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Chris Mackin Jan 27, 2023 4:26:13 PM 4 min read

7 essential free plugins for guitarists

Over the years we've written about a lot of free software for guitarists. Here we present ...
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Chris Mackin Jan 27, 2023 11:20:14 AM 16 min read

8 ways music producers can make a passive income

In the second part of our series on making money as a music producer, we examine the ...
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Chris Mackin Jan 26, 2023 10:14:01 AM 7 min read

dBs graduate Tom Westerholm signs to Sony Music / Blue Publishing

Tom Westerholm AKA Tom Westy smashed a huge milestone at the end of 2022 and signed to ...
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Chris Mackin Sep 16, 2022 12:53:00 PM 6 min read

How to make money as a music producer in 2022

In the first of an ongoing series, we take a look at the changing face of the music ...
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Chris Mackin Aug 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM 8 min read

A vision for the future - How dBs grad Ché Leader is helping improve accessibility in dance music

Ché Leader (Rivibes) joins us for a special chat about an incredible series of events ...
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Chris Mackin Aug 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM 9 min read

How to get started in music production without spending any money

We introduce you to some excellent free options to get yourself started in music ...
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Chris Mackin Aug 10, 2022 12:00:00 AM 6 min read

"The first of many" - MA student Dan Legg releases debut Eurorack module

MA Innovation in Sound student Daniel Legg discusses the release of his very first ...
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Chris Mackin Jul 22, 2022 3:00:00 PM 1 min read

VIDEO: Crafting a career in sound

Wondering how to find your place in the audio industry? Our panel of experts and dBs ...
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Chris Mackin Jul 5, 2022 12:53:00 PM < 1 min read

VIDEO: Make your mark in the gaming industry

Four experts within the Manchester gaming scene share their insights and advice on how to ...
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Chris Mackin Jun 16, 2022 12:15:00 PM 5 min read

dBs Recommends: 7 free video game documentaries available on YouTube

Whether you’re keen for an insight into games development or looking for a trip down ...
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Chris Mackin May 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM 5 min read

dBs live sound students go above and beyond at this year's Balter Festival

Our first and second year BSc (Hons) Live Sound students recently ventured out to Balter ...
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Chris Mackin May 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM 8 min read

Perfect Imperfections: Max Trivitt discusses circuit bending retro games consoles

Third year electronic music production student Max Trivitt joins us to talk about his ...
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