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Chris Mackin

Support assistant to stage manager: Adam Berwick shares his experience working at We Out Here festival

By Chris Mackin September 14, 2021

With festivals across the UK now back in full force, the opportunity to work behind the scenes..

Uncovering the art of sound for theatre with Sam Furse

By Chris Mackin September 6, 2021

Sound designer, engineer and dBs technician Sam Furse illuminates the world of sound for theatre..

VIDEO: Thomas Webb masterclass | Entrepreneurship and innovation in technology

By Chris Mackin August 27, 2021

In this month’s video masterclass, we’re joined by multidisciplinary artist Thomas Webb who..

'It sets you up for everything' - Why more producers are specialising in sound design

By Chris Mackin August 19, 2021

We join three audio specialists to learn why sound design became the bedrock of their creativity..

How to develop and market your own audio plugin with DC Breaks

By Chris Mackin August 4, 2021

After identifying a gap in the market, dBs tutor Chris Page and creative partner Dan Havers (DC..

VIDEO: Hattie Wynter Masterclass | How to get into the music industry

By Chris Mackin July 30, 2021

Hattie Wynter shares her experience of finding work in the music industry and her top tips on..

dBs Recommends: 6 hacks to improve home studio production

By Chris Mackin July 21, 2021

Shake off the dust and get back into the creative zone with these handy hacks from the dBs..

The Sounds of dBs: June 2021

By Chris Mackin July 1, 2021

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

VIDEO: Scott Wilson Masterclass | Experimental Multichannel Audio

By Chris Mackin June 25, 2021

Composer and electroacoustic expert Scott Wilson discusses his explorations into the world of..

VIDEO: Sylvia Massy Masterclass | Experimental Production Techniques

By Chris Mackin June 5, 2021

Sylvia Massy makes a much-belated return to dBs for a fascinating look at her unique approach to..