December 31, 2018  

Top 3 Music Production Tutorials

This year at Point Blank HQ we’ve been busy creating a variety of music production tutorials to cater to your needs. We’ve covered Ableton Live, Logic Pro, GarageBand and more making sure we explore all the tools available to producers at either beginner or advanced levels. Below find out how one of our favorite artists makes their epic tracks, how you can build a beat in GarageBand

As well as our intense courses in Ableton Live and Logic Pro, we also upload regular tutorials to our YouTube channel. If you want to learn how these things work, be it in LondonLos AngelesIbizaMumbai or online check out our courses and see which one suits you best.

Gammer ‘Out With The Old’ Track Breakdown

In this tutorial, Monstercat’s Gammer shows us the secrets behind his epic track, ‘Out With The Old’. During the video, he pulls back the curtain on some of his favourite EQ plugins, how he creates his tension-filled buildups and then finally how he produces his track’s massive payoff.

Garageband Tutorial: How to Make a Basic Track

Although we focus heavily on Ableton and Logic at Point Blank, we try to cater to all aspects of music production. This is why, this year, we decided to give those of you who aren’t using either Ableton or Logic a tutorial in something slightly more accessible. In this GarageBand tutorial one of our composition and mixing instructors, John Davies, takes you through the basics of how to build a track.

Watch a Tutorial on How to Use Sidechain Compression in Ableton Live 10

Ever wondered how producers create that ducking effect in their track mixes? Well, above you can learn how. It’s called sidechain compression and is considered one of the most important aspects of creating dance music. The technique allows you to let the kick drum, or whatever element you desire, punch through the mix creating space for a clean result.

If you’re feeling inspired by these tutorial videos, why not check out our Intro to Music Production course where you can get to grips with Ableton Live 10 and Logic Pro X? If you’ve mastered the basics already but want to brush up on your skills you should definitely consider enroling on one of our highly-acclaimed Music Production & Sound Engineering Degrees. Production not your thing? We offer a range of different courses and degrees including DJ Courses, Singing & Songwriting Courses, Radio Courses, Music Industry Courses and more. Take your pick!

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When you register with Point Blank, you access an array of free sounds, plugins, online course samples, access to our social network Plugged In and much more! Simply register below and visit our Free Stuff page to get your hands on a range of exclusive music-making tools and tutorials provided by the team. Fill your boots!

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