The New Normal: Music Making and Online Learning

Point Blank Music School has a long history of providing high-quality online Music Production, DJ and Music Industry courses. We pride ourselves on delivering the best online learning student experience available and constantly innovating to enhance our courses in terms of content, technology and the exclusive features we offer online students. With the global pandemic […]

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3 DJ Mixes You Need to Hear This Month: June (Hooversound, Yazzus & SAMA)

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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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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Introducing Point Blank’s New Online DJ Course: Essential DJ Skills – Sign Up Now!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve just added a brand new 3-month programme to our roster of online courses: Essential DJ Skills. This new online programme gives students a solid foundation across a range of DJ skills and equips you with the necessary music theory you will need to perform great mixes. Essential DJ Skills (Online) will help you […]

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3 DJ Mixes You Need to Hear This Month: May (Jaymie Silk, Ghost Phone & More)

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. In this month’s instalment, we celebrate Night Slugs’ residency for Crack Magazine […]

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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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7 Best DJ Apps for Mixing On The Go

At Point Blank, one of the many things we specialise in is DJing and we love to help those eager to try their hand at mixing, scratching and blending to find the best tools for the job. Over the last decade, there has been an uplift in the number of tools and techniques DJs can use to […]

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How to Set Up Your Live Stream: A Step by Step Guide w/ DJ Ravine

Whilst public spaces have been closed, events have been cancelled and social distancing has been enforced, many DJs and producers are taking to streaming to continue to provide their fans with the music they love. Being able to set up your stream is a great asset to your DJ/production tool kit and means that you’ll be […]

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Student Spotlight: Alexandra Badoi (Armada Music, Black Hole Recordings)

Here at Point Blank, we pride ourselves on the success of our students. We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to success stories and that’s why we publish a monthly Student Success feature. For this instalment, we are shining a spotlight on a certain Point Blank alumni you may be familiar with. Alexandra Badoi is a […]

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T.Williams, Fracture, Bridgette Amofah and More Join Point Blank’s Team of Lecturers

We’re excited to announce that a highly experienced selection of new lecturers will be joining the Point Blank team, including the one and only T.Williams, Rudimental vocalist Bridgette Amofah, Astrophonica label head and drum n bass boss, Fracture and more. Our latest new additions mean that we now have a grand total of 2 Grammy-Award winners, 3 […]

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