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New Body Swap Musical by Berklee Professor

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

“I don’t love Rod Stewart,” laughed Kevin Bleau, explaining that Rod Stewart inspired only the title but not the music of his new musical, If You Want My Body. Bleau, a CWP faculty member, …


A Year in the Life: Heavy Rotation Records

By Brian Schopfel and Cierra Walker
Contributing Writers

“Heavy Rotation Records is an established student-run record label at Berklee College of Music, operated by musicians, for musicians, expanding careers and offering opportunities in all aspects of the music industry. HRR


Artists Featured On Dorm Sessions 6

Model Cars
Model Cars is a Berklee student band formed by pianist/violinist Claudio Olachea, who, after moving to Boston in 2006, began searching for musicians whose goal was to play original, indie rock music inspired by intelligent, melodic, and harmonic …


Obamarama: 2009 Presidential Inauguration

By Orlando Dixon
Staff Writer

I would have never imagined I would be around to witness such a momentous event in history like that of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. What comforts me even more is the excitement that I share …


John Blackwell Clinic

By Dan Htoo-Levine
Staff Writer

For 35 year old drummer John Blackwell, age is irrelevant. He measures his life in accomplishments, and according to this philosophy, he is sufficiently aged. Blackwell has toured worldwide with funk band Cameo, Prince, Justin …


Berklee Goes Green

By Dan Thompson
Contributing Writer

Tuition sucks. Nobody likes to think about having to take out more loans or find more scholarships or grants. Sometimes I wonder, as I’m sure you do, where all the money goes. Soon the student …


Cultural Diversity at Berklee

By Orlando Dixon
Staff Writer

Diversity is a word that is often met with hesitation, due to its nature to imply distinction of one person from another because of ethnicity. Here at Berklee, diversity is not only a term closely …


Songwriting Major Changes

By Zac Taylor
Editor-in-Chief

There is more to the term ‘singer/songwriter’ than just the writing aspect, as the first half of the word, i.e. ‘singer,’ entails performing. So why have Songwriting majors only been able to take four semesters of …