Fresh from Dubspot

Thievery Corporation & ESL ‘It Takes a Thief’ + ‘Babylon Central’

Artists & Labels

Babylon Central, a film by Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation, will be released world-wide July 27th is fast approaching. It is the first full-length feature film from ESL Music. Physical copies of Babylon Central will be available for purchase on

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Dubspot Podcast #5: DJ Kiva Exclusive Mix

Dubspot Radio live  Mondays 8PM – 10PM – streaming live on Ustream. Subscribe via iTunes. This week, we have a mix from Dubspot Instructor, multi-instrumentalist, musician and producer DJ Kiva, who delivered an hour-long loaded with exclusive tunes and live

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Native Instruments’ New Traktor System!? Teaser Video by Dubfire

Video Tutorials

Native Instruments unleashed a 52 second video that features globe-trotting DJ Dubfire “roadtesting” at a club in Ibiza what looks likes a new all-in-one midi controller with an updated version of Traktor software. All we know right now is that

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‘Recording with Looper’ Ableton Live Video Tutorial

Production

In this tutorial, Dubspot LA instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer, Laura Escudé explained how to use the Looper effect in Ableton Live to record a live instrument and build up layers of recording as it loops. She offers an overview

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9th Wonder Introduces ‘The Soul Council’ – A New Producer Collective

Video Tutorials

Hiphop producer 9th Wonder introduces his new production team which consists of himself, Kash, E. Jones, Khrysis, Amp & Fatin. The members discuss individual production techniques and tools ranging from Propellerheads Reason to Akai MPC2500 and AcidPRO. Check out some

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Seth Troxler @ Dubspot :: Interview + Live Mix from Fabric London

Video Tutorials

Fast-rising techno producer and DJ Seth Troxler stops by Dubspot NYC earlier this year for an interview in which he talked about his early introduction to electronic music (at the tender age of eight), collaborating and developing a relationship with

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‘Beat Repeat’ Ableton Live Video Tutorial w/ Dubspot’s Thavius Beck

Production

Dubspot Instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer, MC/producer-extraordinaire Thavius Beck explores the various parameters within Ableton Live’s Beat Repeat effect – in which you simply grab a piece of audio and make it repeat according to your gate setting. Here, he

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Dubspot Radio #4: Eliot Lipp + !banginclude Exclusive Mixes

Dubspot Radio is live  Mondays 8PM – 10PM – Streaming live on Ustream. The best way to get Dubspot Podcast is by subscribing via iTunes! This week on Dubspot Radio we have an eclectic double-set from electro producer/Old Tacoma label

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Q & A with Dennis Ferrer :: Post Your Questions + Listen ‘Hey Hey’ Vocal Mix

Production

Grammy nominated DJ, producer, and songwriter Dennis Ferrer is currently answering questions from up and coming producers and fans over Deep House Page – Q & A with Dennis Ferrer. He’s already answered questions about his creative process, and offered

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No I.D. + Carl Craig & Kelvin Sholar on Maschine 1.5 :: Demo Video

Video Tutorials

No I.D. on Maschine 1.5 Hip hop and R&B producer, No I.D. best known for his early work with rapper Common and most recently producing two smash hits for Jay-Z, “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” and “Run This Town” here talks

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Max for Live Tutorial :: ‘Spectral Mixer’ + Workshop (7.31 & 8.1) + Free User Group (7.26)

Video Tutorials

In this video new addition to the Dubspot team Dave Linnenbank, creator of Puremagnetik’s Max Fuel collection of patches for Ableton and Cycling 74′s Max For Live walks us through his Spectral Mixer patch. It allows you to adjust the

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Dubspot LA:2011 Showcase & Humane Society of the U.S. Benefit (Fri 7.23) Free The Robots

Events

Friday, July 23rd (8pm -2am) King King, Los Angeles :: Dubspot will host a benefit for The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to assist animals affected by the Gulf oil spill and other disasters. Admission is free with

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Dubspot Free Ableton Workshop in LA w Thavius Beck, Baths, HERU

Events

Thanks to everyone who attended! Check back soon for video from this event. Dubspot, New York City’s center for dynamic electronic music production and DJ education is presenting a special Ableton Live workshop in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 14th

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Harmonic Mixing by DJ Endo Pt 1 :: What Is Harmonic Mixing?

DJ Tips & Tricks

Written by Dubspot Instructor and DJ product specialist for Native Instruments Mike Henderson aka DJ Endo Have you ever heard two songs that when mixed together, sounded like they were “meant to be” and went perfectly together from beginning to

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Dubspot Radio v.3 :: Star Eyes + DJ Shiftee Exclusive Mix + Interview

Artists & Labels

Dubspot Radio is live  Mondays 8PM – 10PM – Streaming live on Ustream. Another week, another episode in our fast-rolling Dubspot Radio & Podcast Series. This week, we had the honor of having two incredible DJs.  Brooklyn bass queen and

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Propellerhead Reason 5 & Record 1.5 // Compilation of 9 Tutorial Videos

Video Tutorials

Propellerhead Record 1.5 and Reason 5 is expected for release late Summer 2010. Reason is one of the most popular music software programs, developed by Swedish software developers. Over the last couple of months, the company have leaked info and

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Bass Drive for Haiti w/ Sub Swara & Dave Q (7.9) + Stacked w/ JP Solis

Events

The motivation behind organizing this show is simple – The devastating impacts of natural disasters in developing/under-developed countries require huge cost and time to restore normal life. The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean has estimated

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David Lynch meets Lee Scratch Perry :: Stream Entire 12″ w Subatomic Sound System Rmx

Artists & Labels

In the new release Chrome Optimism, Vienna’s Dubblestandart brings together two eccentric geniuses David Lynch (iconic American filmmaker) and Lee Scratch Perry (Jamaican dub inventor) on a new 12″ with dubstep and dub remixes from NYC’s Subatomic Sound System, a

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Dubspot Radio #2: Brainfeeder’s LORN Exclusive Mix + Interview

News

Our very special guest on Episode 2 of Dubspot Radio & Podcast Series is none other than LORN, artist/producer who recently unleashed an excellent debut album titled Nothing Else on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint. Lorn dropped a brilliant mix-up which

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Traktor & Maschine Video Tutorial Series w/ DJ Endo

Featured

Dubspot Instructor and DJ product specialist for Native Instruments Mike Henderson (aka DJ Endo) has provided some incredible tutorial videos for DJs learning (or current users) of Traktor Scratch Pro and Traktor Pro over the last couple of months. Endo

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