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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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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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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 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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dBs Sound & Music Institute Jul 20, 2022 12:00:00 AM 4 min read

New Century: connecting our students to Manchester's newest venue!

As the opening of dBs Manchester at New Century approaches, we take a look at how the ...
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dBs Sound & Music Institute Jul 5, 2022 12:00:00 AM 7 min read

A guide to dBs' online music production degrees with Nick Lawson

If you are interested in studying an online music production degree, you may have some ...
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Chris Mackin May 3, 2022 4:00:00 PM 15 min read

6 dBs students share the inspiration behind their innovative projects

With our end of year showcase just days away, we speak with some of our final year ...
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