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Top 3 Track Breakdowns: 2020

We were joined by a number of incredible artists this year for a range of exclusive, insightful masterclasses. Whether it was breaking down their tracks, showing us their favourite plugins and workflow tips, or just shadowing them whilst they built a beat, 2020 has undoubtedly been one of our most diverse years for Track Breakdowns. If you’re after an extensive introduction into the world of Music Production & Sound Engineering or DJing, you can check out our full range of courses.

If you’re interested in watching how beats like the below are made, our online courses are jam-packed with this kind of content. Plus, we’re currently offering 25% off our selected online and LA and London practical courses until 31st December using the codes ONLINE25LA25 and LONDON25.

Track Breakdown: Iglooghost Shares the Secrets Behind ‘Teef Chizzel’

During this track breakdown, Iglooghost shares the secrets behind his hyper-trap Aphex Twin-sampling track, ‘Teef Chizzel’. He reveals how he arranges his tracks, how he makes his kicks hit so hard and the effects he uses to create those otherworldly sounds.

DONKONG Future House Lead Serum & Bitwig Tutorial – ‘Gone’ (Out on HELDEEP)

In this tutorial, the German duo DONKONG shows exactly how they made that epic chord synth from the drop of their track, ‘Gone’ with Karol Tip on Bitwig with Serum.

Track Breakdown: Harry Shadow x Vivienne Chi – ‘Dreams’ (Out Now)

Earlier this year our in-house record label, Point Blank Recordings released a stellar new single, ‘Dreams’, from Vivienne Chi and Harry Shadow. For this track breakdown, we joined Harry Shadow, the producer behind the single, to unveil the magic behind the track. ‘Dreams’ is available now.

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 enrolling 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 CoursesSinging & Songwriting CoursesRadio CoursesMusic 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 and much more! Simply register 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!


** 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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