Fresh from Dubspot

Physical Therapy (Fifth Wall, Hippos In Tanks) Talks Imperfect Techno, Output Over Process +

Artists & Labels

Dubspot blogger Mike Steyels catches up with DJ and music producer Physical Therapy for a chat about imperfect techno, output over process, and his new label.

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Maschine Tutorial Roundup! Music Production Tips and Techniques w/ Matt Cellitti + Mike Huckaby +

Video Tutorials

In this Maschine Studio / Maschine 2.0 roundup, we gain insights from Dubspot instructor Matt Cellitti, along with other useful lessons from renowned Detroit DJ/producer Mike Huckaby.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Finishing is a Skill

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek explores strategies to help you complete your creative projects.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays From Dubspot!

News

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! This year ahead is going to be very exciting and we are looking forward to sharing the news with you soon.

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Dubspot Original Programming: ‘Paul vs Paul’ Pt 7 – Father / Son Debate – Sampling, Facebook Etiquette +

Original Programming

In the latest episode of Paul vs. Paul, the pair debate topics such as Facebook etiquette, including skits on your album, prom, and a battle of old school vs. new school sampling techniques.

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Dubspot Video Interview: Alluxe aka Laura Escudé (Electronic Creatives) on Performance, Working w/ Kanye, M83 +

Artists & Labels

Dubspot catches up with producer, DJ, violinist, Ableton Certified Trainer and music technology specialist Laura Escudé. She shares with us her performance workflow, her musical history and her aspirations for the future. Laura Escudé is a Los Angeles based performer (as Alluxe),

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Dubspot Ableton Live 9 Tutorial: Sampling the Human Voice – Part 1 w/ Chris Petti @ Decibel Festival

Video Tutorials

In this tutorial video, Dubspot’s Curriculum Director Chris Petti demonstrates how to make a track using only the human voice as a sound source with Ableton Live 9′s Sampler tool.

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Dubspot’s Music Production w/ Ableton Live 9 Sample Lesson / Online School Preview w/ Chris Petti – UnFiltered

Dubspot Courses

Dubspot presents a look into our online curriculum experience with Dubspot UnFiltered, a new series created to share the Dubspot online experience. In the second episode/edition of Dubspot UnFiltered we take a deeper look into the world of sampling via granular synthesis with instructor Chris Petti.

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Dubspot is Coming to Los Angeles! DSLA Lands in California – June 2014…

Dubspot Courses

The rumors are true.. Dubspot is coming to Los Angeles next year. We’re bringing our courses, our teachers, our gear, and our process to the heart of Hollywood in June 2014.

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Dubspot Labs: Learn To Build Your Own Synthesizer In Our Hands-On Workshop!

Events

Learn to build your own synthesizer at Dubspot Labs! This new event series kicks off on Saturday January 11th 2014 from 1:00-7:00pm at our New York location.

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Dubspot Video Interview: Nina Kraviz (Rekids, Underground Quality) Talks Music Production, Collaboration, Technology @ Movement Festival

Artists & Labels

In this video, Dubspot talks to electronic music producer, DJ, and singer Nina Kraviz about her creative process, workflow, influences, inspiration, collaboration, using analog gear, and much more!

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Dubspot’s Music Production w/ Ableton Live 9 Student Feedback / Online School Preview w/ Thavius Beck – UnFiltered

Ableton Live

Dubspot presents a look into our online curriculum experience with Dubspot UnFiltered, a new series created to share the intimate experience that Dubspot Online offers for DJs, music producers. In this first episode we peek into the work of Devon Karpf, a 13-year-old producer who has been working with Thavius Beck in our Ableton Live online program.

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Real World Stories: How to Survive in the Music Business w/ Scott Greiner – For Musicians, Engineers, Developers +

Dubspot Homepage

In this series, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau a.k.a. MNO introduces you to some people who have carved out careers in the music business, and followed their passion without becoming rich and famous. How to Survive in the Music Biz  - Real World Stories begins with California-based producer/engineer/composer and

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DJ / Producer Master Program Video Roundup! Traktor DJ, Theory Basics, Music Production + Performance

Video Tutorials

In this DJ / Producer Master Program video roundup, we highlight some of our best videos of the year from each category including DJ, Music Foundations, Ableton Live, Mixing and Mastering, and Sound Design.

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Dubspot DJ / Producer Holiday Gift Guide! From Ableton, Native Instruments, Korg, Arturia + Dubspot Gift Certificates!

Dubspot Homepage

Looking for that perfect gift to buy for your music obsessive friend, family member, or significant other? We’re here to help and we’ve rounded up some nice toys that our DJs and producers are hoping to receive this season..  Hardware

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Dubspot Student Spotlight! FreqMob, TÔ, Strausz, Camille Corazón, and Ted Tunes!

Dubspot Homepage

In the December edition of Dubspot Student Spotlight, our monthly series featuring talented artists who have recently taken courses with Dubspot in NYC or Online, we introduce you to FreqMob, TÔ, Strausz, Camille Corazón, and Ted Tunes!

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Soundboy Death Ray w/ Raz Mesinai Part 3 – Effects and Improvisation w/ Operator + Drum Racks

Ableton Live

In the concluding chapter of our Ableton Live video tutorial series Soundboy Death Ray, Raz adds some percussive elements and effects and shows off the advanced performance possibilities of the Ableton Operator drum rack he designed in part one.

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Video: Exploring Modular Synthesizers – Portland’s Control Voltage w/ Dubspot @ Decibel Festival

Dubspot Homepage

Dubspot sits down with Jason Kramer, owner of Portland-based modular synth store Control Voltage at Seattle’s Decibel Festival to talk the many uses of control voltage, modular sequencers, “happy accidents” and all things modular synth!

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Get Back in the Box – The Power of Limitations

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek explains that limitations in your workflow can lead to a more prolific output of work.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Soundboy Death Ray w/ Raz Mesinai Part 2 – MIDI Mapping Macro Controls

Video Tutorials

In part two of our Ableton Live video tutorial series Soundboy Death Ray, Raz Mesinai delves deep into macro mappings and create some intriguing effects using the Ableton Operator drum rack he designed in part one.

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