Point Blank Recommends #019

Patrick Swift, Jun 29, 2015  Mondays can always be tough, but our new playlist should brighten up your day a little. Point Blank Recommends is our weekly feature where we collate the tracks that have caught our ear recently. Freshen up your playlists with our latest SoundCloud offering, which should get your week in gear. In the 19th installment of Point Blank Recommends,
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PB Graduation Event: Celebrate with Stefano Ritteri (Defected), Anjunabeats + Axtone

Patrick Swift, Jun 29, 2015  At Point Blank we like to work hard, and also play hard too. That’s why when our students graduate next term, we’ll be helping them to celebrate all their hard work with an exclusive
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Student Opportunities: Mooji Remix Competition + Crackers Radio Work Experience

Patrick Swift, Jun 28, 2015  At Point Blank we strive to give our students and alumni unique opportunities to get involved within the music industry. These opportunities come exclusively from our extensive network of industry
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Glastonbury 2015: Make a Track Using Loops from Headliners The Chemical Brothers

Patrick Swift, Jun 27, 2015  Every year, hundreds of thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset for the mega festival that is Glastonbury. As Glasto fever is at its peak, we thought we’d
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Mastering at Home with Brainworx & Waves Plugins + More (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Jun 26, 2015  If you didn’t already know about our brand new social network for producers – Plugged In – head over there now and get involved! For everyone else, you’ll know we recently
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PBLA Open House: 1 Day to Go! Sweatson Klank, Jimmy Mac (Lorde) & Travis Holcombe ...

Patrick Swift, Jun 25, 2015  If you haven’t been able to come and see our Los Angeles school in the flesh yet, now’s your chance as we’re hosting an open house event on Saturday June 27th! Register for your FREE
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WIN! Huge Producer Package from Novation & Focusrite Worth Over £1,300!

Patrick Swift, Jun 24, 2015  When it comes to competitions, we strive to give you the chance to win some of the very best kit on the market. We’ve given away thousands of pounds worth of equipment and this month, you have the chance
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton: DVR (Direct Video Response) Example From the Course

Declan McGlynn, Jun 23, 2015  Every student on our online school gets a Direct Video Response (DVR) from their instructor, giving them one-to-one feedback on the project they built up throughout the Ableton Live Diploma
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PB Summer School: Are You 14-19? Learn Music Production, DJ Skills, Radio Broadcasting,...

Patrick Swift, Jun 23, 2015  Every year for a few short weeks, Point Blank assembles some of its top instructors and arranges special courses for young people in London during the summer holidays. So if you’re a budding musician
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Goldie: Recording Drums with Point Blank Students

Declan McGlynn, Jun 23, 2015  At Point Blank, not only do we make sure our students have access to the best facilities with the latest music production equipment, expert instructors who’ve worked with everyone from
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Watch PBLA Expert Instructor Sweatson Klank Go Against the Clock for Fact Magazine

Patrick Swift, Jun 22, 2015  Fact Magazine’s Against the Clock series has something of a cult following these days. Fact challenges some of the best and most interesting producers around to make a beat in just 10 minutes,
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