Fresh from Dubspot

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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Mark de Clive-Lowe (Tru Thoughts, LA) Dubspot Video Interview + Maschine Training

Artists & Labels

Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist producer, composer, DJ, and performer Mark de Clive-Lowe recently dropped by Dubspot NYC to check out Native Instruments Maschine and discuss his approach to music production, performance, and workflow.

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Ableton Live Video Tutorial: Intro to Warping + Slicing Audio w/ Thavius Beck

Video Tutorials

One of the things that makes Ableton Live such a unique and powerful piece of software is a fundamental feature that completely changes how you are able to interact with audio. This feature is called Warping. Warping allows you to manipulate the tempo and pitch of your audio independently of one another

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Decibel Festival Seattle 2011: DJ Krush, Moby, Amon Tobin ISAM, Mad Professor, Martyn +

Artists & Labels

Seattle, WA’s Decibel Festival has been rocking strong for eight years now, delivering an amalgam of sound and vision driven by technology that happens once a year for Seattle’s discerning art and music scene.

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Tunnidge (Deep Medi / London) @ Dubspot – Live Streaming Workshop

Artists & Labels

Dubspot is pleased to announce that our next live streaming workshop will be with Deep Medi Musik recording artist Tunnidge. He will be demonstrating his production techniques and talking about his creative process. Tunnidge’s workshop will take place on Wednesday, September 28, 6PM – 7:30PM.

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iOS 5 – New Features for Music: Audio Units, 32-Bit High Quality Audio – Early Oct Release

Dubspot Homepage

Websites are now speculating that both the iPhone 5 and iOS 5 will launch in early October so we rounded up the latest information on iOS 5 as it relates to you – the music producer. We find a few things that have us excited including new built in Audio Units such as reverb, adjustable equalization, time compression and time stretching.

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Propellerhead’s Reason 6 Preview w/ Chris Petti

Dubspot Homepage

Propellerhead Software has announced the forthcoming Reason 6. For this update Propellerhead has now consolidated all of the features of Record and Reason together. Reason was originally designed as a replacement for your hardware instruments, ie, synths, samplers, drum machines, fx, etc.

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