Category Archives: Tutorials
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Declan McGlynn, Mar 10, 2014 Maschine is a powerful tool as a standalone unit, but once it’s running inside your DAW and can take advantage of the extra features, it becomes extremely flexible. In our new tutorial series,
Declan McGlynn, Mar 09, 2014 If you’re a regular on the Point Blank networks, you’ll already know all about our London Electronic Arts Festival Masterclass series, where we took some of the biggest names in electronic music to Hoxton Square and grilled them on their production techniques, studio setup and creative inspirations in front of a captivated live audience.
Declan McGlynn, Mar 07, 2014 This Friday we’ve got a special not-so-Live masterclass with one of techno’s most saught-after talents. His productions and remixes have seen him reach the top of both the techno
Declan McGlynn, Mar 02, 2014 Pedalboards are often associated with guitars and guitarists, but effects pedals are incredibly affective at quickly designing interesting and creative sounds in your mix. Logic introduced the Pedalboard in version 9 and its array of distortions, modulators, reverbs and tools can quickly get a boring synth sound or vocal sounding incredibly
Declan McGlynn, Feb 25, 2014 Logic Pro X brought a whole host of features to Apple’s flagship DAW, including Track Stacks, MIDI effects and a brand new instrument: Retro Synth. The plug looks at all things retro, covering three types of synthesis across three familiar interfaces. As part of our Logic Pro 2: Advanced Production course, tutor Ski Oakenfull takes a look
Declan McGlynn, Feb 18, 2014 When it comes to production, many of us work alone, spending countless hours tweaking and testing and tweaking again with only our ears and our neighbour’s to judge good from bad. A lot of
Declan McGlynn, Feb 10, 2014 Our sample courses have been a popular part of Point Blank Online for years, giving you a free insight into what it’s like to take a Point Blank course. With courses being created and updated all the time, and with our YouTube audience now over 110,000 keen music-makers, we thought it was time to give them a look into how
Jan 28, 2014 At this year’s ADE, Point Blank were a busy bunch taking part in panels, tutorials and running around Amsterdam’s cobbled streets to hang out with our music industry friends. One of the tutorials we
Declan McGlynn, Jan 22, 2014 We took our world-famous Deconstruction series on the road in 2013, breaking down tracks for up-and-coming producers, keen beginners and anyone who’s interested in the art of production.
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
Declan McGlynn, Jan 16, 2014 Max for Live is a very powerful piece of software for building your own synths, effects and tools for Ableton Live. But its complexity can be a turn-off for all but the most dedicated users (or those