// Education,// Film

14 Film Festival Tips

16 Jun , 2017  

FEST_dBsFilm

Next week, students and staff of dBs Film are off to FEST New Directors | New Films Festival in Portugal. To get the most out of these kinds of experiences, we have some film festival tips for you.

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

Museum für Naturkunde sampling workshop

24 May , 2017  

If given access to a massive sound archive with the likes of growls, chirps and squeaks, could you mix a track? This was the task at the Museum für Naturkunde sampling workshop.

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// Creative Practitioners,// Education,// Etikett Radio,// Music

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

Feedback Sessions with Universal & brandnewmusic

31 Mar , 2017  

The Feedback Sessions get our students in conversation with professionals working with major labels in the business. Reps from Universal and brandnewmusic responded to their tracks.

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// Education,// Living in Berlin,// Music

CDR helps our students be better at music

17 Mar , 2017  

CDR helps our students

When we partnered with CDR for their club night this year, we knew it would be perfect for our students. How? Read what they have to say about it.
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// Education,// Inside dBs Berlin,// Music

Females of dBs: the importance of community

8 Mar , 2017  

Felames of dBs

Hear from Vida – dBs Berlin grad and current studio technician – about the group she helped found: Females of dBs.

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// Education,// Film

New Screen Acting Diploma: dBs Film

3 Mar , 2017  

screen acting

At dBs Berlin, learning is doing. In our brand new Screen Acting Diploma course you’ll fill a year doing more than you ever thought possible.
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// Education,// Music

Live Orchestra Recording at Universität der Künste

28 Feb , 2017  

live orchestra recording

Our Music Production & Sound Engineering Degree Students were back at it for another round of live orchestra recording. This time featuring a performance in the beautiful Konzertsaal of Berlin’s art university.

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// Education,// Music

Field recordings field trip

17 Feb , 2017   Gallery

Field_recordings_Teufeslberg

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.

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// 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.

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// Education,// Music

Can sampling RE:VIVE music?

23 Dec , 2016  

RE:VIVE

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.

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// 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.

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// 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.

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

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

11 Nov , 2016  

Grimy_what_should_a_DJ_Do

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.

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// 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.

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// 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.

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// 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.

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// 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.

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

Jan St. Werner: the limits of sound

2 Sep , 2016  

Jan st. Werner

Most of us know Jan St. Werner as being one half of the German band Mouse on Mars. But his prolific skill in electronic sound creation has also spilled out into other areas. We invited him to dBs Berlin for a guest lecture and he presented us with 7 of his pieces alongside some context.

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