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Bitwig Studio Tutorial Pt. 3 – Editing Audio Clips w/ James Bernard

Bitwig Studio

Dubspot LA Instructor James Bernard explores some of the powerful editing features that are available when working with audio clips in Bitwig Studio.

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Dubspot EDU Sessions @ Communikey 2014! Ableton Live Workshops w/ Thavius Beck

Festival

The Dubspot EDU Sessions will be coming to Communikey in Boulder, CO this month, where Dubspot instructor and music producer Thavius Beck will host a series of four workshops on Ableton Live.

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Behind the Remix: Two-Part Music Production Workshop w/ Dubspot Instructor Richie Beretta

Workshops

Dubspot Instructor Richie Beretta hosts a two part music production workshop on April 28th and May 5th that will focus on mixing and remix techniques.

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Dubspot @ SXSW 2014! Ableton Live Workshop Recap w/ Quantic (Tru Thoughts)

Artists & Labels

In this video recap, we present highlights from the Ableton Spaces workshop at SXSW 2014 with British musician, producer, and DJ Quantic aka Will Holland. Quantic @ SXSW 2014: Ableton Spaces Workshop Recap At the 2014 South By Southwest Festival,

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Do The Wrong Thing

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek explains that failing is a natural part of finding your path success.

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Dubspot’s Ableton Live + Logic Course Previews, Q&A w/ Chris Petti & Matt Shadetek

Production

Check out our Ableton Live + Logic course previews and Q&A with Dubspot Instructors Matt Shadetek and Chris Petti, on Monday April 14th, 2014 at Dubspot NYC. Ableton Live + Logic Courses Previews + Q&A w/ Chris Petti and Matt Shadetek Monday

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Dubspot Ableton Live 9 Courses! Enroll Now and Save up to 35% – See Upcoming Start Dates

Ableton Live

We have a series of Dubspot NYC Ableton Live music production courses starting this month. Enroll now in our six month certificate program and save 20% while seats are still available!

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Dubspot’s Sound Design + Mixing and Mastering Course Previews, Q&A w/ Chris Petti, Daniel Wyatt, Harrison Zafrin

Course Previews

Check out our Sound Design and Mixing and Mastering course previews and Q&A on Monday April 7, 2014 at Dubspot NYC.

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Dubspot Podcast: Dub Gabriel (Destroy All Concepts, SF) Raggabass Mixtape

Podcast

Our April edition of the Dubspot Podcast is a deep excursion into the deep end of dub culture with a mix from Dub Gabriel.

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Music Foundations Tutorial: Improvisation – Let Your Ears Do The Talking

Dubspot Homepage

In this Music Foundations Tutorial, Dubspot Blog contributor Michael Emenau a.k.a. MNO makes the case musical improvisation, letting go of control and embracing immediate, ‘in the moment’ musical composition.

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Bitwig Studio Tutorial Pt. 2 – Working With Multiple Project Files w/ James Bernard

Bitwig Studio

In this video tutorial exploring the exciting features Bitwig Studio, Dubspot’s James Bernard introduces one of Bitwig’s game-changing workflow enhancements

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Dubspot Lecture Series: Music Placement for TV + Video Games w/ Rob Schustack (Grand Theft Auto, Wu-Tang Clan, RJD2)

Events

Interested in having your music featured in TV and video games? Check out a special workshop focused on music licensing and placement on Friday April 4th, 2014 at Dubspot NY.

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EDM-X: Extreme Electronic Dance Music! New EDM Genre Overview + Tutorial w/ Dubspot’s Chris Petti

Production

Dubspot is always on top of new and emerging technology, and we pride ourselves on being close to the pulse of underground and modern dance music styles. Today we’d like to introduce you to one of our new favorite genres,

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Plug-In Spotlight: iZotope and BT’s BreakTweaker – Future Beat Machine Revealed

Music Technology

Dubspot contributor Josh Spoon explores iZotope’s Break Tweaker rhythm instrument and finds that the program offers much more than the name implies.

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Free VST Roundup: TAL-Noisemaker, Frohmage, CamelCrusher, Dub Siren, UpStereo, and More!

Music Technology

In this Free VST Roundup we look at analog modeling with TAL-Noisemaker, bitcrushing with CamelCrusher, FM synthesis with FMMF, multiband filtering with Frohmage, and more!

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Archie Pelago (Mr. Saturday Night, Styles Upon Styles) Talk Live Performance, Improvisation, Ableton, and More!

Artists & Labels

Dubspot Blog contributor Mike Steyels speaks with Brooklyn’s Archie Pelago trio about their fusion of live and electronic music

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Bitwig Studio Tutorial Pt. 1 – Features Overview and Basic Navigation w/ James Bernard

Bitwig Studio

In the first of a continuing series of video tutorials exploring the exciting features Bitwig Studio, Dubspot’s James Bernard introduces you to the interface and offers some tips for transitioning into Bitwig’s workflow.

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Dubspot LA’s 3rd Wave of Teachers Announced! DJ Rap, DJ Reborn, DJ Endo, Luca Pretolesi, and DJ Dynamix

News

We are very excited to announce the 3rd wave of teachers for Dubspot LA! DJ Rap, DJ Reborn, DJ Endo, DJ Dynamix, and Luca Pretolesi will join our talented team of instructors in Hollywood starting this Summer!

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So You Want to Be a DJ? Friday Night DJ 101 Classes @ Dubspot!

Workshops

Learn the basics of DJing with Dubspot’s Friday Night DJ 101 Classes, an intimate, hands-on session that takes place every Friday from 7-9 PM.

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Music Tech News Roundup: Bitwig Studio Released, OP1 OS Update, Organize Audio Units, TR-8 Hidden Features +

Music Technology

In this week’s music tech news roundup: Bitwig Studio is released to the public, Teenage Engineering’s OP1 gets a cool new operating system, Ken Macbeth shows us more of the Elements synth, organize Audio Units with Auganizer, and learn more about Roland’s Aira TR-8 drum machine.

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