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dBs InstituteAug 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM5 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 InstituteAug 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM7 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 MackinAug 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM9 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 MackinJul 22, 2022 3:00:00 PM1 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 MackinJul 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 MackinApr 7, 2022 4:30:00 PM7 min read

11 ways to get the most out of studying a degree online

With distance learning becoming increasingly popular, many people are choosing to study a ...
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Chris MackinFeb 4, 2022 3:00:00 PM< 1 min read

VIDEO: Bjørn Jacobsen on life as a sound designer for video games

Video game sound designer Bjørn Jacobsen discusses the realities of working in audio ...
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Chris MackinFeb 2, 2022 3:00:00 PM< 1 min read

VIDEO: If Khan on working in the dance music scene

For this month's masterclass, DJ Hollie-May (DnB Link Up, Sofa Sounds, Rumble in the ...
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Chris MackinNov 11, 2021 2:15:00 PM10 min read

How to grow an audience on Twitch with dBs alumnus Rewan Leach (Pluvio)

After recently becoming an Affiliate on Twitch, we chat with alumnus Rewan Leach AKA ...
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Mike SteventonOct 4, 2021 4:06:00 PM< 1 min read

VIDEO: Sweetpea Masterclass | Navigating the music industry

In this month’s video masterclass, we welcome EQ50's Sweetpea for an in-depth discussion ...
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Billie CroucherSep 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM12 min read

So you want to start a club night? 8 promoters share their words of advice

From finding a venue to curating a lineup, there’s a lot you need to think about. We ...
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Chris MackinAug 23, 2021 3:00:00 PM< 1 min read

VIDEO: Thomas Webb on entrepreneurship and innovation in technology

In this month’s video masterclass, we’re joined by multidisciplinary artist Thomas Webb ...
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