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29 09, 2017

The 5 Qualities of A Master Producer – Lessons from a Sushi Chef

2017-10-04T00:37:30+00:00

This was originally published in 2013 in the Dubspot blog... Just over a year ago, I saw the film Jiro Dreams Of Sushi. It’s a documentary about Jiro Ono, an 85-year-old considered to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. The movie is a beautiful piece, and is really a study of what it takes to [...]

The 5 Qualities of A Master Producer – Lessons from a Sushi Chef2017-10-04T00:37:30+00:00
2 08, 2017

ABURRIDO PERO MUY ÚTIL – COMO PREPARAR UNA MEZCLA EN ABLETON LIVE

2017-08-02T02:09:56+00:00

Una de las partes más aburridas de la producción, pero una de las más importantes para terminar correctamente una cancion, es prepararla para la mezcla. Cuando las personas creen que la producción musical es un trabajo sexy y glamoroso, ciertamente no están pensando en el tiempo que se pasó preparando una pista para la mezcla. [...]

ABURRIDO PERO MUY ÚTIL – COMO PREPARAR UNA MEZCLA EN ABLETON LIVE2017-08-02T02:09:56+00:00
21 07, 2017

5 Consejos Para Optimizar El Rendimiento De Ableton Live Durante Un Live Set (Español)

2017-07-21T19:03:34+00:00

5 Consejos Para Optimizar El Rendimiento De Ableton Live Durante Un Live Set Lo peor que le puede suceder a un intérprete en vivo que está usando una computadora, es que ésta colapse completamente en el escenario. Algo fantástico acerca de Ableton Live es que es un programa muy estable - si se utiliza correctamente. [...]

5 Consejos Para Optimizar El Rendimiento De Ableton Live Durante Un Live Set (Español)2017-07-21T19:03:34+00:00
19 07, 2017

Los Instrumentos de la V Collection 5 de Arturia (En Español)

2017-07-19T21:44:25+00:00

En Agosto 21 de este año, DJLAB y Brooklyn Digital Conservatory ofrecerán el Taller Certificado de Producción Musical con Ableton en DJLAB San José Costa Rica, el cual representa, así mismo, el inicio de una nueva colaboración con Arturia. Durante un año, todos los Estudiantes del Taller tendrán acceso libre a la V Collection 5, [...]

Los Instrumentos de la V Collection 5 de Arturia (En Español)2017-07-19T21:44:25+00:00
22 02, 2017

Managua, Nicaragua – March 4, 2017

2017-02-22T17:27:18+00:00

On March 4, 2017, the Brooklyn Digital Conservatory will be presenting for the first time in Managua, Nicaragua in partnership with DJLAB.  It will be the first Ableton Certified workshop ever in Nicaragua.

Managua, Nicaragua – March 4, 20172017-02-22T17:27:18+00:00
11 01, 2017

NYC Disco/House Basics: Part 2: Larry Levan and the Paradise Garage – 10 Tracks

2017-04-11T02:18:47+00:00

In Part One of this series about Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards, I looked at the economic and political situation that led to the disintegration of the quality of life in NYC - which turned out to actually help the city’s creative scene and the artists who created the new genres of music that emerged [...]

NYC Disco/House Basics: Part 2: Larry Levan and the Paradise Garage – 10 Tracks2017-04-11T02:18:47+00:00
4 01, 2017

NYC Disco/House Basics: Part 1: Nile Rodgers/Bernard Edwards – 10 Tracks

2017-04-11T02:24:55+00:00

A friend recently asked me to put together a playlist of the best NYC disco/house tracks.  As I thought about it, I was actually overwhelmed by the amount of tracks I could put on.  Would I go obvious or go deep? I've been in NYC for almost 20 years and have been lucky enough to [...]

NYC Disco/House Basics: Part 1: Nile Rodgers/Bernard Edwards – 10 Tracks2017-04-11T02:24:55+00:00
21 12, 2016

Upcoming Workshops – 2017

2016-12-21T23:30:38+00:00

We're happy to announce an exciting series of workshops in 2017.  The Brooklyn Digital Conservatory will be doing workshops throughout Latin America including: Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Cuba. Our first courses will run in Costa Rica beginning with a unique course by bassist Matthew Garrison at DJLAB on [...]

Upcoming Workshops – 20172016-12-21T23:30:38+00:00
15 08, 2016

Digital and Acoustic Sessions Part V: August 20, 2016

2016-12-04T03:22:30+00:00

The Brooklyn Digital Conservatory and ShapeShifter Lab will continue the Digital and Acoustic Sessions open workshop series in Brooklyn on July 24, 2016 at 6:30 PM.  This month’s Digital + Acoustic Sessions will feature artist, music technologist and associate professor at Berklee, Erin Barra showing techniques for using Ableton Live as a songwriting tool. Erin Barra’s [...]

Digital and Acoustic Sessions Part V: August 20, 20162016-12-04T03:22:30+00:00
19 07, 2016

Digital and Acoustic Sessions Part IV: July 24, 2016

2016-12-04T03:25:10+00:00

The Brooklyn Digital Conservatory and ShapeShifter Lab will continue the Digital and Acoustic Sessions open workshop series in Brooklyn on July 24, 2016 at 6:30 PM.  This session will highlight different ways of incorporating lights and visuals within Ableton Live.  Presenters will include David Lublin, VJ and creator of the VDMX software, Matthew Wang and [...]

Digital and Acoustic Sessions Part IV: July 24, 20162016-12-04T03:25:10+00:00
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