Special Offers on Online & London Courses for Black Friday / Cyber Monday!

Patrick Swift, Nov 25, 2014  With Black Friday fast approaching, we wanted to give you a heads up on the very special offers we have coming up on our online courses. We’ve also extended the cashback offer for London
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Daily News: Maschine 2.2 is Out Now

Patrick Swift, Nov 25, 2014  Each week, Point Blank searches the internet and tracks down the breaking news stories in the world of music, tech and beyond. In the latest Daily News feature, Maschine 2.2 has launched, someone has made a turntable out of Lego, One Direction have been streamed over one billion times on Spotify and London venue Madame Jojo’s has had its
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Point Blank in Venezuela! Mastering Masterclasses with the British Council

Nov 25, 2014  Point Blank is The Global Music School with courses in London, Los Angeles and online. We’re also proud to send our expert instructors all over the world to deliver unique masterclasses to a
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Live Production Q&A (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Nov 24, 2014  This Friday November 28th, we’re hosting a special production Q&A Friday Forum Live that’s all about you! We want to get you involved, and answer your questions live on our famous weekly broadcast. We’ll be joined by PB Head of School JC Concato who’ll be answering your questions live from 1pm on Friday. Want to know
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Daily News: Skream Announces XOYO Residency for 2015

Patrick Swift, Nov 24, 2014  Each week, Point Blank searches the internet and tracks down the breaking news stories in the world of music, tech and beyond. In the latest Daily News feature, Skream will be the first resident
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Point Blank Students on Pioneer DJ Radio: Selcuk Butun

Patrick Swift, Nov 24, 2014  One of the many benefits of learning to DJ at Point Blank is that you get the chance to have your mixes played exclusively on Pioneer DJ Radio, alongside the likes of top artists such as DJ Sneak, Fedde
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ASCAP Opens Registration for 10th “I Create Music” EXPO

Nov 23, 2014  If you’re a regular reader of Point Blank Plus (who isn’t?), no doubt you’ll have seen that we’re opening a school in Los Angeles. The last few places for January term 2015 are
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Student Opportunities Weekly Round-Up

Nov 22, 2014  At Point Blank, we’re always on the lookout for the biggest and best opportunities for our students and alumni. With that in mind, here is a comprehensive round-up of student opportunities for you to peruse and pursue. There’s plenty to get involved in, whether you’re in a live band yourself and looking for places to play, engineering live
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Point Blank LA – Book a Studio Tour Now!

Declan McGlynn, Nov 21, 2014  As you probably already know, Point Blank recently opened a brand new school in Los Angeles! Set in Mack Sennett Studios, Silverlake, Point Blank LA taps into the buzzing energy of a Los Angeles undergoing cultural renaissance. Built by Mack Sennett (who landed Charlie Chaplin his first movie roles), there have been only five owners in the 97 years
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Mono Vs Stereo (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Nov 21, 2014  In the real world, the vast majority of instruments you hear are mono. That is, a single sound source coming from a single direction. As our ears and brains decode the reflections and reverb created by the space the instrument is in, the sound appears to be ‘stereo’. If you apply this logic to mixing, it would make sense that   
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Remix Competition: Singer/Songwriter Viv May

Matt Stewart-Evans, Nov 19, 2014  At Point Blank we strive to give our students unique opportunities to get involved in collaboration. Quite often these are external opportunities with studios or record labels, but we’ve also seen some great instances of students collaborating (such as PAX, who featured in September’s Student Success). We’ve now
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