Songwriting is an art form that requires creativity, imagination, and an understanding of music theory, but if we’re being honest, there’s also a degree of “fake it ‘til you make it.” And with that approach in mind, one technique you could try is to utilize classic chord progressions to write your own.
Ottavio Kaye, who is studying Contemporary Writing & Production at Berklee College of Music, shares his take on his music consumption evolution.
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. It is a month to reflect and celebrate Hispanic culture’s influence in America. To help you get in the spirit we’ve put together a playlist of 15 Hispanic artists you need to know about.
A graduate of Berklee Online’s master’s degree program in Film Scoring, Aitor Etxebarria is the composer of the recently released Netflix series “Intimidad.” In this interview he discusses his creative process and his experience working in the film industry, as well as the music he made as El_Txef_A, long before he started composing for film.
Take a closer look into video game music of the past, and how it has impacted the present (and might impact the future). Plus, learn how listeners are enjoying video game music outside of the gaming context.
Berklee Online course author Loudon Stearns created the #hundredtrackhive project for his class to help them get into the habit of writing a song every day for 100 days.