Artificial Intelligence in Music Software with iZotope

We are excited to announce that our next meeting will be with iZotope! They are a music software company based out of Cambridge. Two research members, Gordon and Matt, will be discussing their new, innovative software, Neutron! This essentially uses signal processing and machine learning in order to automatically master music tracks. Come grab a slice of pizza and learn about the future of making music! When: Monday, February 6th, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Where: 108 West Village G Description: Izotope is a music software company from Cambridge, MA which is using machine learning to change the way music is made. Their latest product, Neutron, automatically picks presets based on how a track […]

Build Your Own Arduino Synthezier!

Happy new year, and we hope you all are enjoying this semester! Come join us next Monday, and create your very own Arduino Synthesizer! This synthesizer generates professional-quality instrument tracks and sound effects. The process is quite simple, and we will provide everything you need to complete the project.  All you need to bring is a laptop, and when you’re done you can even keep your project! Feel free to check out the instructions and videos of the synth in action at the bottom of the email! Description:  In this workshop we will be making 4 voice synthesizers which you will be able to take home with you. The synthesizers […]

Create Your Own Single-String Instrument!

Have you ever wondered how your electric guitar turns the vibration of a string into a signal that travels through the cable? Have you ever wanted to do it yourself? Then we have the workshop for you! Join NUSound in our final meeting of the year next Monday, where we will make a simple electric string instrument from materials you can find around your home. It’s totally free, along with the awesome food we will have! We will also have Eboard elections, so come out and vote! If you’re interested in running, please prepare a short speech about why you think you would be a good fit. We will have […]

Audio Mastering with Professor Jim Anderson

It is essential to mix different sounds in a recording so that these sounds are put together cohesively, but what do you do when your mix is done? Find out next Monday, where Prof. Jim Anderson will discuss how to master an audio mix! The meeting will be held in the mastering classroom at 458 Ryder Hall. Due to the physical restraints of the classroom, the meeting will be limited to 16 people. Please fill out the registration form below to reserve a spot. People who sign up after the 16th member will be placed on a first-come-first-serve waitlist. We will confirm everyone’s attendance Sunday night, so if you sign up and find […]

Frequency-Domain Representation of Sound — w/ Prof. Mike Frengel

Music Composition and Technology Professor Mike Frengel will be giving a talk on the spectral-domain representation of sound next Monday! Grab a slice of pizza and learn how this representation affects the way we analyze sound and how sound can be transformed. When: Monday, November 7th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: 110 Kariotis Hall Description: Professor Mike Frengel will be discussing spectral-domain (or frequencydomain) representation of sound and how it can be used for the analysis and transformation of sound. While time-domain analysis demonstrates how a signal changes over time, frequency-domain analysis demonstrates how much of a signal lies within a given frequency band over a range of frequencies. It […]

Free Concerts at Berklee and NEC!

If you get tired of all the Halloween candy this weekend, join us at one of two concerts next Monday! Vocalist Eleanor Elektra will be performing with her band at Berklee College of Music, presenting original compositions with a folk/bluegrass sound. Yeesun Kim, Nicholas Kitchen, and Meng-Chieh Liu will be performing a mix of classical music at the New England Conservatory, featuring the Tchaikovsky Piano Trio. And the best part about these concerts? They’re FREE. So feel free to join us! When: Monday, October 31st.  7:00 PM for the Berklee Concert, 7:30 PM for the NEC Concert Where: Berklee’s Oliver Colvin Recital Hall, NEC’s Jordan Hall Vocalist Eleanor Larsen presents original compositions arranged […]

It Might Get Loud Viewing Party!

Need to take a break from midterms? Join us next Monday to watch It Might Get Loud! This documentary explores the careers and sounds of rock legends Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White. The movie runs for an hour and a half. Kick back, relax, and enjoy a slice of pizza while watching this critically acclaimed film! When:  Monday, October 17th 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Runtime: 1 hr 38 min. Where: 108 West Village G Description: It Might Get Loud is a 2008 documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim. Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White have revolutionized rock music for each of their respective generations. The three reminiscence […]

Learn About the Ototo

Hi all! Come join us tomorrow to learn about the Ototo! The Ototo is a circuit board synthesizer that can make instruments out of conductive material. Feel free to bring any fruits, veggies, or any conductive items and make some music!  Please note that the meeting is back in our usual location, 108 West Village G. However, the meeting is at 7:30 PM instead. Thanks! When:  Monday, October 3rd, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Where: 108 West Village G Description:  The Ototo is a circuit board synthesizer used to build your own instruments. Crocodile clips are used to connect the Ototo to conductive materials. Each item used is connected to a touch key. […]

4.8.2016 – Acoustics & Us

Ever wonder what makes music sound so good? Now’s your chance to find out! Join RAs Alyssa and Alden, and Berklee College of Music students for an acoustics discussion about making music from the perspective of a musician and engineer withBerklee professors and alumni. See the brand new recording studios in action and don’t forget to bring your instruments or voices! You might get a chance to record your first hit! There will be some time to play following the event. When: Friday 4/8 at 3:30pm Where: Meet in the Stetson West lobby to walk over to the brand new 160 Mass Ave. building Sign up using this link: http://goo.gl/forms/p4E9qmDDit The first 25 […]