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How to Remix Part 3: How To Manage Bit Depth

Rob Cowan, Apr 30, 2014  One of the most important things at the beginning of a remix project is to establish the Bit Depth of the parts supplied to you. If you don’t know what you are doing with respect to Bit Depth you may well end up sending something to the label that is sonically sub-standard. Working out the Bit Depth is relatively straight    
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Point Blank Monthly Round-up: March 2014

Declan McGlynn, Apr 03, 2014  March is behind us and we’re feeling foolish as we look back on another busy and bustling month at Point Blank. This month was all about new music-making toys starting with a Friday Forum Live special looking at Roland’s AIRA range and ending with an exclusive series of tutorial videos on Native Instruments’ new Molekular effects
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Logic Pro 1: Production – Vocal Comping

Declan McGlynn, Apr 02, 2014  Vocal comping is a powerful feature that allows multiple vocal takes to edited to a single track by highlighting the best moments of each take. What was once a laborious process has been hugely simplified by digital audio workstations, and even more so by Logic Pro X’s latest features. In this video taken from our Logic Pro 1: Production sample
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Maschine & Logic Pro X Part 3: Automating Maschine

Declan McGlynn, Mar 26, 2014  Maschine is a powerful music-making tool in its own right, but when used within a DAW it can add a huge amount of flexibility to your mixes. However, it’s not always clear how Native Instrument’s
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MAKJ – Encore Track Masterclass: Logic Pro

Declan McGlynn, Mar 14, 2014  Starting out as a DJ, via professional race car driver, MAKJ has become one of the fastest rising producers in EDM. At only 23, he’s already played at some of the world’s biggest festivals and clubs including Ultra, TomorrowWorld and even landed a residency at Las Vegas club XS. Having hit the Beatport top spot with Countdown, a collaboration
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Maschine & Logic Part 1: Routing Multiple Outputs

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,
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Friday Forum: Jon Rundell Track Masterclass

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 and main Beatport charts, while his DJ sets have seen him play some of the biggest clubs and festivals all over the world. As a DJ he was asked to close   
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Using the Pedalboard in Logic Pro X

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
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Exploring Retro Synth in Logic Pro X

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
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Deconstruction: Ben Pearce – What I Might Do (Logic Pro X)

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
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Deconstruction: Disclosure feat. Eliza Doolittle – You and Me (Logic Pro X)

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.
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