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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5 Greatest Moments in Sound Design

If you’re a music producer, developing strong techniques for sound design is hands-down the best way to manufacture the tones and timbres you hear in your head. For pioneering sound designers like Brian Eno and Aphex Twin as well as modern masters like Diplo, Amon Tobin, and Skrillex, inventive sound design is the difference between […]

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5 Greatest Mastering Engineers of All Time

Audio mastering is one of the dark arts – equal parts critical listening, esoteric sound science, and magic touches made with high-end equipment and software. But what exactly makes for a great master recording? Point Blank Los Angeles caught up with our resident mastering instructor Paris Minzer (of Frogtown Sound) to see who his top […]

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We’re ready for Logic Pro X 10.5. Are You?

Logic Pro X 10.5 is finally here and we have revamped our Complete Logic Pro and Music Production (Logic) courses (25% off before Monday) to ensure that we’re Pro X 10.5 ready. Risa T, Point Blank Course Content Developer and artist, recently took a look at the latest Logic update to explore its new and exciting […]

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Deconstruction: Tones And I – ‘Dance Monkey’

We’re back with another deconstruction, this time with our very own Course Content Developer Risa T stepping in to break down Tones And I’s giant hit, ‘Dance Monkey’. If you’re new here and not familiar with what a deconstruction entails, it’s where we take a well-known track, break it down to its core elements and recreate it […]

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Masterclass: Techno Production Tips with GNTN at ADE 2019

Whilst at ADE last year, we joined the techno duo GNTN for an exclusive masterclass packed with techno tips. Specifically, the duo demonstrates creative ways you can slice audio to MIDI in Ableton Live and make your own shakers, hi-hats and FX using organic sounds, vocal samples and more. If you’d like to learn more about chopping, slicing […]

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Masterclass: Tom Hades Answers Techno’s Biggest Questions at ADE

Last year, we made our way to the Amsterdam Dance Event where we hooked up with one of our favourite techno producers, Tom Hades, to film an exclusive masterclass. This masterclass was hosted by the techno platform 50:HERTZ and sees the Belgium-based producer take a much more fluid and direct approach to sharing his wisdom. He led a Q&A style show and […]

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25% Off Online & LA Courses + Attend our Open Days

Follow your passion and develop the practical skills and technical knowledge you need to make great music and develop a career in the music industry with Point Blank Music School. We’re currently offering some of the biggest discounts in the history of Point Blank. Get 25% off selected Online and LA courses using the codes ONLINE25 and LA25. […]

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Show Us Your Studio to Get Featured on Our Instagram and Facebook

Ah yes, the studio – the place where we feel safe, motivated and, best of all, creative. Whilst we are all taking time out (or in, should we say) from our busy lives, it’s no doubt we are finding more time to spend in our home-made music-making sanctuaries, working on our passion projects and freelance opportunities. At […]

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