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Optimistic and flexible: Our plans for the next academic year

By dBs Sound & Music Institute August 4, 2021

In line with current government guidance, we're planning on delivering our teaching on-site and..

What will my learning experience look like in September?

By dBs Sound & Music Institute August 4, 2021

A lot may have changed recently, but one thing has remained the same – our commitment to..

Ableton releases free Live 11 Lite upgrade

By dBs Sound & Music Institute July 15, 2021

Following on from the launch of Live 11, Ableton has now released Live 11 Lite; the free,..

MA students to bring sound community together with new S.I.N.E. conference

By Billie Croucher May 4, 2021

Next week, postgraduate students from our Bristol and Plymouth centres will be holding a..

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..

Pushing the boundaries of sound - Meet Jay Auborn, Creative Director of dBs Pro

By Chris Mackin March 4, 2021

Meet Jay Auborn, the man on a mission to push the boundaries of sound, and include students..

“This industry isn’t going anywhere” – Meet the students training to work in live sound in the middle of a pandemic

By Billie Croucher February 9, 2021

The events sector shutdown has left many doubting the viability of live sound as a career path,..

6 reasons why now is actually a great time to study live sound

By Billie Croucher February 4, 2021

Studying live sound whilst the live events industry is on pause is not as crazy as you might..

From club resident to the classroom: Meet music production student Ali Hibbs

By Billie Croucher January 25, 2021

Having warmed up for the likes of Ben UFO, Machinedrum and San Soda, Access student Ali Hibbs is..

Positive lessons from the last lockdown we're taking into the next

By Chris Mackin January 12, 2021

The dBs Community share the positive lessons they learned in the first national lockdown, and..

6 Things To Look Forward To In 2021

By Billie Croucher January 7, 2021

It might not feel like it right now, but this year is full of promise for our community.

12 affordable Christmas gifts for music producers

By dBs Sound & Music Institute December 14, 2020

Struggling to find a thoughtful and affordable gift for the music producer(s) in your life?..