Kim Perlak, chair of the Guitar department at Berklee College of Music, shares some key techniques that will add interest to your melodic improvisation on guitar.
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.
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.
Learn the basics of acoustics as it applies to various music spaces with the help of Berklee Online course author Eric Reuter.
The musical elements of blues are distinctly African in origin—the pentatonic scales, polyrhythms, use of microtones and pitch bends, and call and response phrase structure all originate from the African continent. Black History Month is the perfect time to get reacquainted with these architects of the blues guitar.
To get your acoustic guitar sounding like Joni Mitchell’s, Nick Drake’s, James Taylor’s, and Lindsey Buckingham’s, here are three acoustic guitar techniques that you can start practicing today.
Michael Sweet shares eight techniques that can be used to score interactive music for video games.