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An illustration of a vintage synth next to a laptop displaying a DAW program. 

How to Connect Vintage Analog Synths (and More) into Your DAW

Incorporate some vintage synths into your computer setup, and you’ve got yourself an incredibly powerful music production and sound design toolbox. But first you need to know the best way to plug these old machines into your modern DAW.

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5 Music Therapy Techniques to Help You Cope in a Pandemic

Joy Allen and Suzanne Hanser of Berklee’s Music Therapy department share five music therapy techniques to help you cope during quarantine.

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10 Berklee Online Music Courses for Creation and Collaboration

Berklee Online recommends 10 music courses for creation and collaboration in areas such as music business, music production, songwriting, guitar, and more.

10 Online Teaching Tips

Erin Barra teaches music production for Berklee Online and at the Berklee College of Music campus in Boston. She has been helping her fellow faculty members get up to speed with online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. Her 10 tips for making online teaching engaging extend beyond music and production and are helpful to anyone teaching an online course.

6 Mental Health Tips for Musicians during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on musicians. Therapist Claudia Glaser Mussen, who works with musicians regularly, shares mental health tips to help cope with coronavirus anxieties.

A student taking online classes on their laptop.

5 Tips for Taking Online Music Classes

Eric Zawada knows a thing or two about taking music classes online as an academic advisor and bachelor’s degree student at Berklee Online. He has five tips to help you navigate the musical education experience, whether it’s a choice or result of social distancing.

Student studying guitar.

5 Ways for Musicians to Collaborate During a Pandemic

Social distancing can be a strange new concept for musicians who are used to playing in bands and being around other creatives on a regular basis. Here are five ways that you can collaborate with other musicians while waiting out coronavirus.

What it’s Like to Be a Touring Musician During the COVID-19 Outbreak

For bands like the Boston-based metal act Worshipper, canceling the last leg of their US tour due to coronavirus fears is a last resort that’s out of their control.

Dr. Krystal Prime Banfield on Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom

Dr. Krystal Prime Banfield doesn’t just want to teach popular music, she wants to inspire others to teach it as well.

A Behringer K-2 Synth next to the Korg MS-20.

The Behringer K-2 Synth Revitalizes the Korg MS-20

One aspect about the Behringer K-2 that’s especially cool is that the original Korg MS-20 patches match up very closely with the K-2’s front panel.