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Top 3 Tutorials: 2020

This year at Point Blank HQ we’ve been busy creating a variety of music-making and performance tutorials to cater to your needs. We’ve covered Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Maschine and more making sure we explore all the tools available to producers at either beginner or advanced levels. Below find out how to set up your production/DJ live stream, how you can apply some of Burial’s iconic techniques to your tracks and sketch out new beats on the fly with Maschine+. 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 AngelesChinaIbizaMumbai or online check out our courses and see which one suits you best.

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.

How to Set Up Your Live Stream for DJs: A Step by Step Guide w/ DJ Ravine

As 2020 saw a surge in online streaming from musicians and DJs, we decided to help our viewers jump in on the action. In this tutorial, the YouTube wonderboy DJ Ravine shows exactly how to set up your live stream, engage with your fan base and grow your online profile.

Producer Analysis: Burial

In this video, Point Blank Course Developer, Chris Martin, analyses the key production features in Burial’s style and shows how you can apply his techniques to create a dark trap beat using off-grid percussion, video game samples and more.

Making A Track with MASCHINE+ with Anna Disclaim

In this tutorial, Anna Lakatos aka Anna Disclaim, Point Blank lecturer, Native Instruments Product Specialist and Ableton Live Certified Trainer, shows how you can sketch out quick track ideas and build beats using NI’s Maschine+. Taking things further, she also demonstrates how you can do all of this using additional music production hardware.

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 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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