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See the New PBLA Facilities in Our State-of-the-Art Studio Tour

One of the many reasons Point Blank Music School is the number one place to study music production, DJing, Singing and more is that our studios are stocked with the latest and greatest in state-of-the-art equipment. Like all of our institutions, including London, China, Ibiza and more, our Los Angeles school is regularly updated with the industry’s leading tech from our wealth of partnerships with the likes of Pioneer DJ, Native Instruments, ADAM Audio and lots more.

That’s why we are excited to announce that we’ve just finished refurbishing our PBLA studios and thought we’d give you the lowdown on exactly what we’ve installed. If you’re interested in getting a better look at our LA facilities why not join us on December 4th at our Open House event where you’ll be able to take a studio tour, not to mention sit in for a free Ableton Live masterclass. Find out more information and get free tickets for the event here. Follow on below to see our LA studio’s and get find out what each studio comes equipped with.

Room 1 – Music Production Main Classroom:

Our main music production studio is where the majority of our larger production classes take place. From DAWs to hardware, each student has their own workstation loaded which everything they’ll need to create the music they’re passionate about. If you’d like to learn to make music from our industry professional instructors we offer a variety of courses including the Music Production & Sound Design Master DiplomaMusic Production & Sound Design DiplomaMixing & Mastering AwardMusic Production & Composition Award and others.

Class in Session with PBLA Instructor, Sweatson Klank

PBLA Student in Room 1

PBLA Students in Room 1

  • iMacs
  • NI S49’s
  • Ableton Push 2’s
  • NI Maschines
  • UAD Apollo Duo
  • ADAM Audio A77x’s
  • AIAIA Headphones
  • Midas F32
  • Apple TV
  • Zaor Vision O Desk
  • Custom GIK Acoustic Panels

Main Studio:

Our main studio/project room is a fantastic space to work on projects of any magnitude as it features our biggest selection of essential tech and software. This is the area where we host our PBLA singing classes and doubles up as the perfect place for singers and producers to collaborate.

Main Studio Set-Up

Two PBLA Students Collaborating in the Main Studio

Sweatson Klank Lending a Hand in the Main Studio

  • Platform Output Desk
  • ADAM T5V’s
  • ADAM T10S
  • Avantone Mixcubes
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 MK3
  • TC Electronics M350
  • Samson Patchbay
  • DBX 266XS2
  • Lexicon MX200
  • iMac
  • NI S49
  • Ableton Push 2
  • NI Maschine MK3
  • Casio Privia PX160
  • D’Angelico Guitar and Bass
  • Shure SM58’s
  • SeX1 Condenser
  • Apple TV
  • Behringer MS-101
  • AIAIA Headphones
  • Custom Acoustic Panels

DJ Room:

If you’re thinking about enrolling on one of our popular DJ courses, as you can imagine, our DJ room is where you’ll be spending a great deal of your time. As mentioned above we’re sponsored by Pioneer DJ, so whenever they release something new we’re some of the first people to get their hands on it. From beginner to advanced levels at PBLA you can study the DJ/Producer CertificateEssential DJ SkillsWeekend DJ and more. See the full DJ room kit list below.

PBLA’s Pioneer DJ Studio
PBLA DJ Studio Stations
PBLA Students During Practice Hours

  • Pioneer CDJ Nexus 2000’s
  • Pioneer PLX 1000
  • Pioneer DJM 900
  • Pioneer DJM 400
  • Pioneer DJM 350
  • Pioneer XDJ 1000
  • Pioneer XDJ 700
  • Pioneer DDJ RX’s
  • Pioneer HDJ 2000 Headphones
  • Pioneer Remix station 500
  • Pioneer Remix station 1000
  • Bulit 6 and Bulit 8 speakers

Room 2 – Practice Lab:

PBLA’s Room 2 houses a number of student work stations which can be used for lab practice hours as well as to catch up on any work. Like with our other studios this room features a range of iMac’s, Ableton Push’s, NI Maschines and more. See the full lineup of studio tech below.

PBLA Students in the Practice Lab
Room 2’s Student Work Stations
PBLA Student Working on a Project

  • iMac’s
  • NI S49’s
  • Ableton Push’s
  • Scarlett 2i2
  • Pioneer RM07 Monitors
  • Apple TV
  • NI Maschine’s

If you like what you’ve seen in our PBLA studio photo tour be sure to check out our full line of Los Angeles-based courses here. If you’re interested in studying with us but don’t live in LA we have schools in London, China, Ibiza, Mumbai and Online.

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** Editors note: Things have moved on significantly since this article was published 🙂 Please head to our blog homepage for the very latest updates from Point Blank.

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