One of the many reasons to learn the craft of DJing at Point Blank is that you get the chance to have your mixes played exclusively on Pioneer DJ Radio alongside the likes of top artists like Slam, Sante and Eats Everything. We get a real kick out of showcasing our students’ talent and seeing it reach an audience of thousands each week. What’s more, because PDJR also features shows from some of the biggest and best labels out there including Cadenza, Get Physical and Defected, you never know who might be listening.
Point Blank’s brand new DJ Studio in our second London facility is sponsored by Pioneer DJ and features all of the latest top-of-the-range kit – including CDJ2000nxs, DJM2000nxs and the DDJ-SX controller
Last Sunday it was the turn of Columbian-born, London-based J Lupo to step up to the Point Blank residency on Pioneer DJ Radio. A resident at the monthly University of Tropical Sound parties, his own expansive selections demonstrate an ear for the most exciting sounds emerging across Africa, Latin America and beyond. However, it was Point Blank’s Complete DJ Course, which he completed early last year, that he credits with furnishing him with the skills to share this music with the capital’s partygoers: “I completed the three month group DJ course early last year and it took me from being a complete novice to being able to hold myself up at gigs,” he says. “Aside from the basics of beat-matching and how to operate the equipment, the amount of DJ tricks, insight and industry information I took away from the course were invaluable.”
Here he comes correct with a broad range of Latin, African and Caribbean tracks and provides insight into the kind of atmosphere you experience at a University of Tropical Sound event. get to know.
Want to hear more from J Lupo? Check out the University of Tropical Sound Facebook page. If you’re feeling inspired, why not make like J Lupo and join us at Point Blank. You can find out more about our DJ courses in London here, or, alternatively, you can speak to a course advisor or give us a call on 0207 729 4884. If you’re calling from outside of the UK, call +44 20 7729 4884. And remember, If you’re studying with us and want to join J Lupo in getting your DJ mix played on Point Blank’s show on Pioneer DJ Radio, get in touch with Louise at Point Blank.
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