Fresh from Dubspot

Moogfest 2011 – In Honor of Bob Moog: Brian Eno, Richard Devine, Kode9, Moby, Matthew Dear, Zomby +

Events

In honor of Bob Moog’s sonic innovations, the 3-day festival Moogfest brings together today’s futurist music producers for a weekend of forward-thinking musical explorations.

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Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE): Conference Overview + Festival Highlights

Events

One of electronic music’s largest international events is currently taking place in Amsterdam. Now in its 16th year, Amsterdam Dance Event, a jam-packed schedule of daytime workshops, round-tables, and technical demonstrations with a world-class line-up of DJs and producers taking you into the night.

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DJ KIVA Releases ’1000 Sunrises’ – Preview New Album & Video

Artists & Labels

Brooklyn-based producer, multi-instrumentalist and Dubspot instructor, DJ KIVA returns with a superb new solo album 1000 Sunrises on his Adios Babylon imprint. Preview the new album and check out KIVA’s video for the song “Tayyib” that he created using Modul8 VJ software along with the Akai APC 40.

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Digital DJing w/ Traktor Pro Pt. 1-3: The Routine w/ DJ Shiftee

DJ Tips & Tricks

Dubspot Instructor and DMC World Champ, Shiftee brings his turntablism skills to share some fundamental techniques for Digital DJing w/ Traktor Pro.

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Dubspot Interview: MOBY @ 2011 Decibel Festival

Artists & Labels

The Dubspot rogue squadron caught up with legendary music creator Moby at Decibel 2011 to talk about music production, DJing, vegans, punk rock, productivity, creative resistance, and making mistakes for success.

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Dutty Artz / Trouble & Bass CMJ Showcase: Shadetek, Mex w/ Guns, Drop the Lime, Deathface

Events

Tonight! Trouble & Bass and Dutty Artz will hold this CMJ showcase at Public Assembly in Brooklyn. It’s been a few years since there were only a couple bass music parties in New York, each of which repped a different

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Chrissy Murderbot (Planet Mu, Sleazetone) @ Dubspot: Talks DJing, Influences, Chicago House +

Artists & Labels

Dubspot profiles Chicago-based, Planet Mu recording artist Chrissy Murderbot. Self-described producer of “booty-rave-jungle-house-bass-bashment-ghetto-garage-core,” Murderbot combines a dizzying array of styles to create tracks of pure party fun, while maintaining an encyclopedic knowledge of dance music’s history.

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Creators Project Brings Future Audiovisual to NYC: Four Tet, Justice, Nosaj, Ikonika, Girl Unit

Events

In the future, the performer isn’t center stage – instead, center stage is the performer. And that future is now, scaling high above the crowd in a moving architectural light sculpture that interacts with the music. This traveling audio visual sculpture was created by United Visual Artists and originally premiered at Coachella earlier in the year.

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Creating Music on the iPad: iOS 5, Genome MIDI, Mixr, iMaschine, Meta DJ, Rhythm Studio

iOS

With this week’s launch of iOS 5, which brings more enhancements to audio routing and processing possibilities. We take a look at the latest sonic possibilities for music creation on the go with your iOS device.

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Logic Pro Tutorial: Sidechain Compression Techniques

Logic Pro

Expert sound designer Evan Sutton aka Astrolith demonstrates several sidechain compression techniques in Logic Pro.

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Percussivo Mundo Novo (Brazil) @ Dubspot: iPad / Guitar Hero + Afro-Bahia Percussion

Artists & Labels

In July Dubspot hosted a live streaming workshops with Brazil’s Percussivo Mundo Novo (which translates into “New World Percussion” in English). Lead by the band’s songwriter and video game controller wiz Mikael Mutti, PMN truly embodies the vision their band name suggests.

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Propellerheads Reason 6 Video Tutorial: Pulveriser x 3 – Bass Compression, Filter Effects +

Featured

In this tutorial Dubspot instructor and electronic musician Chris Petti takes you through three very powerful uses and applications for the versatile new Pulveriser effect processor in Propellerhead’s Reason 6.

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Film Screening: PressPausePlay (Moby, Shocklee, Robyn +) @ Dubspot

Events

Friday, October 21st at 4PM, we’ll have the great pleasure of offering a free screening of the award-winning documentary PressPausePlay, right here at Dubspot NYC.

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Audio / Visual DJ Experiences Pt 1: Amon Tobin (ISAM), Plastikman, Daedelus, Sub Swara +

Featured

The most notable audio/visual performances in recent years have come from two legendary pioneers of underground music: Amon Tobin and Richie Hawtin. Both artists have created all-encompassing structures that put the artists in the middle of the visuals and both artists are using the revolutionary Touch Designer

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DJ/Producer & (EMP) Electronic Music Production Master Certificate Programs

Dubspot Courses

At Dubspot, there are many paths to reach your creative goals as an artist. We offer several individual courses that focus on specific areas of study, however our most comprehensive programs are the DJ/Producer Master Certificate Program and the EMP

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Intro To Reaktor: Sound Design Video Tutorial w/ Native Instruments Komplete

Dubspot Homepage

Dubspot instructor and Sound Design & Synthesis curriculum co-designer Evan Sutton will walk you through some of the basic principles of using Reaktor, Native Instruments’ versatile and highly customizable modular software and production tool.

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Ital Tek (Planet Mu) @ Dubspot – Live Streaming Workshop (Mon 10/10)

Artists & Labels

Lately Dubspot has been lucky enough to have some great streaming workshops from folks across the pond. Between Silkie, Tunnidge and now Ital Tek, we’re getting ever closer to representing the enormous breadth of UK bass music. October 10th, @

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RJD2 (Icebird) @ Dubspot! Live Streaming Workshop (Tues 10/11), NYC Show + ‘Abandoned Lullaby’

Production

On Tuesday October 11, 2011 at 2 PM (EST) RJD2 will be coming to Dubspot NY for a special workshop on music creation. He will demonstrate beat slicing and recording on the MPC samplers and ProTools.

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Logic Pro @ Dubspot: 5 Video Tutorials – Ultrabeat, ESX24, Dubstep Bass +

Logic Pro

Dubspot’s six-level Logic Pro Producer Certificate Program designed by electronic music producer and production guru Matt Shadetek starts online the week of October 2. In this post, we’ve compiled five of our Logic tutorial videos covering a range of production

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Dubspot Workshops @ Decibel Festival: Maschine w/ Mike Huckaby + Ableton Live w/ Nalepa

Workshops

Dubspot brought two very special guests to Decibel 8 for a series of workshops that focus on music production and composition using Ableton Live and Maschine.

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