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Dubspot Labs: Learn To Build Your Own Synthesizer! 6/28, 8/23, 10/18 in NYC

Workshops

Learn to build your own synthesizer at Dubspot Labs! Join us this June, August, or October for a Saturday synth workshop at our NYC location with Sound Design instructor Andrew Bucksbarg.

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Remembering DJ Rashad – Dubspot Picks Our Favorite Tracks from the Footwork Pioneer

Artists & Labels

DJ Rashad’s contributions to electronic music will be sorely missed. We remember Rashad by collecting our favorite tracks from the footwork pioneer.

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Sound Design Tutorial w/ BT Pt. 1: Digital Signal Processing Using Mac OS X Terminal

Dubspot Homepage

Dubspot recently presented a special sound design workshop with electronic music producer and software programmer BT at Cielo nightclub in New York City.

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Ableton Live Video Tutorial Roundup! Sound Alchemy w/ Raz Mesinai

Ableton Live

For this Ableton Live video tutorial roundup, we’ve compiled three Sound Alchemy video tutorials, along with a special 808 kick drum tutorial special from Dubspot Instructor and esteemed music producer Raz Mesinai.

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Understanding Music Royalties Pt. 3: The Future of Publishing

Music Foundations

In the third installment of his series on music royalties, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau looks to the future of music copyright and publishing with SoundExchange, Songtrust, Creative Commons, and YouTube monetization options.

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Dubspot @ Moogfest 2014: The Moog Music Factory Tour, Asheville, NC

Music Technology

One of the many highlights of Dubspot’s visit to Asheville during this year’s Moogfest was getting a comprehensive tour of the Moog Factory and an up-close look a the process of how Moog synthesizers are built.

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Dubspot NYC Ableton Live User Group (5/20) w/ Lex Sadler and Dan Freeman (CØm1x)

Events

On Tuesday May 20th, our Dubspot NYC Ableton Live User Group continues with guest instructor Lex Stadler and host Dan Freeman (CØm1x).

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Chris Gehringer (Sterling Sound) – The Mix / Master Wyatt Show w/ Dubspot’s Daniel Wyatt Ep.1

Mixing and Mastering

Watch the premiere episode of The Mix / Master Wyatt Show, a live streaming broadcast featuring today’s most important music producers, engineers and software designers.

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iOS Music App Roundup: Triqtraq, dot Melody, Brute LFO, Earhoof, Boinkss +

iOS

In this month’s iOS music app roundup we look at new iOS music applications: the new jam sequencer Triqtraq, the dot Melody polyrhythmic sequencer, Brute LFO, the Earhoof granular synthesizer, and a unique graphic audio interface called Boinkss.

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Dubspot Instructor Spotlight – Video Profile: OP! (I Love Vinyl / Brooklyn)

DJ / Producer

In this video series, we are excited to share the inspiring stories and backgrounds our talented instructors and staff members. DJ, educator, and member of NYC’s beloved I Love Vinyl collective OP! is in the spotlight this week!

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Dubspot Labs and Disney Interactive Present: Music Control of Tomorrow (5/15) in Los Angeles – Free Giveaways!

Events

Join Dubspot and Disney Interactive on Thursday May 15th in Los Angeles for “Music Control of Tomorrow,” a discussion on gesture-based motion control of music.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Buy Less Gear

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek breaks down the essential kit list for creating quality electronic music.

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Marley Marl Classic Recipes Roundup – Recreating Classic Hip Hop Songs Using Ableton Live

Artists & Labels

Marley Marl is one of the greatest producers and DJs in hip hop history. In this video roundup Marley Marl revisits four of his classic productions using Ableton Live, Akai MPC Renaissance, and Akai APC40.

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Understanding Music Royalties Pt. 2: Mechanicals, Publishing and Sync

Dubspot Homepage

In the second installment of his series on music royalties, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau tackles the big question of how to navigate the convoluted world of mechanicals and publishing.

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Music Tech News Roundup: Teenage Engineering, iRing, Arturia Beatstep Released, ERM Midiclock +

Music Technology

In this month’s music tech news roundup: Erica Synths Acidbox, an update to Arturia’s Spark software, a new $49 drum machine from Teenage Engineering and the iRing by IK Multimedia.

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Dubspot International EDU Sessions w/ AIMEC: Brazil Workshops Recap – Photos + Higlights

Workshops

Earlier this year, Dubspot Instructor Dan Freeman joined AIMEC for a series of workshops on music production using Ableton Live 9 in five Brazilian Cities!

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Ableton Live Tutorial w/ Thavius Beck: DJing and Performance Workshop @ Communikey 2014!

Ableton Live

At this year’s Communikey Festival in Boulder, Colorado, Dubspot hosted a series of free Ableton Live workshops with music producer and Dubspot LA Instructor Thavius Beck

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Dubspot Podcast: Mike Huckaby (Deep Transportation, S Y N T H) Movement Mix

Podcast

Our May edition of the Dubspot Podcast is a very special Movement Festival mix from Mike Huckaby (Deep Transportation, S Y N T H), an hour long all-vinyl mix packed with exquisite jacking house and techno.

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Dubspot Artist Profile: DJ Center (Push the Fader, NYC) on Inspiration, Chasing Creative Fire, ‘Dem Say Ah’, and More!

Artists & Labels

Dubspot catches up with the New York City-based DJ / producer and Push the Fader label boss DJ Center to talk about early influences and new EP Dem Say Ah

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Dubspot Presents: Inspiring Women in Music Technology w/ AGF – Creative Vocals, Sampling + Live Performance Workshop

Workshops

On Tuesday May 13th, Dubspot proudly presents Inspiring Women in Music Technology: Creative Vocals, Sampling and Live Performance with AGF at Dubspot NY.

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