Each week, the Point Blank events calendar is packed with inspiring masterclasses, thought-provoking perspectives, techy talks and more. These events are delivered by cutting edge artists, music industry professionals, renowned tastemakers and others and are live-streamed straight to your desktop – so you’ll be able to stay inspired, learn new techniques and gain insights weekly. You can head here to see our full roster of upcoming industry events.
Follow on below to see what’s on in the world of Point Blank events.
On 20th October at 19:30 BST, Point Blank will join Pablo De Linares for an insightful workshop focussing on Achieving Your Ultimate Career Goals.
Having graced some of Europe and the UK’s most renowned clubs and events, sharing bills with Calvin Harris, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Hardwell and more, Pablo Linares has established a booming career in the electronic music scene. Eliciting the attention of admirers far and wide, this success ultimately led him to the Chapter 47 project.
From Pacha and live-streamed radio sessions to over 20 major events at London’s infamous Ministry of Sound and EGG, the path has been paved firm with a sense of electric energy from the Malaga-born DJ and producer. Adorning high-end nights like Roger Sanchez’s Release Yourself, Toolroom Knights, and the 100% Pure Label Night, Pablo has played alongside some of the world’s pioneers like Tube & Berger, Prok & Fitch, Jay Lumen and more. Having proved his mettle in shows across Europe from Ibiza to headline spots in Ukraine, the Chapter 47 immersive and emotive sound is now pinning itself on the map.
Pablo also started working in Deep Delay Management in 2020 as the Global A&R/Artist Development/Music Strategy Director. This role has helped him open a lot of doors and work with the top people in the industry. In 2021, Deep Delay made the decision to open new offices around the globe and Pablo will be named Owner/Managing Director for the London-based UK office.
As an old student of Point Blank, having done two courses, Pablo wants to stay connected with the school and offers the opportunity for students to get in touch with him and ask for advice.
Roland Cloud is an evolving cloud-based music-making platform. Explore the rich sonic history of Roland through legendary analog synthesizers, iconic rhythm machines, famously sampled tones, and modern patch collections right in your favorite DAW.
In this unique masterclass, join electronic dub maestro David Harrow as he teaches the history and influence of Roland and provides an extensive tutorial of Roland Cloud Manager, including a showcase of many legendary virtual instruments. Finally, enjoy a detailed walkthrough on composing a track with Roland Cloud sounds in Ableton Live.
David Harrow is an innovative, experimental, and prolific record producer, DJ, remixer, and multimedia artist whose career took off in the London performance art scene in the ‘80s. His incredible adventures include work with Lee Scratch Perry, Psychic TV, Anne Clark, ONU Sound System, Andy Weatherall, Billy Ray Martin, and countless other albums and live projects.
DJ Shorty is one of the resident DJs at ChipShop, with a long history of party rocking and radio broadcasting. He also hosts the weekly ChipShop show on ChuckD’s Rapstation365 showcasing UK hip-hop. His radio career started with pirate radio on ForceFM, moving on to DejaVuFM as well as working with KaneFM, BBC6, 1Xtra and others.
This workshop will be an introduction to the world of turntablism and advanced DJing. Whether you have experience or are a first-timer, we will help you level up. DJ Shorty will not only teach you new techniques but how to make the most of your equipment. Whether you use traditional vinyl, CDJs or controllers, we start with basic patterns before moving up to more complicated combos. If you want to up your DJ game, this is the way.
More specifically, you can now get 25% off when studying one of our Online Diplomas using the code DIP25 and 10% off any of our Los Angeles-based courses using the code LA10, saving you hundreds while providing you with the skills to kickstart your music career. Take advantage of this offer today before it ends (31st October).
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