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Tavi Kaye is pictured at a computer, listening to music on his headphones.

From Vinyl, CDs, MP3s, to Streaming: How I Learned to Listen with Intent

Ottavio Kaye, who is studying Contemporary Writing & Production at Berklee College of Music, shares his take on his music consumption evolution.

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Informational Interviews: How They Can Help Your Job Search

If you’re wanting to tap into informational interviews as a way to expand your network, and even land a job in your desired field, here are some tips pulled straight from Peter Spellman’s “Career and Job Success in the Music Industry” course.

A drummer plays a beat as a vocalist sings.

Singers, Here’s How to Talk to Your Band about Grooves

As a band leader or singer with professional ambitions, being able to describe the sounds we hear in music is crucial. In this course excerpt, Ashlee Varner provides a guide to discussing grooves.

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Berklee Online Launches New Masterclass Series in February 2023

With Berklee Online’s new Masterclass series, students can experience the renowned curriculum of Berklee College of Music in a one-time, two-hour long live session led by a Berklee instructor for just $99.

Love songs cassettes

How to Write a Love Song

The key to a great love song is a specific yet universal message that feels like it’s about you and your special someone. This is how you achieve that.

Some people want to fill the world with silly love songs.

Best and Worst Love Song Lyrics

Learn why the Flamingos “I Only Have Eyes for You” has the best love song lyrics of all time, and why Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” is, well, not perfect.

Valentine's Gifts for Music Lovers

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Music Lovers

If your Valentine is a music lover, then what better way to show someone you care than by affirming their love for music and their favorite artists? Here are 10 Valentine’s Day gift ideas that offer a musical twist to some classic gift items.

Incarcerated students in a classroom

Berklee Online and BreakFree Education Collaborate to Offer Music Courses to Incarcerated Students

Music education is not a priority in US juvenile justice facilities, and BreakFree Education and Berklee Online are teaming up to try and change that.

Left: O.C.E. They Don’t Compare (distortion), Right: O.C.E. Wrench (fuzz)

Distortion and Fuzz Guitar Effect Pedals: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to guitar effects, most guitarists will begin their journey with distortion, fuzz, or overdrive. So what’s the difference? Guitarist and gear fanatic Mark Hopkins weighs in.

Marisa ‘Dynamyte’ Kouroubacalis, drummer in The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Disney’s ‘Hip Hop Nutcracker’ Features Marisa ‘Dynamyte’ Kouroubacalis

Marisa Kouroubacalis is a singer, songwriter, and drummer who goes by the artist name Dynamyte. Hear how this Berklee Online student landed a principal role in “The Hip Hop Nutcracker,” streaming on Disney+ November 25.