Point Blank Students – Want to Work With a Top Producer?

Rachel Akiboye, Sep 19, 2014  Calling all Point Blank students! How would you fancy the chance to record with some of the UK’s best producers for free? Our good friends over at the Roundhouse have approached us with a
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Controlling Ableton Live with Leap Motion (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Sep 19, 2014  Friday Forum Live is back after our summer break and who better to kick it off with than our resident Ableton-certified tutor and all-round Ableton expert Freddy Frogs? Freddy’s hosted
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Dancefair Ibiza – One Week To Go!

Declan McGlynn, Sep 18, 2014  Dancefair has already established itself as one of Europe’s biggest events for electronic music producers and DJs. It brings together huge name DJs like Armin Van Buuren, Nicky Romero and Hardwell as well as the most important manufacturers in dance music like Ableton, Arturia, Roland, Steinberg and Novation for two days of workshops,
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Daily News: The Essential Guide to Levels

Rachel Akiboye, Sep 18, 2014  Today’s top picks… The Essential Guide to Levels >> (Attack Magazine) From Decibels to bit depth, Attack Magazine’s Bruce Aisher goes over some essential tips for understanding levels. Interview: Regis >> (By The Inch) By The Inch catches up with Karl O’Connor aka Regis where he talks about future plans
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Point Blank Tutor Profile: Umut Gunduz (Channel 4, Google)

Declan McGlynn, Sep 17, 2014  Over the past couple of weeks Point Blank tutor profile series continues with Umut Gunduz, our Music Industry Project tutor. As well as working on projects for huge companies like Google and Channel
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Freddy’s Tech Tip 29: Sidechain Tricks

Declan McGlynn, Sep 16, 2014  Freddy Frogs is our resident Ableton Ninja and tutor on our online school – don’t believe us? Check out his recent 30 Quick-Fire Ableton Tips! Every fortnight he pries himself away from his studio to give you unmissable insight into Ableton Live with his regular Tech Tip article. If you’ve missed any of them, make sure you click here to   
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Next Online Courses Start Today!

Declan McGlynn, Sep 15, 2014  Missed the boat last time? This is your chance to join the world’s leading electronic music school to learn mixing, mastering, composition and master major DAWs to either start your career in music or refresh your production skills. Our online school’s new term starts today but you’ve still got time to book yourself in this week!
Posted in Music Courses, News, PB Courses & Press

Point Blank and Native Instruments at BPM 2014: Round-up

Declan McGlynn, Sep 14, 2014  For DJs and producers, BPM is one of the biggest events in the world. Bringing together the best of the rest from the nightclub sound and lighting worlds and combining it with the cream of the crop
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Music for Media: Creating a Tempo Track in Ableton Live

Declan McGlynn, Sep 12, 2014  Our Music for Media course – part of our Music Production in Ableton Live Diploma – looks at scoring, soundtracking and composing for film, TV, videogames, radio and more. In this
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Point Blank Tutor Profile: Phil Ramacon (Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Talk Talk)

Declan McGlynn, Sep 12, 2014  We’re incredibly proud of the tutors who teach our award-winning courses – so much so we went and made a whole series of videos to give you an insight into who they’ve worked
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Online Courses Start Monday & Stefano Ritteri (Defected, Congaloid, Exploited) Joins...

Declan McGlynn, Sep 11, 2014  Another month, another new online school term – our innovative online school opens its digital doors for our new term on Monday 15th September. Don’t worry there are still some places
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