Fresh from Dubspot

Ableton Live Video Tutorial: Add Life to Your Pads

Ableton Live

Dubspot course designer and Ableton Live expert Steve Nalepa shares a mixing technique that can be used to add life to your pads, string parts, and vocals.

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DJ Video Tutorial: Mixing 101 w/ DJ Shiftee

DJ Tips & Tricks

Learn basic mixing techniques when beatmatching two records in this video tutorial featuring DMC World Champ and Dubspot Instructor DJ Shiftee.

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The Art of DJing: Tips for Opening DJs

DJ Tips & Tricks

Step up your opening sets with advice from some Dubspot friends and A-list DJs such as DJ Dan, Josh Wink, Mike Huckaby, Endo, Hector Romero, and DJ Shiftee.

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Key Detection Lab Report: Mixed In Key vs. Beatport

DJ Tips & Tricks

Veteran DJ and Dubspot Instructor ENDO introduces us to harmonic mixing and compares the key detection accuracy between Mixed In Key and Beatport.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: OP! (I Love Vinyl Mix)

Dubspot Radio

This episode of Dubspot Radio Podcast revisits a soulful uptempo track selection mixed up and served by OP! from NYC’s ‘I Love Vinyl’ Collective.

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Music Tech News: Emerging Technologies and Announcements

Music Technology

This music tech news roundup features the latest announcements and emerging technologies from industry veterans and rising companies.

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DIRTYBIRD Campout 2016 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, CA

Events

Dirtybird is gearing up to assemble their All-Star Camp Counselors to guide loyal campers for three days of music and activities at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, CA.

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Music Theory Tutorial: Tips for Better Chord Progressions

Music Foundations

Learn the theory behind writing better chord progressions in this guideline that explores basic concepts and advice to help you make creative decisions.

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Dubspot Interview: Mike Monday + Production Advice and Tips

Artists & Labels

Famed producer and music trainer Mike Monday discusses his workflow approach, productivity, and passion of coaching creative people on how to succeed.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: The Heatwave (Exclusive Dancehall Mix)

Dubspot Radio

This episode of Dubspot Radio welcomes Gabriel Heatwave, a founding member of the London-based dancehall crew The Heatwave with an exclusive dancehall mix.

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iOS Music App Roundup: Ten Tools for the Studio or Stage

iOS

This iOS music app roundup spotlights ten excellent tools for music production, DJing, and sound design.

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Dubspot X Sale: Celebrating 10 Years of Music Education in NYC, LA, and Online.

News

Do More Than Just Listen! In celebration of our ten year anniversary, we are knocking down prices on all Dubspot Courses. Enroll Today!

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Designing Sounds for Film Using Melodyne w/ Steve Tavaglione

Sound Design

Learn creative sound design techniques using Celemony Melodyne to create unique sounds for film with Musician/Sound Designer Steve Tavaglione.

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Synth Spotlight: Factory Poly-Synth by Sugar Bytes

Music Technology

Factory is the new modular influenced poly-synth from Sugar Bytes that features some serious sound morphing and creation possibilities.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Jubilee + Exclusive Interview

Dubspot Radio

This episode of Dubspot Radio brings a bass infused mix selection and exclusive interview from Dubspot alumni, Jubilee.

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Understanding Audio Effects: An Overview of Types and Uses

Mixing and Mastering

This guide to understanding audio effects aims to provide an overview of commonly used audio effects and basic ways they can be used to enhance your music.

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Prevent Hearing Loss: Musician Earplug Advice

DJ / Producer

Dubspot’s Michael Walsh explores the importance of hearing loss prevention and offers some earplug recommendations for musicians and music fans.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: OBaH (Guru Tribute Mix)

Dubspot Radio

This exclusive tribute mix remembering the life and legacy of the late MC, Guru comes from NYC turntable legend and Dubspot DJ Instructor OBaH.

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Analog Distortion on a Budget: Cassette Tape Saturation Technique

Mixing and Mastering

Dubspot’s Michael Walsh introduces a clever tape saturation technique to add analog grit and distortion to your mix using a tape deck and cassette adapter.

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NI MASCHINE Tutorial: How to Import and Slice Loops Using the ‘Amen Break’

Maschine

Learn how to import and slice loops using Native Instruments’ MASCHINE and the legendary Amen Break to discover creative new ways to use sampled audio.

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