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Rachel is a Staff Writer at Point Blank.
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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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Daily News: Who Stole the Music Business? (And How You Can Get a Piece of the Loot)

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 11, 2014  Today’s top picks… Who Stole the Music Business? (And How You Can Get a Piece of the Loot) >> (Music Think Tank) Every day we hear about how the future of the music business is
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Daily News: Musician’s Guide to Tech Skills

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 08, 2014  Today’s top picks… Musician’s Guide to Tech Skills >> (Hypebot) Knowing the ins-and-outs of promoting your music can make all the difference to success for today’s modern musician. With that in mind, Hypebot run down some valuable tech tips that can help you succeed. Horizons Marks Ten Years With New Compilation
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Featured Student Release: Dylan J.K. Vogt – ‘with.trumpets’

Rachel Akiboye, Aug 06, 2014  As a Point Blank student, there are many advantages open to you but maybe this is the best one.  Our students get the chance to have their music signed and released on Point Blank’s very own
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