Fresh from Dubspot

Dub Champions Festival Europe w/ Mad Professor, Brother Culture, Goth Trad, + Dubspot Giveaway!

Events

Dub Champions is heading to Europe for the second annual Dub Champions Festival in Vienna and Amsterdam Feburary 6-8. Artists include Mad Professor, Goth Trad, Radikal Guru, Ulrich Troyer and more!

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Dubspot NYC Maschine User Group (2/24) DJ Rafik on Sound Design with Maschine Studio 2.0

Events

On Feb 24th, the Dubspot Maschine User Group meets for a discussion on sound design using Maschine Studio 2.0 with Shareef Islam and DJ Rafik.

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Ólafur Arnalds (Erased Tapes) Artist Workshop @ Decibel Festival – Sampling and Composition w/ Ableton Live and TouchOSC

Artists & Labels

Multi-instrumentalist Ólafur Arnalds demonstrates creative sampling techniques using the TouchOSC iPad app and Ableton Live during Decibel Festival 2013.

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Dubspot Podcast: Chris E Pants and Alex Burkat Present Nite Owl Diner

Podcast

The Dubspot podcast is back! Chris E Pants and Alex Burkat present our latest Dubspot Podcast with a stampede of Chicago house and acid in honor of the launch of their label, Nite Owl Diner.

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Sound Design Tutorial: Understanding Filters Pt. 1/3 – Low-pass w/ Evan Sutton

Video Tutorials

In this Sound Design video tutorial, Dubspot Sound Design instructor Evan Sutton explains how to get the most out of low-pass filtering.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Stop Wishing, Choose Yourself!

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek encourages you to stop waiting to be discovered…

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Roots and Future Video Roundup! Lee “Scratch” Perry, Addis Pablo, Ward 21, Gabrie Selassie, Zion I Kings, Kamal Evans!

Artists & Labels

Our Roots and Future series offers interviews with legends such as Gabrie Selassie, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Zion I Kings, Addis Pablo, Kamal Evans, and Ward 21.

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NAMM 2014 Video Highlights from Dubspot w/ Dave Smith, Moog, Bitwig, Pioneer, Apogee, iZotope, Akai And More!

Music Technology

Check out videos from the NAMM Show 2014 including new gear from Dave Smith Instruments, Bitwig Studio, Moog Music, Akai Pro, iZotope, Apogee, Pioneer DJ, and more!

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Music Foundations Tutorial: What are Polyrhythms? (Put Your Hands Together!)

Dubspot Homepage

In his latest exploration of electronic music theory, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau a.k.a. MNO follows our previous “8 Rhythmic Devices You Should Know” article with a deeper look at polyrhythms and their use in modern music.

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Brendon Moeller (Beat Pharmacy / Echologist) – Dubspot Video Interview @ Movement Festival, Detroit

Artists & Labels

Dubspot caught up with Brendon Moeller (a.k.a. Beat Pharmacy, a.k.a. Echologist) at last year at Movement Festival in Detroit to discuss perseverance, self-definition as a musician, challenging yourself as an artist and much more.

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DJ Tutorial: Serato MIDI Mapping – Controls and Functions w/ OP!

DJ Tips & Tricks

In this Serato MIDI mapping video tutorial, Dubspot instructor OP! offers an overview of the MIDI assign feature in the new Serato DJ application.

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Dubspot NYC DJ User Group – DJ QBert ‘Skratch Session’ w/ Precision, Rafik, and Excess!

Events

On Thursday January 30th, 2014, Dubspot will host scratch luminary and world champion turntablist Q-Bert for an in-house scratch session and a sneak peek at his forthcoming Extraterrestria album.

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Dubspot Presents ‘Roots and Future’ Pt 4: Ward 21 (King Jammy’s Records / Greensleeves) Interview

Artists & Labels

Dubspot is proud to present Roots & Future – a special month-long video series celebrating the pioneers, innovators, and torch-bearers of Jamaican music. In the fourth and final installment, we interview Kingston-based dancehall group Ward 21.

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Dubspot @ NAMM 2014! Part 3 – Controllers, Sequencers, Accessories w/ Arturia, Sennheiser, Universal Audio, Roland, Akai +

Music Technology

On our second day at NAMM 2014 we check out some cool new controllers, sequencers, and accessories from Arturia, Sennheiser, Universal Audio, Akai, Livid Instruments, Roland, and more..

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Dubspot @ NAMM 2014! Part 2 – Software Special w/ Korg, Aeromidi, Bitwig, Teenage Engineering, and More!

Music Technology

On our second day at NAMM we check out some new movements in software development including Korg Gadget for iPad, Aeromidi 3D controller, Bitwig Studio, and a new OS update from Teenage Engineering for the OP1. Korg Gadget for iPad

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Dubspot LA’s 1st Wave of Teachers Announced! Thavius Beck, Daddy Kev, Steve Nalepa, Matt Piper, and Computo!

News

We are very pleased to introduce your teachers for Dubspot LA!  Thavius Beck, Daddy Kev, Steve Nalepa, Matt Piper, and Computo will be teaching courses at Dubspot LA starting this summer.  Dubspot Announces DSLA Teachers for June 2014: Thavius Beck, Daddy Kev, Steve Nalepa, Matt

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Dubspot @ NAMM 2014! Part 1 – Synth Mania w/ Moog, Elektron, Dave Smith, Waldorf, Nord, and More!

Music Technology

On the first day of our journey to NAMM 2014, we head for the synthesizers and check out new devices from Moog, Elektron, Dave Smith, Waldorf, Nord, Studiologic and more…

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Introducing the DS1 MIDI Mixer! A Creative Collaboration Between Dubspot and Livid!

Music Technology

The DS1 MIDI Mixer is a single complementary controller for computer-based production, sound design, mixing, and performance. Introducing the DS1 MIDI Mixer The DS1 MIDI Mixer is a portable solution for computer-based mixing, production and performance, constructed with only the

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Dubspot Student Spotlight Jan. 2014! Shefali, Deepak Sharma, Joey Mays, Martin Naranjo, ROMI

Students

We are very pleased to present the January 2014 edition of Dubspot’s Student Spotlight – our monthly blog series that shines light on some of the remarkable artists, DJs, and producers who have recently taken our courses in NYC and Online. Get to know Shefali, Deepak Sharma, Joey Mays, Martin Naranjo, and ROMI!

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NAMM 2014 Rumors, Leaks, Product Announcements – Roland, Moog, Elektron, Nord, Motu, Waldorf, Allen & Heath, Bitwig +

Music Technology

With NAMM 2014 just around the corner, we take a look at some of the new gear announcements that we’re most excited about including new pieces from Roland, Moog, Elektron, Nord and more…

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