Round-ups

5 Biggest January Sales for Producers: 2022

With the Christmas and New Year festivities over and resolutions for 2022 on the horizon, we’ve decided to provide a producer pick-me-up by sharing some of the best January sales for producers and musicians alike. Below, find a list of helpful tools which are bound to enhance your creativity, techniques, workflow and more. If you’re […]

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Top 3 Deconstructions: 2021

Our Point Blank Deconstructions have become one of the many reasons those thirsty for Music Production & Sound Engineering knowledge regularly visit our site and keep coming back time and time again. For those of you who may not be familiar with what one of our deconstructions entails, it’s where Ski Oakenfull, our Head of Education and Development, […]

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7 Essential Point Blank Masterclasses: Black History Month 2021

This year, we’re celebrating Black History Month 2021 by spotlighting some of our favourite Point Blank masterclasses, panels and tutorials with black artists. Over the years, Point Blank has been honoured to host the likes of numerous well-respected black producers, DJs, songwriters and managers to discuss all things culture, background, influences and creativity. Tune in […]

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5 Artists Who Produce Their Own Music

When it comes to finding success in the music industry, being a multi-disciplinary artist can increase your chances of accomplishing your goals, speeding up your workflow and becoming an all-around, self-sufficient creative. There are a number of renowned artists who fall into this category, many of whom started as bedroom producers and have gone on to top the charts worldwide […]

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Track of the Week: Disclosure – ‘Observer Effect’

For this week’s Track of the Week, we’re spotlighting Disclosure’s new track, ‘Observer Effect’. Each week we will be sharing a track, album or mix which deserves your attention. Tune in below. ‘Observer Effect’ sees the duo return to their roots, delivering a stripped back tech house heater. The new track is taken from a forthcoming mix […]

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Top 5 Music Production Tips with Beat Scene Legend Sweatson Klank

While there is an infinite amount of production tips out there, these 5 tips from LA beat scene pioneer Sweatson Klank, aka Tom Wilson, are helpful for both beginners and seasoned producers alike. Tom Wilson has a wealth of experience in the music industry, having worked on composing music for apps, video games, commercials, television […]

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Track of the Week – Gemma Dunleavy – ‘Up De Flats (Sharda Remix)’

For this week’s Track of the Week, we’re spotlighting Sharda’s new remix, of Gemma Dunleavy’s track, ‘Up De Flats’. Each week we will be sharing a track, album or mix which deserves your attention. Tune in below. Sharda’s remix of ‘Up De Flats’ sees the producer spin Gemma Dunleavy’s original track, which was released last […]

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6 Reasons Ableton Push Is Better in Chromatic Mode

Ableton Push changed the way a lot of us make music. It’s a sequencer, performance hub, keyboard and drum machine all in one. Having an “in key” mode to play chords, melodies and basslines takes the pressure off of possibly playing a wrong note but what happens when you’re writing with someone who plays piano or […]

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Top 10 Music Industry Mindset Tips Vol. 2 with Marko DeSantis (Sugarcult)

Ever wanted to know what type of mindset it takes to survive and thrive in the modern music industry? Point Blank LA’s lead music business instructor, Marko DeSantis, has composed 10 more great tips for achieving success in this ever-changing industry. If you haven’t checked out the first installment of tips, make sure to read […]

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3 DJ Mixes You Need to Hear This Month: August (Miss Jay, Manni Dee & Big Dope P)

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. PM Radio – NTS – Endgame & Miss Jay (18.08.21) Miss Jay […]

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