Annenberg Radio

Burnin’ Up

In this audio story, Guilherme Guerreiro explores the world of amateur musicians in quarantine and their struggle against a familiar foe: burnout.

While every industry has suffered under the pandemic, music has had it especially rough. As the months went by and there was no end to the virus, big artists and labels learned to adapt. But what about amateur musicians? Guilherme Guerreiro takes a peek into that world, finding the highs - and lows- of making music from home.