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Electronic Music Production & DJ School: Online, NYC and LA

Dubspot is a unique electronic music production and DJ school you may want to check out. They offer personalized programs that meet the needs of a wide range of students from those with just a spark of interest in the industry, to those who have been producing music for many years.

With campuses in Los Angeles, New York City, and Online, you have many options to find a location. The school fosters a creative environment that unites students with common interest to network and grow. The instructors at Dubspot come from all over the world. They have a wide range of diverse musical backgrounds, are very creative and encourage their student to discover innovative paths in the industry. For example, Silent Events, which has become a phenomenon because of the multiple ways to enjoy it. Silent parties have become a movement and a revolution of sort and electronic music is one of the types of music at the heart of them.

The equipment at Dubspot is state of the art and students are able to experience a diverse range of high-tech equipment. This is a hands on program where students get to use nearly every piece of equipment currently on the market for electronic music production.

Students don’t have to wait until they are done with the program to get to work. Dubspot encourages them to go out and start producing. By the time they finish the program, nearly all of the students at Dubspot have had real world experience turning their dreams into a reality.

Students that come to Dubspot with a vision in mind of where they would like to go and what path of music production they would like to choose are already on the right track. They sit down with instructors and find a way to make those dreams a reality. Dubspot is about the students finding a way to express their own musical and creative talent, whether that be music production, an artist, or a silent party in the heart of Chicago.

Music is fun and can be enjoyed as a career or just a hobby. Either way, chase your dreams and enjoy life!

The Best Electronic Music Blogs

I have been doing electronic music for years (listen here) and I can tell the genre is definitely getting more popular. I have seen a huge increase in the number of people listening to the style online. A major reason for this is because each year electronic artists invent fresh new styles. Electronic music is very interesting and fun!

Blogs have popped up everywhere to cover all the innovative music making out there. They provide the latest news, information about events and offer free or paid downloads of the latest songs. This selection of the best electronic music blogs is based on the number of hits they receive, what they offer, popularity and freshness.

Discobelle

One of the most visited blogs is Discobelle. The blog is based in Sweden and has been in existence for the past 6 years. Over this period it has managed to get allot of fans.

Content is posted regularly about a wide range of sub-genres. They have posts on single tracks, remixes and new videos. They also have exclusive guest mixes.

Feel My Bicep

Feel my bicep, is a blog based in London. The owners of the blog have a electronic music project which is well established and they tour extensively.

The blog has a wide selection of tracks that are of great quality, and that is why it is preferred by many fans.

Salacious Sounds

Salacious sounds is a very popular blog. It has new and fresh electro, dubstep and house music. The layout is great and simple – enabling a user to easily navigate the system.

Allot of the music can be downloaded for free. There all also lots of “best of” lists, news and articles.

Fresh Beat

Fresh beats has a collection of really amazing music.

The blog has a great design. It has information ranging from the latest news and music to a bunch of interviews and fresh promos.

 

Resident Advisor

This unique electronic music blog publishes reviews, features and news. Thousands of label profiles and artists are also featured.

You can view the club listing and user-generated events, applicable for both club-goer and clued-up music lover. Users are also free to join competitions and other activities by browsing their forums.

Bacau House Mafia

This electronic music blog offers previews and downloads of quality house music.

The blog often posts entire sets of tracks at once you can download. It also has a clean, nice and simple layout that is very easy to manage.

Just beware that tracks are on file hosting sites that are hosted on cheap hosts like BlueHost – so you will have to open new tabs to listen and download.

Electro Station

This electronic music blog specializes in daily posts with quality tracks from different music genres.

Every post is tagged and sorted for fast and easy browsing. As a visitor, you have the ability to preview tracks without leaving the blog.

 

Top 5 Online Electronic Music Radio Stations

It’s difficult to find really good streaming radio to listen to on the computer. So I put together this list of the top 5 online electronic music radio stations that I like! You can also stream my electronic music : )

Proton Radio

Featuring some of the latest online electronic music radio singles, Proton Radio is on the forefront of the internet radio scene. Boasting a powerful combination of electronic dance favorites along with superb DJs who are entertaining, informative and don’t get in the way of the music. You can listen to the live feed for free or become a subscriber and listen to all of their shows on demand.

Established in 2001, Proton Radio boasts over 100 original shows broadcasting all day and all night with a focus on introducing great new talent in the electronic music scene. For the best in electronic music on the internet, Proton Radio is definitely on top.

EclecticRadio

Straight from The Netherlands, EclecticRadio features the hottest dance and house music around, offering a world-wide audience along with artist from all parts of the globe as well. ElectricRadio recently revamped its entire 2012 line-up to bring you the best in electronic music.

More than just an internet radio station, EclecticRadio is also an artist and event management agency bringing you the total package in electronic music entertainment. This bold approach ensures that ElectricRadio will be a real force over the foreseeable future as they are expanding their radio shows to bring even more into the electronic music scene for your entertainment.

UZIC

Provides a number of great DJs hosting electronic dance music shows 24/7, UZIC features bold, fresh electronic music that fills the internet with new, exciting talent. Located in Geneva, Switzerland, UZIC has become one of the leading electronic music radio sources in the world.

A great combination of established artists along with new talent makes UZIC one of the great forces in today’s electronic music scene. Having been established several years ago, UZIC also has one of the finest lineups of DJ talent in the industry today; hosting vivid, exciting shows while staying out of the way of the music.

Mugasha

Electronic music of the people, by the people and definitely for the people, Mugasha has taken the unique approach of allowing you, the listener to create their own podcast and have it broadcasted on Mugasha. If you are an aspiring DJ then this is your chance to shine on one of the best electronic music stations on the internet.

Mugasha also provides easy to use features such as their app you can download for your mobile device to let you hear the best in the latest music when you want, where you want. Offering new sets of material you may have never heard with popular sets of your favorites, Mugasha stands at the forefront of today’s electronic music scene.

Beatport

Since 2004 Beatport has been delivering the best in online electronic music radio. Featuring premium digital formats and combining the best in new talent along with showcasing the favorites, Beatport has carved out a unique niche in the electronic music scene.

Every week the DJs update the lineup with new, exciting electronic music with hundreds of fresh tracks, many from artists just making their name on the scene. 24/7 you can hear new, exciting music sent straight to your computer or mobile device. From their studios in Denver, Colorado and Berlin, Germany, Beatport has become one of the internet favorites for showcasing the best in electronic music.

Electronic Music In New York

So you want to check out electronic music in New York City? Well there is plenty going on including festivals, events and of course clubs! If you are a fan, DJ or producer that is living in or visiting New York—then have a look at what’s happening here.

Electric Zoo Festival

The Electric Zoo is a 2-3 day outdoor summer electronic music festival in New York City—known for it’s after parties! You can buy a full 3 day pass or for individual days. They also have “VIP” and the best coolers for everyone, which have one of the most amazing traveling packages. The main stage features top acts like David Guetta, Tiesto and Skrillex. Check out the killer trailer:

Cielo Club

Cielo is *the* electronic music club in the Meat Packing District of NYC. It is upscale but not elitist like some “guest list only” clubs. It has a really high end sound system and a 70s look. Started by Ibiza DJ Nicolas Matar—Cielo has risen to number 22 in DJ Magazine’s “Top 100 Clubs of the World”. The club is open Monday-Saturday (but not Tuesday) from 10pm-4am. There are some clips of the club half way through this video:

Provocateur NY

Provocateur is a strictly “guest list only” club but also one of the coolest. If you are a great social networker you can probably get to know some insiders via GuestlistSpy.com to get invited. Its designed as a glamorous fashion club—complete with huge 20 foot wings where girls dance on the balcony (you can see those in the video). There are plenty of lighting and smoke effects that sync up to really amazing electronic music!

DubSpot Electronic Music & DJ School

So maybe you want to learn how to produce electronic music or become a DJ in New York City? Professional producers and DJs at DubSpot can teach you music creation and mixing using software like Ableton. All you need is a computer and passion to learn electronic music! The school has a very personalized program based in a supportive community philosophy. You can see from this video that DubSpot is a special cool place.

I Love Electronic Music NYC Meetup.com Group 

So maybe you want to check out some of these clubs and events but none of your friends or family like electronic music? Well then the iluvEM Meetup.com groups would be cool to visit. You can discuss electronic music with other fans or network to promote your work. This is an actual *offline* social gathering of real people who live and breath electronic music in NYC!

Electronic Music In New York

 


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