March 21, 2018

Production on the New Bates Belk Album is over 50% Complete

March 21, 2018 — It is estimated that production on the new Bates Belk album is over 50% complete. Bates has been collaborating with several Berlin-based music producers, audio engineers and synthesizer aficionados including the very talented Zeno Mainardi in his Berlin studio pictured here.
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December 10, 2017

Bates Belk Working on New Album at Trixx Studios in Berlin

December 10, 2017 — Production continues on the new Bates Belk album at the internationally renowned Trixx Studios in Kreuzberg in Berlin. Here is head Trixx Studios engineer Fab Howling in this photo getting ready for recording lead vocals of a vocalist legend that will…
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October 17, 2017

Several vocalists are being recorded in Berlin for Bates Belk’s new album

October 17, 2017 — Bates Belk has recruited several vocalists in Berlin to sing on his new album including the very talented Berlin-based gospel singers pictured here Dorrey Lin Lyles (left) and Pamela Carden (right) singing on several new songs. Recording is continuing in many…
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May 1, 2017

Bates Belk Recording with Soprano Opera Singer Anne Elizabeth Sorbara in Berlin

May 1, 2017 — Bates Belk just finished recording with opera singer Anne Elizabeth Sorbara on several songs on his début album at Kaleidoscope Studios in Berlin.
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February 28, 2017

Bates Belk records several of his new songs with Stargaze Orchestra on his début album that is currently in production in Berlin

February 28, 2017 — Bates Belk just finished recording with Stargaze Orchestra on several of his brand new songs that will be on his début album. Many of Stargaze’s talented musicians and team members were there to record with Bates including Aart Strootman, Thora Sveinsdóttir, Alistair Sung, Jeff Bruinsma, Isa Goldschmeding, George…
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October 10, 2016

23 brand new songs have been written by Bates Belk in the studio in Berlin

October 10, 2016 — Bates Belk has been busy non-stop for the past 15 months straight songwriting in his music studio in Berlin. To date, there have been 23 brand new songs written for his début album. Formal production on all songs has commenced in several…
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February 25, 2016

Bates Belk Speaks with the Drooble Music Blog about the Importance of Having a Thick Skin and Gives an Update on the Songwriting Sessions for his Album in Berlin

February 25, 2016 — Read the great interview that Bates Belk recently did with the Drooble Music Blog discussing the differences between New York City and Berlin, why he hasn’t had any second thoughts on having a music career, an update on the songwriting sessions…
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November 13, 2015


Last October, BB3 DYNAMICS (Bates Belk III) surprised the dance music world with the Life Trichotomy EP. It contained three songs conveying life lessons from the beginning of life, the middle of life and the end of life. Now he’s back with the Life Trichotomy…
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October 19, 2015

Bates Belk Speaks with the ElectroWow Music Blog about His 2 New Techno EP Releases

October 19, 2015 — Bates Belk recently was interviewed by the ElectroWow Music Blog discussing his move to Berlin from New York City, his new daily life in Berlin, his two new Techno EPs, the Life Trichotomy and the Life Trichotomy Reincarnated Remix EPs and he…
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October 9, 2015


Introducing Philosophical Thinking To The Dance Floor Meet BATES BELK III,aka BB3, an American producer and sound designer with a unique view on dance music. After a long spanning corporate career in New York, he made the bold move to Berlin earlier this year. A…
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May 1, 2015

Bates Belk and BB3 Dynamics Records Relocate to Berlin, Germany in Summer 2015

May 1, 2015 — After 20 years of living and working in New York, New York, USA, Bates Belk will be relocating to Berlin, Germany in Summer 2015. There will also be a second office of the BB3 Dynamics Records label opening up in Berlin…
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