// Film,// Inside dBs Berlin,// Music

What Brexit means for dBs Berlin

21 Feb , 2017  


We have had a number of queries raised by students about whether the looming exit of the UK from the EU will have an effect on the education offered at dBs Berlin.


// Education,// Music

Field recordings field trip

17 Feb , 2017   Gallery


We took the students in our music diploma out into the wild of Berlin’s coolest abandoned area Teufeslberg. Their mission: capture sound and use those samples in tracks.


// Film

Dazzling weekend of knowledge with Paul Miller & Allan Starski at dBs Film

27 Jan , 2017  

Paul Miller Allan Starski dBs Film

In the beginning of January, dBs Film hosted two workshops organised by FEST Film Lab, with Paul Miller – producer – and Allan Starski – production designer.


// Education,// Music

CDR and dBs Music Berlin partner for 2017

20 Jan , 2017  

CDR and dBs Music Berlin

We are really excited to announce our new partnership between CDR and dBs Music Berlin in 2017.


// Film,// Living in Berlin,// Music

Berlin – still a budget paradise for students?

6 Jan , 2017  

Berlin has long had a reputation as Europe’s greatest budget paradise for students and artists. But as the city goes through extensive development and an accompanying rise in accommodation costs, is this still true?


// Education,// Music

Can sampling RE:VIVE music?

23 Dec , 2016  


Music producers are using samples in their craft more than ever. To give our students greater insight into this, we teamed up with RE:VIVE for a workshop.


// Education,// Guest Sessions,// Music

Tarik Barri’s audio-visual worlds

17 Dec , 2016  

Tarik Barri

Ever since video killed the radio star, music and visuals have been inseparable. To give us a trailblazing perspective on their relationship we invited artist Tarik Barri in for a guest session.


// Etikett Radio,// Music

etikett radio Myles Watson

9 Dec , 2016  

Etikett radio Myles Watson

This week we’d like to introduce you to yet another one of our radio presenters: Myles Watson. A student on the Electronic Music Production & Performance Degree, he joined the radio last year.


// Education,// Inside dBs Berlin,// Music

How to use a turntable creatively with Eliad and Rodi

2 Dec , 2016  

Using a turntable creatively
How many ways can you think to use a turntable creatively? We held a workshop for our students to show them a few ways Rodi and Eliad have come up with.


// Education,// Film,// Music

The art of choosing a music or film production school

25 Nov , 2016  

music or film production school

So many options, so little time. Here is our advice on how to choose the right music or film production school for you.

// Guest Sessions,// Music

dBs Live at the Funkhaus: Bad Tropes

18 Nov , 2016  

Bad Tropes

The sixth band featured in our series of live performances from Funkhaus is Bad Tropes. Some dBs Berlin students and staff shot and recorded them in the stunning Saal 1. Please enjoy their track Miracles.


// Education,// Guest Sessions,// Music

Show and tell with Grimy: what should a DJ do?

11 Nov , 2016  


The Grimy logo is recognisable to people who don’t know Zernell Gillie’s work as a DJ. How? He came in to show and tell us some good business practices.


// Creative Practitioners,// Education,// Music

Ableton Loop: A replay of dBs Berlin’s participation

4 Nov , 2016  

Ableton_Loop_logo_and _Funkhaus

We partnered with Ableton Loop 2016 where our tutors led a few workshops, a bunch of our students volunteered and our Funkhaus studios were open.


// Education,// Music

Listen to the live choir recording

21 Oct , 2016  

Back in the spring of 2016, our Music Production & Sound Engineering Students had the chance to complete a live choir recording in addition to recording an orchestra live.


// Education,// Inside dBs Berlin,// Music

Inside dBs Berlin: Brian

14 Oct , 2016  

Brian’s degree in composition and music technology makes him the perfect tutor for our music production analysis and contemporary arrangement courses.


// Etikett Radio,// Music

Etikett radio Inbal Gordon

7 Oct , 2016  

Inbal Gordon

Continuing our video series about etikett radio (a platform by music lovers for music lovers) we introduce host and recent grad Inbal. She just finished our Music Production & Sound Engineering Degree.


// Inside dBs Berlin,// Music

Inside dBs Berlin: Ainsley

30 Sep , 2016  


Ainsley has 2 Latin Grammies, has worked at Kensaltown in London, and is now found in our mixing suites at the Funkhaus leading Music Production & Sound Engineering lessons.


// Education,// Inside dBs Berlin,// Music

We will miss dBs Berlin class of 2016

23 Sep , 2016  

Just like last year, we held our graduation at the Funkhaus. But unlike last year, nearly three times as many students were sent off with many wishes of luck and success.


// Etikett Radio,// Music

Etikett Radio Freak A. Della

16 Sep , 2016  

Etikett Radio Freak A. Della

Opportunities for our students are things we are always keen on creating here at dBs Berlin. That’s why we made etikett radio – a platform by music lovers for music lovers.


// Creative Practitioners,// Music

Shatter Hands wins Dimension Sounds

9 Sep , 2016  

Shatter Hands at Dimensions 2016

It’s been a busy few months for Johan, aka Shatter Hands. Not only did he finish his Electronic Music Production & Performance Degree here at dBs Berlin, but he also won CDR’s 2016 Dimension Sounds contest.