use of microtones and pitch bends, and call and response phrase structure all originate from the African continent. Black History Month is the perfect time to get reacquainted with these architects of the blues guitar.

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Music Producer Sylvia Massy

Sylvia Massy on Her Career in Music Production

Known for her playful style and fearless approach to recording, Sylvia Massy is a seminal figure in music production. In this Q&A, she discusses her career path.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

Metal Guitar

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.

A music producer sitting at a sound board in a recording studio.

Music Production: What Does a Music Producer Do?

Learn what music production is, what’s involved in the process, what music producers do, as well as what a career in music production looks like.

10 Must-Listen ‘Music is My Life’ Podcast Episodes

Catch up on episodes of the ‘Music Is My Life’ podcast that you missed before the next season begins.