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Katie Day Starts Music Production House After Berklee Online Course

After 10 years working in the music industry, Katie Day enrolled in Peter Bell’s course at Berklee Online where she learned how to write and produce music for advertising. One year later, she started her own music production house out of Los Angeles.

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3 Lessons Taylor Swift’s Rift with Big Machine Can Teach Us about Record Contracts

In late 2019 Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Decade. Even as a preeminent figure in pop music, she is still dealing with the ramifications of a record deal she signed as a teenager. Berklee’s Tonya Butler and Don Gorder weigh in on the legal aspects and offer advice for musicians to consider before signing a record contract.

A musician sits at his computer creating his website.

How to Create a Website as a Musician

Websites allow artists to share their music and shape their messaging exactly how they want. Here you’ll learn where to begin when designing your artist website and the components that make a website effective.

What the Music Modernization Act Means for Music Streaming

Ask not what the Music Modernization Act can do for you. Ask what you can do to get ready for the Music Modernization Act.

Why Non-Commercial Radio Matters to a Musician’s Career

With the advent and increasing popularity of streaming, there’s no denying that the world of radio has changed. However, non-commercial radio continues to offer unique opportunities to reach new fans and connect with communities across North America and beyond.

Bandzoogle Steps Into the Crowdfunding Game

Bandzoogle is stepping up its services to come to the aid of brokenhearted PledgeMusic users.

E. Michael Harrington discussing music copyright.

How Music Copyright Works with E. Michael Harrington

In a series of video tutorials, Berklee Online instructor E. Michael Harrington explains the specifics of copyright law as it applies to music.

A musician working at a soundboard in a recording studio.

Top 10 Careers in the Music Business (and How Much Money You Can Make)

When you think of a career in music, you might start with the performers who are center stage. But when you pull back the curtain, you’ll find people with an array of music business jobs and careers that help make performances possible. And there’s money to be made here!

Tour Management: Advice from Wilco and I’m With Her’s Tour Manager

Berklee Online alum Ashley ‘PK’ Mogayzel, assistant tour manager for Wilco and tour manager for I’m With Her, offers advice about a career in tour management and talks about coordinating a Berklee opportunity at the 2019 Newport Folk Festival.

Songwriter Bonnie Hayes on Sexism, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Bonnie Hayes talks songwriting for Bonnie Raitt (and winning a Grammy for it), touring with Bob Seger, playing keys for Billy Idol, and being blown away by the Sex Pistols in 1978, and how all of that led to her coming to teach at Berklee College of Music and Berklee Online.