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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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dBs Sound & Music Institute Nov 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM 7 min read

Manchester's New Century two months into it's big re-birth

dBs Manchester is located in the basement of the incredible New Century, which was ...
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Roxy Tripney Nov 9, 2022 5:46:00 PM 8 min read

30 years of Aphex Twin's 'Selected Ambient Works 85-92' with R&S' Renaat Vandepapeliere

Aphex Twin is one of the most innovative, authentic and idiosyncratic artists of the last ...
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Sam Willis Oct 14, 2022 12:00:00 AM 12 min read

How to start a record label: 11 tips from two label owners

Want to gain valuable knowledge of the music industry, help develop your local scene and ...
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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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dBs Sound & Music Institute Sep 14, 2022 12:00:00 PM 7 min read

What it’s like studying at dBs - from our students and alumni

Students and alumni from across our degree programmes reveal their experiences of ...
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Sam Willis Sep 6, 2022 11:52:00 AM 19 min read

Common people: The impact of Castlemorton Common Festival 30 years on

Castlemorton Common Festival was, and remains, the largest illegal rave the UK has ever ...
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dBs Sound & Music Institute Aug 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM 5 min read

These are the breaks - 7 of the most influential drum breaks in electronic music

Drum breaks are fundamental building blocks in the development of electronic music and ...
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dBs Sound & Music Institute Aug 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM 7 min read

Want to get booked for your first DJ set? Formula shares 6 top tips..

Have you been mixing at home or house parties and now want to know how to get booked as a ...
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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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Sam Willis Aug 4, 2022 12:00:00 AM 4 min read

Meet Jakar, the dBs student whose Olivia Rodrigo DnB remix has become a Tik Tok sensation

Jayden Cary, aka Jakar, is the dBs Bristol BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production student ...
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