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Celebrating a Modern Classic: The Roland TR-808 Drum Machine

Music Technology

In celebration of 8/08 day and the Roland machine that changed the course of music, we present this definitive history on Roland’s TR-808 Drum Rhythm Composer.

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Celebrate 808 Day w/ Roland and Dubspot + Special Edition TR-8 Giveaway

Giveaways & Contests

On August 8th, Dubspot is proud to join Roland and the AIRA crew to celebrate 808 Day to honor the classic TR-808 with a series of workshops + TR-8 Giveaway

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Jackson Whalan + Exclusive Mix and Interview!

Dubspot Radio

For this week’s episode of Dubspot Radio, we welcome Jackson Whalan, a hip-hop producer and lyricist. Tune in to hear Jackson’s exclusive mix and interview.

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Lee “Scratch” Perry Seeks Giant Gorilla “Super Ape” for Dub Champions Festival

Artists & Labels

Lee “Scratch” Perry is seeking a giant inflatable gorilla to accompany him on stage for the Dub Champions Festival. Read on to find out about this kickstarter project.

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Roland TR-8 Tips + Tricks: Dim the Lights, Change Color Scheme +

Music Technology

The Roland TR-8 is a great, versatile drum machine. We’ve rounded up some tips and tricks that will allow you to get the most out of your Roland TR-8.

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Dubspot International EDU Sessions: Music Production with Ableton Live 9 in Santiago, Chile

Workshops

From August 17-21, Dubspot International heads to Santiago, Chile to offer a five-day course on Production and Performance with Ableton Live 9 and PUSH.

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Native Instruments Releases STEMS File Format with TRAKTOR PRO 2.9 Update

Music Technology

Stems-ready TRAKTOR software and hardware are here! Native Instruments announced today the release of their STEMS audio format and TRAKTOR PRO 2.9 update.

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Dubspot Radio Rewind: PBDY (Brainfeeder, TAR, Low End Theory) + Exclusive Mix and Interview!

Dubspot Radio

For the August edition of the Dubspot Podcast we reached out to Low End Theory favorite and Brainfeeder comrade, PBDY, who curated an exclusive, eclectic mix.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: 4 Rhythmic Gating Methods w/ Rory PQ + Free Download

Ableton Live

In this Ableton Live Tutorial, Dubspot’s Rory PQ takes us through four methods of creating rhythmic gate style effects to add movement and energy to sounds.

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Music Tech News Roundup July 2015: Mikme, System-1 VST, Launchpad Pro, Akai MPD2

Music Technology

In this music tech news roundup, we check out the Akai MPD2, Mikme microphone, Launchpad Pro, Roland’s System-1, and a documentary released by Ableton.

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Mr. Bill vs. Ableton Live Part 1: Workflow Tips and Bass Sound Design

Production

In this video recap, Sydney’s Mr. Bill talks about working more efficiently with Ableton Live and improving your music production and sound design workflow.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: ZEEMUFFIN + Exclusive Mix and Interview!

Dubspot Courses

For this weeks episode of the Dubspot Radio Podcast, we are delighted to present an exclusive mix and interview from up and coming DJ and Dubspot Alumni, ZEEMUFFIN. ZEEMUFFIN recently joined Dubspot’s Pozibelle for a chat about her travels over the

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Dubspot x Sonos Studio Present: Do More Than Just Listen Video Recap

Video Tutorials

In this set of videos, we highlight an immersive workshop called “The Art of Sampling” with Salva, Mike Parvizi, and Mark de-Clive Lowe at Sonos Studio LA.

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Music Studio Essentials: Affordable Music Production Gear

Music Technology

In this article Dubspot’s Daniel Salvaggio rounds up some music studio essentials to help get you started in your music production endeavors.

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Dubspot + RAM Records Giveaway: Win an Exclusive Music Production Session w/ June Miller

Giveaways & Contests

Dubspot joins RAM Records to offer a chance to win a music production session from June Miller in celebration of their debut album ‘Robots & Romans.’

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Lauren Flax – Live from Women Beatmakers Meetup + Exclusive Interview!

Dubspot Radio

This week on Dubspot Radio Podcast, we are happy to present Lauren Flax, a Brooklyn-based/Detroit-bred DJ, Producer, and a member of the band CREEP.

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Dubspot NY EDU Sessions: The Future of Music Creation w/ Elektron Overbridge

Workshops

On Friday July 17th, join us at Dubspot NY for a free workshop hosted by Devon Hughes on integrating Elektron Overbridge technology into your DAW workflow.

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B.E.A.T. NYC x Dubspot: The Matthew Steven Azar Ableton Scholarship

News

Dubspot is honored to team up with B.E.A.T. NYC to award The Matthew Steven Azar Ableton Live Scholarship to honor the memory and music of Matthew Azar.

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Music Production: Stay Inspired and Conquer Writer’s Block w/ Daniel Salvaggio

Production

In this music production article, Dubspot’s Daniel Salvaggio shares ten approaches to staying inspired in the studio and overcoming writer’s block.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Ellie Herring + Exclusive Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

For this week’s installment of Dubspot Radio Podcast, we are very pleased to introduce Ellie Herring, a Kentucky-based DJ/Producer on rise.

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