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Art Meets Tech: Explore the Top 10 Careers in Music Production

If your passion is the intersection of cutting-edge technology and musical artistry, then one of the many fascinating careers available in the field of music production may be perfect for you.

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Recording with Prince: An Interview with Susan Rogers from Berklee Online

Susan Rogers—who teaches the graduate course Psychoacoustics in Music Production for Berklee Online—worked as Prince’s staff engineer from 1983-1987. She discusses an average day with Prince.

Quick Songwriting Tips: Color and Contrast Your Harmony

Download Shane’s songwriting tips: https://berkonl.in/2AcLfRu If you’re writing too many of your songs just using major triads, your listeners may start to get bored. The way to color and contrast harmonies is by transforming major triads into suspended chords. And when you’re considering the bass note of your chord, going with the third note in […]

Choosing a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)

There are so many amazing DAW programs available today, it’s hard to know which one is the right one for you.

Recording a Debut: A Crash Course in Music Production

The experience of recording my first album taught me a lot about myself and how well I work with others. It taught me to advocate for myself and be confident in my own creative decisions.

The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship: Finding The Perfect Producer

As you are deciding which producer to work with, there are a few key things you will want to keep in mind.

AfroDJMac: Always in the Mood for Music

When Brian Funk first filmed an Ableton tutorial in his basement five years ago, he wanted to maintain his anonymity. So the high school English teacher put on sunglasses and dubbed himself AfroDJMac.

Brian Funk Ableton Live Tutorial: Making Effects Accessible

Berklee Online instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Brian Funk (AKA AfroDJMac) demonstrates the best ways to use effects for the tracks you’re working on in Ableton Live.

Brian Funk Ableton Live Tutorial: Using Dummy Clips

Berklee Online instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Brian Funk (AKA AfroDJMac) demonstrates how to prepare for a live performance using Ableton Live.

Brian Funk Ableton Live Tutorial: Making Drums that Don't Sound Robotic

Berklee Online instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Brian Funk (AKA AfroDJMac) demonstrates how to make an electronic beat that feels more human.