This episode of Dubspot Radio Podcast welcomes NYC tech-house DJ/Producer and Dubspot Instructor Alan Nieves with a deep and driving mix selection of underground vibes that combines the best qualities of house and techno.
1. Saul Antolin – Cosas Paranormales (Alan Nieves Remix) [Kowloon Recordings]
2. Miguel Lobo – Vamos Willy [8bit]
3. Riva Starr – Dippin’ Side [Hot Creations]
4. Alan Nieves – With You [Witty Tunes]
5. Joeski – Babylon (Mihalis Safras Remix) [Maya Records]
6. Harry Romero – La Brava [Material]
7. Alan Nieves – 88 [Datagroove]
8. Dennis Cruz – New Life [Snatch!]
9. Miguel Bastida – Unlockers [Deeperfect]
10. Alan Nieves – Get Back [Elrow Music]
Submission EP Out Now on Datagroove
About Alan Nieves
Working in a genre that’s all about evolution, NYC tech-house DJ/producer Alan Nieves has been doing his share to keep his sound deep, funky and taut. Combining house grooves with a techno drive, his sound is the result of a powerful synergy glued together with meticulous percussive elements. Over the span of top releases for Miguel Bastida’s Be One Records and Barcelona’s world-famous Elrow Music, he’s used new technological twists to ensure his music offers maximum dance floor enjoyment.
His tracks are charted and played in festivals and clubs all over the world regularly by the biggest DJs in the US, UK, South America, Europe, Asia, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, Brazil, and Australia. His music has been supported by artists such as Paco Osuna, Cristian Varela, Roger Sanchez, Joe T Vannelli, Fran Arés, Siminia Grigoriu, Sergio Fernandez, Dennis Cruz, Darkrow, Franz Costa, Kenny Ground, Luca Lento, Dani Masi, Outway, Tini Garcia, De La Swing, Hollen, and many more.
His live sets feature cutting edge elements from shades of tech-house to house to techno and a combination of booming bass lines and modern organic grooves with an electronic pulse of refreshingly forward energy. As a mainstay of the underground music scene, he delivers his distinctive sound to many delighted partygoers on a consistent basis, rocking dance floors with infectious beats from coast to coast.
Immerse yourself in the complete art of DJing: from the fundamentals of beatmatching and mixing to using effects and programming extended club sets. Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn fundamentals or a seasoned pro looking to take your talent to the next level, our curriculum is designed to accommodate all skill levels and styles of music. This comprehensive DJ program covers everything from basic mixing to advanced digital DJing with both Serato Scratch Live and Traktor Scratch Pro.
About This Program
At Dubspot you’ll be working at personal student workstations equipped with industry standard and cutting-edge technology: Technics SL-1200 / 1210 series turntables, Pioneer CDJs, Pioneer DJM or Rane TTM mixers, Apple iMacs and MacBook Pros, Native Instruments’ Traktor Scratch Pro, Serato Scratch Live, vinyl, CDs, timecode, and MIDI controllers.
Our instructors teach you the necessary techniques and draw on their vast collective experience to give you insight into the mindset, workflow, and art of DJing. Graduates of the DJ Extensive Program will have an opportunity to perform at an event in a New York City venue, organized and promoted by Dubspot together with you and your fellow students. At Dubspot, we want you to do more than just learn. We want you to be great at doing what you love. Let us help you get there!
- DJ Level 1: Rookie Sessions | Essentials I
- DJ Level 2: Phrase Mixing | Essentials II
- DJ Level 3: Beyond The Blend | Intermediate Skills
- DJ Level 4: Preparation | DJ Psychology
- DJ Level 5: Classroom to the Club | Advanced Techniques I
- DJ Level 6: Club to the World | Advanced Techniques II
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