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    Music Theory Tutorial: Modes, Modes, Modes….What Are They Good For?

    Music Theory Tutorial: Modes, Modes, Modes….What Are They Good For?

    In his latest exploration of electronic music theory, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau a.k.a. MNO investigates the concept of musical Modes. Learn more about music theory and the music you love from the inside out in our upcoming Music Foundations course in NY, LA, and ...

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    September 23rd, 2015

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

    I came across this great tutorial on creating wash-out effects in Ableton from Dubspot’s James Bernard. I hope you enjoy it! In this Ableton Live tutorial, Dubspot LA Instructor James Bernard shows you how to use Live’s Audio Effect Rack with a combination of reverb, ...

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    June 28th, 2014

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    Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist Nile Rodgers Talks Collaboration, Dance Music, Technology, and More!

    Legendary producer, guitarist, songwriter, and founding member of Chic, Nile Rodgers, stops by Dubspot NYC for an exclusive interview in which the prolific hitmaker talks about the nature of collaboration, sampling and re-purposing as a viable way to compose new and exciting

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    October 15th, 2013

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    What does mastering the art of sushi have to do with production? Lots.

    I came across the following article by Ken Taylor on the Beatport News Blog. Taylor references a Dubspot blog post that draws parallels between music production and the art of making sushi. I had actually been thinking about some of these ideas when I watched Jiro Dreams of ...

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    September 14th, 2013

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    Recap: Dubspot @ Harvard University – DJ / Producer Workshop w/ Shiftee + Dan Freeman

    Check out this awesome video from Dubspot’s recent seminar at Harvard University! Dubspot instructors and Harvard alumni Sam Zornow (a.k.a. 2X DMC Champion DJ Shiftee) and bassist/singer Dan Freeman of C0 headed up to Cambridge, MA to present a workshop on DJing and ...

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    July 10th, 2013

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