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Rachel is a Staff Writer at Point Blank.
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Daily News: The 14 Pieces of Software that Shaped Modern Music

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 22, 2014  Today’s top picks… The 14 Pieces of Software that Shaped Modern Music >> (Fact) Fact run through 14 of the most influential pieces of music software that helped bring modern
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Daily News: Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Sythesizer

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 17, 2014  Today’s top picks… Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Sythesizer >> (Synthtopia) May 2nd will see The History Center in New York open their new exhibition, Switched-On:
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Daily News: Is Gesture Control a Good Thing for Music Makers?

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 16, 2014  Today’s top picks… Is Gesture Control a Good Thing for Music Makers? >> (Music Radar) Music Radar takes a look at gesture control technology such as Leap Motion (pictured
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Daily News: Should Technics Bring Back the SL-1200?

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 11, 2014  Today’s top picks… Should Technics Bring Back the SL-1200? >> (Synthtopia) After 10,000+ people signed a recent online petition, Synthtopia ask if Technics should bring
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Production Company Wise Buddah Want Vocalists for Youth Projects

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 10, 2014  Our friends over at the production company Wise Buddah have approached us with a fantastic opportunity for our singing students. Wise Buddah provide jingles and branding for radio stations
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Daily News: Synth Icons – Oberheim OB Series

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 09, 2014  Today’s top picks… Synth Icons: Oberheim OB Series >> (Music Radar) As part of their synth icons series, Music Radar takes a look at Oberheim’s OB synth series and some of the classic tracks that incorporated them. Q&A: Wild Beasts >> (Spin) Following the recent release of their much-anticipated fourth album
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Rinse FM are Looking for Point Blank Students for Voluntary Broadcast Assistant Positions

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 08, 2014  Here at Point Blank we pride ourselves on delivering the best work experience opportunities for our students. By utilising the relationships we’ve built over the years and our outstanding
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Daily News: An Electronic Dance Music Journalism Review

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 07, 2014  Today’s top picks… An Electronic Dance Music Journalism Review >> (DJ Broadcast) Mixmag’s Duncan Dick and Resident Advisor’s editor Ryan Keeling both contribute
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Daily News: 12 of the Best DJ Controllers

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 03, 2014  Today’s top picks… 12 of the Best DJ Controllers >> (Music Radar) If you’re looking to buy a new DJ controller be sure to check out this list from Music Radar which details 12 of the best on the market. 5 of Today’s Biggest Artists Who Started as Songwriters >> (Songtrust) Songtrust profile 5 successful artists
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Daily News: Nine Samplers that Defined Dance Music

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 02, 2014  Today’s top picks… Nine Samplers That Defined Dance Music >> (Attack) Attack chronicles 9 of the most prolific samplers that have helped shape dance music. The Fairlight
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International Student Profile: Marília Feix (Brazil)

Rachel Akiboye, Mar 27, 2014  DJing, presenting and music coordination are just some of the skills Point Blank graduate Marília Feix can attest to. We recently caught up with the music industry all-rounder to talk about
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