Category Archives: Tips & Tricks
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Rob Cowan, Mar 06, 2014 If you want to do a bootleg remix of a track and don’t have the acapella there is a technical trick you can use in some instances to get the vocal isolated. To understand how (and if) this technique
Declan McGlynn, Mar 06, 2014 Freddy Frogs is our in-house Ableton expert, course tutor and developer and every two weeks he drops a nugget of knowledge focusing on Ableton, production and expert techniques. This week, we’re looking at hooking up your DAWs inside the box. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to keep up to date with our Ableton tutorials. So let’s put an end
Freddy, Feb 20, 2014 Freddy Frogs is our in-house Ableton expert and tutor at Point Blank. Every two weeks he gives us an unmissable slice of Ableton Live knowledge in his Tech Tips series and this week it’s all about arpeggios.
Danny J Lewis, Feb 08, 2014 In the 90s, ex-DMC Champion CJ Mackintosh was one of the biggest names on both the DJ and remix circuit. Whilst in his residency at Ministry of Sound between 1994 and 1996, he was behind some of the
Danny J Lewis, Jan 26, 2014 Remixing is the process of taking an existing song or track and putting your own unique spin on it. There are no rules on how to remix a song, some people simply put extra beats and synths on top, some people create an entirely new backing from scratch, whilst others might just reduce the original elements to something totally unrecognisable.
Declan McGlynn, Jan 20, 2014 Whether it’s through owning Ableton 9′s flagship Suite, surfing its forums or following Point Blank’s free plugin series, you’re probably well aware of the power
Freddy, Jan 19, 2014 So you want to become an Ableton ninja? Well here are a few moves you will need to master. Velocity Crescendo To draw the perfect crescendo in your MIDI clips, select your pointer tool (not the pen) and in the
Rob Cowan, Dec 27, 2013 There are many things to recommend about taking songwriting seriously as a career move in the wider music industry. Firstly, the person who writes the song earns the most amount of money from the use
Declan McGlynn, Dec 16, 2013 When performing with Live, I sometimes wish I had another pair of hands! I wish I could reset all the dials and faders I tweaked at once to drop the next tune just how I want it to be. Well, this is what
Rob Cowan, Dec 12, 2013 A song a day – for life? Every book you’ll read about writing will tell you the same thing, whether it’s writing songs, screenplays for movies or features for magazines; write something
Rob Cowan, Dec 05, 2013 The track sounds great, the singer has been rehearsing; everyone’s ready to go. So what now? There are as many different approaches to recording lead vocals as there are vocalists and producers,