The Mattson 2 & Astronauts, etc. Live from the Red Room

Tune in to birnCORE on Saturday, September 8 at 8:00 p.m. EDT for a live broadcast from the Red Room at Cafe 939 featuring The Mattson 2 and Astronauts, etc..

The Mattson 2, a duo composed of identical twins, has reinterpreted John Coltrane’s classic album A Love Supreme into a 21st century context. Coltrane’s 1965 magnum opus is one of the most revered and influential recordings in the history of jazz, widely regarded as the iconic saxophonist’s masterpiece.
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Aizhou to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 on Saturday, September 15 at 4:00 p.m. EDT for the first BIRN Alive session of the fall semester featuring singer-songwriter Aizhou.

Beijing-born and Shanghai-raised, Aizhou grew up in a richly multicultural environment, impacting her outlook and the music she produces. She started classical training in piano at 5, but her musical journey truly began when she discovered Western punk and pop rock in her teens. Inspired by these genres and her traditional Chinese music roots, Aizhou started writing her own songs and taught herself to play guitar. At 17, she founded a rock band and went on to represent her high school in local showcases and events.

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Interested in Joining the BIRN? The first meeting is September 10

The Berklee Internet Radio Network (BIRN) offers four unique channels streaming music, interviews, live performances, and more 24/7.

Are you interested in becoming a BIRN DJ?

BIRN membership is open to all current students of Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee at the beginning of each semester. Representatives of student clubs and organizations are welcome to join to promote their club’s mission and activities.

BIRN members sharpen their performance skills and musical knowledge by hosting weekly live radio shows, sharing their favorite music on a platform that can be heard around the world.

Members can also participate in various other activities, including live music recording and mixing, event production, marketing and promotion, music journalism, photography, graphic design, video production, and station operations.

Fall 2018 membership opens September 10.

Attend the first meeting on Monday, September 10, at 6:00 p.m. in 22 The Fenway, Room 112.

Visit thebirn.com/join to learn more about how it works.

Jóse Pablo Soto to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 on Friday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m. EDT for BIRN Employee Night featuring Jóse Pablo Soto.

Jóse is a singer-songwriter and producer born and raised in Guatemala. He is now based in Boston at Berklee. He is influenced by jazz and Latin music and while he’s been building his reputation in the music industry he’s been signed to Mad Monkey Media Records.

Listen to the live session and interview HERE.

Clem Lo and Yaco Live from the Red Room

Tune in to birnCORE on Thursday, August 9 at 7:00 p.m. EDT for a live broadcast from the Red Room at Cafe 939 featuring Clem Lo and Yaco.

Clem Lo is a student rapper, drummer, and producer from Paris, France. Coming from the Parisian jazz scene, Clem takes you through the different realms of rapping in the French and English language. Composing, producing, and mixing all his own work, he has also started a new project under the name Wackid focusing more on the electronic side of his writing.

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House of Waters Live from The Red Room

Tune in to birnCORE on Wednesday, August 1 at 8:00 p.m. EDT for a live broadcast from the Red Room at Cafe 939 featuring House of Waters.

House of Waters is a three-piece band based in Brooklyn. With Max ZT on hammered dulcimer, Moto Fukushima on six-string bass, and Berklee grad Ignacio Rivas Bixio on percussion, they combine influences from all over the world to make beautiful, complex, and genuine compositions. House of Waters has been described as “a rare and beautiful gem,” while their performances are said to be “a sight to behold.” Their most recent record, House of Waters, is on Snarky Puppy’s label GroundUp Music and rose to #2 on the iTunes World Music Charts.

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Mint Green to appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 on Saturday, July 28, at 4:00 p.m. EDT for a live performance of Mint Green.

Upcoming pop-punk band Mint Green is composed of singer and guitarist Ronnica, bassist Brandon Geeslin, drummer Daniel Huang, and guitarist Frank Price. Originally formed in the fall by Ronnica, the band has played multiple shows since then composed of originals and cover. With influences such as Paramore and Tigers Jaw to American Football and Best Coast, Mint Green hopes to inspire other pop-punk artists from the newest generation.

BIRN Alive is home to great live performances and insightful conversation every Saturday at 4:00 p.m. EDT.

Listen to the live session and interview HERE.

Ava Anderson to Appear on BIRN Alive

Tune in to BIRN1 Friday, July 27 at 8:00 p.m. EDT for the BIRN Employee Night featuring  Ava Anderson.

Ava Anderson is a New York and Boston based singer-songwriter in the rock genre while touching in blues and country every so often. Before becoming a student at Berklee, she performed all over New York City in small venues like The Bitter End, The Studio at Webster Hall, The Bowery Electric, and Paddy Reilly’s Irish bar. Ava has released multiple EPs and singles, some with her fellow Boston artists. She graduated Berklee with a dual-major degree of Songwriting and Music Production & Engineering.

Listen to the live session and interview HERE.

NINA, LYM, and Garrison Evans Live from The Red Room

Tune in on Thursday, July 19 at 8:00 p.m. EDT to birnCORE for a live broadcast from the Red Room featuring NINA, LYM, and Garrison Evans.

Boston-based singer-songwriter NINA is an r&b/soul artist originally from Chicago and raised in Australia. She is influenced by Aretha Franklin, Beyonce, Joss Stone, and other artists similar to them. Nina has built herself quite a reputation in Australia after having many huge performance opportunities: Australia’s “School Spectacular,” The Voice – Australia, and the Netball World Cup Opening Ceremony. While she’s been in Boston she’s performed at popular venues like The Middle East, The Zuzu, and Club Bohemia. Her passion for music and her love for her audience are clearly expressive in her quirky performances and her honest, strong, and moving lyrics.

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