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Plugin Spotlight: uBEAT by Umlaut Audio

Music Technology

Propel your next project with uBEAT, a dynamic drum loop library for Native Instruments’ Kontakt developed by Umlaut Audio.

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Dubspot Radio Rewind: DJ Obi + Exclusive Interview

Dubspot Radio

Nigerian globetrotter DJ OBI visits Dubspot NYC to take us on a soulful journey through a classic house mix followed by an exclusive interview.

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Dubspot Top Picks: 20 Choice Compressor Plugins

Music Technology

This Dubspot Top Picks guide features a selection of our favorite compressor plugins based on professional quality sound, characteristics, and affordability.

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DJ Tips: Transitioning From Vinyl to Digital DJ Setups

DJ Tips & Tricks

Making the switch from turntables to software for DJ performances? Here are five tips that can help you make the transition with ease.

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Digital Metering Explained: Peak vs. RMS

Mixing and Mastering

This guide aims to give you a better understanding of digital metering and explains the differences between Peak and RMS Meters.

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DJ Tutorial: Trick Mixing w/ DJ Spictakular

DJ Tips & Tricks

Multiple award-winning turntablist champion DJ Spictakular demonstrates essential trick mixing techniques while offering advice for all levels of DJing.

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iOS Music Apps Roundup: October 2016

Music Technology

This iOS Roundup features five impressive iPad music apps from Spencer Salazar, Wolfgang Palm, Pioneer DJ, Reactable Systems, and Melodics.

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Ableton Live: Freeze and Flatten vs. Resampling

Ableton Live

This tutorial demonstrates how to bounce audio in Ableton Live and explains the differences between resampling audio and freezing and flattening audio.

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Dubspot Achieve: 10 Remixing Tips From Industry Veterans

Production

We asked talented industry veterans to give some remixing tips on how to approach working with someone else’s music.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: GOTH-TRAD

Dubspot Radio

Dubspot Radio is honored to welcome “The Sound Originator” himself, Japan’s very own Takeaki Maruyama a.k.a. Deep Medi Musik recording artist GOTH-TRAD.

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Plugin Spotlight: Magic AB v2 by Sample Magic

Music Technology

Get an in-depth look at Magic AB v2 by Sample Magic, a simple yet powerful reference track tool for production, mixing, and mastering.

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Understanding Swing and Groove Quantization

Production

Dubspot’s Michael Walsh joins industry veterans to give us a lesson on swing and groove quantization.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: DJ Amir (Live Boogie Mix) + Interview

Dubspot Radio

This episode of Dubspot Radio welcomes an impressive live vinyl mix from hip hop veteran Amir Abdullah, one of the original kings of beat diggin’.

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Dubspot Top Picks: 10 Choice Studio Monitors

Music Technology

This Dubspot Top Picks guide features a selection of our favorite studio monitors based on professional quality sound, affordability, and accuracy.

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Origins of Hip-Hop Culture

Music Foundations

Dubspot’s Rory PQ takes us through history back to the origins of hip-hop and explores the genres explosive cultural evolution.

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MASCHINE Tutorial: Creative Production and Performance Techniques

Maschine

Learn essential music production and performance techniques in this three-part video series exploring Native Instruments’ MASCHINE.

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Dubspot Sounds V5: Free MASCHINE Kits by Mike Kiraly

Giveaways & Contests

New York-based producer, sound designer, and audio engineer Mike Kiraly presents Dubspot Sounds V5, a FREE collection of handcrafted MASCHINE Drum Kits.

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Dubspot LA Course Spotlight: Scoring to Picture

News

Dubspot LA presents a new course on creating and editing music for visual media. Join industry veteran Elan Polushko for Scoring to Picture in Los Angeles.

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Software Spotlight: SUBSTANCE Bass Engine by Output

Music Technology

Get an in-depth look at SUBSTANCE by Output, an innovative bass engine built for the modern producer, composer, musician, and sound designer.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Space Toast

Dubspot Radio

This episode of Dubspot Radio bridges the warmth of house music with techno precision to bring a driving tech house selection mixed up by Space Toast.

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