Phish Bassist Mike Gordon and Berklee Online’s Loudon Stearns get REEL
Loudon Stearns began his relationship with Mike Gordon the same way many in his generation did, as a fan. But it led to the pair creating the most interactive concert technology available.
Brian Funk is AfroDJMac, and Always in the Mood for Music
When Brian Funk first filmed an Ableton tutorial in his basement five years ago, he wanted to maintain his anonymity. So the high school English teacher put on sunglasses and dubbed himself AfroDJMac.
Building a Beat with Sample Packs in Ableton Live
A common question I hear from aspiring music producers is, “How can I use a sample pack to quickly build a beat?”
Erin Barra on Her New Ableton Live MOOC
Berklee Online instructor Erin Barra talks about her Ableton Live course along with her experience being a producer, performer, songwriter, and musician.
EDM Production Tricks for Your Toolbox
A couple of electronic dance music (EDM) production tricks that can come in handy for all types of beat driven, electronic music styles
Remix Song Structure Explained
Do remixes have a defined song structure? Yes they do, and for good reason. The object of a dance music remix is to get the song that’s been remixed played in the clubs.
How to Remix Music
Learn how to remix with Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins who discusses the history and renaissance of remixing.
Hip-Hop Drum Beat and Bass Tutorial
Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins offers a tutorial for writing and producing a hip-hop or dance beat.
Programming and Producing Drum Beats Course and Book
I’ve been busy rolling out a new book and a new Berklee Online course that I’m very excited to tell you about.
Drum Programming in Your DAW
I always sequence my drum beats in real-time, using a MIDI controller, such as my keyboard or drum pads.