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iOS Music App Roundup: Triqtraq, dot Melody, Brute LFO, Earhoof, Boinkss +

iOS

In this month’s iOS music app roundup we look at new iOS music applications: the new jam sequencer Triqtraq, the dot Melody polyrhythmic sequencer, Brute LFO, the Earhoof granular synthesizer, and a unique graphic audio interface called Boinkss.

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Dubspot Instructor Spotlight – Video Profile: OP! (I Love Vinyl / Brooklyn)

DJ / Producer

In this video series, we are excited to share the inspiring stories and backgrounds our talented instructors and staff members. DJ, educator, and member of NYC’s beloved I Love Vinyl collective OP! is in the spotlight this week!

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Dubspot Labs and Disney Interactive Present: Music Control of Tomorrow (5/15) in Los Angeles – Free Giveaways!

Events

Join Dubspot and Disney Interactive on Thursday May 15th in Los Angeles for “Music Control of Tomorrow,” a discussion on gesture-based motion control of music.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Buy Less Gear

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek breaks down the essential kit list for creating quality electronic music.

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Marley Marl Classic Recipes Roundup – Recreating Classic Hip Hop Songs Using Ableton Live

Artists & Labels

Marley Marl is one of the greatest producers and DJs in hip hop history. In this video roundup Marley Marl revisits four of his classic productions using Ableton Live, Akai MPC Renaissance, and Akai APC40.

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Understanding Music Royalties Pt. 2: Mechanicals, Publishing and Sync

Dubspot Homepage

In the second installment of his series on music royalties, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau tackles the big question of how to navigate the convoluted world of mechanicals and publishing.

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Music Tech News Roundup: Teenage Engineering, iRing, Arturia Beatstep Released, ERM Midiclock +

Music Technology

In this month’s music tech news roundup: Erica Synths Acidbox, an update to Arturia’s Spark software, a new $49 drum machine from Teenage Engineering and the iRing by IK Multimedia.

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Dubspot International EDU Sessions w/ AIMEC: Brazil Workshops Recap – Photos + Higlights

Workshops

Earlier this year, Dubspot Instructor Dan Freeman joined AIMEC for a series of workshops on music production using Ableton Live 9 in five Brazilian Cities!

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Ableton Live Tutorial w/ Thavius Beck: DJing and Performance Workshop @ Communikey 2014!

Ableton Live

At this year’s Communikey Festival in Boulder, Colorado, Dubspot hosted a series of free Ableton Live workshops with music producer and Dubspot LA Instructor Thavius Beck

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Dubspot Podcast: Mike Huckaby (Deep Transportation, S Y N T H) Movement Mix

Podcast

Our May edition of the Dubspot Podcast is a very special Movement Festival mix from Mike Huckaby (Deep Transportation, S Y N T H), an hour long all-vinyl mix packed with exquisite jacking house and techno.

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Dubspot Artist Profile: DJ Center (Push the Fader, NYC) on Inspiration, Chasing Creative Fire, ‘Dem Say Ah’, and More!

Artists & Labels

Dubspot catches up with the New York City-based DJ / producer and Push the Fader label boss DJ Center to talk about early influences and new EP Dem Say Ah

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Dubspot Presents: Inspiring Women in Music Technology w/ AGF – Creative Vocals, Sampling + Live Performance Workshop

Workshops

On Tuesday May 13th, Dubspot proudly presents Inspiring Women in Music Technology: Creative Vocals, Sampling and Live Performance with AGF at Dubspot NY.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Genre and Community

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek explains that genre-based communities are beneficial to a musician’s career.

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Sound Design Tutorial Roundup! Twisted Tools w/ Matt Celitti – Ultraloop, S-Layer, and Rolodecks

Sound Design

Twisted Tools is a company making some very forward-thinking instruments and effects using Native Instrument Reaktor. We’ve rounded up our favorite Dubspot Twisted tools tutorials with Course Designer and Dubspot instructor Matt Celitti.

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Flux Pavilion Interview @ Ultra Music Festival 2014: Talks Music Production, DJing, Ableton Live, and More!

Artists & Labels

Dubspot caught up with UK dubstep producer and DJ Flux Pavilion at Ultra Music Festival 2014 in Miami. Joshua Steele a.k.a. Flux Pavilion prolific dubstep producer and DJ from Towcester, UK. He is also the co-founder of Circus Records, along

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Dubspot UnFiltered Roundup! Online Course Preview Lessons – Ableton, Logic, Music Foundations, Mixing and Mastering

Dubspot Courses

Earlier this year we began providing a look into our online curriculum with Dubspot UnFiltered, a video series created to share the intimate experience that Dubspot Online offers for students of music production and DJing. In this roundup, we’ve compiled

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Understanding Performance Rights Organizations and Music Royalties Pt. 1: ASCAP, BMI, SESAC

Dubspot Homepage

In the first installment of his series on music royalties, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau tackles the big question of how to select a Performance Rights Organization and get paid royalties for your music.

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Dubspot DJ / Producer Master Program! Enroll Now, Save 10% Through June 30th – See Start Dates

DJ / Producer

Our DJ / Producer Master Program is the most comprehensive collection of courses that we offer. DJ Extensive, Music Foundations, Ableton Live, Sound Design

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Dubspot Student Spotlight April 2014! Raven, Fade Face, Amine, DJ Color C2, Nerdy Kut

Students

In our April 2014 Dubspot Student Spotlight, we highlight some remarkable artists, DJs, and producers who have recently taken courses at Dubspot NYC and Online. Get to know Raven, Fade Face, Amine, Color C2, and DJ Nerdy Kut. Dubspot Student

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Dubspot Artist Profile: M.E.S.H. (PAN / Janus) Talks ‘Hard Club’ Music and Breaking Boundaries

Artists & Labels

Dubspot blog contributor Mike Steyels speaks with DFA / Big Dada recording artist M.E.S.H. about his genre-defying sound and his modern approach to dance floor music.

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