Fresh from Dubspot

Ninja Tune x Dubspot – Ninja Jamm App Contest w/ Tracks from Dubspot Students

Giveaways & Contests

Ninja Tune asked Dubspot to put together eight tracks from current and past Dubspot students for the opportunity to have a track featured in their Ninja Jamm app. Vote for your favorite!

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Win Tickets to The Bug + Manga / Wolf Eyes and DJ Frosty 11/3 @ Echoplex LA

Giveaways & Contests

Dubspot is excited to team up with Dublab and The Echo in Los Angeles to offer a pair of FREE tickets to catch The Bug perform live at Echoplex LA on Monday, November 3rd, 2014.

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Ableton Live Tutorial + FREE Download: Using Default Templates to Streamline Your Workflow w/ Rory PQ

Ableton Live

In this tutorial, contributor and Dubspot student Rory PQ demonstrates how to use custom default .als sets to streamline your workflow and work more proficiently. Includes a FREE Ableton Live Template Set.

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Dubspot LA EDU Sessions – The Creative Process: Writing, Producing, and Developing a Career in Music w/ Steve Nalepa

Workshops

Join music producer and Ableton Live guru Steve Nalepa for a discussion on creating music in Live and growing your career as an artist on Friday, November 7th, 2014 at Dubspot LA.

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Dubspot Selections – Weekly Performances @ Amoeba LA w/ DJ Rap, Thavius Beck, Mike Parvizi

Events

Join us every Wednesday in November for live performances and giveaways during Dubspot Selections at Amoeba in Hollywood, CA.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Mamiko Motto (NTS Radio) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

DJ / Producer

The latest installment of Dubspot Radio Podcast, London-based DJ and NTS Radio selector Mamiko Motto stopped by Dubspot NYC for an interview and DJ mix.

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Mixing and Mastering Tutorial – iZotope Alloy 2 Transient Shaper w/ Daniel Wyatt

Mixing and Mastering

In this mixing and mastering tutorial, Dubspot instructor and resident “Mix Master” Daniel Wyatt demonstrates how to use Alloy 2′s Transient Shaper tool to sculpt your sounds.

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Dubspot LA EDU Sessions – Electronic Dance Music Grooves w/ Josh Bess

Events

Join electronic artist and Ableton certified trainer Josh Bess for a discussion on ideas and techniques from his new book “Electronic Dance Music Grooves” on October 24th at Dubspot LA.

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Music Tech News Roundup: Korg DSN12, Zaquencer, 808 – The Movie, Swedish Interactive Visual Project +

Music Technology

In this week’s music tech news roundup: Korg DSN-12 US release, Arturia releases limited edition MicroBrute SE, turn your BCR2000 into a step sequencer, learn about 808 – the movie, and check out Håkan Lidbo’s gigantic interactive light game.

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Dubspot EDU Fall Sessions – Multigenre DJ Techniques w/ Traktor Pro 2 Featuring Subset

Workshops

On Friday, October 24th, we continue our series of FREE workshops at our NYC campus with a presentation on multi-genre DJing with Subset. Also enter to win an opening slot at Bassment Saturdays at Webster Hall!

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Judge Wise (Brooklyn Bass) – Mix and Interview

Podcast

For this week’s Dubspot Radio Podcast, Brooklyn-based DJ and Dubspot staff Dan Snider a.k.a. Judge Wise is at the helm with infectious grooves and jams .

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Sonos Studio x Dubspot – We Got the Jazz: New Beats, Classic Samples w/ Mark de Clive-Lowe

Workshops

This Saturday in LA, Dubspot instructor Mark de Clive-Lowe presents a workshop on sampling at Sonos Studios. For this workshop, Mark’s sample library will consist of the legendary Blue Note Records catalogue.

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Komplete 10 Week Tutorial Roundup! Rounds Synth, Polyplex Drum Machine, Kontour Synth +

Sound Design

Check out our roundup of Komplete Week video tutorials with Matt Cellitti! Each day we introduced a new tutorial video each day highlighting a new feature of Native Instruments Komplete 10.

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Dubspot EDU Fall Sessions – Sampling in Logic Pro X w/ MING

Logic Pro

On Friday, September 5th, we continue our series of FREE workshops at our NYC campus with a presentation on sampling in Logic with MING.

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Roland TR-8 Tips + Tricks: Dim the Lights, Change Color Scheme +

Music Technology

The Roland TR-8 is a great, versatile drum machine. We’ve rounded up some tips and tricks that will allow you to get the most out of your Roland TR-8.

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Dubspot Instructor Spotlight – Video Profile: Max Wild (NYC Instrumentalist / Electronic Music Producer)

Dubspot Homepage

In this video, Max talks about growing up in Zimbabwe with a traditional jazz music education and how he incorporates melody and saxophone into his own electronic music productions.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Lakim (Soulection) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

Artists & Labels

In the new Dubspot Radio Podcast, Virginia-based DJ/producer and Soulection Records artist Lakim stopped by Dubspot NYC for a brief interview and DJ mix

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Dubspot x Webster Hall x Mixcloud DJ Mix Contest – Win a DJ Gig at Bassment Saturdays!

Giveaways & Contests

Dubspot teamed up with Mixcloud, Webster Hall, and Bassment Saturdays to offer you the chance to win a DJ gig opening up for Subset and Mayhem this November.

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Dubspot NYC Ableton Live User Group w/ Reeps One and Linden Jay 10/14

Events

Our Dubspot Ableton Live User Group continues on Tuesday, October 14th with UK beatboxing champion Reeps One and producer / drummer Linden Jay.

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Moog Music Sub 37 Duophonic Synthesizer – The Minimoog for 2014 – by Mike Huckaby

Music Technology

Dubspot contributor and Detroit house guru Mike Huckaby weighs in with some impressions of the new Moog Sub 37 duophonic synthesizer,

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