Fresh from Dubspot

Time Out NY sez 4 stars for Funk Aid!

Events

“All proceeds from this album are going to charitable organizations NextAid and South Africa’s Youth with a Vision, which is reason enough to drop some do-re-mi on the release, perhaps. Then again, the music contained therein should be plenty. Compiled

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Bouncefm CD REVIEW: Funk Aid for Africa

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A certified banger! Dubspot premiere’s its charitable mix CD series with FUNK AID FOR AFRICA. In the spirit and tradition of Fela, this 20 track mixed CD is an absolute delight. FIST OF FLOWERS with its West African percussion and

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‘Ableton Live 8 U.S. Sessions Tour: New York City!’

Events

Ableton Live 8 & Akai APC40 : 8 Cities : 8 Workshops in Each. Catch us in New York City, June 27th and 28th – Details soon – info@dubspot.com DubSpot, New York City’s forward-thinking electronic music production and DJ institute

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‘Law in the Mix’ – Free Seminar

Workshops

Educate and protect yourself as an artist by becoming informed in important topics such as legal issues in the recording studio, trademark, copyright, licensing, publishing (digital and physical) and live performance issues. Attorney Barry Heyman will provide handy and practical

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Free Ableton Clinic w/ KJ Sawka

Workshops

Free Ableton Clinic w/ KJ Sawka (Thursday 6.25.09, 7:00 – 9:00pm @ 675 Bar W 13th St bet Hudson St & 9th Ave) For those interested in a sampling of what Ableton can do, come join us at 675 Bar

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Funk Aid release party // Dubspot 2 year Anniversary party #1

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The first of the weekend’s anniversary parties will also celebrate Dubspot Records’ first release. ‘Funk Aid for Africa’ is a tasty collage of dubbed out dancehall, reggae/ afro-beat mixed by DJ OBah. Every penny of proceeds goes directly to help

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Dubspot introduces it’s new Full Year Ableton Live 8 Course!

DJ Tips & Tricks

This is our first DubSpot Certification course to be offered! Students will be guided through 3 new levels of Live 8 in addition to the current 3 Modules.  The new advanced modules being added to Levels 1-3 are: Level 4:

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Richie Hawtin @ Love! // Dubspot 2 Year anniversary party #1

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Dubspot celebrates two incredible years  with minimal master Richie Hawtin in an special extended set Friday June 26th at where else but Love….

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‘Sound Control’ – special workshop by Moldover at Dubspot!

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The “godfather of Contollerism” brings his Sound Control workshop to Dubspot. Here’s what’s going down in Moldover’s own words: “Each participant will have their own computer station pre-loaded with content I’m specially preparing for this event. We’ll go from the

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Make Music New York festival at Dubspot June 21!

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Dubspot is taking it to the streets – Check us out as we join over 850 bands citywide with our special dubSpot blend of dope music from our instructors and friends! All free outside of our school location on 14th

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Video: Electronic Dance Music Builds in Ableton Live 8 Part 1

Production

Dubspot Instructor, Michael Hatsis shows the fundamentals of making an electronic dance music style build in Ableton Live 8. Part 1 covers pitch effects and filter effects using the Simpler instrument. You can download the sound files for the video

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Time Magazine features Dubspot

News

Time Magazine let the rest of the world know what we are seeing here at Dubspot. More and more people are choosing to fulfill themselves artistically by learning how to DJ and produce music.  From old pros looking to brush

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Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua Project Bona Fide Fun-Raiser

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Celebrate Nicaraguan cultural sustainability with fine wines from Frey Vineyards, smooth grooves from Dubspot, delectables by BabyCakes, and an eclectic crowd. SUNDAY, JUNE 7TH 5-8 pm 100% ORGANIC FUN-RAISER TO BENEFIT PROJECT BONA FIDE ISLA OMETEPE, NICARAGUA VERLAINE 110 RIVINGTON

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Lee “Scratch” Perry Record Release Party!

Artists & Labels

SATURDAY, June 6 in Brooklyn NYC: LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY & DUBBLESTANDART + SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM album & 12″ release party extravaganza w/special guests from Vienna & Jamaica. 6pm jump off! Inventive fresh food, juice bar, band playing live dub AND

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Dubspot makes the news again…

News

This time its ABC World News… when times get tough – the tough take to the turntables! Click and see our students in action!

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Dancetracks & Freerange Remix Contest!

Giveaways & Contests

Think you have some hot skills in the studio? Ready to unleash your remix talents to the world? Freerange Records and Dancetracks are ready to hear it. Remix Pezzner’s “Valldemossa” and win. Top prizes include a digital release on Freerange,

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‘Malstrom & Combinator’ :: Reason Users Group @ Dubspot

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“Malstrom & Combinator – The Sound of Science” For the launch of the new Reason Users Group we are lucky enough to be graced by the presence of Kurt Kurasaki! Kurt AKA Peff , www.peff.com, is a long-time friend and

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Ableton Video Tutorial: Minimal Percussion in Live 8 Using Collision

Production

Dubspot Instructor, Michael Hatsis, shows how to create moving percussion sounds and patterns using Ableton’s new Collision Instrument. This technique demonstrates how to use Collision’s MIDI Key and Velocity tracking to drastically alter the sound. Other topics covered include using

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