Fresh from Dubspot

Ableton Live Tutorial: Building a Basic DJ Template w/ Rory PQ + FREE Download

DJ / Producer

In this Ableton tutorial, Dubspot writer Rory PQ takes us through the steps to build a customized DJ Template in Ableton Live. Includes a FREE DJ Template.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Harry Sutton Jr. (Soulicious NYC / Wild Cherry Disco) Mix + Interview

Dubspot Radio

In the latest installment of Dubspot Radio Podcast, Dubspot NYC alumni, DJ Harry Sutton Jr. of SouliciousNYC stopped by for a brief interview and an exclusive mix.

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Dubspot NAMM 2015 Video Highlights: Teenage Engineering, Korg, Arturia +

Music Technology

In this video recap from The NAMM Show in January 2015 we look at Teenage Engineering’s new Pocket Operator instruments, Korg’s MS20 kit with SQ-1 sequencer, and Arturia’s new Beatstep Pro.

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Ableton Live Techno Fundamentals – Video Recap w/ John Selway and Ulysses

Workshops

On Friday January 16th, Dubspot NY EDU Sessions continues with a special Ableton Live workshop featuring techno producer John Selway and Ulysses.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Working with White Noise + FREE Instrument Rack w/ Rory PQ

Ableton Live

In this Ableton Live tutorial, Rory PQ shares his insight about white noise and explores a few creative ways white noise can be used in your projects

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Dub Champions Festival + Dubspot ‘Dub and Bass’ Workshop w/ Adrian Sherwood + Mad Professor – Video Recap

Artists & Labels

In this video recap, we present highlights from the Dub Champions Festival and Dubspot ‘Dub and Bass’ workshop with Adrian Sherwood and Mad Professor

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Ben Gold (Gold Rush / Armada) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

On this edition of Dubspot Radio Podcast, prolific London-based trance DJ/producer Ben Gold stops by Dubspot NYC for an exclusive interview and DJ mix

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Dubspot Student Spotlight January 2015! Joey Zander, Kristin Lush, iMC, DJ SPINK, and Highlanderz

Students

In the January 2015 edition of our Dubspot Student Spotlight, we highlight five excellent artists. Get to know Joey Zander, Kristin Lush, iMC, DJ SPINK, and Highlanderz.

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Music Tech News – NAMM 2015 Preview w/ Akai, Pioneer, Moog, Waldorf, Dave Smith Instruments +

Music Technology

Check out what’s coming this year from companies such as Akai, Pioneer, Moog, Waldorf, Dave Smith Instruments and more in our NAMM 2015 preview.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Harmonic Multiband Distortion + FREE Rack Download w/ Rory PQ

Ableton Live

In this tutorial, Dubspot contributor Rory PQ explores harmonic distortion and various approaches to creating a more powerful sound using a multiband distortion effect rack in Ableton Live.

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Afro-House Grooves on the Bright Continent – DJ Cortega of Kenya’s Electrafrique Collective

Artists & Labels

Dubspot’s Director of Student Affairs, Kelly Webb, speaks with DJ Cortega about the Electrafrique collective and the house music movement in Kenya.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Reverse Commuter (Kenneth James Gibson) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

For this week’s Dubspot Radio Podcast, Los Angeles-based electronic music producer Kenneth James Gibson delivers an exclusive mix under his Reverse Commuter alias.

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Codes + Slow Roast Records “We Get Crazy” Remix Contest! Enter by 1/27

Giveaways & Contests

Dubspot DJ instructor and NY based DJ/Producer Codes + Slow Roast Records kick off the New Year with ‘We Get Crazy’ Remix Contest. Enter to win by January 27th.

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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ Controller – In Depth Overview w/ ENDO

DJ / Producer

Dubspot instructor and Native Instruments product specialist Mike Henderson aka Endo offers an in-depth overview of the TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 DJ controller.

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5 Max for Live Devices for Ableton Push: Oktopush, Omnipush, Spektro, Push Pong, Time & Timbre

Ableton Live

In this Max for Live roundup, Dubspot contributor and Ableton Certified Trainer Josh Spoon introduces five Max for Live devices that expand the capabilities of the Ableton Push controller.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Matuss (Absence Seizure) – Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

On the first Dubspot Radio Podcast of 2015, NYC-based DJ/producer and Dubspot technician Julia Matuss takes us on a trip with a sleek and enjoyable new mix

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Music Tech Video Spotlight – Unique Synths from Critter and Guitari in Brooklyn, NY

Music Technology

We recently visited the creative studio of Critter and Guitari in Brooklyn, NY. We take a hands-on look at some of their quirky and unique synthesizer offerings.

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Ninja Tune x Dubspot Contest – Congrats to our Winner, Mike Polarny!

Giveaways & Contests

Ninja Tune asked Dubspot to put together eight tracks from current and past Dubspot students for the opportunity to have a track featured in their Ninja Jamm app. Congratulations to the winner of the contest, Mike Polarny!

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iZotope Ozone 6 Creative Mastering Software Overview + Enter to Win a Copy

Featured

Dubspot teamed with iZotope to offer two FREE copies of their award winning Ozone 6 software package. Check out the new software and enter to win!

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Music Tech News – NAMM 2015 Preview w/ Roland, Korg, Behringer, Arturia +

Music Technology

NAMM 2015 is right around the corner and many companies are starting to leak news for the big event. Analog synthesis continues to dominate much of what we’re hearing so far with new products from Roland, Korg, and Behringer.

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