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Dubspot & Electric Zoo Festival Contest

Events

This will be one for the books.  Anyone who misses out will be left as the joker for weeks to come.  2 days, 4 stages, 50+ world-class DJs… Its the Electric Zoo Festival, happening on Randall Island September 5th &

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Dubspot Tour NYC Recap Video & L.A./Austin Dates Announced

Events

After great success on the first two tour stops in San Francisco and New York City, and a well deserved rest, the Dubspot Live 8 U.S. Sessions Tour will continue in Los Angeles the weekend of November 7th & 8th,

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Dubspot Kids & UCreate Music – Free Classes

Production

Dubspot & Radica (a subdivision of Mattel) have teamed up to introduce a new product which we feel is a valuable tool for exposing young people to the basics of beat construction and rhythm-making. UCreate Music is a wonderful new

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Metrosonics @ Nublu

Events

Paul “Metrosonics” Josephs is a multi-talented musician who Dubspot is proud to call a friend.  As the leader and MC of the band Metrosonics, he brings to the stage a host of influences and an epic imagination and creativity, molded

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Ableton Live Video Tutorial: Creating Half-Time Beat Variations

Ableton Live

Dubspot Instructor Michael Hatsis aka Banginclude demonstrates how to create half-time style drum variations in Ableton Live.

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New Essential Music Foundation Course

News

Dubspot instructor DJ Kiva has long been a mainstay at the school, not only teaching Reason and Ableton courses, but designing the curriculum and content as well. The new ‘Essential Music Foundation’ course is the result of a collaborative effort

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Richie Hawtin & Ambivalent Talk 21st Century Music/Performance @ Dubspots Tour NYC

Artists & Labels

Dubspot’s Live 8 U.S. Sessions Tour stop in NYC played host to a variety of talented high-profile musicians and talent, all focused on creating a world-class educational experience.  Thats what the tour does, bring in established artists, and combine them

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Dubspot introduces its Certification Program in Ableton Live 8

DJ Tips & Tricks

After hundreds of hours spent developing and expanding it’s Ableton Live 8 curriculum, DubSpot will begin offering its advanced Ableton Modules, and it’s NEW Certificate Program, starting this fall. DubSpot Producers Certificate: Ableton Live The brand new certificate program will

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Free DJ workshops for kids @ the 2009 Sound Liberation Festival

Events

DubSpot’s friends at the Sound Liberation Front, a Brooklyn based non-profit dedicated to encouraging community awareness and positive social change through music, are presenting the Sound Liberation Festival, this Saturday August 15th @ Littlefield in Brooklyn. SLF prides themselves on

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Dubspot at SummerStage w/ Boys Noize & Drop The Lime

Events

SummerStage has long been known for its fun, cutting edge and high quality concerts. On Saturday they will again live up to their high standards and, in association with Meanred Productions, host the German electro prodigy Boys Noize, in addition

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DJ Shiftee: Free in-store Demos and Traktor Video!

Video Tutorials

Recently crowned 2009 US DMC Champion DJ Shiftee is a master of vinyl, but dont think for a second that doesn’t apply to Digital DJing as well. Traktor has become Shiftee’s DJ software of choice, and Turntable Lab and DubSpot

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Urb gives ‘Funk Aid for Africa’ a 4 Star Review!

Events

Various Artists :: Funk Aid For Africa dubSpot Reviewed on Thursday, June 25, 2009 by Adam Figman The term “funk” has different meanings to different people. It could imply a series of horns over an electronica-inspired soul groove. Or maybe

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RCRD LBL Gives FunkAid some Love!

Events

The western world awash in “corporate social responsibility” initiatives in which companies find ways to be greener or donate money, and it’s generally accompanied by at least a whiff of self-interest. By contrast, New York City’s premier DJ training institute,

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DJ Video Tutorial: The Shiftee Salsa School of Scratch – Chops and Stabs

DJ Tips & Tricks

In this video Dubspot DJ instructor and DMC World Champion DJ Shiftee, kicks off a series of turntablism tutorials aimed to teach you the art of scratching.

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Film Screening – The Music Instinct: Science and Song

Events

The film explores recent discoveries made in a variety of disciplines that reveal new connections between music and the human mind, the body, and the universe. It features neuroscientist Daniel Levitin and an array of musicians, including Yo-Yo Ma, Bobby McFerrin, Evelyn Glennie, and Jarvis Cocker. The film was written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Elena Mannes, narrated by Audra MacDonald, and produced by Elena Mannes and Margaret Smilow.
Sponsored by the Creative Arts Therapy program at The New School.

 

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Ableton Live 8 Tour NYC was a Smash!

Events

DubSpot, New York City’s home for dynamic electronic music production and DJ education, celebrated its 2yr Anniversary with a long weekend June 25th-28th. In addition to hosting three individual birthday parties, DubSpot also brought its Live 8 U.S. Sessions Tour

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Dubspot Tour NYC & 2 Yr Anniversary Parties Summary

Events

**UPDATE  New NYC Tour stop video just released… Dubspot, New York City’s home for dynamic electronic music production and DJ education, celebrated its 2yr Anniversary with a long weekend June 25th-28th. In addition to hosting three individual birthday parties, Dubspot

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