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Student Opportunities Round-Up 25/01/15

Patrick Swift, Jan 25, 2015  Point Blank always keeps current students and alumni in the loop with all of the best music industry opportunities, so with that said here’s our latest student opportunity round-up. All of these student opportunities come exclusively via PB using our extensive network of contacts, so get stuck in! Want loads more opportunities
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Freddy’s Tech Tip 032: MIDI Editing Tricks

Declan McGlynn, Jan 24, 2015  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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NAMM 2015 Round up: Part One

Matt Stewart-Evans, Jan 23, 2015  NAMM is truly something to behold, and this year was no exception. Imagine walking into a massive convention center hall filled with the year’s latest and greatest gear and software, queued up onto choice monitors, and ready for you to explore. Multiply that daydream by about 5x and you’ve got yourself a NAMM. We just got back from
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Moderat – Bad Kingdom: Deconstruction in Bitwig Studio (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Jan 22, 2015  2015 is well underway and it’s time for our first Friday Forum Live of the year! We’re kicking it off with our deconstruction wizard and Electronic Music Composition (EMC) instructor
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DJ Fresh: Interview

Declan McGlynn, Jan 22, 2015  DJ Fresh is an icon of UK electronic music. He’s been one of the most influential producers in Drum n Bass since the beginning of the genre with his group Bad Company defining the sound in the late 90s up to present day chart success with the tracks Louder and Hot Right Now, among others. We caught up with him    
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Point Blank LA – Exclusive Student Discounts

Patrick Swift, Jan 22, 2015  Who doesn’t love a discount? Check out this list of offers available to you when you become a Point Blank LA student… Click on the title headings for more information or email Sarah on sarah@pointblanklondon.com to claim your discount codes! 1. 20% Off All LA Courses As a special introductory offer, we’re offering 20%
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Traktor Kontrol S8 Part 1: Overview

Declan McGlynn, Jan 20, 2015  Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 is the newest flagship controller for the industry-leading DJ software. Sacrificing the more traditional jogwheels in favour of Remix Decks and a touchstrip for ‘pitch-bending’ and skipping through tracks, the S8 initially divided opinion among digital DJs. Priding ourselves on providing
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Point Blank End-of-Year Parties Recap

Patrick Swift, Jan 20, 2015  We like to work hard at Point Blank, but we also like to play hard! To celebrate the end of term for our DJ and Music Business students, we utilise our local connections and put on parties around London where everyone can have some fun after all their hard work during term time. Check out our recap below to see    
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Point Blank Recommends #004

Patrick Swift, Jan 19, 2015  Looking for some new music to kick start your week? Point Blank Recommends #004 will give you a hefty dose of fresh tracks. If you don’t already know, PBR is a concise audio snapshot of what’s going on in electronic music, covering all genres and styles. If you’re feeling out of the loop when it comes to the latest releases,
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Next Online Music Production Courses Start Today!

Declan McGlynn, Jan 19, 2015  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
Posted in Music Courses, News, PB Courses & Press

Free MacBook & Studio Kit Worth Over £1500 When You Book a London Diploma –...

Patrick Swift, Jan 19, 2015  We just wanted to make sure you don’t miss out on our free MacBook offer which ends today! Book a London Diploma course today (19th January 2015) and you’ll get a free MacBook
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