In 1998, two men with a vision started what was to become dBs Music, with little more than a few rooms in the local Arts centre. As demand for their unique brand of technical education grew, so did the facilities, eventually taking over a former probation office in the early 2000’s. After filling it to bursting point with top of the range IT facilities, industry standard recording and production suites and experienced tutors with a wealth of industry experience, dBs was able to offer its brand of professionally focused education to more people, to help them build better futures.
Situated right in the heart of Plymouth, the centre is within walking distance of all major transport links, the thriving commercial centre and the beautiful Plymouth coastline of the historical Barbican and Hoe Foreshore.
An introduction to Music Production that addresses a broad array of techniques and skills connected with recording, editing, sequencing, mixing and composing music.
A more specific music technology program which looks at electronic music production skills including sequencing, mixing, effects, fundamental studio recording techniques and composition.
A one year course specifically designed for adult learners looking to achieve the qualifications necessary to get in to higher education and degree-level study. Usually available as an evening class.
The most hands-on live sound engineering degree in the UK. The dBs Live Sound course is based in our 450 capacity commercial venue. You will also get involved at a range of other venues and festivals.
For those who see themselves as producer/ engineers rather than artists, this course focusses on advanced engineering and production techniques. In this course you will become master of the studio.
Do you have a strong creative streak? For contemporary musicians, composers and producers looking to expand their creative and artistic production styles.
This course is based in at our excellent studio complex in Plymouth, housing the very best vintage and modern equipment. As a Plymouth University student you are also only 5 minutes walk from all the facilities at the University.
This exciting course is based in our multi-million pound facility in Plymouth. As a Plymouth University student you are 5 minutes walk from all the facilities at the University.