Fresh from Dubspot

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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Dubspot Radio & Podcast Series :: Badawi & Dave Q Exclusive Mix + Interview

Artists & Labels

Our first guests on the Dubspot Radio Podcast are two New York heavyweights: Dave Q and Badawi.  Dave Q has played a pivotal role in bringing Dubstep to NYC through his respected Dub War parties and his forward looking DJ

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Ableton Summer Music Challenge: Now extended until Sept. 30, 2010

Giveaways & Contests

Summer Music Challenge has been extended until September 30th, 2010. Don’t miss out! For students and young people looking for a way to stay creative and musically active over the Summer, Ableton is launching the Ableton Summer Music Challenge —

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New DJ Shiftee Mix for Newport City Radio :: Listen Now!

Artists & Labels

Listen to this brand new music from Dubspot instructor, two-time DMC World Champ, and America’s Best DJ 2010 nominee DJ Shiftee. This short mix (runs approx. 25 minutes) for Newport City Radio in the UK features bangers from a wide

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Ableton Live Keyboard Shortcuts pt1 Commands for MIDI Editing

Video Tutorials

Dubspot instructor Michael Hatsis break down the many key commands and features based inside Live in Ableton Live’s MIDI editor/piano roll and share some great production tips and tricks for speeding up your workflow. If you are interested in how

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Uproot Andy :: Interview + Free Tropical Bass Remix Download + Video + Que Bajo?! Dance Party

Artists & Labels

Andy first began making beats during his single digit years as a kid in Canada. This early passion eventually grew into a lifelong dedication to music, drawing inspiration from an eclectic selection of styles he has exposed himself to through

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Ableton & Minus Offers Ten Free Ableton Live Sets :: Ambivalent, Click Box + More

Giveaways & Contests

Ableton has teamed up with Minus (Richie Hawtin’s label inspired by “theories of subtraction, advancement and experimentation”) to offer 10 FREE Live Sets created exclusively for Ableton. Each Set comes with a companion Lesson that reveals insights into the artist’s

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Make Music New York Festival @ Dubspot + WARPER Party (6.21) + Free Downloads

Events

Come check us out this afternoon, beginning 2:00 PM — Make Music New York Festival @Dubspot kicks off with exclusive DJ sets and performances from Dubspot instructors and friends including DJ Kiva, Matt Shadetek, Michael Hatsis/!bangInclude, Marchthirtyseventh, In The Loop,

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Dubspot Radio Show + Podcast Series Launch (Mon 6.21 8PM) :: Badawi + Dave Q

Podcast

Monday, June 21st starting at 8pm, Dubspot will launch a radio show and podcast series, with live-streaming on Ustream and later released episodically as a weekly podcast. We already have some incredible guests lined-up for the next few weeks. To

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Matt Shadetek’s New Album ‘Flowers’ :: Free MP3 + Album Streaming on YouTube

Artists & Labels

The first solo instrumental album from Dubspot instructor and Dutty Artz co-founder Matt Shadetek, Flowers was released June 8th. Flowers is surprisingly effervescent, defiant, and propulsive — and folks who really know Matt can tell you this album wasn’t composed/created

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Laura Escudé’s New Album ‘Pororoca’ (Listen & Watch) + LA Release Party @ Zanzibar

Artists & Labels

Tuesday, June 29th – Dubspot LA instructor, noted technologist, composer and Certified Ableton Trainer Laura Escudé is celebrating the release of a new album titled Pororoca with a performance, accompanied by a live ensemble. The event will take place at

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Mala / Digital Mystikz in America :: Dub War / NYC (6/18) Return II Space Launch Party

Events

photo by Rebekka Guðleifsdóttir This Friday night, Club Love will be pulsing with the beats and bass of one of Dubstep’s pioneering producers Mala, thanks to the good folks at Dub War -  Dave Q, Joe Nice, and co. are

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Backspinning Video Tutorial w/ Dubspot’s DJ Shiftee :: Turntablist Party Routine

Video Tutorials

In this video, Dubspot instructor and 2009 DMC World Champion (also currently nominated for America’s Best DJ 2010) DJ Shiftee breaks down the turntablist technique of back-spinning as shown in his Turntablist Party Routine using Traktor and Maschine (see part

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DJ Kiva Drops New Mix :: Beauty & Ruin :: Live @ 3rd Ward and The Danger Haiti Benefit

Artists & Labels

Here’s a brand new mix from Dubspot EMP instructor DJ Kiva, who recorded the mix live in a packed warehouse in Brooklyn (with over 700 party people in attendance!) last Saturday. The event was put together by 3rd Ward and

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New Max For Live & Max/MSP/Jitter Courses & New Instructor – Dave Linnenbank

News

For music heads looking for the next level of production control, who want to not only design and customize sounds, but their software as well, Dubspot has the answer. We are rolling out new courses on Max/MSP and Max For

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Reason 5 & Record 1.5 Review :: Live Sampling, Kong Drum Designer & Neptune Pitch Adjuster

Production

Propellerheads Software from Sweden pioneered the concept and vision of the self contained virtual music production studio just about 10 years ago. They have now recently leaked some of the new features, functions, and devices that will be included in

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Lolla Remix Throwdown :: Winner Plays @ Lollapalooza!

Giveaways & Contests

Lollapalooza announced their annual official remix contest dubbed Lolla Remix Throwdown late last week. Musicians, producers, students submit your best original production in the opening round, between now and June 25th. The contest will narrow down to fifty semi-finalists, who

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Maschine Workshops LA & Dubspot NYC (6.17) + Low End Theory Podcast

Events

If you’re in Los Angeles, Southern California, Wednesday night just got a little more ill. Tomorrow night, like every Wednesday night, wicked sound-men like Gaslamp Killer, Daddy Kev, Nobody, D-Styles, Nocando descend upon the City of Angels –for something called

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