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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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Dubspot Radio Podcast: 2014 Hightlights – Mike Huckaby, Lakim, Beat Haus, Soulection and More!

Dubspot Radio

In 2014 we relaunched Dubspot Radio Podcast, a weekly series showcasing a broad range of electronic music. Here we’ve collected some of Dubspot Radio Podcast 2014 highlights with DJ mixes and live performances.

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Dubspot LA EDU Sessions – Finger Drumming with Maschine w/ Jeremy Ellis

Dubspot Homepage

On Friday January 9th, join us at Dubspot LA for a finger drumming workshop featuring Jeremy Ellis. Also join us for Jeremy’s class in LA which begins Sunday 1/18.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: OBaH – Guru (Gang Starr) Tribute Mix – From The Archives

Dubspot Radio

In the second installment of the Dubspot Radio Podcast series From The Archives, we revisit OBaH’s excellent tribute mix to Guru of Gang Starr.

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Dubspot Year in Review – Music Tech Roundup w/ Roland, Korg, Arturia, iZotope, Moog, DS1 +

Dubspot Homepage

In this music tech roundup we take a look back at some of our favorite gear that was released over the past year.

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Dubspot Year in Review – Best Music Production Video Tutorials of 2014

Video Tutorials

In roundup of Dubspot’s best music production video tutorials of 2014, we look at some of our most popular and well-received music production video tutorials from this year.

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Dubspot’s Holiday Gift Guide for Musicians / Producers – Gifts Ideas From Ableton, Livid, Korg +

Music Technology

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite pieces of gear and a few other tidbits in our holiday gift guide for musicians and producers.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: The Whooligan (Soulection) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

This week’s Dubspot Radio Podcast features a special mix and interview with Los Angeles-based DJ and Soulection manager Julio Galvez (aka The Whooligan).

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What’s That Sound? – Korg M1 Synthesizer is The Sound of 80s / 90s Pop and Dance Music

Music Technology

In this series, we’ll take a look at the instruments behind some of the most iconic dance music sounds. In this first edition, we look at the Korg M1 keyboard.

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Dubspot NY EDU Sessions – Running an Independent Record Label w/ MING + Grammy Nomination News!

Workshops

MING is nominated for a Grammy! A big congratulations to him on this career milestone. On Friday, December 19th, we continue our Dubspot EDU Fall Sessions in NY with a FREE workshop on running an independent label.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: DJ Rap (Dubspot LA Instructor) – Exclusive Mix

Dubspot Radio

Our latest Dubspot Radio Podcast comes from Dubspot LA instructor and “queen of the turntables”, DJ RAP. All tracks featured in this mix are from RAP’s label, Propa Talent.

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Dubspot Staff Teams w/ Disney to Support Fantasia Music Evolved for Xbox One

Music Technology

Our talented staff shares some insight on the collaboration between Dubspot and Disney Interactive for the creation of the video game Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved, which released to rave reviews.

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Dubspot LA EDU FALL Sessions – Traktor Remix Decks + Kontrol S8 w/ Brian Koolis

Workshops

On Friday December 12th our Dubspot LA EDU Fall Sessions continue with a special workshop on Traktor’s Remix Decks and the Kontrol S8 DJ controller with Brian Koolis.

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Dubspot NY EDU Sessions – Mixing w/ Ariel Borujow (Black Eyed Peas, Kanye West)

Workshops

Join us at Dubspot NY on December 12th for a special mixing workshop with Ariel Borujow, a Grammy nominated mix engineer who has worked with T.I., Black Eyed Peas, Just Blaze, Kanye West, Chainsmokers, DJ Chuckie, and more.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Enhancing Your Mix Using Frequency Shifter w/ Josh Spoon + FREE Download

Ableton Live

In this Ableton Live Tutorial, Dubspot Contributor and Ableton Live Certified Trainer Josh Spoon shows us the ins and outs of the versatile Frequency Shifter tool.

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Shiftee + Enferno Present A-Trak’s Push (E.A.S.Y. Remix) – Free Download + Video

DJ / Producer

Dubspot instructor and world champion DJ Shiftee teams up with Enferno to present the E.A.S.Y. remix of A-Trak’s “Push,” complete with clever video and free download.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: ENDO (Instructor / Traktor Specialist) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

In the latest installment of Dubspot Radio Podcast, globetrotting DJ and Dubspot Instructor ENDO unleashed a spellbinding mix of deep house grooves.

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Dubspot Student Spotlight December 2014! Looche, Nicole Fiallo, Harry Sutton, Zarathustra +

Students

In our December 2014 Dubspot Student Spotlight, we highlight some remarkable artists, DJs, and producers who have recently taken courses at Dubspot including Zarathustra, Looche, Nicole Fiallo, and more.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Sound Design using Live’s Freeze Functions + FREE Download w/ Rory PQ

Ableton Live

In this tutorial, contributor and Dubspot student Rory PQ explores many creative sound design possibilities using Ableton Live’s various Freeze functions to create melodies, pads, risers, vocal effects, and buildups.

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Dubspot LA EDU FALL Sessions – Creative Approaches to Beatmaking w/ Mike Parvizi (Team Supreme)

Ableton Live

On Friday December 5th our Dubspot LA EDU Fall Sessions continue with a special workshop on Ableton Live beat creation with multi instrumentalist and accomplished producer Mike Parvizi (Penthouse Penthouse, Team Supreme).

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