Our Editor-in-Chief reflects on the tumultuous Fall 2017 semester and looking ahead.
Another great list of tips to get your music even tighter! Check out this one on Digital Performer.
We discuss how to manage and deal with a long distance relationship while in college.
We get into Björk's latest work, its classical elements, and the difficulty of successfully making an art pop album. Check it out!
We discuss writing music for games and how this might be a good career path for you!
We take a look at how music's evolution has or has not affected Grammy nominations. Check it out!
We review film director, screenwriter, producer, musician, editor and composer John Carpenter's show at the Royale Nightclub!
We take a look at some of the greatest and most inspiring musicals throughout history. Check it out!
Check out some tips for making yourself sound amazing in your recordings. Not too computer saavy? This one's for you!
We discuss rising star Jamila Woods and her uplifting and socially conscious music!
We give you the inside scoop on seniorclassman Mayah Dyson's debut EP "Elevation." Check it out!
We recently caught Kamasi Washington's show at the Royale. Check out our review to see what we thought of the show!
Check out our comparison of ASCAP and BMI and let us know who you're with!
We recently caught Turnover's show at the Royale. Check out our review to see if they successfully rocked the house!
We take a look at Luke Combs' new offering and give you the scoop on the music! Check it out!
We attended a jam-packed day of fantastic sessions with outstanding film composer Thomas Newman! His fantastic scores have appeared in films like Shawshank Redemption and Finding Nemo. Check it out!
Our Editor-in-Chief discusses how authenticity will always stand the test of time while trends are fleeting in music, using Mya's new single as an example. Check it out!
We give you some tips for budgeting and having a successful off-campus experience. Check it out!
We take a look at the journey of seniorclassman, Music Education major, and Detroit native, Diamond Tigney. Check it out!
We review R&B singer Kelela's debut album. Check out our article to see if it was a hit or miss!
We give you some logical ways to make using Logic easier. Check it out!
We sat down with seniorclassman Gaby Alegro to talk about her journey at Berklee and her new music. Check it out!
Check out one of the hottest songwriting competitions in the world, and how YOU can enter!
We discuss the pre-screening of the upcoming movie Wonder and give our thoughts on the film. We also provide an inside look at the book and film through an interview with Author R.J. Palacio and Director Stephen Chbosky.
We give you the scoop on R&B steady, Tank, and how it stands up to previous projects. Check it out!
We give you insight into how learning the harmony curriculum may or may not affect your career after Berklee!
Wondering what career options are available for a 21st-century musician? Then you definitely want to check out some of the alternative music jobs that are in this article!
We give you insight into the Cuban duo's sophomore album and how it stands up to their debut. Check it out!
We discuss the current dispute surrounding the moving of Prince’s vault from Paisley Park in Minneapolis to Iron Mountain Entertainment Services in Los Angeles. Check out our article to get the scoop!
We review blues, soul, and R&B singer-songwriter, producer, and guitarist Son Little's latest release New Magic. Check out our review to see what we thought of the critically acclaimed artist's newest album.
We give you a look at one of Berklee's most promising singer/songwriters, Chloe Jane, and her latest single!
We caught world-renowned rock band Queens of the Stone Age's concert at Agganis Arena. Check out our review to see what we thought!
by Stephanie L. Carlin
With her self-titled album released in 2014, she gained fans, a Grammy, and explosive sales, it seemed like St. Vincent was building an empire that would guarantee her success and happiness. But her new album, MASSEDUCTION…
The EDM superstar duo recently released their third album, A Moment Apart. Check out our review to see what we thought of their latest release!
We checked out LANY when their tour stopped in Boston last week. Read our review!
We caught producer, composer, pianist, DJ, and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin's show at The Red Room at Café 939. Check out our review to see what we thought!
We discuss the possibility that Taylor Swift isn't that amazing. Her marketing team is.
We discuss how to get your music placed in TV shows and film so that these forms of media can be used as powerful catalysts of revenue and music promotion.
We review Nothing More's latest album, and give you a glimpse into their musical direction. Check it out!
We discuss Daniel Caesar's "Freudian" album and give you our take on the songs that have been taking listeners by storm.
We give you some pro tips to make Pro Tools easier for yourself. Check out this handy list!
We discuss the K-Pop genre and how it has been gaining popularity in the American music industry.
We discuss the differences between streaming and video and how much revenue each brings in for companies and artists. Check it out!
We attended the Songwriting Department's song screening with Universal Music Publishing Group Executive Vice President/Head of East Coast Operations Jessica Rivera. Check out our write-up to see what feedback Ms. Rivera shared with students.
We give you all of the details on Deqn Sue's new album, and our opinion of the songs. Check it out!
We discuss Finale and give you some tips to get over being a novice or an experienced (yet frustrated) user. Check it out!
We discuss the latest mixtape from the rapper who has received a co-sign from living rap legend, Nas. Check it out!
We give you a glimpse into the performance of Skating Polly, who made their way through Boston, recently. Check it out!
We caught Blood Orange's sold out show at Paradise Rock Club. Check out our show review to find out what the night was like.
We discuss a genre of music that's not on everyone's easy listening list.
We caught Tank and the Bangas sold-out show at The Sinclair last week! Check out what we had to say about their rollercoaster ride of a show!
We discuss how memes and gifs now apparently get signed to record labels.
Have you noticed that there are extremely few women and minorities working in the music technology industries of music production and engineering? In this article, we discuss why there is such a disparity and how we all can help bring more diversity to music tech.
We discuss a few artists who are currently making awesome music blending the seemingly unrelated jazz and EDM genres.
With the first week of the semester coming to a close, check out our 5 tips for ensuring that this semester is a success!
We talk about male R&B vocalists and how they've been pushed to the periphery of music or watered down.
We give you the scoop on Cuban duo, Ibeyi, and their newest single from their upcoming album "Ash."
We give you the scoop on the amazing headlining performance of Raphael Saadiq and all of this year's AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn!
We give you the scoop on the latest single from Luke James called "Drip." Check it out and share!
Recent graduate, Dalaun, closes out her Berklee career with an electrifying final performance in the Caf.
We bring you ten songs that reflect the times in which they were written and are still relevant today. Check it out!
We give you our thoughts on Berklee Alum, Tyesha Chaunté's, new video for her song 'Arcadia.' Check it out and give us your thoughts in the comments!
We review upperclassman Xenia K's debut single "Fallin' Apart," so check out our take and then have a listen!
We take a look at the latest album from Raydar Ellis, Associate Professor in Berklee's Songwriting Department. Check it out and share your comments!
We review Jidenna's "Long Live The Chief" tour which stopped by Boston this week. | 7/26/17 @ Brighton Music Hall
A letter from our Editor-in-Chief, stating why and how Berklee must be better than just a singing reflection of the outside world.
We discuss the veteran Neo-Soul singer's new music and how not diverging from the formula that he's known for in songwriting has made him one of the most notable songwriters in his genre.
Are you looking to start a home studio but don't know where to start? Check out our list of the top pieces of equipment to create a home studio on a budget!
Our staff writer Ayanna Jacobs-El is currently interning at Music and Motion (MuMo) Productions with film composer Lucas Vidal in Venice, California. Check out this article to see what she has to say about her internship experience!
We review pop singer-songwriter Lorde's latest release Melodrama. Read here to find out what we thought about her much-anticipated album!
We give you a glimpse into the journey of Reggae star Chronixx and his new album "Chronology." Check it out!
Deqn Sue is a fun, cute, and quirky artist that isn't afraid to be herself! Check out what we have to say about her music and her exciting career!
TLC is back with a brand new album! Read here to find out what we thought about the group's first album in 15 years!
We discuss the iconic businessman and rapper, Jay-Z, and his new album 4:44. Check it out!
We review rising star SZA's latest release Ctrl. Read here to find out what we thought about the album that has been creating a whole lot of buzz!
We address the new housing policy and how returning students have been adversely affected by its implementation.
We review Iranian-Dutch singer-songwriter Sevdaliza latest release ISON. Read here to find out what we thought!
We give you the scoop on Berklee Alumni and rising singer/songwriter/producer Gwen Bunn, as she releases her new album Safe Travels!
We review the Swedish electronic band Little Dragon's latest release Season High. Read here to find out what we thought!
We explain why the life and legacy of the iconic rapper, Tupac Amaru Shakur, cannot be squeezed into a normal film's running time.
We discuss how jazz has gained popularity among younger audiences due to the influence of the new generation of jazz musicians.
We give you a recap of Berklee Alum and Motown Records artist, Kevin Ross, and his Awakening Tour! Check it out.
We review singer-songwriter Nick Hakim's latest release Green Twins. Read here to find out what we thought!
We discuss the impressive success of new artist Khalid and his hit single "Location."
We talk about the damage that comparing icons can have on their legacy and the industry as a whole.
We review electropop duo Sylvan Esso's latest release What Now. Read here to find out what we thought!
We give you the scoop on this summer's MUST SEE shows, including the when, where, and who!
Summertime is here! Check out our song picks for a great summer party playlist!
We review vocalist and songwriter LeToya Luckett's latest album. Read here to find out what we thought!
We discuss the astounding vocal prowess of Jazmine Sullivan and her perplexing struggle to reach megastardom.
We discuss Chris Brown's upcoming 40-track double album called Heartbreak on a Full Moon, and the likelihood of its success.
We discuss Pitchfork's recent analysis of the diversity in music festivals and provide our own critique of their study.
We give you insight on the rising young quartet of siblings, The Walls Group, taking the gospel world by storm.
Summertime is here and you might be a bit unsure of what to do with all of your newfound free time. Check out our list of some great things that you can do to enhance your summer break!
Our Editor-in-Chief reflects on some of the musical losses of the past year, and how though they are painful, they should inspire us all to greatness. Check it out!
We discuss the multicultural Afropunk Festival and give a first-hand account of what it is like to attend this exciting event.
We tell you why it's okay (and probably beneficial) that you stayed in Boston for a summer semester. Check it out!
We review NYC brasshouse trio Too Many Zooz's stellar show at The Sinclair!
We interviewed The Young and the Restless Staff Writer—and Berklee Professor—Brad Hatfield to get his advice on licensing music and thriving in the industry.
We went to Public Safety's open meeting about arming its police officers to get you some answers to your questions and concerns.
We look at some of our favorite graduating seniors from Berklee's Class of 2017 and give you the scoop on the cool stuff they've been up to!
We all hate finals! Here are 10 things that we all go through to get through the worst week of the semester.
We interviewed Alex Waldin and Zak Leever of STFU about their exciting musical pursuits and taking on the New York EDM scene.
We give you the scoop on 4th semester student, John Michael Bradford's, debut album & why he's destined to be one of the most lauded trumpeters of his generation.
We discuss Christan Scott's latest release, Ruler Rebel, and how the revolutionary artist is redefining jazz.
We give you the scoop on one of the most historic dance company's in contemporary American dance history, and what they brought to Boston this past week.
Staff writer and Class of 2017 member Lily Lyons looks back on her time and Berklee, from what she loved to what she would do differently.
Our staff writers and editor in chief reveal how they feel about Ed Sheeran's chart-topping "Shape of You"
Check out some of the words of wisdom world renown film composer Howard Shore shared with Berklee students!
We take a look at Linkin Park's new single, and how it is a departure from their traditional style of music. Does it live up to expectations?
We review one of Black Violin's sold out shows at the Red Room at Cafe 939. Here's a bit about the duo that is breaking stereotypes.
Pepsi isn't the only corporate power who is trying to profit off of pretending to be progressive; we take a look into how artists in the music industry are complicit in using activism as a marketing scheme.
Kendrick just dropped a video for new song "DNA" and we've got the scoop for you! Check out the video and our thoughts.
We take a look at the Afrobeats genre which has begun to gain popularity in the United States and discuss the stars of the genre.
We reviewed Lorde's latest release "Liability." See what we thought about the lyrically knife-sharp piano ballad here.
We take a look at Oddisee's music, zooming in on his latest release "The Iceberg," and give you the scoop on why he's the greatest hip-hop artist you've barely heard of.
We take a look at King Kendrick's latest single, and the firestorm it has created online. Check it out!
Mali Music releases a new single, capturing the kind of thoughtfulness and empathy that music should always have, and we give you the details!
Spotlight on the NPR Tiny Desk Contest winning band Tank And The Bangas.
We review the Gorillaz latest four single release and talk about what is coming next for the virtual band!
We caught up with 4 of the graduates of 2016 to find out where they're at, how they're surviving in the real world, and what advice they have for current students.
Were you at last week's Career Jam? WE WERE! If you weren't, you missed out on a ton of cool events and opportunities. Take a look at our recap here.
We cover Electropop duo Enta Tenta's eclectic and vivid Caf Show, with a show review and background on the band members Rachel Alix and Bailey Chapman. This a group is definitely one to watch!
The initial article about ending the Scholarship Renewal process garnered a lot of attention. Hear direct quotes from students and administration about their feelings on the process in this follow-up.
We review Berklee Alum, Kevin Ross', debut album "The Awakening," and let you know if his music kept us engaged or put us to sleep! Read here to find out which it was!
We sat down with Berklee Groove Sessions Vol. 2 artist Mufaro to talk about musical healing, the women who inspire her, and what we can expect to hear for the show!
When you're pretty much snowed in, a playlist is a necessity. We've put together an eclectic snow day playlist for those inevitable days when school closes due to inclement weather.
Like to party to electronica? Want to have fun but also do something good for the local community? JSJ Events is a charity party organization you'll love.
Berklee alum, Kevin Ross, flexes his consistent and exemplary musical skills on tour with Ro James. When the tour came to Boston, WE WERE THERE! Check out our review.
Were you scrambling to make sure you can continue to receive the help you need? Here's why scholarship renewal should be abolished forever.
A reflective new electronica collab between Sarah P. & Holly takes on the ghosts of WW2 and the dislocation of 21st century life
After a two year run with his explosively successful single, "Classic Man," Jidenna finally releases his debut album. How does it fare, after such a long wait? Read here.
Our dismissal of boy bands as vapid pop represents a discomfort with music that is made for and about girls, and that does not strictly adhere to heterosexuality.
Our picks for the best singles of 2017—so far!
Thomas Stewart gave his debut solo performance last week, and WE WERE THERE! Read more for the full review of his performance in 1A.
There are conflicting opinions about some of this year's biggest awards at the GRAMMYs. Did the Recording Academy get it right? Check out our take!
If you're an upperclassmen, what's a piece of advice you'd give an incoming student? What's a piece of advice you wish you'd received as an incoming student? Here are our top 7.
Our Editor-in-Chief discusses the direction of Berklee, some of its negative impacts, and why she's determined to graduate.
We discuss the artists who have grabbed our excitement with their Grammy noms. Check it out!
We review The Weeknd's dark new album "Starboy," and explore the mysterious, violent world of his music videos.
Contributing Writer, Cierra Johnson, weighs in on Childish Gambino's newest musical work. Check out the full story!
Berklee Groove Sessions alum, Cedric Jackson II, releases his first EP "Balance," and we give you the ins and outs of what to expect. Click to read more right here!
Our Editor-in-Chief weighs in on our responsibility as artists, post-election. Read here.
We discuss the growing diversity in television, and how we wish the same would happen for music, highlighting Issa Rae's new HBO show INSECURE.
Some things only happen at Berklee. We made a list of our favorites, from the Snarky Puppy craze to the infamous "let's jam sometime," just for your reading pleasure.
We cover Mariana Secca's Caf Show, with a review of the performance and an interview with the singer herself. Check out what she had to say about music, Berklee, and finding her sound!
Head of A&R at Disney Music Group, Mike Daly, visited Berklee last week to give feedback to songwriters on their work. Seats were coveted at this event, but we managed to get one. Here's what happened.
by Lily Lyons
“I guess I give so much of myself to others I forgot I need to show myself some love too,” Kid Cudi wrote last week in a Facebook post where he revealed his depression …
Staff Writer, Lily Lyons, ventures out to a new Berklee Event by the Songwriting department, and reports back on her experience, noting each songwriter's specialness in detail. Check it out!
by Lily Lyons
The songs we fall in love with are often the songs that our friends recommend to us. This is especially true at Berklee. I never know what music my friends are going to pump through their speakers …