Fresh from Dubspot

New movements in iPad MIDI: PolyChord, FL Studio Mobile, TouchAble, Livid Block, Alesis iO

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This month in iPad / iOS news we have exciting developments in DAW control, MIDI performance applications, multitrack creation software and some cool hardware add-ons for your iPad. The theme that runs through all of these products is the innovative use of Core MIDI

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Veterans Memorial Benefit ‘Beats for a Bench’ May 21st w/ Nalepa, Thavius Beck, DJ Nobody

Events

Saturday, May 21st (4pm -11pm) at the Expo Center in Long Beach, California :: Dubspot, Alpha Pup Records and Low End Theory are proud to support Beats For A Bench, a Memorial Day fundraiser for Israel Garcia, an army sergeant

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NI Kontakt Video Tutorial: Creating Expressive Instruments from Raw Samples

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Dubspot Electronic Music Production Instructor, Synthesis & Sound Design and Logic expert Evan Sutton shows you how to navigating various effects parameters of Native Instruments powerful sampler Kontakt, and offers tips and techniques for transforming irregular audio samples into rich,

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Auditorium: New Experimental Music Series + Gamelan Orchestra w/ Ableton Live + Max MSP

Events

This Friday May 13th, Kevin Balktick and Zemi17 (Dubspot Electronic Music Production Instructor and Ableton featured Artist) present AUDITORIUM, a new music series for lovers of ambient, experimental, downtempo and slow electroacoustic sounds at Factory Studios in South Williamsburg, featuring

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Dubspot Interviews Jahdan Blakkamoore: Working w/ Electronic Music Producers +

Artists & Labels

Brooklyn’s diverse vocalist Jahdan Blakkamoore diversity of sound, working with producers, and autotune.

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Kate Simko (Ghostly, Hello? Repeat) @ Dubspot: Ableton, Film Scoring – Live Streaming Workshop

Artists & Labels

We are very pleased to announce that Chicago’s Kate Simko (Ghostly, Spectral, Eklo, Hello? Repeat) will be joining us in New York next Monday May 16th for a workshop on her creative workflow, scoring for film using Logic and using Max MSP to sync video to an Ableton Live performance.

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Dubspot Ableton Live Tips #10 Pt. 2: Drum Programming Techniques (Matt Shadetek)

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In part two of this Ableton Live tutorial series on creative composition and production techniques, Professor Nalepa shares some great tips for drum programming and sequencing he picked up from fellow Dubspot Instructor, producer Matt Shadetek. It is a simple

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Soul Clap @ Dubspot: Talk Workflow, Ableton Live – Live Streaming Workshop

Artists & Labels

The production/dj duo who have topped the house charts and recently released a DJ Kicks mix with Wolf + Lamb will be coming to Dubspot NYC on Monday, May 9th from 7:30 – 9PM for a free workshop to demonstrate their collaborative workflow with Ableton Live and multiple performers / computers.

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Dubspot’s DJ Kiva ‘Guided Dub’ Performance w/ Ableton Live + Akai APC40

DJ Tips & Tricks

Dubspot Instructor, multi-instrumentalist musician and producer DJ Kiva delivered an exclusive Ableton Live and Akai APC40 performance of a track titled “Guided Dub” in Level 2 of Daniel Wyatt’s Mixing & Mastering class. The song was written in a classic “Steppers” dub style.

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Propellerheads Reason Video Tutorial: WaveShaper Combinator Effect w/ Malström

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In this new video tutorial titled To Waveshape the Future, Dubspot instructor and electronic music producer Chris Petti shows you how to create a WaveShaper Combinator effect patch from scratch using Propellerhead Reason‘s powerful synthesizers Malström and Thor. First, Petti

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Dubspot Selections 007: Kode9, Nguzunguzu, Brenmar, Peverelist, Shabazz Palaces, Mr Mageeka

Artists & Labels

This week we feature new music from Shabazz Palaces, Peverelist, Kode 9 & The Spaceape and Mr. Mageeka and two massive remixes of Nguzunguzu’s “Mirage” by Brenmar and Girl Unit.

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Chancha Via Circuito: The Travels Behind Rio Arriba (ZZK Records)

Artists & Labels

The sense of mystery and adventure that pervades Rio Arriba are the feelings that motivated Chancha Via Circuito to take the journey that led to this album. He left his comfortable home on the outskirts of Buenos Aires on a mission to rediscover the music of pre-Hispanic South America

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Dubspot Ableton Live Tips #10: Creating A Unique Performance Setup (Dorian Concept)

Artists & Labels

In this Ableton Live video tutorial, Dubspot Instructor Steve Nalepa explore some performance techniques and creative techniques using the Simpler, some portamento, LFO, and delays, and also explore a technique for crafting 8 bar drum patterns – inspired by recent conversations with Dorian Concept, who played Low End Theory last week.

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Traktor Pro 2: New Features + New Dubspot Online Courses w/ DJ Endo

DJ Tips & Tricks

You’ve seen the teaser videos, you’ve heard the rumors, you’ve read the debates, and now all the secrets have been revealed! To celebrate Traktor’s 10-year anniversary, Native Instruments has just unleashed the next Generation of Traktor Products, and the next

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Traktor Pro 2 – New Features w/ Dubspot’s DJ Endo

DJ Tips & Tricks

You’ve seen the teaser videos, you’ve heard the rumors, you’ve read the debates, and now all the secrets have been revealed! To celebrate Traktor’s 10-year anniversary, Native Instruments has just unleashed the next Generation of Traktor Products, and the next

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Warping Full Tracks in Ableton Live – Video Tutorial Pt. 1 w/ !banginclude

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Ableton Certified Trainer and Dubspot Instructor, Michael Hatsis, a.k.a. !banginclude explains and demonstrates basic and essential warping techniques in Ableton Live in the part one of this three-part video tutorial series exploring creative ways to warp tracks in Live. Using

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New DUBSPOT ONLINE DJ/Producer Courses w/ Native Instruments: Traktor 2 Reaktor

DJ Tips & Tricks

Dubspot Online takes the core philosophy behind Dubspot NYC to a whole new interactive environment. We remain focused on your musical progress as a student and as a part of our community.

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Dubspot Hi-Fidelity Sessions @ Together Festival w/ Richard Devine, Goth Trad …

Events

The Dubspot family is headed to Boston this week for the annual Together Festival where we’ve got workshops, performances, discussions and more for you to get involved with at Together 2011!

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Dubspot Podcast #15: Exclusive Bass Mix from Rx

Podcast

The new Dubspot Podcast comes courtesy of Rx, a bass music producer and DJ who also happens to be a a staff member.

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DJ Shiftee’s Love Letter to the Pioneer DJM-T1 (New Mixer for Traktor Pro 2)

DJ Tips & Tricks

Dubspot Instructor and 2x DMC World Champion DJ Shiftee expresses deep affections and feelings of love in this very personal letter to Pioneer DJM-T1 Mixer for Native Instruments Traktor Pro 2.

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