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Steven Wilson

One of the most eclectic and prolific artists in rock music, Steven Wilson comes to the Berklee Performance Center in support of his fourth solo album, Hand. Cannot. Erase.
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Berklee News

Dear June

Dear June, a country folk duo from Boston, performs a blend of unique harmonies and compelling lyrics.
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Berklee News

Etienne Monsaingeon

Originally from Paris, French pianist Etienne Monsaingeon has developed his musical language through listening to artists such as Brad Mehldau, Keith Jarrett, Maurice Ravel, and Modest Mussorgsky, among others.
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Berklee Blogs

To Pimp A Berklee

Justin Poon is a sixth-semester guitar principal at Berklee studying performance, and electronic production and design. As a founding member of Affiliated Gallery, a creative design group based in Toronto, Justin is involved in film scoring and sound design. He is also involved in scoring visuals and producing and writing for singers and hip-hop artists wherever he can […]
Berklee Blogs
Berklee Blogs

Emily’s D+Evolution

Yoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a Contemporary Writing and Production major, finished her 5th semester in the Spring semester. She studies arranging, recording/mixing with ProTools, and singing in vocal ensemble. She graduated Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo with Bachelor of Music from Music Education major, Music Education minor, with a license of teaching music […]
Berklee Blogs
Berklee Blogs

The Power of Asking

AKA MY FATHER’S 75% CHANCE OF SUCCESS THEORY by Shie Rozow ’97 Growing up I was very timid, especially when it came to girls. In junior high there was a girl I liked. A lot. There was a school dance coming up and I desperately wanted to ask her to go as my date, but […]
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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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