Digital Music
Susan Rogers

Susan Rogers

Professor, Music Production & Engineering | Berklee College of Music (USA)

Susan Rogers holds a doctoral degree in experimental psychology from McGill University (2010). Prior to her science career, Susan was a multiplatinum-earning record producer, engineer, mixer and audio technician. She is best known for her work with Prince (1983-1987) but production/engineering credits also include David Byrne, Barenaked Ladies, Geggy Tah, Nil Lara, Robben Ford, Tricky, Michael Penn, and Jeff Black. She is currently a Professor in the departments of Music Production & Engineering and Liberal Arts at Berklee College of Music, Boston, where she teaches music cognition, psychoacoustics, record production and analog recording techniques. Susan is the director of the Berklee Music Perception and Cognition Laboratory for investigating the influence of musical training on the auditory pathway.

Speakerslots at c/o pop Convention 2019:

Friday 03.05

16:30 - 17:30

Artist Talk with Susan Rogers (ENGL.)

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Susan Rogers has built three different careers in the music industry: She worked for Prince as a sound technician on records like “Purple Rain” or “Sign’o the Times” in the 80s, became a successful record producer for David Byrne and Tricky and Barenaked Ladies, for whom she produced a multi-platinum record in the 90s and later focused on an academic career, where she earned a PhD in Psychology. She specializes in psychoacoustics and music cognition. Currently, she is doing research in auditory memory, the perception of musical signals, and how the brain interacts with music at Berklee University, where she is lecturing. Anyone who makes music works in the music industry or simply loves music will find enormous inspiration in Susan’s talk.