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Project Warp: Past and Present

20 Apr , 2017  

Project warp

Project Warp presents a night of live electronic artists and DJs from dBs Music UK and dBs Music Berlin: take a look at our past and see what’s happening tomorrow!

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Norom Bou explores taste and sound

14 Apr , 2017  

Norom Bou explores taste and sound

Having graduated our Electronic Music Production & Performance Diploma, Norom Bou tells us about her explorations in taste and sound and what other things she has cooking.

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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.

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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.

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In the Dark: Sound Perceptions

18 Aug , 2016  

Sound Perceptions

dBs Music Student Caleb organised a well-received sound installation called In the Dark: Sound Perceptions. Recording hall 2 at the Funkhaus provided the perfect venue for this experiment in sound perception which had its audience captivated by 4 sound pieces in complete darkness for a full hour.

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LiiLt and dBs Berlin partnership

5 Aug , 2016  

We’re pleased to announce a new partnership with Liilt, the global careers, education and professional network for electronic music.

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Hear it? A Kling Klong Documentary

8 Jul , 2016  

There’s no shortage of content that reports on the rise of musical groups or individual performers. But what about the organisations that support them along the way? In response, we created a mini-documentary series called ‘Hear It?’ where we will focus on a few record labels in Berlin. Each one has had significant impacts on the electronic music scene and experienced huge growth within the past decade. Our second episode features Kling Klong Records.

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Hear it?: A Mobilee Documentary

30 May , 2016  

There’s no shortage of content that reports on the rise of musical groups or individual performers. But what about the organisations that support them along the way? In response, we created a mini-documentary series called ‘Hear It?’ where we will focus on a few record labels in Berlin. Each one has had significant impacts on the electronic music scene and experienced huge growth within the past decade. Our first episode features Mobilee Records.

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Kaleb Wentzel-Fisher: making DIY feature films a reality

22 Mar , 2016  

Working his way through shooting music videos and launch events for large companies such as Sony and Universal Music, the now Berlin-based filmmaker and tutor at dBs Film has begun development on his own upcoming documentary film Concrete Empire.

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Gerd Tammist: running a record shop at home and the art of buying

18 Mar , 2016  

Running a record shop from your living room isn’t the most conventional thing to do, but that’s exactly what makes Gerd Tammist (GT) a notable member of the music industry.

As both a former dBs Music Berlin student and an avid record collector, it was only a matter of time until Tammist had to share his passion for the underground with like-minded listeners by opening Bikini Waxx Records.

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Rodi Kirk: experimental music in castles

15 Mar , 2016  

Last week we published an interview with Rodi Kirk (AKA Scratch 22 and dBs Music tutor) in which he talked to us at length about his origins and the philosophy of hip hop and turntablism.

In this interview Rodi Kirk (RK) shares his personal experience of making music in an old Polish castle, using granular synthesis and breaking new technological ground within the pop world.

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Jonny Zoum: Dark folk & independent recording

11 Mar , 2016  

Jonny Zoum’s (JZ) life seems to be spent bouncing around from one studio to another. The Berlin-based Australian isn’t just a sound engineer and technician at dBs Music and Tricone Studios, but is also one half of up-and-coming dark folk duo, Bad Tropes. That’s when he’s not also working in the studio of the esteemed audio streaming platform, SoundCloud.

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Rodi Kirk: Philosophy of turntablism

8 Mar , 2016  

Originally hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, Rodi Kirk’s (RK) musical exploration has seen him do everything from winning the title of New Zealand’s best party rocker at the Red Bull Thre3style Championship to working as a touring DJ and producer for over a decade under the name Scratch 22.

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Club Duvet

15 Jan , 2016  

We sat down with Temi Hollist and Livvi Ross, students at dBs Music and dBs Film, to discuss their project Club Duvet. Through a series of engaging videos and live events, Club Duvet is on a mission to showcase the electronic music stars of tomorrow, share their talent with the world, whilst connecting, energising and inspiring others through the medium of music.

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Paying tribute to Berlin’s street musicians

21 Aug , 2015  

Interview by Steph Gidde

One of the advantages of living in Berlin is that you find yourself surrounded by music all the time. There are street musicians everywhere, some of them so good they’ve become household names in Berlin (google Alice Phoebe Lou and prepare to be amazed). More…

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The Many Faces of dBs Music Berlin!

8 Aug , 2014  

One of the biggest advantages of living in Berlin is the ever-changing array of entertainment. No matter what your taste, there’s something each night to entertain and inspire! Sure, Berlin has its roots in electronic music, but the international influence of the German capital means all cultures are represented.Including a thriving hip hop scene.

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ORXATA SOUND SYSTEM

25 Feb , 2014   Video

On Tuesday 4th March, one of our Tutors Ainsley Adams will be putting on quite an unusual event performed by the collective: ORXATA. Check out the details below and follow the link to the Facebook Event!

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