#TBT Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius is widely considered one of the most influential bassists of all time, so to celebrate our first #TBT post, here are some Jaco performances that’ll inspire you...

News Flash: Highly Empathetic People Process Music Differently Than Everyone Else

It's probably a sure bet that everyone that studies and works at Musicians Institute is almost equally passionate about music in our lives. Music, for many, makes the world...

Ruby Chase

Through The Lens is our weekly series where we highlight current students and faculty, capture them on campus and ask them about their inspirations, advice and beyond. 1. Describe the moment/s...

Welcome to MI’s new official blog, The Mix!

We have been amped up about returning to our blog home and making the experience better than ever, so on that note, Welcome to The Mix! It’s been awhile,...

MI DJ Program Chair Has This Advice For Future DJs

12 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started DJing DJ Charlie Sputnik (aka Charles Chemery), course author and instructor for MI Online’s Intro to DJing, recently shared some essential tips...

Los Angeles Summer Music Festivals To Check Out In July/August

Whether you're studying to be an independent artist, audio engineer or a music business professional, taking part in music festivals is an undeniable part of the industry. While they're...

What Is The Future of Guitar?

By now, you all might have heard that iconic guitar band, Gibson, has filed for bankruptcy. To add insult to injury, Rolling Stone soon after published a piece after the news...

DJ Events To Check Out in Los Angeles in May

Summer in L.A. is warming up and the DJ sets are heating up just the same. There's just something really special about a DJ set by the pool, under...