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Classic Gear on a Budget – VST Emulators for Roland 808, 909, 303 and Juno 60

Dubspot Homepage

In this edition of Classic Gear on a Budget, we look at VST emulators of classic Roland pieces including the 808, 909, 303, and Juno 60.

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Dubspot @ Moogfest 2014: Dan Deacon and Patrick McMinn talk Ableton, Max For Live, Performance, and More!

Ableton Live

Dubspot caught up with Dan Deacon and visual artist Patrick McMinn at Moogfest 2014 to talk live performance, Ableton Live, Max for Live, and more.

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Dubspot Student Spotlight May 2014! G-Tones, DJ Shakey, Salvione, IDestiny, PreSkool

Students

Get to know G-Tones, DJ Shakey, Salvione, IDestiny, and PreSkool in our May 2014 Dubspot student spotlight.

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Dubspot LA & Disney Interactive Present: Music Production and Remixing for Video Games + Previous Contest Winner!

Events

Join Dubspot LA and Disney Interactive on Thursday May 29th for a look at what it takes to get your remix in a video game. Also win a free Maschine Studio and Dubspot LA Maschine course!

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Imperfectionism

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek breaks down the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi and the value of imperfection in art.

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Dubspot Artist Profile: Downliners Sekt (InFiné, Barcelona) – Proto-Dubstep, Sound Evolution, New Album +

Artists & Labels

Dubspot blog contributor Mike Steyels speaks with Barcelona-based artists Downliners Sekt about their new album on InFiné and how they’ve refined their sound.

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Reclaiming the Remix w/ Maschine Roundup – Remixing Classic Songs by Notorious B.I.G., Kanye, 50 Cent, Dipset, and More!

Artists & Labels

Dubspot instructor Shareef Islam invites hip hop producers and artists to revisit their classic productions using Native Instruments’ Maschine.

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Ableton + New Sound Design Course Previews, Q & A w/ Chris Petti at Dubspot NY

Workshops

On Tuesday, May 27th we present a special course preview event with curriculum director Chris Petti who will introduce our music production and recently revamped sound design courses.

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DJ Tech Talks – Inside The New Serato DJ & Serato Video w/ Nick De Friez & Matt Perry

Workshops

On Friday, May 30th we will launch a new workshop series called DJ Tech Talks, which will feature discussions on the latest DJ technology and how to use these new tools.

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Dubspot Instructor Spotlight – Video Profile: Kiva (Adios Babylon / Brooklyn)

Artists & Labels

This week we are proud turn the spotlight on one of the original Dubspot Instructors, Brooklyn-based artist, producer, educator, and Adios Babylon label owner Kiva.

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Dubspot LA and Disney Interactive Present: Technical Innovations for Multitrack Recording and Production + Previous Contest Winner!

Events

Join Dubspot LA and Disney Interactive on Thursday May 22nd for a look at Disney’s past, present and future of audio innovation. Also win free plugins from Izotope and Sound Toys!

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Dubspot Labs: Learn To Build Your Own Synthesizer! 6/28, 8/23, 10/18 in NYC

Workshops

Learn to build your own synthesizer at Dubspot Labs! Join us this June, August, or October for a Saturday synth workshop at our NYC location with Sound Design instructor Andrew Bucksbarg.

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Remembering DJ Rashad – Dubspot Picks Our Favorite Tracks from the Footwork Pioneer

Artists & Labels

DJ Rashad’s contributions to electronic music will be sorely missed. We remember Rashad by collecting our favorite tracks from the footwork pioneer.

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Sound Design Tutorial w/ BT Pt. 1: Digital Signal Processing Using Mac OS X Terminal

Dubspot Homepage

Dubspot recently presented a special sound design workshop with electronic music producer and software programmer BT at Cielo nightclub in New York City.

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Ableton Live Video Tutorial Roundup! Sound Alchemy w/ Raz Mesinai

Ableton Live

For this Ableton Live video tutorial roundup, we’ve compiled three Sound Alchemy video tutorials, along with a special 808 kick drum tutorial special from Dubspot Instructor and esteemed music producer Raz Mesinai.

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Understanding Music Royalties Pt. 3: The Future of Publishing

Music Foundations

In the third installment of his series on music royalties, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau looks to the future of music copyright and publishing with SoundExchange, Songtrust, Creative Commons, and YouTube monetization options.

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Dubspot @ Moogfest 2014: The Moog Music Factory Tour, Asheville, NC

Music Technology

One of the many highlights of Dubspot’s visit to Asheville during this year’s Moogfest was getting a comprehensive tour of the Moog Factory and an up-close look a the process of how Moog synthesizers are built.

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Dubspot NYC Ableton Live User Group (5/20) w/ Lex Sadler and Dan Freeman (CØm1x)

Events

On Tuesday May 20th, our Dubspot NYC Ableton Live User Group continues with guest instructor Lex Stadler and host Dan Freeman (CØm1x).

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Chris Gehringer (Sterling Sound) – The Mix / Master Wyatt Show w/ Dubspot’s Daniel Wyatt Ep.1

Mixing and Mastering

Watch the premiere episode of The Mix / Master Wyatt Show, a live streaming broadcast featuring today’s most important music producers, engineers and software designers.

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iOS Music App Roundup: Triqtraq, dot Melody, Brute LFO, Earhoof, Boinkss +

iOS

In this month’s iOS music app roundup we look at new iOS music applications: the new jam sequencer Triqtraq, the dot Melody polyrhythmic sequencer, Brute LFO, the Earhoof granular synthesizer, and a unique graphic audio interface called Boinkss.

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