Fresh from Dubspot

Urb gives ‘Funk Aid for Africa’ a 4 Star Review!

Events

Various Artists :: Funk Aid For Africa dubSpot Reviewed on Thursday, June 25, 2009 by Adam Figman The term “funk” has different meanings to different people. It could imply a series of horns over an electronica-inspired soul groove. Or maybe

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RCRD LBL Gives FunkAid some Love!

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The western world awash in “corporate social responsibility” initiatives in which companies find ways to be greener or donate money, and it’s generally accompanied by at least a whiff of self-interest. By contrast, New York City’s premier DJ training institute,

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DJ Video Tutorial – The Shiftee Salsa School of Scratch

DJ Tips & Tricks

DJ Shiftee, Dubspot DJ instructor and 2007 DMC Supremacy World Champion, is back in the hunt for another title. In anticipation of the epic battles ahead, and to give the public an idea how this turntable master performs and teaches,

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DJ Graduation Party at 675 bar!

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Tonight DubSpot’s latest graduates will be tearing it up at the Meatpacking Districts hottest new venue 675 Bar (located at 675 Hudson below 14th st) Join DJ Lizeth, DJ Natalia, Permanent Midnight, DJ Lil’ Marsh, Justin Levine, DJ Enoe and

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Film Screening – The Music Instinct: Science and Song

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The film explores recent discoveries made in a variety of disciplines that reveal new connections between music and the human mind, the body, and the universe. It features neuroscientist Daniel Levitin and an array of musicians, including Yo-Yo Ma, Bobby McFerrin, Evelyn Glennie, and Jarvis Cocker. The film was written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Elena Mannes, narrated by Audra MacDonald, and produced by Elena Mannes and Margaret Smilow.
Sponsored by the Creative Arts Therapy program at The New School.

 

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Ableton Live 8 Tour NYC was a Smash!

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DubSpot, New York City’s home for dynamic electronic music production and DJ education, celebrated its 2yr Anniversary with a long weekend June 25th-28th. In addition to hosting three individual birthday parties, DubSpot also brought its Live 8 U.S. Sessions Tour

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Dubspot Tour NYC & 2 Yr Anniversary Parties Summary

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**UPDATE  New NYC Tour stop video just released… Dubspot, New York City’s home for dynamic electronic music production and DJ education, celebrated its 2yr Anniversary with a long weekend June 25th-28th. In addition to hosting three individual birthday parties, Dubspot

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Video: Electronic Dance Music Builds in Ableton Live 8 Part 2

Production

Dubspot Instructor, Michael Hatsis shows the fundamentals of making an electronic dance music style build in Ableton Live 8. Part 2 covers reverb, sidechain compression, and automation. If you haven’t already, you can check out Builds Part 1 here You

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Ableton Live Lounge w/ Create Digital Music & Dubspot

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Saturday Night in NYC – 6:30pm; Live Controller History in Progress… ‘Handheld eggs, ironing boards, machinedrums, phones … live setups can involve all sorts of oddities, especially among the rabid (in a good way) Ableton Live fanbase, and we’ll be

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Time Out NY sez 4 stars for Funk Aid!

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“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!’

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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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