Fresh from Dubspot

Dubspot Lecture Series: Tips and Tricks from Ableton Grooves w/ Josh Bess

Workshops

On Friday June 27th, our Dubspot Lecture Series continues with a discussion and workshop based around instructor Josh Bess’s new book, Ableton Grooves.

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Music Foundations Tutorial: Using Seventh Chords For Harmonic Progression Pt.3: Dominant Seventh Chords (Dom7) w/ Max Wild

Music Foundations

In the third installment of this three-part Music Foundations Tutorial on seventh chords, Max Wild shows you how to construct the dominant 7th (Dom7) chord.

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Kooli’s Combos – Free Traktor FX Combos from DJ Instructor Brian Koolis – For Transitions, Break-downs +

DJ Tips & Tricks

In this exclusive giveaway, we’re giving away 8 free Traktor FX combos to spice up your sets created by Dubspot instructor and Native Instruments Product Specialist, Koolis.

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Max for Live Device Roundup: Dub Machines, NES4L, Key Launch, Sting!

Ableton Live

Dubspot blogger Josh Spoon introduces four useful Max for Live devices including Dub Machines, NES4L, Key Launch, and Sting!

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Dubspot Los Angeles Ableton Live Course w/ Thavius Beck, Emch Subatomic, Mike Parvizi

Course Previews

Dubspot LA Course Spotlight: Music Production w/ Ableton Live with instructor Thavius Beck. Register Now! Courses start on June 18th 2014.

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Robert Henke (Monolake) Talks Lumière Audiovisual Laser Performance, RBMA Festival NYC, Ableton Live, and More!

Visuals

Electronic composer and artist Robert Henke (Monolake) talks Lumière audiovisual laser performance at Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York 2014.

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Make Music New York @ Dubspot NY (6/21) Free Block Party w/ DJs and Live Performances

Events

On Saturday, June 21st, Dubspot joins Make Music New York for a series of outdoor performances in the heart of the city featuring DJ Fulano, Joey Mays, Vasco Ispirian, Jeannie Hopper, DJ Jago, Kasata Sound, DJ Kiva, Comandante Zero and More Dani.

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Music Foundations Tutorial: Using Seventh Chords For Harmonic Progression Pt.2 Minor 7th (Min7) w/ Max Wild

Music Foundations

In the second installment of this three-part Music Foundations Tutorial on seventh chords, Max Wild shows you how to construct the minor 7th (Min7) chord.

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‘Dub & Bass’ Workshop @ SIR Studios LA w/ Adrian Sherwood + Mad Professor 6/19 – Dub Champions!

Workshops

Dubspot teams up with Dub Champions Festival on June 19th for a special workshop with Adrian Sherwood + Mad Professor at our new LA location.

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Sound Design Course Preview, Q&A w/ Dubspot Labs Director Adriano Clemente – Courses begin 6/24 in NYC!

Course Previews

Dubspot’s esteemed Sound Design program teaches you everything you need to know to create dynamic, interesting sounds for music production. Instructor Adriano Clemente will guide this tour exploring the structure, goals, and course content of this program.

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Music Promotion Advice for DJs and Producers: 10 SoundCloud Tips to Optimize Your Profile

Dubspot Homepage

Got Soundcloud? Dubspot investigates 10 ways to optimize your profile for maximum promotion and user experience.

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Dubspot Producer Tips: How Do You Start a Track? Electronic Music Production Workflow

Production

In this new series from Dubspot, we’ll ask our instructors to weigh in on a certain topic relevant to music production or DJing. In this edition of Topics, we ask: How do you start a track?

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Dubspot @ Moogfest 2014: Sound Design Tutorial – Randomness in Synthesis w/ James Patrick

Sound Design

In this Sound Design tutorial from Moogfest 2014, Dubspot Instructor James Patrick leads a workshop on randomness (or chance music) for electronic music production.

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Music Tech News Roundup: Moog Werkstatt, Acidlab Drumatix, Waldorf 2-Pole Filter, SubPac S1 +

Music Technology

In this month’s music tech news roundup: Moog introduces the Werkstatt synth, Acidlab introduces a TR-606 clone, Waldorf releases their 2 Pole Filter, and more.

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Creating Transition Effects for Dance Tracks w/ Dubspot LA’s James Bernard

Ableton Live

In this Ableton Live tutorial, Dubspot LA Instructor James Bernard shows you how to create a washout, a spatial effect commonly used during breakdowns and buildups of dance tracks.

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Music Foundations Tutorial: Using Seventh Chords For Harmonic Progression Pt.1: Major 7th (Maj7) w/ Max Wild

Music Foundations

In the part one of this three-part Music Foundations Tutorial on seventh chords, Max Wild shows you how to construct the major 7th (Maj7) chord.

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Dubspot Mixing and Mastering Course Preview, Q&A w/ Daniel Wyatt – Courses begin 6/16 and 6/24 in NYC!

Course Previews

Check out our Mixing and Mastering course preview and Q&A with Dubspot instructor and course designer, Daniel Wyatt on Tuesday June 10th, 2014 at Dubspot NYC.

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Dubspot Instructor Spotlight – Video Profile: DJ Reborn (Chicago / Brooklyn)

DJ / Producer

In the spotlight this week we have the remarkable DJ Reborn, a Brooklyn-based Dubspot Instructor and artist who weaves between genres and bridges various musical styles in her sets.

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Dubspot YouTube Channel = 200K Subscribers and Growing! More Quality Content to Come!

News

The Dubspot YouTube Channel is now over 200,000 subscribers strong! We’ve made a video to say thank you to all the subscribers, our instructors, artists, DJs and music enthusiasts! Stay tuned for more quality content!

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Dubspot LA EDU Sessions – Two Weeks of FREE Courses w/ Jeremy Ellis, James Bernard, Mike Parvizi, DJ Reborn +

Workshops

Come get to know Dubspot LA during our Summer EDU sessions – two weeks of free music education with some of the finest music production, DJ, mixing and mastering, and sound design instructors in the world.

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