Fresh from Dubspot

Dubspot LA EDU Sessions: VDMX Visual Performance Workshop w/ Michael Allen

Workshops

On Friday January 30th, the Dubspot LA EDU Sessions continue with a special VDMX performance workshop with visual performer and instructor Michael Allen.

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Dubspot NY EDU Sessions: Sound Design and Music Production For Video Games w/ George Vala

Events

On Friday January 30th, the Dubspot NY EDU Sessions continue with NYC-based techno DJ/producer, sound designer and video game audio director George Vala.

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Dub Champions Festival + Dubspot ‘Dub and Bass’ Workshop w/ Adrian Sherwood + Mad Professor – Video Recap

Artists & Labels

In this video recap, we present highlights from the Dub Champions Festival and Dubspot ‘Dub and Bass’ workshop with Adrian Sherwood and Mad Professor

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Ben Gold (Gold Rush / Armada) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

On this edition of Dubspot Radio Podcast, prolific London-based trance DJ/producer Ben Gold stops by Dubspot NYC for an exclusive interview and DJ mix

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Dubspot Student Spotlight January 2015! Joey Zander, Kristin Lush, iMC, DJ SPINK, and Highlanderz

Students

In the January 2015 edition of our Dubspot Student Spotlight, we highlight five excellent artists. Get to know Joey Zander, Kristin Lush, iMC, DJ SPINK, and Highlanderz.

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Music Tech News – NAMM 2015 Preview w/ Akai, Pioneer, Moog, Waldorf, Dave Smith Instruments +

Music Technology

Check out what’s coming this year from companies such as Akai, Pioneer, Moog, Waldorf, Dave Smith Instruments and more in our NAMM 2015 preview.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Harmonic Multiband Distortion + FREE Rack Download w/ Rory PQ

Ableton Live

In this tutorial, Dubspot contributor Rory PQ explores harmonic distortion and various approaches to creating a more powerful sound using a multiband distortion effect rack in Ableton Live.

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Afro-House Grooves on the Bright Continent – DJ Cortega of Kenya’s Electrafrique Collective

Artists & Labels

Dubspot’s Director of Student Affairs, Kelly Webb, speaks with DJ Cortega about the Electrafrique collective and the house music movement in Kenya.

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Dubspot NY EDU Sessions: Music Placement in Advertising, Film, TV, Video Games w/ Rob Schustack

Workshops

On Friday January 23rd, the Dubspot NY EDU Sessions continue with special guest Rob Schustack who will speak on music placement in advertising, film, TV, and video games.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Reverse Commuter (Kenneth James Gibson) – Exclusive Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

For this week’s Dubspot Radio Podcast, Los Angeles-based electronic music producer Kenneth James Gibson delivers an exclusive mix under his Reverse Commuter alias.

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Codes + Slow Roast Records “We Get Crazy” Remix Contest! Enter by 1/27

Giveaways & Contests

Dubspot DJ instructor and NY based DJ/Producer Codes + Slow Roast Records kick off the New Year with ‘We Get Crazy’ Remix Contest. Enter to win by January 27th.

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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ Controller – In Depth Overview w/ ENDO

DJ / Producer

Dubspot instructor and Native Instruments product specialist Mike Henderson aka Endo offers an in-depth overview of the TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 DJ controller.

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5 Max for Live Devices for Ableton Push: Oktopush, Omnipush, Spektro, Push Pong, Time & Timbre

Ableton Live

In this Max for Live roundup, Dubspot contributor and Ableton Certified Trainer Josh Spoon introduces five Max for Live devices that expand the capabilities of the Ableton Push controller.

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Dubspot LA EDU Sessions: Tales From The Studio w/ David Z (Prince, Etta James, Billy Idol)

Workshops

On Friday January 16th, the Dubspot LA EDU Sessions continue with Grammy Award winning music producer David Z (Prince, Etta James, Billy Idol).

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: Matuss (Absence Seizure) – Mix and Interview

Dubspot Radio

On the first Dubspot Radio Podcast of 2015, NYC-based DJ/producer and Dubspot technician Julia Matuss takes us on a trip with a sleek and enjoyable new mix

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Music Tech Video Spotlight – Unique Synths from Critter and Guitari in Brooklyn, NY

Music Technology

We recently visited the creative studio of Critter and Guitari in Brooklyn, NY. We take a hands-on look at some of their quirky and unique synthesizer offerings.

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Ninja Tune x Dubspot Contest – Congrats to our Winner, Mike Polarny!

Giveaways & Contests

Ninja Tune asked Dubspot to put together eight tracks from current and past Dubspot students for the opportunity to have a track featured in their Ninja Jamm app. Congratulations to the winner of the contest, Mike Polarny!

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iZotope Ozone 6 Creative Mastering Software Overview + Enter to Win a Copy

Featured

Dubspot teamed with iZotope to offer two FREE copies of their award winning Ozone 6 software package. Check out the new software and enter to win!

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Music Tech News – NAMM 2015 Preview w/ Roland, Korg, Behringer, Arturia +

Music Technology

NAMM 2015 is right around the corner and many companies are starting to leak news for the big event. Analog synthesis continues to dominate much of what we’re hearing so far with new products from Roland, Korg, and Behringer.

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Dubspot Radio Podcast: 2014 Hightlights – Mike Huckaby, Lakim, Beat Haus, Soulection and More!

Dubspot Radio

In 2014 we relaunched Dubspot Radio Podcast, a weekly series showcasing a broad range of electronic music. Here we’ve collected some of Dubspot Radio Podcast 2014 highlights with DJ mixes and live performances.

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