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Cabaret: The Real Meaning of Valentine’s Day Live on birnCORE!

Tune in to birnCORE on Wednesday 2/14 for Cabaret Live from The Red Room @ Cafe 939.

Cabaret is an intimate, live showcase of Broadway favorites and musical theater–inspired originals. This student initiative, which began in 2012, gives musical theater enthusiasts at Berklee the chance to perform in a professional setting beyond the main stage musical season. This month’s theme is the Real Meaning of Valentine’s Day, showcasing songs that relate to peace, freedom, civil rights, and love. Any song that fits this theme is accepted. Continue reading “Cabaret: The Real Meaning of Valentine’s Day Live on birnCORE!”

Berklee In The Round: Live from the Red Room on Tuesday, 2/13 on birnCORE!

Tune in to birnCORE on Tuesday, 2/13 for a live broadcast from the Red Room @ Cafe 939 as great songwriters are featured on BITR Tuesday.

Berklee in the Round (BITR) occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Each month, a faculty member selects four to five students and hosts a concert. They may also choose a special guest (such as a visiting artist or touring songwriter). Continue reading “Berklee In The Round: Live from the Red Room on Tuesday, 2/13 on birnCORE!”

Listen to the Roots Roadshow live on birnCORE!

Tune in to birnCORE on Tuesday, 2/5 at 8PM EST for a live broadcast from the Red Room @ Cafe 939 featuring some of the amazing roots performers here at Berklee.

The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program (ARMP), is a showcase that explores and celebrates America’s rich musical heritage.

Each month, we present a variety show of student bands and ensembles performing styles such as country blues, old-time, bluegrass, new acoustic, Celtic, classic country, Western swing, and more. Continue reading “Listen to the Roots Roadshow live on birnCORE!”

Upcoming Live Broadcast: Driftwood and Sam Robbins Live from the Red Room on Saturday, February 3 @ 8PM EST

Tune in to birnCORE on Saturday, February 3 for a live broadcast from the Red Room @ Cafe 939 featuring Binghamton, NY’s Driftwood. Driftwood is a band with a rock ’n’ roll soul and a folk art mind.. Continue reading “Upcoming Live Broadcast: Driftwood and Sam Robbins Live from the Red Room on Saturday, February 3 @ 8PM EST”

Erin’s Top Picks of the Week

Smokey Brights – Come To Terms EP [try 1, 3] // alt rock

Come To Terms is a fairly short album that has a super relaxed groove throughout. You can really feel the chemistry between lead singers, Ryan Devlin and Kim West. Together, they are able to create a tame, yet cool indie/alternative sound while alluding to the days of 70’s psychedelic rock. Continue reading “Erin’s Top Picks of the Week”

Interview: Pirate Doug of Pirate! Promotion and Marketing

By: Ruben Radlauer

Generally speaking, the name “Pirate!” brings to mind swashbuckling antiheroes of the seven seas. Those in the music marketing and college radio world, however, have a vastly different association—with an entity that might be partially responsible for bringing your favorite music into the public eye.

Pirate! Is a marketing company that has worked with both major and indie labels (Universal, Warner, Anti-, Kill Rock Stars, Epitaph, Rough Trade are just a few) to promote the work of artists ranging from Alkaline Trio to Tegan & Sara to Mavis Staples and everyone Continue reading “Interview: Pirate Doug of Pirate! Promotion and Marketing”

Live tonight on birnCORE: WOLF! Featuring Scott Metzger

Tune in to birnCORE tonight for a live broadcast from the Red Room @ Cafe 939 featuring Brooklyn, NY’s WOLF! Featuring Scott Metzger. WOLF! is a Brooklyn-based trio that seamlessly merges soul, blues, country, and rock to create a party where everyone is welcome. Continue reading “Live tonight on birnCORE: WOLF! Featuring Scott Metzger”