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BANDED – Share your process. Showcase your talent.

Does your band want to be a part of an exciting new music series?
Apply to be on BANDED!

BANDED is a Berklee PULSE production—featuring your band’s creative process. Join other breaking Boston bands in showing students across the country how to come together to write, record, and perform a song. You’ll work with Berklee faculty, PULSE producers, and industry insiders to share what you know about music theory and what it takes to be a band.

Audition at or submit your Sonicbids EPK at!

Over the course of several weeks we will commission you to write and record a tune. You will be filmed while composing, rehearsing, and meeting with Berklee faculty; completing weekly production assignments; and being interviewed. At the end, there will be a big performance featuring all of the participating bands. You’ll walk away with a studio recording, professional photos, and press—plus some awesome video. By breaking down your process you will help build up the next generation of musicians.

  • Answer some questions and submit materials via the online audition form at or submit your Sonicbids EPK at The last day to apply is March 4, 2011.
  • You will be contacted by March 10, 2011 if you have been selected for review by BANDED producers.
  • Bands selected for review will be interviewed.
  • Finalists will be notified by March 14, 2011 to start scheduling.
  • At least one member of the band must be able to read and write music notation proficiently.
  • Your band must have at least a small body of work and a demo recording.
  • No one in the group can be under any contractual obligation that would prohibit the use of an image or a piece of music on the PULSE site.
  • You must be comfortable having yourself and your creative process filmed.
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    1. I am checking on this for my son (he does not know that I am). Do the bands have to be in the Berklee area? His band Amber Open Skies is from the Dallas, TX area and has two cd’s released and they are currently working on a new one due out this summer.
      Thanks so much!
      Denise Teel

    2. Nazli

      Hi Denise! While we would love the opportunity to have a nation-wide (or international for that matter) band search, our budget limits us to the Boston area. Hopefully we will have some other projects in the future that allow us to broaden our reach. Best of luck to you and your son! – Nazli @ PULSE

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