Fresh from Dubspot

Unfiltered: Music Production w/ Ableton Live 9 Sample Lesson / Online School Preview w/ Chris Petti

Course Previews

Dubspot presents an inside look into our online curriculum experience with Dubspot UnFiltered. In this episode, Chris Petti goes into the creative possibilities of Ableton’s Audio Effect Racks.

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International Student Video Spotlight! JayD – producer, lyricist, and rapper (Kathmandu, Nepal)

Dubspot Homepage

In this international student spotlight video, we interview Jigme Dorje aka JayD, a New York City-based producer, lyricist, rapper, and poet originally from Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: SicksentZ – Live Performance and Interview

Podcast

In this edition of Dubspot Radio Podcast, Brooklyn-bred DJ/producer and Dubspot NYC staff member Cliff Callender a.k.a. SicksentZ performs a live set using Ableton Live and Push!

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Free VST Giveaway! Enter to Win Sugar Bytes Egoist Groove Instrument + Mike Huckaby Interview

Giveaways & Contests

Win a free copy of Sugar Bytes EGOIST, the groundbreaking new groove instrument from Sugar Bytes! We have five copies of this fantastic VST to give away.

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5 Free Native Instruments Massive Presets + Dubspot Labs: Mini-Synth Building Workshop!

Sound Design

Download a set of 5 Free Native Instruments Massive presets from Dubspot Sound Design instructor N_DREW and Enroll in Dubspot Labs: Mini-Synth Building Workshop!

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Quality as Marketing

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek explains that the quality of a product can make up for the lack of a marketing budget.

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New Shiftee Routine – ‘Keep It 100′ + Moonrise Festival Promo Mix

DJ Tips & Tricks

The new Shiftee Routine is a new Traktor and Maschine routine called “Keep it 100.” We asked Shiftee a few questions about the routine and some tracks he’s feeling as of late.

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SoundToys – The Mix / Master Wyatt Show w/ Daniel Wyatt Ep. 4 – The Hangout

Mixing and Mastering

The fourth episode in the Dubspot Original Programming series The Mix / Master Wyatt Show features Ken Bogdanowicz, founder and chief designer at SoundToys, creators of the best industry standard mixing and mastering plug-ins.

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Protect Your Hearing! Win Free High Fidelity Earplugs from RAM Records and EarPeace

Music Technology

Ram Records, a world-famous Drum ‘n Bass label, has teamed up with EarPeace to create a pair of earplugs designed for musicians and club-goers. Win a pair from Dubspot!

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Dubspot Podcast: PBDY (Brainfeeder, Low End Theory, TAR)

Podcast

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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Logic Pro X Tutorial – House Music Vocal Chopping Techniques w/ Matt Shadetek

Video Tutorials

In this Logic Pro X tutorial video, Dubspot Logic course designer Matt Shadetek goes over a technique to process a vocal sample through the ES1 instrument to create a rhythmic gating effect.

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Instagram Contest! Follow Us @Dubspot to Win a Free Course!

Giveaways & Contests

Follow @Dubspot on Instagram to enter to win a free Dubspot Ableton Live Producer Program. One winner will be chosen at random from our followers.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: The Path of Most Resistance

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek shares some insight on how to separate yourself from the pack of other producers by putting in the extra effort.

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Dubspot LA Course Spotlight: DJ Extensive Program w/ DJ Reborn! Courses Start August 16th and 18th

Dubspot Courses

Learn to DJ at Dubspot LA with DJ Reborn, who brings real-world experience with turntables, Pioneer CDJs, and Traktor to our DJ Extensive Program. Courses start August 16th and 18th.

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Free VST Giveaway! Enter to Win AudioRealism Bass Line 2 – Roland TB-303 Emulator

Giveaways & Contests

For this exclusive free VST giveaway, you have the chance to win one of five free copies of AudioRealism Bass Line 2 VST synthesizer.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Remixing Live Instruments w/ Dan Freeman

Ableton Live

In this Ableton Live tutorial, Dubspot Instructor and performer Dan Freeman shows you how to chop and rearrange your live instrumental performance using Drum Rack and Simpler to create something entirely new.

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DJ Tutorial: The Stop and Drop Transition w/ Codes

DJ Tips & Tricks

In this DJ video tutorial using Traktor Pro, Dubspot DJ instructor Codes explains the “stop and drop transition,” a useful technique for transitioning between tracks of any genre.

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Dubspot @ Electric Zoo 2014 – Randalls Island, NYC August 29 – 31

Events

NYC’s largest electronic music festival – Electric Zoo – returns to Randall’s Island on Labor Day weekend with an all star lineup that includes David Guetta, Dada Life, A-trak, Zedd, Knife Party, Dubfire, Sasha, Scuba, and more.

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Ten Inspirational Netflix Music Documentaries to Stream Right Now

Artists & Labels

Netflix is currently one of the best places to find interesting documentaries of all kinds. In this roundup we’ve picked ten music-themed documentaries available on Netflix that can help inspire your own musical ideas and creative growth.

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Turntablism Course Video Roundup w/ Dubspot Instructors Shiftee, Precision! Course Starts 8/4

DJ Tips & Tricks

In this video roundup, we take a look at the best routines from our two Dubspot Turntablism Course Instructors / DMC Champions: DJ Shiftee and DJ Precision.

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