Fresh from Dubspot
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[read more...]
Learn to DJ & Produce Music on a Mac The Digital era has helped blur the line between “DJ” & “Producer”. Learn how these artists do it with powerful new technology, using controllers, adding effects, loops, samples – essentially producing[read more...]
4.28.09 Tuesday 7:30-9pm MASCHINE, the extraordinary new Groove Production Studio from Native Instruments, will be demoed at dubSpot! This is a great chance to test out the incredible features and sheer fun factor of MASCHINE, while getting some expert tutoring[read more...]
Dubspot introduces a series of free music workshops for past, present, & new students!
Learn the fundamentals of drumming, playing chords, and building song ideas. We explore composing in various popular musical styles and take a look at the methods used to write and arrange complete songs.
Focusing on a hands-on learning approach, the classes break down music theory into lessons that are practical, fun to apply, and easy to understand. Designed to increase the overall level of musicianship of our students, these first four workshops will focus on the basics of music, rhythm, and songwriting and will benefit any aspiring DJ and producer.
4.07.09 Tuesday 7:30 – 9:00pm DJ & Producer Chris Petti, Propellerhead’s US Reason Product Specialist and accomplished musician/producer/dj, will be giving us a behind-the-scene look at music projects he is currently creating in Reason, and will be sharing plenty of[read more...]
The last class of Ableton Live Level 1: Remixing is the ‘Master Class’. As we sat back and watched everyone’s remix play in front of the class on the projection screen, we analyzed each others’ songs by discussing their composition, arrangement, and sound design. Adding to the comments, our instructor Jon showed us his recommendations and edits to improve our remixes.[read more...]
It’s not Hammertime,
It’s not ,
it’s WARPER TIME!
Dj Shakey and !INCLUDE present the monthly party:
WARPER 2 Floors of Omnidigital DJs
and Biomorphic Musicians!
WEDNESDAY April 1st.
Live Music from 8pm sharp 17+ electronic music performers Projected Images, Workshops, and Interactive Art too
The Delancey[read more...]
Another popular destination for many DJ students is Dubspot (348 W. 14th St. between 8th and 9th avenues). A small space tucked away in the Meatpacking District, it is equipped with the latest gear for electronic-music production, from standard Technics[read more...]