We’re back with another PBLA Open House event at our gorgeous location at Mack Sennett Studios in LA. Point Blank Los Angeles will be open to the public on the evening of Thursday, 14 March from 7pm at Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Avenue, LA, giving anyone curious about our LA school the chance to get the answers they need right from the mouths of those who teach them. For this one we’ve enlisted PBLA expert instructor Sweatson Klank for a special masterclass in beat-making and creative production, teaching how to build out tracks quickly and easily in Ableton Live. Also, take a tour of our home in the famous hundred-year-old studios and get a look at the state-of-the-art equipment we exclusively use. To save your place, head over to Eventbrite and click attending.
7 pm: Arrival at Point Blank
7:30 pm: Introduction of Point Blank by Course Advisor Hart Thorson
7:40 pm: Creative Beat-Making Session in Ableton Live with Sweatson Klank
8:25 pm: Q&A w/ Course Advisor Hart Thorson about Point Blank Courses/Giveaway
Tom Wilson has a wealth of experience in the music industry, having worked on composing music for apps, video games, commercials, television and film and working with brands such as Nike, Puma, Reebok, Novation, Ableton, Native Instruments and more. As Sweatson Klank, he has shared the stage with some incredibly talented musicians, like Mos Def, Just Blaze, Kode 9, Little Dragon and Flying Lotus to name a few and has been called upon as a Music Supervisor, Curator & DJ for some of the leading brands in Entertainment, Film, Fashion and Lifestyle. An LA legend in his own right, Sweatson Klank has releases and remixes on labels like Sony, Warp and Friends of Friends with his sound being championed by Gilles Peterson, Benji B and Mary Anne Hobbs, as well as being a regular feature in the festival scene having played at Coachella, Sonar, Low-End Theory and more. His long-awaited LP ‘Fine Lines’ dropped via Friends of Friends last year. It’s sublime and even features a collaboration with Point Blank graduate Anna Calvo.
Thinking of joining us at PBLA? We offer more introductory courses in production and DJing, plus more advanced courses in audio mastering and the art of mixing. For more information, contact a course advisor or, if you’re in the USA, give us a call on 323 282 7660. If you’re calling internationally, use the number +44 20 7729 4884.
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