Video: Vice Motherboard w/ Dubspot Labs Director and Teacher – Adriano Clemente!

Recently, Vice featured Dubspot Instructor and director of Dubspot Labs Adriano Clemente for their Motherboard series of music technology centered videos.

Music Technology Feature: Adriano Clemente on Vice Motherboard

Always ahead of the music technology curve, Adriano Clemente is the focus of a recent video from Vice’s Motherboard series. Motherboard is the section of Vice dedicated to all things futuristic and gives an “honest portrait of the futures we’re racing towards.” Vice visited Adriano at his home studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Adriano shows off his collection of controllers, including a laser-beam controller of his own design and some custom controllers made from Vice magazines. Get a glimpse of the music controller future with Adriano. Adriano teaches Music Production with Ableton Live and Sound Design using Native Instruments Komplete at Dubspot NYC. Keep up with Adriano Clemente on TwitterSoundCloud, and at AdrianoClemente.com.


Adriano is an Italian Artist, Composer and Thinker who uses technology to improve and evolve the relation between humans and their creation process. After years of classical piano studies at the conservatory he discovered different ways to express his creative power with the computer music. In the following years he graduated in composition and computer arrangement at the Saint Louis College of Music and at the same time he took a Psychology degree at La Sapienza University of Rome. In 2008 Adriano won a scolarship for the European Institute of Design (IED), where he worked as an assistant for the Sound Design course coordinator. Adriano’s expertise goes from music production to work with movies and TV shows, Web content, Radio and live performance/DJ. He is based in New York City where he recently presented an interactive sound runway for the 2014 Mercedes Benz Fashion week. He also worked on an immersive Audio/Video installation called Video Park as part of the Super Bowl Boulevard in Manhattan. Adriano teaches Ableton Live and Sound Design Classes at Dubspot and he has taught as guest lecturer at Stony Brook University, Brooklyn College and SVA.


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Sound Design Program

Become fluent in the language of sound design and synthesis with this comprehensive program. This six-level Sound Design program uses Native Instruments’ Komplete as a platform for learning synthesis and sampling techniques. Starting with an introduction to the properties of sound, this comprehensive series of courses covers the major techniques used for contemporary sound design.

What’s Included:
Sound Design Level 1: Introduction to Komplete
Sound Design Level 2: Synthesis with Massive, FM8 and Absynth
Sound Design Level 3: Sampling with Kontakt and Battery
Sound Design Level 4: Advanced Sound Design
Sound Design Level 5: Reaktor Ensembles and Production Techniques
Sound Design Level 6: Reaktor Programming and Instrument Building

Become fluent in the language of sound design and synthesis with this comprehensive program. This six-level Sound Design program uses Native Instruments’ Komplete as a platform for learning synthesis and sampling techniques. Starting with an introduction to the properties of sound, this comprehensive series of courses covers the major techniques used for contemporary sound design.

You will learn to create your own sounds with a variety of techniques and add a personal sonic signature to your tracks. We introduce you to the latest synthesis and sampling technologies and show you how to use the world’s largest and most diverse sound library. In the advanced levels, you will acquire total control over all aspects of the Komplete instruments while practicing genre-based sound design.

Click here for detailed information on this program, including start dates and payment plans.

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

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