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A Message on Ukraine and Russia for Berklee Online Students

The events unfolding in Ukraine are heartbreaking, tragic, and distressing. In this letter, Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier and Berklee College of Music President Erica Muhl detail communications with Berklee Online students from the region.

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Spotify Boycott: What Neil Young’s Joe Rogan Beef Could Mean for the Music Industry

Instructors of Music Business Trends and Strategies weigh in on what’s next for musicians, Spotify, and the music industry at large after the Neil Young/Joe Rogan Spotify standoff of 2022.

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Mixing Music: What is Sound Mixing?

Sound mixing is a combination of art and technology with the end goal of creating a new sonic reality. Learn the basics of mixing music, including its history, sound mixing techniques, and the various responsibilities of a mixing engineer.

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Alex Halloran Starts and Sells Help the Bear Record Label

After graduating with his master’s degree from Berklee Online, Alex Halloran started and sold his own record company in less than a year.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How to Get Started Making Electronic Music: Compose a Track a Day for 100 Days

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.

Gaming Music: How to Price Your Composition Work

If you’re first starting out scoring music for games, it’s important to know what to charge for your labor so you don’t shortchange yourself or undervalue your skills. In this article you’ll learn about industry going rate, bundling, upselling, revisions, overages, and perhaps most importantly, how to figure out what a client can afford.

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Harry Gregson-Williams Shares His Film Composition Tips

In this exclusive video series, Harry Gregson-Williams reflects on his career and shares his advice for establishing your own career as a film composer.