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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..

6 essential tips for remote musical collaborations

By dBs Sound & Music Institute January 19, 2021

Collaborating online is fast becoming standard practice for musicians around the globe. With..

Rewind: Our favourite 'how to' guides of 2020

By dBs Sound & Music Institute December 18, 2020

In a year that has presented so many challenges, we wanted to focus on the positive stories that..

Rewind: Our favourite video masterclasses of 2020

By dBs Sound & Music Institute December 17, 2020

In this edition of Rewind, we're looking back on some of our favourite video masterclasses..

How to make unique sounds – tips from the dBs community

By Billie Croucher November 26, 2020

One of the biggest misconceptions about music-making technology is that it results in everything..

VIDEO: DJ Krust Masterclass | Understanding your goals and how to achieve them

By Chris Mackin November 18, 2020

Several years on from his last visit to dBs Music, the inimitable DJ Krust returned to impart..

How to boost creativity and focus: strategies from the dBs Community

By Billie Croucher August 5, 2020

Members of the dBs community share their strategies for enhancing creativity, focus and..

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..

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..

VIDEO: Ben Glass Masterclass | Turning an idea into a major project

By Chris Mackin June 9, 2020

dBs Music tutor and one half of Dubkasm, Ben Glass (aka Digistep) delivered an eye-opening..

VIDEO: Ben Chilton Masterclass | Sound design using modular synthesisers and hardware

By Chris Mackin May 28, 2020

As part of our Enhancement and Industry Week at the beginning of the year, sound designer and..