Dubspot NYC Maschine User Group (9/16) w/ Shereef Islam w/ DJ Rafik – Live Performance Tips

On Monday September 16th, Dubspot’s Maschine User Group returns at our NYC location with a special guest lecture on finger drumming with DMC Champion, DJ Rafik. This group will be hosted by Dubspot instructor Shareef Islam a.k.a. TekMaschine. 


Dubspot Maschine User Group – Live Performance Techniques w/ DJ Rafik

On Monday September 16th from 9:15pm – 11:15pm, Dubspot will host a Maschine user group at our NYC location. This first session will focus on live performance and finger drumming using Native Instruments’ Maschine music production software. Shareef and special guest DJ Rafik will demonstrate a variety of techniques, ranging from sampling techniques to live performance preparation and using performance-focused plug ins. This edition of Dubspot’s Maschine User Group will be geared towards artists with an interest in performing live .

To attend, please RSVP on our Facebook event page and arrive early for sign-in. This FREE event is open to the public and space is limited.

Native Instruments’ Maschine redefines the intersection of hardware and software, performance and production. With Dubspot’s Maschine program for performers and producers, you will go from shaking hands with this cutting-edge music platform to making full tracks and performing your music live over the course of three levels. The future of performance and production is here, and there is no time for the future like today.

What’s Included:

  • Maschine Level 1: Programming and Beat Making Basics
  • Maschine Level 2: Sampling, Slicing and Composing
  • Maschine Level 3: Advanced Production and Performance Techniques

Upcoming Maschine start dates

Evening Classes: September 9, 2013; Mondays, 6:15pm-9pm
Afternoon Classes: October 9, 2013; Wednesdays, 3:15pm-6pm

The week of October 20th, 2013
The week of January 19th, 2014

More start dates and information about payment plans can be found here.

Open House: Sundays 11:00am and 12:00pm

Ask questions. Watch demos. Test drive workstations.

Anyone who comes by will have the opportunity to ask our instructors in-depth questions about our programs, curriculum and philosophy, and watch live music production and DJ demos. You can even sit down at one of our workstations and take it for a test drive. If you are still trying to decide what you are looking for, we suggest you stop by one of our Open Houses to learn more about the school, understand what the learning process at Dubspot entails and help you decide what is best for you. We can also help with scheduling details and payment options.

If you have questions, please call 877.DUBSPOT or send us a message.