DJ Tips: How To Plan Your Mixes Like A Pro

When playing a live DJ set, it’s important to count the bars and phrases in your tracks to ensure your mix sounds as slick as possible. The technique explored in the video below will show you how to plan out your mixes as well as teach you a few tricks to help your blends sound flawless. If you’d like […]

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DJ Tips: Learn How to Sync Without Using Sync

Calling all DJs! Although beatmatching by ear is a fundamental skill we teach here at Point Blank Music School, this tutorial will teach you a hack to get your tracks in sync using the CDJ bpm counters without them drifting at all. This technique is ideal for when you’ve only got a limited time to […]

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Top Producers & DJs Give Their Essential ‘One Tip’ For Emerging Artists

Last month, we made our way to Amsterdam to attend the annual Amsterdam Dance Event 2019. Whilst we were there, we attended a variety of eye-opening panels and parties as well as getting the chance to catch up with some incredible producers and DJs – not to mention some exciting newcomers. During the many musical Q […]

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Essential DJ Tips for Mixing Different Genres & BPM

Listen up DJs – we’re back with more essential tips and tricks to help you tighten up your mixes and add some exciting switch-ups to your track selections. In this video, DJ Ravine and our DJ Module Leader, Ben Bristow, teamed up to share some of their favourite techniques for mixing with different genres and BPMs. These include […]

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See Legendary Artists Give Their Essential One Tip: Ferry Corsten, Roger Sanchez, Kayzo

Last month, we made our way to Miami Music Week to attend the annual Winter Music Conference 2019. Whilst we were there, we attended a variety of eye-opening panels and parties as well as getting the chance to catch up with some legendary producers and DJs – not to mention some exciting newcomers. During the many musical […]

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Watch Pt. 3 of Pioneer DJ & Point Blank’s DJ Basics Tutorial w/ the DDJ-SB3

Last month, we teamed up with Pioneer DJ to create a selection of DJ basics tutorials, using the DDJ-400. Now, we’re back with another selection of tutorial videos, this time focussing on the DDJ-SB3. Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-SB3 controller is a fantastic piece of kit for taking your setup on the road. It features an intuitive layout with […]

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Watch Pt. 2 of Pioneer DJ & Point Blank’s DJ Basics Tutorials w/ the DDJ-400

We’re back with the second instalment of our DJ basics series in partnership with Pioneer DJ. For this series, DJ Ravine unleashed some skills on the Pioneer DDJ-400 controller – a fantastic piece of kit for beginners looking to brush up on their mixing and scratching. The DDJ-400 is packed with features to help you comfortably develop your skills, […]

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Watch Pt. 1 of Pioneer DJ & Point Blank’s DJ Basics Tutorials w/ the DDJ-400

We’ve teamed up with our partners at Pioneer DJ to bring you a brand new tutorial series focussed on the basics of DJing. For this series, DJ Ravine uses the Pioneer DDJ-400 controller – a fantastic piece of kit for beginners looking to brush up on their mixing and scratching. The DDJ-400 is packed with features to help you comfortably […]

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Watch DJ Ravine and Ben Bristow Discuss Five Key Mistakes Made by DJs

While most of us disagree about what exactly we want from a DJ, be it chopped and looped beats, quick mixes that defy genre and convention or long, deep blends that make soup of our brains, one thing we have all experienced is what we don’t want from a DJ. For today’s video, our lead […]

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