Zion Foster Shares the Secrets Behind His Vocals on the R&B Track ‘POWER’

We were joined by the London-based R&B sensation, Zion Foster, to explore the magic behind his Afrobeat anthem ‘POWER’ and talk about how he makes his vocals sound so polished and professional from his bedroom studio. ‘POWER’ is taken from the artist’s new album, Welcome to the Lion’s Den, and is an ultra-smooth Afrobeat cut that’s packed with soulful […]

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PB Recommends #68 (Evian Christ, Hudson Mohawke & More)

Welcome back to our PB Recommends series, where we share a selection of hand-picked earworms that we can’t get enough of. This month’s edition of the playlist features a diverse blend of tracks, including some club-ready cuts from Aluna, Murlo and Vivienne Chi x Harry Shadow, shimmering melodic sounds from Hudson Mohawke, Zora Jones and A.G. Cook and […]

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Track Breakdown: See How DONKONG Made the Epic Serum Lead from ‘Gone’

We’re back with another Track Breakdown, this time with the German DJ production outfit, DONKONG. For this tutorial, the duo shows exactly how they made that epic chord synth from the drop of their track, ‘Gone’ with Karol Tip. DONKONG are championed for their forward-thinking sound and consistent quality. The duo have become an anchor point of the […]

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Funk Cartel Join Forces with SOULKEMIST for ‘Dreams’ Remix on PB Recordings

PB students and DJ/producer duo, Funk Cartel, joined forces with SOULKEMIST to remix Point Blank Recordings’ latest single releases, ‘Dreams’. The original, which was released just over a month ago and has already racked up over 200,000 streams globally, came to fruition when Ferocious Talent’s Vivienne Chi and Harry Shadow hit the studio together. The […]

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7 Best Studio Monitors for Under £500

When setting up your home studio, one of the staple pieces (or should we say two) is a pair of decent monitors. There are a wealth of exceptional models on the market but, if you are not looking to break the bank, there are a range of studio monitors which out-perform their price tags. Below, check […]

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Watch Vivienne Chi & Harry Shadow Perform Their New PBR Single ‘Dreams’

Point Blank Recordings returned last month with a brand new single, ‘Dreams’, from Vivienne Chi and Harry Shadow. Now, the pair have teamed up once again to deliver an intimate live reimagining of the track in Point Blank’s Studio One. This dream collaboration came to fruition when Ferocious Talent’s Vivienne Chi and up and coming […]

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Point Blank Spotlight: What’s New from Staff, Students & Alumni

The reason why Point Blank offers the best in music education is down to the fact that our staff, team members, lecturers and instructors are active in the music industry. To celebrate the accomplishments of our PB team here’s a monthly update on what we’ve been up to. Expect music news, playlists, student releases and […]

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How to Sync Ableton Live with Modular Synths Using MIDI to CV Conversion

Being creative with your DJ sets is a great way to stand out from the crowd and become more immersed in your performances. That’s why, for this video, we caught up with Point Blank Los Angeles instructor MECHA to showcase some creative ways you can incorporate MIDI and modular into your Ableton Live sets using […]

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How It Works: Point Blank Online Masterclasses with Zoom

Point Blank is renowned for the state-of-the-art online learning experience we deliver to our students. We have spent the last few months fully equipping our expert lecturers with the capabilities to seamlessly teach online, whether it be masterclasses, 1-2-1 sessions, career advice, mentoring, track feedback sessions and more. Having incorporated Zoom into our teaching experience, […]

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3 DJ Mixes You Need to Hear This Month: August (Sim Hutchins, Shy One & Nammy Wams)

Welcome to our roundup of mixes you need to hear this month, where we spotlight some of the best that electronic music has to offer in the form of forward-thinking track selections, pure club annihilation and new unreleased cuts from our favourite artists. If you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of DJing and […]

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