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Career Advice with Sugarland Touring Bassist Annie Clements

Annie Clements knows a thing or two about the music industry. For years, she’s worked as the bassist for country superstars Sugarland. We caught up with her for a chat before a show with Amos Lee.

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Writing Songs with Narrative Gaps

Why did Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight” create so many myths? Its mood is solemn, even mysterious, and its lyrics are replete with gaps of meaning: it invites the listener to make sense of it.

AfroDJMac: 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.

On est tous Paris (We are all Paris)

The following email was sent to Berklee Online students based in France on Monday, November 16, 2015.

The Berklee Online Open Mic Series: Josh Rouse

Singer-songwriter Josh Rouse dropped by the Berklee Online offices not too long ago to speak with instructor Mike King about the music industry.

Neil Codling Launches Our Musicians' Tips & Tricks Series

Last Thursday, we launched our Musicians’ Tips & Tricks series with Neil Codling. Known for his work with Suede* and the Penguin Cafe, Neil offers tips for recording and tracking drums

Watch Benji Rogers' Full Berklee Online Open Mic Series

PledgeMusic co-founder and Berklee Online instructor Benji Rogers stopped by our Boston offices to offer his advice on touring, merchandising, and more.

Good News: Huey Lewis Drops by Berklee Online

We were honored yesterday to welcome Huey Lewis to our Boston office!

Musical Notation: Imaginary Barlines

Discussions of imaginary barlines tend to get very mathematical. It’s easier to think of them in terms of clarifying syncopation. An imaginary barline is a notation convention designed to help the music reader know what’s syncopated—off the beat—and what’s not. It’s not an actual notation mark; it is an understanding and a notation convention. In […]