Capture and Remix the World w/ SOUNDHUNTERS

Dubspot is proud to support SOUNDHUNTERS, a new interactive project that explores the sampling of everyday sounds around the world and an experience that enables you to reinvent these sounds into original musical creations. 

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SOUNDHUNTERS is an international music experience that enables producers and music fans alike to explore sounds and listen to the world through interactive documentary films and playful music tools. The SOUNDHUNTERS experience connects you with a group of amazing artists who have sampled everyday sounds around the world and made those sounds available to transform into new music! It’s a playful tribute to a cultural remix that lays foundations for a proper language – a musical one.

The SOUNDHUNTERS experience is designed to allow creators’ to be both an observer and a participant in a collective international musical experience. Become a SOUNDHUNTER through three interactive stages: WATCHREC, and CREATE.

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Watch | Interactive Documentaries

Begin your SOUNDHUNTERS experience through four short interactive films about the creative adventures of four renowned musicians looking for sounds and inspiration in four cities around the world. At the end of each experience, you can create music with sounds captured by the artists in each city.

Rec | Mobile/Tablet App

The SOUNDHUNTERS app enables you to easily capture sounds in your daily life and turn them into a set of samples ready to integrate your music tracks without any necessary musical skills.

Available for iOS, Android, and desktop computers, the app makes it fun to record, edit, and add audio effects to sounds. The app is also a social network for sound hunters giving users access to a sound database where you can find a variety of sounds to use in your music compositions.

Create | Music Generator

CREATE is a web-based music generator that gives you the tools to compose your own tracks, communicate with SOUNDHUNTERS all over the world, and join the SOUNDHUNTERS project through exciting competitions. Explore sounds from REC soundbank and turn the world into an infinite music instrument using sounds from the films, your own sounds, and those captured by other SOUNDHUNTERS.

The “Zoolook Revisited” Album Contest

Capture and remix the World with Daedalus, Luke Vibert, Simmone Jones, and Mikael Seifu for an opportunity to be on the official record release curated by Jean-Michel Jarre!

Create an original music track using at least one sample from the SOUNDHUNTERS project and participate in compilation curated by Jean-Michel Jarre, who will select six tracks among expert users’ creations.

This contest is a tribute to the “Zoolook” album released in 1984 by Jean-Michel Jarre. More than 30 years later, you get the chance to participate in the “Zoolook Revisited” album alongside four other recognized electronic musicians: Daedelus, Luke Vibert, Simonne Jones, and Mikael Seifu.

Act soon, the contest ends October 31, 2015. For more details on how to participate, visit the contest page here.

Immerse Yourself in the SOUNDHUNTERS Universe

For more information on the SOUNDHUNTERS experience, films, mobile app, music generator, credits, and media visit the official site here.

To learn more about the SOUNDHUNTERS opportunity on Blend, visit here.

 


EDU Summer Sessions

Music Foundations

The best producers, DJs, and musicians in the world strive to be well-rounded. So should you. In Dubspot’s Music Foundations Program, you’ll explore three major aspects of music: rhythmic theory, melodic theory, and critical listening.

Unravel electronic music’s origins, build your chops, learn musical language and theory, and make and play music the way you want.

What’s Included:

  • Music Foundations Level 1: Pads & Rhythmic Theory
  • Music Foundations Level 2: Keys & Melodic Theory
  • Music Foundations Level 3: Critical Listening

“This course exceeded my expectations. I went through everything I needed to have a solid knowledge of basic music theory.” – Jonathan Crespo, Miami

“MF has been an amazing experience! I didn’t realize I was going to learn so much about electronic music history, something my generation missed.” – Yianno Koumi, United Kingdom

Start dates and information about payment plans can be found here.

Or if you have questions, please call 877.DUBSPOT or send us a message.

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