Fresh from Dubspot

LuckyMe NYC Showcase w/ Hudson Mohawake & Rustie 9/24

Events

LuckyMe, a record label and artist collective based in Scotland is coming to NYC this Friday for a wicked night of music, art, and sheer fun! Billed as the first official NYC showcase of the young crew from Glasgow which

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Lusine (Ghostly) hosts Dubspot & Ableton Live Workshop @ Decibel

Production

Ghostly International recording artist and long time Ableton Live veteran Jeff McIlwain, aka Lusine, will be demonstrating his performance configuration with a brief set, followed by an explanation of how he uses triggers, various sound clips, plug-ins and effects in

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Native Instruments Releases Traktor 12 – DJ Effects In Your DAW

DJ Tips & Tricks

Native Instruments unleashed the effects suite TRAKTOR’S 12, originally exclusive as part of TRAKTOR PRO’s effects arsenal. TRAKTOR’S 12, which is also part of NI’s recently released KOMPLETE 7 is now available for purchase separately, and for use as a

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King Tubby’s Tribute Tour NYC Stop w/ DJ Kiva – 9.19

Events

This Sunday September 19th King Tubby’s Tribute Tour stops in Brooklyn, New York at the Cameo Gallery. The event which has already made stops in Philadelphia and Washington DC will be celebrating and paying respect to King Tubby – his

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Launchpad :: Ableton Live Controller Explained in Promo Video

DJ Tips & Tricks

The official promo video for the Launchpad Ableton Live controller was released nearly a year ago, and due to popular demand – endless requests from Ableton Live users and enthusiasts, Novation (designer of the Launchpad, in conjunction with Ableton )

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DJ Competition: Check Out Our Students’ Mixes and Vote!

Giveaways & Contests

We’re moving into Phase 2 of our Student Spotlight DJ Competition!  In this phase, the students and alumni who got back to us with submissions now each have their own post below.  We’ve created a small profile for each with

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’5 Alive’ A Benefit for Maternal Health w/ G OV & Nickodemus

Events

*5 refers to UN Millennium Development Goal #5 – to reduce maternal mortality. “No woman should die giving life!” NextAid, White Ribbon Alliance, and Turntables on the Hudson proudly present 5 ALIVE – A Benefit for Maternal Health, taking place in

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Student Spotlight: DJ SkyNight

Giveaways & Contests

DJ Name: SkyNight How long I’ve been DJing: About 2 and a half years – I took all the DJ classes at Dubspot, before I started taking classes, I taught myself how to DJ, but I wanted to advance my

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Student Spotlight: DJ Gene Drepan

Giveaways & Contests

Your DJ name: Dj Gene Drepan How long have you been DJing? I started Mixing at the age of 16 on 12s How was your Dubspot experience? I took an intro to logic class at Dubspot over the weekend and

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Student Spotlight: DJ Lady P

Giveaways & Contests

Your DJ name: DJ Lady P Lady P is a DJ living in the East Village. Her musical offerings are more concerned with the musical conversation of tracks than a certain genre. It’s about telling you a story. How long

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Student Spotlight: Tommy Tench

News

Your DJ Name: Tommy Tench How was your experience? I originally came to Dubspot from Columbus, Ohio to learn DJing and music production for the Summer. When I arrived, I had very little musical knowledge (or any kind of experience

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Dubspot LA: Ableton Live Master Class w/ Laura Escudé

Events

Acclaimed violinist, sound designer, Ableton Certified Trainer and Dubspot Instructor Laura Escudé will lead a series of two-day Ableton Live Master Class training sessions at a private location in Hollywood, near Amoeba Music (exact address will be given upon signup.) Laura

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Dubspot @ Decibel Festival 2010: Workshops w/ Lorn & Lusine

Events

The 2010 Decibel Festival kicks off  September 22nd and runs through the 26th. The four-day annual electronic music and digital arts festival takes place in Seattle, and the 2010 line-up boasts an impressive list of  internationally renowned live performers, DJs,

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Student Spotlight: DJ KO5

Giveaways & Contests

Your DJ name: DJ KO5 How long have you been DJing? I’ve been djing professionally for about a year. Music I Spin: Electro House, House, Dirty House, Dutch House, Hardstyle, Jumpstyle, Drum and Bass, Reggaeton, Trance, Hip Hop, Dubstep DJKO5

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How to Make Dubstep – Ableton Live Video Tutorials w/ Nalepa

Featured

In this video series LA-based Dubspot Instructor, Ableton Expert, and electronic music producer Steve Nalepa takes us step by step through the process of creating a dubstep style track in Ableton Live (these techniques can be used for any style

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Student Spotlight: DJ Bramble

News

Your DJ name: DJ Bramble How long have you been DJing? Always in search of another funky beat or a laid back groove. My collection ranges from Detroit Soul to Brazilian Baile Funk and Avant Garde Jazz and whether I’m

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Student Spotlight: Gary J

News

Your DJ name: Gary J How long have you been DJing? DJ’d for a yearHow was your experience at Dubspot? I enrolled in the DJ Extensive classes with little formal DJing experience. I learned about good technique in addition to

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Student Spotlight: DJ Alpha

News

Your DJ name: DJ Alpha (aka Alpha Bravo Charlie, ABCdj) How long have you been DJing? about 18 years! How was your Dubspot experience? My experience at DubSpot has been great! I have been DJing for quite awhile, using Denon

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Student Spotlight: Mousseau

News

Mousseau was a participant in the original DJ wars of Philadelphia where vinyl was his only weapon. As the story is told he disappeared only to be found years later in NY’s meat packing district on the doorstep of Dubspot.

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Student Spotlight: Michelangelo

News

Your DJ name: Michelangelo How long have you been DJing? 12+ years What class or classes did you take? Ableton level 1-5… Where are you now? Already released my first tune.. How was your experience? Great…loved the structure, teachers, and

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