First Look: Here’s What Happened at Point Blank’s International Women’s Day Event

Back in March, we opened our doors to the public to host a special free event celebrating International Women’s Day. The IWD event featured a variety of exceptional female-identified guests and proved as an eye-opening experience for all in attendance. During the event, we were joined by an array of artists: multitalented beatboxer and singer Grace Savage, who […]

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7 Essential Sites to Download High-Quality Free Samples

Using loops and sampled sounds in your beats is a great way to inspire creativity during your production process, as well as fill space and add placeholders in your tracks. Finding high-quality free samples can sometimes be difficult, especially if you’re new to the world of production and aren’t aware of the hot spots to grab yourself some […]

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Read L.A. Club Queen Kim Anh’s PBLA Journal – Pt. 2: Music Theory & Composition

L.A. club queen Kim Anh strives to create diversity in L.A.’s underground nightlife by supporting underrepresented communities in music. She’s a DJ, producer and creative with an endless passion for music and a focus on pushing club culture forward. She’s been hosting parties in Hollywood since 2008, kicking off with her night, Booby Trap! (which […]

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Read L.A. Club Queen Kim Anh’s PBLA Journal – Pt. 2: Music Theory & Composition

L.A. club queen Kim Anh strives to create diversity in L.A.’s underground nightlife by supporting underrepresented communities in music. She’s a DJ, producer and creative with an endless passion for music and a focus on pushing club culture forward. She’s been hosting parties in Hollywood since 2008, kicking off with her night, Booby Trap! (which […]

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Top 3 Ableton Tutorials

This year has been pretty special in terms of Ableton tutorials. Amongst our extensive deconstructions and beat-building masterclasses in a variety of DAWs, we’ve had a heavy focus on Ableton Live 10.  We traveled to ADE and saw how techno legend, Tom Hades, creates his kinetic dancefloor shakers, Monstercat’s Gammer schooled us on how he made […]

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Xmas Gift: Download a Huge Sample Pack from Point Blank and Producerloops for Free!

As music producers, we all love a good sample pack. That’s why we’re happy to announce that we’ve teamed up with Producer Loops to offer you guys a massive Christmas giveaway. The giveaway in question includes a hefty pack of samples and loops for you to use to your heart’s content. We’ve got one-shots of kicks, claps, […]

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Top 3 Moments of PB in 2018

This year has been jam-packed with announcements, events and exciting news from the Point Blank universe but there are some moments that we were particularly proud to share with you. 2018 saw us announce new courses, hosted some amazing panels and even shared our plans to open a brand new school. Although it’s been tough to […]

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Student Success November 2018: Decimal 5, Anii & Alex Glass

Welcome back to another edition of Point Blank Student Success. This month we spoke to the classically trained music producer Decimal 5 about translating his previously learned skills into electronic music production, Poland-native Ańii about how she hooked up with Kompakt for her debut EP release and Alexander Glass about his recognition from BBC introducing and […]

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Learn How to Make Techno From Scratch With Our Tom Hades Masterclass

Last month we made our way to Amsterdam to visit the country’s legendary ADE gathering. Whilst we were there we caught up with the integral DJ, music producer and techno legend, Tom Hades, for an exclusive masterclass in the art of techno production. During our latest masterclass, Hades focuses on the importance of experimentation. Starting […]

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9 Knockout Black Friday Deals for Music Producers

Black Friday is finally upon us; the day where hordes of promotional deals flood into your email account, as money seems to miraculously disappear from your bank account. Aligned to pay day for the majority, Black Friday is always a great time for kitting out your studio and some of the deals this year are pretty incredible. Here at […]

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