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PB x CNTRL: The Final Stop @ UCLA – Join Us at the Closing Party w/ Richie Hawtin

Patrick Swift, Apr 24, 2015  The final leg of what has been an awesome CNTRL Tour with Richie Hawtin is nearly upon us. The final stop of the tour is heading to UCLA in Los Angeles, where we’ll be hosting an exclusive production
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Mike Huckaby: NI Maschine Masterclass @ Dancefair 2015

Patrick Swift, Apr 24, 2015  Back in February, we made our way to Dancefair 2015 – a two-day music event in Utrecht in the Netherlands – to host a series of artist masterclasses and interviews in partnership with
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WIN! Maschine Studio, Komplete 10, Komplete Kontrol S25 & Course Worth Over £2k!

Patrick Swift, Apr 24, 2015  Here at Point Blank, when it comes to exclusive competitions we love to give you guys the chance to win some of the most sought-after kit. This month, you have the chance to win a mammoth Native Instruments
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PBLA: Student Testimonials & 5% Early Bird Discount on July Term

Patrick Swift, Apr 23, 2015  Now that things are fully underway at our LA school, we caught up with a couple of students to find out what their experiences have been like so far. We interviewed Cathleen and Mina about their time
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Point Blank Students on Pioneer DJ Radio: Lali

Patrick Swift, Apr 22, 2015  One of the many reasons to learn the craft of DJ’ing 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 John Digweed, Coyu and Sam Divine. PDJR also features shows from some of the biggest and best labels including Cadenza, Defected and Seamless
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Constructing a Progressive House Track: Part 2 – Adding Beats/Synth Stabs

Patrick Swift, Apr 21, 2015  In case you missed it, our brand new Trance/EDM module is up and running and to celebrate we’ve got a brand new tutorial series led by module instructor, and artist in his own right, Dale Corderoy (Armada
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PB on the CNTRL 2015 Tour Continues in NYC, Montreal & Toronto

Patrick Swift, Apr 21, 2015  “Trust your instinct”. Richie Hawtin’s words lingered in the room as we wrapped up for another day of inspiration and education on the 2015 CNTRL tour. After visiting Berklee School
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PB Music Label Sampler: Get Your Tracks Signed

Patrick Swift, Apr 20, 2015  Point Blank Music was founded in 2011 and is our in-house record and publishing label. It gives all PB students the exclusive opportunity to sign, release and earn money from their music and is another way that we give everyone who studies with us an immediate head start in the music industry. If you were wondering what some of the music that gets
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PB on the CNTRL Tour: Round Up #1

Patrick Swift, Apr 18, 2015  After months of anticipation, Richie Hawtin’s CNTRL tour – a 12-day college campus experience set to inspire and educate across eight North American cities – kicked off this week. As education partners, Point Blank jumped on the CNTRL bus and hit the road, hosting masterclasses at every city with some of the most innovative artists
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Student Success: March 2015 – Felix Jaehn, Anna Kay & R3WIRE

Patrick Swift, Apr 16, 2015  It’s that time of the month again – we dive into more of the many student success stories that have been established and nurtured right here at Point Blank. For March 2015, we’re looking
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PB @ Musikmesse 2015: Day 1 Round-Up

Patrick Swift, Apr 15, 2015  It’s that time of year where everybody in the music tech world heads to Frankfurt as the gargantuan Musikmesse rolls into town – Point Blank included. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all of the kit being unveiled at the conference as the biggest manufacturers in electronic music tech show off their new kit, that’s why
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