Established in 1998, dBs is the only dedicated audio technology and music production institute in the UK. Bringing together a variety of sound specialisms across the arts and sciences, dBs pioneers education and research that make society a better place.
dBs Institute Plymouth
- Plymouth United Kingdom
Graduates of dBs have gone on to work in every area of the sound and music industry, from DJing across the globe and engineering at Abbey Road to sitting on the board of directors at WE Audio.
dBs is proud to work in conjunction with Ableton to deliver Live 11 training programs to its diploma and degree students as part of its curriculum, in addition to standalone Live 11 and Push short courses. Training takes place in purpose-built electronic music production suites with Ableton Live Suite, PUSH controllers and Apple iMac computers. dBs also has a large range of hardware synths, drum machines and effect processors, all of which integrate seamlessly with Ableton Live.
In addition to providing the very best facilities, expert tutors and an exceptional student experience, dBs prides itself on pushing the boundaries of music and audio technology. It is home to both the modular research group, a team of innovators designing their own devices and presenting on the subject at modular meets and conferences, and dBs-i, a research and innovation lab dedicated to developing socially-orientated, sound-based solutions.
All dBs centres have a range of purpose-built studio and production rooms with professional-level equipment from leading manufacturers, including:
Mixing desks from AMS Neve, SSL and API
Monitors from ATC, PMC, Neumann and Genelec
Synths from Moog, Korg, Roland, Arturia, Elektron and Pittsburgh Modular
Microphones from Neumann, AKG, Royer, Shure, DPA and Sennheiser
For details on prices and upcoming classes, please contact:
dBs | The Sound & Music Institute
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