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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.

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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.

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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.

Ron Pope Talks ‘A Drop in the Ocean,’ ‘One Grain of Sand,’ and Massive Streaming Numbers

Ron Pope discusses his new album, as well as his smash, “A Drop in the Ocean,” and a whole lot more.

Refugees in Cape Town Develop their Musicianship through Berklee Online

“What I would like the world to know about my situation is that being a refugee doesn’t mean I must be limited,” says Dorcas Mungusa, an asylum-seeker and a Berklee Online student.

3 Lessons H.E.R.’s ‘Hard Place’ can Teach us about Songwriting

Andrea Stolpe walks us through H.E.R.’s song “Hard Place,” and tells us why it’s a great example of prosody, and how you can apply the same principles to your songwriting.

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.

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YouTube Content ID and Using Other People’s Music in Your Videos

Including music in your YouTube videos that isn’t yours can be risky business. In this video, learn all about how to avoid a Content ID flag!

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Top 5 Tips for Writing Music for Advertising from Peter Bell

Peter Bell has written countless jingles for brands like Nike, RC Cola, Converse, and the American Red Cross, so he knows a thing or two about writing music for advertising.