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Rachel is a Staff Writer at Point Blank.
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Introductory Offer: 20% Discount on all LA courses until Oct 31st!

Rachel Akiboye, Sep 01, 2014  To celebrate the launch of Point Blank LA, we are delighted to announce a special introductory offer of 20% discount on all LA courses until October 31st – saving you up to $1750!  Set in
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Daily News: 12 of the Best VST / AU Bass Synth and Instrument Plugins

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 28, 2014  Today’s top picks… 12 of the Best VST/AU Bass Synth and Instrument Plugins >> (Music Radar) Computer Music share 12 of the best bass-specific VST and AU plugins on the market.
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Daily News: 7 Ways to Make Better Bass Recordings

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 27, 2014  Today’s top picks… 7 Ways to Make Better Bass Recordings >> (Computer Music) Check out these 7 useful tips from Computer Music on how to record the best bass. The Life Cycle
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Daily News: Are Music Streaming Services the Future of DJing?

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 26, 2014  Today’s top picks… Are Music Streaming Services the Future of DJing? >> (Music Radar) Computer Music chat with five industry experts including the Beatport Pro President,
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Student Success: August 2014

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 23, 2014  It’s once again time to take a look at some of the latest successful students that have passed through Point Blank’s doors… Shan McGinley – Radio Production Certificate Shan came to Point Blank to study the Radio Production Certificate. Since completing his course, he has secured internships at a few of London’s most cutting edge
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Daily News: 7 Ways to Become a Better Digital DJ

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 22, 2014  Today’s top picks… 7 Ways to Become a Better Digital DJ >> (Future Music) Future Music provides 7 valuable tips for digital DJs. The Dreaded DJ Bio: Six Tips to Make a Good One
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Daily News: 5 Recording Tips for Vinyl Releases

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 21, 2014  Today’s top picks… 5 Recording Tips for Vinyl Releases >> (Hypebot) If you’ve decided to release your music on vinyl then make sure you check out this article from Hypebot that includes some useful tips. Interview with Electric Zoo Organisers >> (NY Times) The New York Times chat to the organisers of the Electric
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Daily News: 13 of the Best VST/AU Plugin Effects Under $30

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 19, 2014  Today’s top picks… 13 of the Best VST/AU Plugin Effects Under $30 >> (Computer Music) If you’re looking for a new plugin and are on a budget then check out these affordable
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Daily News: How to Organise Your Music Collection for DJing

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 18, 2014  Today’s top picks…. How to Organise Your Music Collection for DJing >> (Future Music) If you find organising your music before a DJ set daunting then check out this helpful
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Daily News: 5 Productivity-Boosting Apps for DJs and Producers

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 13, 2014  Today’s top picks… 5 Productivity-Boosting Apps for DJs and Producers >> (DJ Tech Tools) If you struggle with motivational issues in the studio or while on tour then check
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Daily News: 10 Steps to Scorching ’70s Synth Sounds

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 12, 2014  Today’s top picks… 10 Steps to Scorching ’70s Synth Sounds >> (Computer Music) Computer Music offer 10 fantastic tips to recreating a super ’70s synth sound
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