July 28, 2016  

Point Blank hosts Native Instruments Meetup in London

Point Blank is excited to announce that the second Native Instruments Meetup event will be taking place right here in our brand new Orsman Road music complex on Sunday, 31st July.

Following the inaugural event held earlier this year at Red Bull Studios in London, Point Blank is the only school so far to host the event where the ever-growing community of NI users are invited to share knowledge, exchange ideas and learn about all things music production. And with our Orsman Road facility boasting studios with KK Keyboards, Komplete 10 and Maschine on every station, we’re well equipped to cater for the range of workshops and creative sessions due to take place.

Point Blank 2016 - 1866Our Orsman Road facility is kitted out with state-of-the-art NI gear including Komplete Kontrol Keyboards, Komplete 10 and Maschine

Alongside providing a unique learning environment and state-of-the-art kit, we will also be bringing the enviable experience and expertise of Point Blank’s instructors. Instructor and Ninja Tune-signed artist Ben Mallot, who specialises in NI’s Rounds and Blocks, and David Clarke, a Traktor expert, will be leading a number of the sessions covering music production, DJing and sound design using NI’s range of market-leading products. They’ll be on hand to demonstrate the potential of these powerful tools for music-making, offering expert insight and tips along the way. Other sessions include Artist Masterclasses and collaborative workshops in which small groups will create a brand new track from scratch. Orsman Road’s focal point The Hub will act as place where attendees can network, collaborate and review the music created over the course of the day.

PB The Hub 760xThe Hub will be the centre of proceedings, offering a place to network, collaborate and exchange ideas

Point Blank students were given an early opportunity to get involved and this event is already fully booked. If you have already booked your space, you can find out the full itinerary and programme over on the Eventbrite page. If you haven’t got a ticket this time don’t worry, this is an ongoing partnership with future Meetups held regularly on a bi-monthly basis. If you can’t wait and still want to check out our amazing space – and the kit we have in it – you can book a tour by using the contact form here or calling 020 7729 4884.

At our London facility, you can learn all aspects of music making, from mixing and mastering to composition, DJing and even the business side of the industry. With state-of-the-art facilities including Ableton Push 2, Maschine Studio, Komplete Kontrol keyboards, SSL Duality Delta and Audient 48-channel consoles and the latest Pioneer DJ equipment, it’s unrivalled for both kit and quality. Our BA (Hons) Music Production & Sound Engineering degree covers all this and more – find out more about it here.

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