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VIDEO: Building a track using household items with Matt Ward

By dBs Sound & Music Institute May 13, 2020

The usual tools that we'd utilise for music aren't as readily available at the moment, but dBs..

5 ways to stay creative during social distancing

By dBs Sound & Music Institute March 20, 2020

We’re currently living in very strange times and with many of us now spending our days at home,..

VIDEO: DJ Cheeba Masterclass | Fusing Turntablism with Visuals

By Chris Mackin March 17, 2020

Bristol-based DJ and audio visual artist, Cheeba, recently delivered a fascinating guest talk at..

Interview: Kat Marsh

By Chris Mackin February 3, 2020

Working with a diverse range of artists from The King Blues, Frank Turner and Bring Me The Horizon,..

Interview: Reilly Smethurst

By Chris Mackin January 31, 2020

Australian-born musician and writer Reilly Smethurst recently delivered talks at dBs Music Plymouth..

The life of a portfolio musician with Kayla Painter

By Chris Mackin November 21, 2019

Combining a unique mix of experimental electronic production and evolving visuals, Kayla Painter is..

Interview: Echoic Audio

By Chris Mackin November 5, 2019

Echoic Audio has been producing music and sound design for film, TV and advertising for over 10..

10 Key Tips for Game Audio Freelancers

By Chris Mackin July 23, 2019
Are you considering starting a career freelancing in game audio? Here are our top tips to help..

5 Creative Tips To Level Up Your Sound Design

By Mike Steventon July 16, 2019

While school's out for the summer our dBs Institute tutors continue getting creative. We caught up..

Crystal Mad's 5 Essential Tips for Festival DJs

By Mike Steventon July 9, 2019

We're now deep into festival season so we felt it was the perfect time to ask our very own Matt..

5 Things We Learnt at Real World Studios

By Mike Steventon June 7, 2019

After our recent visit to the wonderful Real World Studios we thought we'd share the top 5 things..