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Do I need a degree to become a music producer?

By Billie Croucher July 8, 2020

Interested in music production but not sure if formal education is the right way to go? To help..

How to approach a record label

By Billie Croucher July 3, 2020

Co-director of Sub-Label Recordings and dBs Tutor, Ben Jacob shares some insight into how to get..

dBs Recommends - 7 electronic music albums you need to hear

By dBs Music July 2, 2020

Introducing dBs Recommends – our new series leading you to new discoveries in the world of sound..

VIDEO: Turning a PS4 controller into a MIDI controller for Ableton

By Mike Steventon June 24, 2020

dBs tutor Chris Pratt turned his PS4 controller into a MIDI controller for Ableton Live so he..

10 tips for field recording during lockdown

By Billie Croucher June 12, 2020

As lockdown continues to change the way we live our lives, we asked dBs alumni, Natalia..

Using sound to help you sleep - Dan Wack

By Mike Steventon May 17, 2020

We all love great music and can benefit from a good night's sleep but for some the latter can be..

Keeping you in the 'FlowState' - Josh Ball

By Mike Steventon May 14, 2020

Innovation in Sound Masters student Josh Ball is on a mission to enhance your production..

Student Stories - Sam Hunt

By Mike Steventon May 6, 2020

When Electronic Music Production student Sam Hunt discovered a lack of community surrounding his..

Alumni Focus: El Choop

By Chris Mackin January 29, 2020

A graduate of dBs Music Bristol, Harvey Jones aka El Choop grew up consuming music in a small..

Ben Chilton talks Idea Generation, Sound Design & Performing Live

By Mike Steventon January 6, 2020

As part of our ongoing guest lecture series we welcomed modular synth expert Ben Chilton from..

The life of a portfolio musician with Kayla Painter

By Chris Mackin November 21, 2019

Combining a unique mix of experimental electronic production and evolving visuals, Kayla Painter..

Jimmy Clash talks FL Studio, top tips and his rapid rise in EDM

By Chris Mackin October 11, 2019

In just over 10 years Jimmy Clash has gone from bedroom producer to one of the most in-demand..