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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..

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..

2D compositions to 3D sound sculptures: Emily Magpie's journey into music production

By Billie Croucher March 17, 2021

We sat down with DJ and Electronic Music student Emily Magpie to discuss her artistic evolution..

Two dBs tutors just supercharged macro variations in Live 11

By Mike Steventon March 13, 2021

Whenever a new or updated piece of technology hits the ground, it's human nature to want to push..

Meet the student helping people with IBD find a voice through music

By Mike Steventon March 6, 2021

"Music has always helped me through my ups and downs - whether it's IBD, my mental health or..

Nobody cares about your live stream. Here's how you can change that...

By Mike Steventon February 28, 2021

If there's one trend that made a big impact this year it's the growth of live streams. This ..

How to get started in music production without spending any money

By Chris Mackin February 25, 2021

We introduce you to some excellent free options to get yourself started in music production..

Everything you need to know about our BTEC diplomas

By Chris Mackin February 12, 2021

Choose your perfect course with the help of our ultimate guide to BTEC diplomas at dBs.