Dubspot’s Music Foundations Sample Lesson / Dubspot Online Preview w/ Thavius Beck – UnFiltered

Our UnFiltered video series offers an inside look at the Dubspot Online School student experience. In this video, Dubspot Instructor Thavius Beck explains the difference between the two shapes of melody: angular and melodic. Thavius also goes over several examples of each including tracks by Massive Attack, The Chemical Brothers, DJ Zinc and more.

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Music Foundations Course Sample Lesson

In this Dubspot Online preview, Thavius Beck shares a lesson from Level 1 of our Music Foundations course. Thavius explains the two basic shapes of melody: angular and melodic. He goes over the uses and effects of each and presents some examples from artists like The Chemical Brothers, Massive Attack, DJ Zinc, and Trace. Our Music Foundations course will help you unravel electronic music’s origins, build your chops, learn musical language and theory, and make and play music the way you want.

Blended Learning

Dubspot is proud to offer our extensive Dubspot Online curriculum to all music production students attending the NYC or LA schools, combining the benefits of an interactive physical classroom with convenient access to educational videos, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is Blended Learning.

We are excited to be a pioneer of this approach to learning electronic music production. Blended Learning provides students the opportunity for more workshop activities with instructors and collaboration with peers in the classroom, while empowering them to reference complex material in the comfort of their own studios.

Music Foundations

The best producers, DJs, and musicians in the world strive to be well-rounded. So should you. In Dubspot’s Music Foundations Program, you’ll explore three major aspects of music: rhythmic theory, melodic theory, and critical listening.

Unravel electronic music’s origins, build your chops, learn musical language and theory, and make and play music the way you want.

What’s Included:

  • Music Foundations Level 1: Pads & Rhythmic Theory
  • Music Foundations Level 2: Keys & Melodic Theory
  • Music Foundations Level 3: Electronic Music Appreciation

“This course exceeded my expectations. I went through everything I needed to have a solid knowledge of basic music theory.” – Jonathan Crespo, Miami

“MF has been an amazing experience! I didn’t realize I was going to learn so much about electronic music history, something my generation missed.” – Yianno Koumi, United Kingdom

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