2010 Dubspot Artist Videos: Scientist, Marley Marl, Kruder, Gilles Peterson, Lorn +

In 2010 Dubspot not only offered a massive amount of free Video Tutorials, but also produced a series of interviews and workshops with legendary dub and hip hop producers such as Scientist, Steinski, Marley Marl, and Peter Kruder & Christian Prommer to rising electronic music producers Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Lorn, and Pursuit Grooves. We also interviewed internationally renowned broadcaster and label owner Gilles Peterson. Look forward to the coming months of 2011 for another promising batch of fresh content…

Gilles Peterson Talks Dubstep, Cuba, BBC, Career Advice, + More

One of our first interviews of 2010 was with the renowned DJ, broadcaster, label owner, and record producer Gilles Peterson, who stopped by Dubspot for a talk that ranged from his early days as an ambitious sixteen year old pirate radio DJ to founding and running labels such as Acid Jazz and Talkin’ Loud and more recently forming Brownswood. He also talks about the evolution of dubstep, London, and recording in Cuba.

LORN (Brainfeeder) Interview + Maschine Demo @ Dubspot
Brainfeeder artist/producer Lorn was at Dubspot, with Native Instruments specialist Josh Fielstra hosted a Maschine workshop. Lorn talks about the creative process for his debut album Nothing Else, performing live with Maschine, using Reaktor to produce and getting signed to Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label. More from Lorn at Dubspot coming soon.

What is Dub? Pt 1: Scientist, Badawi, Ticklah & DJ /rupture @ Dubspot

Dub pioneer and innovator Hopeton Brown, better known as Scientist talks about the origins of dub and the role dub engineer as a conductor, who essentially takes existing music and rearranges them. At last year’s Dub Summit, in a panel which also featured an array of electronic music producers, musicians, and professionals including DJ /rupture, Raz Mesinai, Ticklah, and Barry Cole.

Peter Kruder & Christian Prommer on Making of Drumlesson Zwei

Peter Kruder and Christian Prommmer visited Dubspot’s EDU Suite at Shore Club during Winter Music Conference 2010, and hosted an intimate workshop for those lucky enough to attend. The two discussed their collaboration on Prommer’s new album Drumlesson Zwei, which Kruder produced, and while doing so opened up about the details of the process, giving attendees an inside view into the workflow of two electronic music masters.

Hip Hop Legend Marley Marl @ Dubspot Learns Ableton Live & APC40

Legendary hip hop producer Marley Marl stopped by Dubspot for session with DJ Kiva. They focused on how to use Ableton Live with the APC 40. Watch Marl’s progress as he goes from never having touched neither the software nor the controller to jamming out using some of his classic tracks as raw material.

Hip Hop legend Steinski @ Dubspot :: Learning Ableton Live & APC40

Steinski, a legend of hip hop who has been cited as a major influence by the likes of DJ Shadow and Fatboy Slim, comes to Dubspot for an Ableton + Akai APC40 lesson from DJ Kiva. This video shows the whole experience.

The Martinez Brothers @ Dubspot :: Traktor Workshop

Our friends at Native Instruments helped us produce a special event with the young house music phenoms, The Martinez Brothers, who came through and talked DJing with our students and friends.

Pursuit Grooves (Tectonic) @ Dubspot | SP-505 set & interview

Tectonic Records artist Pursuit Grooves stops by Dubspot for a special live set on her Roland SP-505 groove box. After the performance Dubspot Instructor Matt Shadetek interviewed her about her creative process, how she stands out from the crowd and her non-genre oriented approach.

Ancient Astronauts (ESL) @ Dubspot | Interview & Podcast

Ancient Astronauts took a break from traveling the “cosmos of music” to drop by Dubspot to deliver an exclusive DJ set for our Dubspot, and an interview in which the duo reveal upcoming projects and more.

Dubspot :: Ableton Live Intro Session w/ Chico Mann, Rich Medina +

Martin Perna (Antibalas, Ocote Soul Sounds, Dap Kings, TV on the Radio), DJ Rich Medina, Marcos Garcia (Chico Mann), Mark Hines (The Marksmen), DJ Kat (Chico Mann) get a lesson in Drum Racks with Dubspot instructor DJ Kiva (Adios Babylon).

Ferry Corsten @ Dubspot: Interview, Talks ‘Twice in a Blue Moon’ + More

Trance icon Ferry Corsten stopped by Dubspot to talk DJing, production, recent projects, and more.

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