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Designing a custom sound system with Live Sound student Jake Garland

By Chris Mackin April 15, 2021

First year BA (Hons) Live Sound student Jake Garland demystifies the world of sound systems and..

Am I too old for university?

By Chris Mackin April 12, 2021

Four mature students within the dBs Community share their experiences of returning to education..

'When I Killed the Cat' - Crafting the sound world for a short film

By Chris Mackin April 9, 2021

We join director Mansour Forouzesh and members of the dBs Community to talk about upcoming short..

Old tracks, new meanings: Exploring the evolving art of sampling

By Billie Croucher April 7, 2021

Six producers share their philosophical perspectives and practical approaches to sampling in..

The Sounds of dBs: March 2021

By Chris Mackin March 31, 2021

Each month we collate the diverse creative output of our community in our Sounds of dBs playlist..

dBs Recommends: Documentaries to expand your electronic music knowledge

By Billie Croucher March 30, 2021

Deepen your appreciation of electronic music with these five underseen documentaries. 

A shared experience: How Mac Lloyd is using music to heal trauma

By Chris Mackin March 26, 2021

With the recent release of his new ‘Melancholic Soul Club’ EP, we joined Top Up graduate Rob..

Turning music into science: Why the audio industry needs more BSc grads

By Billie Croucher March 25, 2021

As we prepare for the start of our first BSc course this September, we’re exploring the..

Meet the student charting the survival of musicians during Covid-19

By Mike Steventon March 20, 2021

Since COVID-19 forced pubs, venues and clubs to close their doors, gigs and live shows have..