Fresh from Dubspot

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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Dubspot gets down with JFK high school

Workshops

On April 27th dubSpot DJ instructor Shiftee (2007 DMC World Supremacy champ)  gave the teens of JFK high school an education on the 1′s and 2′s. This is part of our effort to expose young people to the power of

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Channel 7 Eyewitness News Features Dubspot!

News

Dubspot made the news again when ABC decided to pay us a visit last month. Click to see how our DJ students are making the most out of a challenging economy!

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Apple Soho In-Store w/ Ableton Live 8 Tuesday 5.19.09

Workshops

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

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‘Live 8 U.S. Sessions Tour : San Francisco!’

Production

For the most updated details: http://www.dubspot.com/pages/abletontour.jsp Our Future: June – NYC July – Chicago August – DC September – Seattle October – LA November – Austin December – Atlanta

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Dubspot Records presents: ‘Funk Aid for Africa’

Events

Mixed & Compiled by DJ Obah. “We’ve got a special global representation on Funk Aid For Africa. From NYC to San Fran, to London, Tokyo, Naples, Nigeria and spots in-between. All united for this cause, to help those who can’t

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Native Instruments’ Maschine @ dubspot

Workshops

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

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Pseudo Scratching in Ableton Live 8

Sound Design

by Michael Hatsis Video showing how to emulate a scratch-like effect in Ableton Live 8 using the new delay Modes available in the Ping Pong Delay. This is not meant to replace vinyl, nor will it produce a totally authentic

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Ableton Live 8 tutorials @ Remix Hotel Miami

Production

Straight from sunny Miami WMC Jon Margulies breaks down DJing w/ Live 8 – check some cool new features in this four part tutorial from the Remix hotel. Video: DJing with Ableton Live 8 DubSpot Class Pt. 2 Video: DJing

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Free Music Workshops

Workshops

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.

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Dubspot in The New York Times!

News

‘Instead of Falling Into a Rut, Busting Out a New Groove’ Channing Sanchez, who lost his job in January, has found a way to mix business with pleasure. Mr. Sanchez, 51, was a jewelry salesman at Tiffany & Co., on

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Dubspot DJ Graduates @ CIELO!

Events

Dubspot’s most recent graduates took over the decks at Cielo….and they rocked it!  They were joined by instructor JP Solis and standout student Paul Armani as they played their first gig of their new careers! What a way to start…. 

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Dubspot & Propellerhead present :: Reason 4 Master Class

Events

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

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Ableton Live Class 8 :: Master Class

DJ Tips & Tricks

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.

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WARPER Party Weds. 4/1 :: Megablast of 21 Artists!!!

Events

Hello Everybody!
It’s not Hammertime,
It’s not Peanut Butter Jelly time,
it’s WARPER TIME!

You can make Warper harder, better, faster, stronger by joining our Facebook group HERE and
make me get excited by rsvp’ing
for the party HERE

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
168 Delancey St.
New York, NY

212-254-9920

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DubSpot in The Columbia Spectator

News

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

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Video Tutorial :: Making a Sub-Bass Layer w/ Live 8′s Corpus Effect

Production

by Michael Hatsis There are lots of ways to use the new effects that are part of the Live 8 upgrade. This video demonstrates how to use Ableton Live 8′s Corpus effect to add a nice sub bass layer to

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