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Scary Music: a Playlist for Halloween

Faculty members at Berklee Online offer their most haunting and bone-chilling scary music recommendations just in time for Halloween.

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Eddie Van Halen in His Own Words: Remembering a Rock Legend

Steve Morse reflects on the death of Eddie Van Halen with seven quotes that he collected throughout his three decades as rock critic at the Boston Globe.

Salem Ilese "Mad at Disney"

Salem Ilese and Berklee’s Bonnie Hayes on Viral TikTok Hit ‘Mad at Disney’

Salem Ilese and Berklee Songwriting Chair Bonnie Hayes discuss Ilese’s viral TikTok hit “Mad at Disney,” which has millions of streams on Spotify.

The 1978 "Halloween" movie image of a jack-o'-lantern figure holding a knife.

‘Halloween’ Theme: What Makes the Music so Scary?

The music from the 1978 film Halloween was revolutionary, not just because director John Carpenter also composed the score, but because of Carpenter’s adventurous use of early synth pads and stabs, which helped him create one of the most powerful and creepiest soundtracks of all time.

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Ableton Drum Rack in 5 Minutes

Learn how to create your own Drum Rack patches in Ableton Live in just five minutes with this video tutorial from Erik Hawkins.

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How to Become a Video Game Audio Designer

Learn about a career in video game audio design from Berklee Online instructor Gina Zdanowicz and Berklee alum Renzo Heredia.

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Music Production: What Does a Music Producer Do?

Learn what music production is, what’s involved in the process, what music producers do, as well as what a career in music production looks like.

Freesia Towle DJing.

Academic Advisor by Day, DJ by Night: Freesia Towle’s 5 Tips to Start DJing

Academic advising and DJing share the common requirements of empathy and emotional intelligence. Academic Advisor and DJ Freesia Towle shares her five tips to start DJing.

10 Must-Listen ‘Music is My Life’ Podcast Episodes

Catch up on episodes of the ‘Music Is My Life’ podcast that you missed before the next season begins.

10 Berklee Online Courses to Get Back to Basics

Trying to figure out which Berklee Online courses to take? Check out these 10 course suggestions that will help you get back to basics.