Fresh from Dubspot

REV by Output: Instruments in Reverse for Native Instruments Kontakt Sampler

Music Technology

Dubspot blogger Josh Weatherspoon looks into the REV content pack for Kontakt and finds that a library of sounds in reverse can have some useful applications.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Input and Output

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek explains that you only get out what you put in when it comes to the creation process.  Feed Yourself As creators, we all experience the feeling of guilt or

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Fundraiser for BARC Brooklyn Animal Shelter – Please Donate Today!

Events

Happy Valentine’s Day to all pets and pet lovers! Today at Dubspot, we’re honoring Dub Dogs, Valentine & Big Bob, and shelter rescues everywhere by supporting a Valentine’s Day fundraiser for BARC

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Dubspot @ Sundance Film Festival 2014 – Pt. 2: Film Scoring Panel w/ William H. Macy, Nate Mars, and More!

Films

In this video recap from Sundance Film Festival 2014, we present highlights from the Music Composition for Film panel w/ William H. Macy, Amos Newman, Mica Levi, Nate Mars

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Shiftee – Shift Happens! Dubspot’s DJ Program Director Leaves for Tour – Spring 2014 Dates Announced

Events

Catch Dubspot’s DJ Program Director and turntablism champ Shiftee on his ‘Shift Happens’ tour this Spring!

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Introducing Dubspot’s Revamped Logic Pro Course! Preview Video + Q&A w/ Matt Shadetek

Course Previews

Dubspot’s Logic curriculum has been updated with deeper course material, a better user experience, and a new open format that allows you to work at your own pace.

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10 Music Studio Tools Under $100 – Belkin RockStar, Arturia BeatStep, Chord Wheel, iConnectMIDI +

Music Technology

In this special we round up 10 Music Studio Tools for Under $100 that can help your workflow and won’t break the bank..

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Sound Design Tutorial: Understanding Filters Pt. 2/3 – High-Pass w/ Evan Sutton

Video Tutorials

In this second installment of our three-part Sound Design series on filters, Dubspot instructor Evan Sutton demonstrates some creative uses for the high pass filter.

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4 New Roland AIRA Instruments Announced! TR-08 Drum Machine + TB-3 Touch Bassline, VT-3 Vocal Transformer, System-1 Synth (Updated w/ Reviews)

Music Technology

Roland has announced Four Aria instruments: TR-08 drum machine, VT-3 Vocal Transformer, TB-3 Touch Bassline, and System-1 Synth.

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Dubspot Overview: Ableton Push Software Devices! Mutant Synth Pack, Clyphx 2, Push CCs, PXT Live, PXT-General

Ableton Live

Dubspot blogger and Ableton Push guru Josh Weatherspoon introduces five software upgrades that can expand the capabilities of your Ableton Push controller.

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Dubspot DJ Headphones Roundup 2014: Sennheiser, Allen and Heath, Pioneer, Sony +!

Music Technology

In this roundup, we look at 10 popular models of DJ headphones including Sennheiser HD-25, Sennheiser HD7 and HD8, AIAIAI TMA-1 and more!

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Dubspot @ Sundance Film Festival 2014 – Pt. 1: Music Usage and Placement in Film w/ Barry Cole, Vernon Reid, and More!

Films

Check out highlights from the music placement panel at Sundance Film Festival 2014 with Barry Cole, Vernon Reid, Brett Dismuke, and Jonathan McHugh.

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Dub Champions Festival Europe w/ Mad Professor, Brother Culture, Goth Trad, + Dubspot Giveaway!

Events

Dub Champions is heading to Europe for the second annual Dub Champions Festival in Vienna and Amsterdam Feburary 6-8. Artists include Mad Professor, Goth Trad, Radikal Guru, Ulrich Troyer and more!

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Dubspot NYC Maschine User Group (2/24) DJ Rafik on Sound Design with Maschine Studio 2.0

Events

On Feb 24th, the Dubspot Maschine User Group meets for a discussion on sound design using Maschine Studio 2.0 with Shareef Islam and DJ Rafik.

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Ólafur Arnalds (Erased Tapes) Artist Workshop @ Decibel Festival – Sampling and Composition w/ Ableton Live and TouchOSC

Artists & Labels

Multi-instrumentalist Ólafur Arnalds demonstrates creative sampling techniques using the TouchOSC iPad app and Ableton Live during Decibel Festival 2013.

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Dubspot Podcast: Chris E Pants and Alex Burkat Present Nite Owl Diner

Podcast

The Dubspot podcast is back! Chris E Pants and Alex Burkat present our latest Dubspot Podcast with a stampede of Chicago house and acid in honor of the launch of their label, Nite Owl Diner.

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Sound Design Tutorial: Understanding Filters Pt. 1/3 – Low-pass w/ Evan Sutton

Video Tutorials

In this Sound Design video tutorial, Dubspot Sound Design instructor Evan Sutton explains how to get the most out of low-pass filtering.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Stop Wishing, Choose Yourself!

Production

In his latest article on creative strategies for artists, Dubspot Logic instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek encourages you to stop waiting to be discovered…

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Roots and Future Video Roundup! Lee “Scratch” Perry, Addis Pablo, Ward 21, Gabrie Selassie, Zion I Kings, Kamal Evans!

Artists & Labels

Our Roots and Future series offers interviews with legends such as Gabrie Selassie, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Zion I Kings, Addis Pablo, Kamal Evans, and Ward 21.

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NAMM 2014 Video Highlights from Dubspot w/ Dave Smith, Moog, Bitwig, Pioneer, Apogee, iZotope, Akai And More!

Music Technology

Check out videos from the NAMM Show 2014 including new gear from Dave Smith Instruments, Bitwig Studio, Moog Music, Akai Pro, iZotope, Apogee, Pioneer DJ, and more!

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