Remix Rocky Dawuni’s ‘African Thriller’ to Win Portable Audio System &...

Patrick Swift, Mar 03, 2015  Rocky Dawuni is a reggae artist, singer and songwriter from Ghana who has become a staple of the scene after first emerging back in 1996. In an exciting turn of events, Rocky has now teamed up
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Point Blank Recommends #009

Patrick Swift, Mar 02, 2015  Looking for some new music to freshen up your listening habits? Every Monday, we compile Point Blank Recommends to demonstrate the sounds we’re currently digging. In other words, PBR is a concentrated audio snapshot of what’s going on in electronic music, where no genre is off limits. Feeling out of touch when it comes to new music? Listen
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Monthly Round-Up Feb 2015: PBLA Launch Event, Latch Deconstruction & James Lavelle

Patrick Swift, Mar 02, 2015  February was a hectic month for us here at Point Blank. It saw us officially launch our brand spanking new school in Los Angeles, and as ever we shared with you some amazing videos and tutorials.
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Next Online Music Production Courses Start Today!

Declan McGlynn, Mar 02, 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
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Disclosure ‘Latch’ Deconstruction (FFL!) & Full Ableton Live Project File...

Declan McGlynn, Mar 02, 2015  One of the biggest records in recent years, Disclosure’s Latch not only broke the duo in the US but launched the career of Sam Smith in the process. With an astonishing 35 million plays on
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Student Opportunities: Ministry of Sound Paid Internship, Rescue A Family PR Assistant &...

Patrick Swift, Mar 01, 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
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Freddy’s Tech Tip 033: Extracting the Frozen File

Patrick Swift, Feb 28, 2015  Freddy Frogs is an instructor at Point Blank’s online school and our resident Ableton Ninja – don’t believe us? Check out his recent 30 Quick-Fire Ableton Tips! Every fortnight
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1 Week to Go Until LEAF 2015: Point Blank Masterclasses with Sasha, Busy P, Dusky, Ben...

Patrick Swift, Feb 27, 2015  There’s just 1 week until we return to LEAF (London Electronic Arts Festival) on Friday 6th of March at Tobacco Dock, to deliver you masterclasses with some of the most exciting artists
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10 Best New Things About Logic Pro X 10.1

Patrick Swift, Feb 26, 2015  For all Logic Pro users, the unveiling of Logic Pro X 10.1 was both an exciting and daunting prospect. Some were skeptical, and weren’t keen on the new look in the latest version of the DAW, but at Point Blank we’re never ones to stand in the way of progress so naturally we’ve got stuck right in with the new    
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Josh Dowler (Rinse FM, BBC Radio 1, Digital Soundboy): Student Catch-Up

Declan McGlynn, Feb 25, 2015  Over the past 20 years, Point Blank has had some amazing success stories come through our doors. Everyone from Goldie, Claude VonStroke, Leona Lewis, X Factor contestant Lola Saunders, Plastician,
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Trance & EDM Mix Breakdown w/ Mike Koglin: Part 2 – Bass & FX

Declan McGlynn, Feb 24, 2015  We recently launched a brand new Trance / EDM module as part of our wider diploma courses. You can take our diploma courses in either Ableton Live or Logic Pro on our online school. We’ve already
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