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BOOM: Berklee Original Open Mic

In conjunction with the Red Room, the Songwriting Department is proud to present our monthly open mic event for Berklee songwriters. All current Berklee students are welcome to play an original composition under five minutes long.
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Guro Frydenlund Elverhoei: Dreamcatcher

Singer Guro Frydenlund Elverhoei performs her senior recital with a set of originals and covers in the styles of R&B, pop, and gospel.
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Music Business Journal

The Value of Tidal

Before celebrity hip-hop mogul and businessman Jay Z came along, WiMP and Tidal hardly made an impact on music streaming. The two services are now operating under the name Tidal after Jay Z bought their Norwegian parent company Aspiro for $56.2 million. The new Tidal apparently offers a catalog of over twenty-five million songs, seventy-five [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Talent, Fans, and Equity Stakes

The Internet has been a catalyst for the democratization of creativity in art. The low-cost, high-reach communication tools it affords its users have allowed creators of all types to bring their works to a global audience, and to communicate directly with that audience. This is well known. But while the Internet’s role in the dissemination [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Artist Merchandising Made Simple

With recorded music sales in free fall and touring being a very expensive gamble to try to end up in the black, it has never been more crucial for up-and-coming artists to find non-traditional revenue streams to keep their art alive. There are many ways for musicians to make money – private lessons, doing session work, [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

The Performance Right Juncture: I

Two exclusive rights of copyright are at the heart of the worldwide business of music. They involve musical compositions and sound recordings, the rights of copyright owners and limitations on those rights, and how creators and copyright owners are compensated. Section 106 of the Copyright Act, in fact, reads as follows: “Subject to sections 107 [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

SXSW’s Anatomy

Founded in 1987, the South by Southwest Music Conference initially was introduced as a series of events highlighting both the unique location and year-round music scene of Austin, Texas. Austin claims more nightclubs per capita than any other city in the world, and SXSW has mirrored Austin’s economic growth in the last forty years. Today, [...]
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Berklee Blogs

Berklee Commencement 2015: Cerimônia de Formatura

Vinícius Cavalieri de Sá Coutinho, born in São Paulo on March 8, 1992, is a Brazilian guitarist and composer who is majoring in Film Scoring.   Vinicius works as the Online International Ambassador for Portuguese language since January, 2014.   O concerto e cerimônia de formatura são parte da tradição da Berklee College Of Music todo […]
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Berklee Blogs

Fashion Designers’ Forgotten Muse

by Kim Logan ’10 Close your eyes, and you’re in 1965…   Young haute designers Ossie Clark and Andre Courrèges are going head to head with heavyweight Yves St. Laurent to debut the collection that will most epitomize the swinging sixties.  You’re sitting front-row at all three runway shows, and you see the birth of […]
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Berklee Blogs

Film Scoring Network 스카입 인터뷰

 Suhhyun Sarah Kwon is a fourth semester student at Berklee, dual majoring in Film Scoring and Contemporary Writing and Production. 버클리에서 Film Scoring과 Contemporary Writing and Production 복수전공으로 네번째 학기를 맞는 권서현입니다. 영어로 발음하기 어려운 이름이라 Sarah라는 이름을 사용하고 있습니다. 버클리의 학생 클럽 중 하나인 Film Scoring Network에서 저번주 화요일과 금요일에 두개의 흥미로운 스카입 인터뷰를 진행했는데요. […]
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