Irving Azoff has resigned as chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, the country’s largest concert promoter and one of the biggest powers in the music industry, the company announced on Monday. “After successfully overseeing the integration of Live Nation and Ticketmaster over the past two years, my job here is done,” Azoff said in a statement. “We put together the leading company across
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Dan Thompson, author/instructor of our online courses Critical Listening 1 and Advanced Audio Ear Training for Mix Engineers, on December 15th. Dan is an independent writer/producer and recording engineer, his credits include work on records, feature films, and television series and movies, including ER, The Sopranos, Swimfan, The Sweetest Thing, Melrose Place, Malibu Shores,
A stunning article by Ariel Hyatt (Ariel Publicity) about how important social media is to your career. Why is it important to control your message and have your own followers or tribe outside of the mainstream media. Tell your own story, tell it to the people and control your music career. In mass media you have NO control. Social media
Newhouse, author/instructor of our online courses Orchestration 1 and 2 and Music Composition for Film and TV, on November 14th. Ben Newhouse has worked as a music supervisor and composer on dozens of television shows, films, and stage productions for media corporations including ABC, FOX, MTV, and Disney. He has arranged movie themes, sixties pop music, Broadway shows, and scored for several
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Peter Bell, author/instructor of our online Jingle Writing course, on November 3rd. Peter Bell is a producer, composer, and guitarist. His compositions and productions include “May It Happen For You” (the theme song to the award-winning film Radio Cape Cod) and the themes to This Old House, New Yankee Workshop, Victory Garden, as well
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Michael Williams, author/instructor of our online Blues Guitar course, on September 8th. Michael Williams is a Professor at Berklee College of Music, and the author and instructor of Berkleemusic’s online Blues Guitar course. His free guitar lessons are among the most popular videos on Berkleemusic’s YouTube channel, with over three million views and counting!
Everyone knows the great exposure you can get from having your music licensed in a commercial, but how else can you get your music heard with the help of a brand? Hear how to maximize usage beyond the conventional sync. Learn how brands can benefit from you as a band or performer, and how your band is itself a brand. Beyond the
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Stephen Webber, author/instructor of our Music Production Analysis course, on July 14th.
Danny Morris is a professor in the bass department at Berklee, working with students since 1988. Danny gigs regularly with the band Calypso Hurricane and was the bass player for the James Montgomery Blues Band and Jon Pousette-Dart band. He has also performed with Bo Diddley, Robin Ford, James Cotton, and Paula Abdul. Danny is the author of Instant Bass and Essential
Hatfield, author/instructor of our Songwriting for Film & TV course, on June 9th. The field of songwriting for film and television has grown exponentially over the past few years, providing a promotional launching pad (as well as a potentially lucrative income stream) for artist and songwriter careers.
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Loudon Stearns on June 2nd. Loudon–or “L-Don,” as he is affectionately known to many of his students, friends, and colleagues–is an expert with Ableton Live. He is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, and authored and teaches Berkleemusic’s popular Advanced Music Production with Ableton Live online course. In this Open
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Brad Hatfield, author/instructor of our Music Supervision course, on May 5th. Music supervision is an important topic for musicians, songwriters, and business professionals alike. It stands at the center of two powerful groups: music creators, and the film and TV producers that rely on music to help tell and sell their stories. The field
Native Instruments today launched their annual holiday giveaway with two special gifts as a thank you to all registered users. Until December 31, both gifts are available for download from the Native Instruments website. For producers, DRIVER is a filter distortion effect designed for subtle to drastic sound manipulation, while five new Remix Sets for TRAKTOR’s Remix Decks will be released as
In this open house series Pat Pattison talks about lyric writing. Pat Pattison is an author, clinician, and one of the most renowned songwriting teachers in the world. He created the first-ever Songwriting major at Berklee College of Music, and brought that curriculum online with Berkleemusic, writing and teaching Lyric Writing: Tools and Strategies, Lyric Writing: Writing From the Title, and Lyric
From David Hooper’s site: 1. This book has a $100,000 Guarantee This book is the real deal. It contains inside information that I have shared with private clients over the years and it will work to help you sell more music, get more people to your shows, and make money in the music business, regardless of the economy, piracy, or whatever other