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Mixing Dance Music in Logic Pro X Part 2: Synths & FX

Declan McGlynn, Mar 26, 2015  As part of our re-vamped Mixing Dance Music in Logic module from our Logic Pro Diploma, course instructor Paul Crossman has created a brand new series, giving you an insight into what you can learn
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10 Ways to Get Analogue Sound In The Box

Declan McGlynn, Mar 21, 2015  The elusive analogue sound is a result many producers strive for, but achieving a true analogue sound is an expensive pursuit, especially for producers who are used to the luxury of the modern DAW. Endless channels and instances of plugs mean that if we were to go back to a true analogue setup, it’d cost in time, space and of   
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Mixing Dance Music in Logic Pro X Part 1: Bass & Drums

Declan McGlynn, Mar 18, 2015  As part of our re-vamped Mixing Dance Music in Logic module from our Logic Pro diploma, course instructor Paul Crossman has created a brand new series, giving you an insight into what you can learn
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LuvBug: In The Studio With

Declan McGlynn, Mar 14, 2015  LuvBug is a new producer collective featuring Marvin Humes (DJ, producer, remixer) together with producer/remixer/bootlegger The White N3rd (Diplo, Azealia Banks) and Grammy-nominated London producer/songwriter JKAY (Afrojack, Danja). With their debut single Resonance hitting the iTunes top 10, we decided to pay a visit to their London
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Trance & EDM Mix Breakdown w/ Mike Koglin: Part 3 – Arrangement & Mastering

Declan McGlynn, Mar 09, 2015  We recently launched a brand new Trance / EDM module as part of our wider diploma courses. You can take our diploma courses in either Ableton Live or Logic Pro on our online school. We’ve already
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10 Best New Things About Logic Pro X 10.1

Patrick Swift, Feb 26, 2015  For all Logic Pro users, the unveiling of Logic Pro X 10.1 was both an exciting and daunting prospect. Some were skeptical, and weren’t keen on the new look in the latest version of the DAW, but at Point Blank we’re never ones to stand in the way of progress so naturally we’ve got stuck right in with the new    
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Trance & EDM Mix Breakdown w/ Mike Koglin: Part 2 – Bass & FX

Declan McGlynn, Feb 24, 2015  We recently launched a brand new Trance / EDM module as part of our wider diploma courses. You can take our diploma courses in either Ableton Live or Logic Pro on our online school. We’ve already
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, News, Tutorials

Trance & EDM Mix Breakdown w/ Mike Koglin: Part 1 – Drums

Declan McGlynn, Feb 18, 2015  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 Trance legend in his own right, Mike Koglin (Armada
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NI Traktor Kontrol S8 Part 2: Effects and Performance

Declan McGlynn, Jan 27, 2015  As part of our new tutorial series, Point Blank instructor and DJ/producer Liam Jones aka Cera Alba (Hot Creations, MadTech, Moon Harbour) is diving deeper into the new Traktor Kontrol S8. In
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Traktor Kontrol S8 Part 1: Overview

Declan McGlynn, Jan 20, 2015  Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 is the newest flagship controller for the industry-leading DJ software. Sacrificing the more traditional jogwheels in favour of Remix Decks and a touchstrip for ‘pitch-bending’ and skipping through tracks, the S8 initially divided opinion among digital DJs. Priding ourselves on providing
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Introducing: Point Blank Quick Tips!

Declan McGlynn, Jan 13, 2015  In this fast-moving, hash-tagged world, most people only have a few minutes here and there to catch up on the latest tech news and to get their music-making fix. We decided to make it easy for you with a brand new series providing unmissable production and studio tips in quick-fire video format! Our new Quick Tips, hosted by various instructors   
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