Kyra VA Synthesizer module by Waldorf

Waldorf Kyra Synth Module Demo and Review

Learn how the Waldorf Kyra Synthesizer module can help you optimize space and processing power on your DAW.

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Jungle Giants’ Sam Hales on Vibing with Bandmates

Sam Hales of Jungle Giants on taking the reins of his band, working two jobs to make an EP, and learning to trust your instinct.

Eddy Grant on ‘Electric Avenue,’ Heart Problems, and Lost Luggage

Eddy Grant began his career in the 1960s with the Equals, and 20 years later he made some of the biggest hits of his life, like “Electric Avenue” and “I Don’t Wanna Dance,” by fusing rock, reggae, and elements of electronic music. He continues to pioneer new sounds like soca and ringbang.

An illustration of a vintage synth next to a laptop displaying a DAW program. 

How to Connect Vintage Analog Synths into Your DAW

Incorporate some vintage synths into your computer setup, and you’ve got yourself an incredibly powerful music production and sound design toolbox. But first you need to know the best way to plug these old machines into your modern DAW.

10 Online Teaching Tips

Erin Barra teaches music production for Berklee Online and at the Berklee College of Music campus in Boston. She has been helping her fellow faculty members get up to speed with online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. Her 10 tips for making online teaching engaging extend beyond music and production and are helpful to anyone teaching an online course.

How Student Shelbie Rassler Created the Viral “What the World Needs Now” Video

Shelbie Rassler, a senior composition student at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and a Berklee Online student, orchestrated a video of 75 of her peers performing “What the World Needs Now.” She shares how she did it.

Peter Bell sits at a sound board creating commercial music.

Commercial Music: Writing Jingles and Music for Advertising

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.

A woman surrounded by four thought bubbles that feature the Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, and TIDAL logos.

High Fidelity Music Streaming: Can You Tell the Difference?

First there was TIDAL, and now there’s Amazon Music HD, another mainstream high-fidelity streaming service. Berklee Online instructors Jonathan Wyner, Erin Barra, Prince Charles Alexander, and Sean Slade share their thoughts on music streaming quality and whether it matters to music industry professionals like themselves, the average listener, and the audiophile.

Splice Studio Makes Remote Music Production Collaboration Easier

Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins teamed up with his students to test out the remote collaboration program, Splice Sounds.

Ableton Live Music Production Tricks

Learn Ableton Live music production tricks in this series of free video tutorials by Berklee Online instructors Erin Barra and Brian Funk.