One of the many reasons Point Blank is so popular amongst aspiring DJs and Music Producers is the industry opportunities we offer to our students. Last month, we teamed up with the Cambridgeshire-based electronic music festival Hifields to offer one of our students the opportunity to play alongside some of the biggest names in UK dance music including […]
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We’re excited to share the new edition in our Magnetic Mag Mix series. Our latest offering was mixed by Aussie-born Music Production and DJ Diploma student, Alice Miller. Her hour-long mix fuses an eclectic blend of wonky techno tracks and deep house cuts with some breaks thrown in for good measure. Remember, if you want to get direct access to guest mix slots from […]
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For this video, we caught up with DJ, Producer and performer, GRiZ, to talk about how he performs live with instruments during his DJ sets, how he processes his live sounds and he also gives some useful tips on the best ways for you to Jam along to your beats. If you’d like to learn […]
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In our previous post, How to Structure a Song: Part 1, we looked at the different types of building blocks featured in many classic tunes heard on the radio or in a club. This time around we’re going to take a look at the practicalities of putting those building blocks together to create a tune. If […]
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We are excited to announce that we have partnered with industry-leading speaker manufacturers ADAM Audio making us one of only three schools in the country to form this exclusive relationship. The new partnership with ADAM Audio adds to our existing roster of industry connections with the likes of Native Instruments, Pioneer DJ and more and will see students of Point […]
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Arguably one of the most diverse sectors in the world, the music industry is host to a wealth of artists and contributors from all walks of life. This month, on 31st July, Point Blank Music School will be hosting a special open-to-the-public event to celebrate some of the exceptionally talented LGBTQ+ members of the dance music scene. During the event, […]
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On Saturday 20 July we will be hosting another open day at our studio facility at 26 Orsman Road, London, N1 5QJ. This will give you the chance to learn more about our Higher Education music production, sound engineering, DJ and music industry courses as well as have a look around our state-of-the-art studios and facilities. On the day, Ski Oakenfull, […]
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Structure is a way of describing how something is put together. Everything has structure, from a tree: roots, trunk branches, leaves, to a house: foundations, walls, roof. Every romantic Hollywood movie you’ve seen follows a structure: boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl again. In films, this is known as rising action, climax […]
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Last week, Point Blank China opened its doors for the first time to welcome in a number of budding producers and DJs looking to kick-start their career in electronic music. Our summer school, which is the course our students are currently studying, serves as a taster to those passionate about music production and DJing before our more in-depth […]
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Back in February, we hosted a special event for International Women’s Day which featured a wealth of exceptionally talented female and female-identified guests who presented the groundbreaking projects they’re working on. We regularly host events much like this one which let the public and PB students network, learn and experience cutting-edge production techniques. Many of these are […]
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