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Pioneer Rekordbox 3.0: Overview

Declan McGlynn, Jul 24, 2014  Pioneer Rekordbox has become the go-to software for USB- and SD-card DJs who want to take advantage of digital music organisation, labelling and analysis but don’t want to use a laptop in the booth. It allows the user to analyse, organise, add cue points, artwork and more, all before their set begins, not only saving time during their sets but
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Daily News: 10 Steps to Producing Perfect ’80s Pop

Rachel Akiboye, Jul 24, 2014  Today’s top picks… 10 Steps to Producing Perfect ’80s Pop >> (Computer Music) If you want to inject a retro vibe into your productions then check out these easy 10 steps
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Music Publishers Lemoncake Are Looking for Point Blank Students for Internship

Rachel Akiboye, Jul 23, 2014        Today we are excited to present an amazing opportunity for Point Blank students to get involved with one of the UK’s most forward thinking music publishers. Lemoncake
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live: Mix Deconstruction Part Two

Declan McGlynn, Jul 22, 2014  We have a brand new course called Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live, or MDMA for short (just a coincidence, honest!). It looks at taking fundamental sound engineering skills with a focus on electronic
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

New Point Blank Online School Term Starts Today – But It’s Not Too Late to...

Declan McGlynn, Jul 21, 2014  Summer is in full swing, with festivals, rooftop parties and unpredictable weather descending on the capital of electronic music. If you’ve been inspired by a recent DJ set, live performance
Posted in In & Around Point Blank, News

Point Blank Given High Praise by Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)

Declan McGlynn, Jul 19, 2014  If our list of tutors, alumni and studio gear wasn’t enough to impress, we’ve also had our fair share of approval from the UK’s education departments. Following our “exceeded
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Live Performance Masterclass with Anushka (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Jul 18, 2014  It’s Friday, it’s almost 1 o’clock that means one thing: Friday Forum Live. Well, it means a few things but we’ll stick to this for now. On today’s weekly live
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Rob Dougan – Clubbed to Death Deconstruction in Ableton Live (Live at Meltdown...

Declan McGlynn, Jul 16, 2014  Clubbed to Death may have been made famous by The Matrix, but its roots began long before the 1999 blockbuster. Taking its cues from composers of the early 20th century, more modern disco and hip
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Five Things We Learned from Artists at: Spring Break Island, Croatia

Declan McGlynn, Jul 16, 2014  Point Blank’s man on the oft-muddy ground, Ally Byers has taken it on himself to visit some of Europe’s finest festivals to report back on the current state of the electronic music
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live: Mix Deconstruction Part One

Declan McGlynn, Jul 15, 2014  We have a brand new course called Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live, or MDMA for short (just a coincidence, honest!). It looks at taking fundamental sound engineering skills with a focus on electronic
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Guest Lecture: Olly Wood (Rudimental, Gorgon City, Black Butter Records) Industry...

Declan McGlynn, Jul 12, 2014  Anyone who’s launched a browser over the past 18 months will know that the UK is churning out some incredible talent in electronic music. From Disclosure to Rudimental, Gorgon City, Bondax,
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