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Next Online Production Courses Start This Week!

Declan McGlynn, May 25, 2015  Have you signed up yet? 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 this week (Monday 25th May) so get stuck in! What’s even
Posted in Music Courses, News, PB Courses & Press

Student Opportunities: Distorted Productions (Radio Producer Wanted) & Aloric ...

May 24, 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 contacts,
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Justin James Roland AIRA Masterclass: CNTRL Tour 2015

Declan McGlynn, May 23, 2015  It’s week three of our return from Richie Hawtin’s music-technology education tour CNTRL and it’s time for our third video masterclass! Over eight cities, we hosted masterclasses
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Creating Your Own Samples (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, May 22, 2015  In the age of sample packs, presets and DAW bundles, it’s often easier for us to reach into our hard drives to find sounds for our tracks, rather than grab audio from the world around us. While pre-purposed samples can do the job, it’s in recording your own sounds that true uniqueness comes out – plus it’s a lot of   
Posted in Friday Forum Live, Logic Tutorials, News, Tutorials, Uncategorized

Axtone Wants Your Demos!

Declan McGlynn, May 21, 2015  Axtone Records – founded by DJ, producer and one-third of Swedish House Mafia Axwell – wants to hear Point Blank’s students’ demos! Home to some of the world’s biggest electronic music producers like Deniz Koyu, Eddie Thoneick, Thomas Gold and of course Axwell himself. If you want to learn to make the type of music
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Max for Live Tutorial: How to Build a Sampler Part 2

Declan McGlynn, May 20, 2015  There’s no doubt that Max for Live is an extremely powerful tool, but its unique language and interface mean that it can be off-putting for beginners. We already explored building a synth
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Todd Edwards Masterclass @ PBLA – Wed 27th May

Declan McGlynn, May 19, 2015  We are well into our second term at Point Blank LA – our brand new school in Silverlake – and not only are our students learning from the best instructors in the business, they’re
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PBLA: 5% Early Bird Discount on July Term Extended until May 31st!

Patrick Swift, May 19, 2015  If you haven’t already, now is the time to enrol for our July term at PBLA as we’ve extended our 5% early bird discount until May 31st! There’s spaces still available on the Music
Posted in News, Point Blank LA

WIN! Korg Taktile 49, Legacy Synth Collection, Samson Monitors & Course Worth £1.2k!

Patrick Swift, May 18, 2015  We love to spoil our online family (that’s you guys). As well as providing you with loads of masterclasses, live events and free tutorials, when it comes to competitions we give you the chance
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Point Blank Recommends #015

May 18, 2015  Are your playlists feeling a bit stale? Point Blank Recommends is our weekly feature where we collate the tunes that we’re feeling in one handy place. Freshen up your playlists with our latest SoundCloud offering, which should provide the perfect soundtrack to your week. With the 15th installment of Point Blank Recommends, we’re aiming to provide you with
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Student Opportunities: Work at Chase & Status’ MTA Records + More

Patrick Swift, May 17, 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
Posted in News, Opportunities