Drum Production & Sound Design in Ableton Live Part 3: Grouping & Mixing

Declan McGlynn, Oct 21, 2014  Even if your drums are perfectly programmed, they’ll fall flat in the club without the right mix. In part one and two of our Drum Production and Sound Design in Ableton Live video, we looked
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Higher Education Open Day @ Point Blank: 14th November

Matt Stewart-Evans, Oct 21, 2014  On Friday 14th November we’ll be hosting a special Higher Education Open Day at Point Blank for prospective students who are interested in finding out more about our Online HE Programmes. These
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ADE Round-up 2014

Declan McGlynn, Oct 21, 2014  Amsterdam Dance Event 2014 is in the books and once again, it proved why it’s one of the best and most important events in the electronic music calendar. With technical talks, industry panels, interviews in the day and plenty of parties once the sun goes down, ADE represents all angles of the industry and does so in one of Europe’s   
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Daily News: The Best Budget MIDI Controller Keyboards

Oct 21, 2014  Today’s top picks… The 13 Best Budget MIDI Controller Keyboards >> (Music Radar) Thirteen MIDI Controller Keyboards budgeted at £100/$150 Tips to Make Your Band’s Marketing More
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Moon Boots: Interview at IMS Engage LA 2014

Declan McGlynn, Oct 17, 2014  Moon Boots aka Pete Dougherty is one of dance music’s most reliable producers, consistently producing killer remixes and releases on one of the hottest imprints around – French Express. His remix of Chvrches The Mother We Share was an instant classic, combining a retro synth touch with beautiful chords and sounds. We wanted to hear
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DJ Michael Mason on Pursuing a Career in the Music Industry

Declan McGlynn, Oct 16, 2014  The up and coming music artist DJ Michael Mason has won the approval of thousands with his well-timed bass drops and catchy hooks. He began DJing at the age of 18 and it didn’t take long for
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Sasha and Darren Emerson – Five Minutes With…

Declan McGlynn, Oct 16, 2014  In our brand new segment – Five Minutes With – we look to get quick-fire answers for quick-fire questions from some of electronic music’s most important artists. Recently,
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50% Off Komplete 10 for Point Blank Students! Save Up to £425!

Declan McGlynn, Oct 14, 2014  Native Instruments’ Komplete has fast become an industry standard for music makers around the globe. The massive bundle of production tools includes everything you need to start making
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Drum Production & Sound Design in Ableton Live Part 2: Tuning & Automating Drums

Declan McGlynn, Oct 14, 2014  While more musical elements like toms, congas, bells and percussion clearly need to be in tune with the rest of your track, it might not be immediately obvious how important it is to tune your kick
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Introducing the Music Production and Live Sound Engineering Diploma

Declan McGlynn, Oct 14, 2014  Due to popular demand, we’ve got a brand new Diploma course here at Point Blank combining the vital skills you need to create professional sounding tracks with an emphasis on live sound
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Next Online Courses Start Today!

Declan McGlynn, Oct 13, 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!
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