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Dubstep Course in Logic Launches Next Week at Point Blank

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Point Blank has announced its Dubstep Course in Logic launches next week.

Award-winning music school Point Blank Online has seen so many students come through its virtual doors wanting to learn how to make Dubstep using Ableton Live that they’ve converted their ground breaking learning program to Apple Logic Pro due to popular demand.

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As Dubstep develops as a genre, so the Point Blank team takes this opportunity to update the course material as well as convert to Logic from Ableton. Now they are covering a broader base of styles designed to help you create ribcage rattlers, chilled grooves, experimental dubs or something edgier. It’s packed with techniques and insights that will satisfy the most raging Dubstep thirst! With 1-2-1 video feedback from a pro producer each week – DVR™ – your tracks will improve quicker than you can say ‘wobble bass’! If you’ve got the groove in you, this class will bring it out.

Co developers for the Dubstep Course are Jonny Miller and Danny Lewis. Jonny is an acclaimed producer, DJ and label manager who has racked up releases on labels including Aquatic Lab, Sidestepper Recordings, K7 and Twisted Funk. Jonny examines a broad range of production techniques from bass heavy dubs through to more techno influenced flavours. Point Blank’s own Danny J keeps the Brosteppers happy with scientific analyses of a range of heavy artillery: out there mental noise techniques and flavours broken down for you logically, step-by-step.

In addition to one-to-one video feedback, tutors also host a weekly live Masterclass where students can discuss that week’s content, raise technical questions and share information. Course materials including video tutorials, project files, audio resources, DVR™ and detailed course notes are available to students for a full year from enrolment.

Courses start monthly from 1st Aug 2011. Class sizes are strictly limited and enrolment is now underway. Course Fee: £355 GBP.

More information: Point Blank Online

Point Blank announces Ableton Live Performance Masterclass: Cut-Up Tricks On The Fly

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Point Blank Online has announced the Ableton Live Performance Masterclass: Cut-Up Tricks On The Fly.

Point Blank Online Ableton Live Performance Masterclass

Following on with our series of Livestream sessions which has so far featured the likes of Ashley Beedle (X-Press 2), Tom Hingley (Inspiral Carpets), and Alex Phountzi (Greenmoney, Bugz in the Attic), On Friday 15th July Point Blank will welcome Ableton expert and international DJ Steve Travell aka Travski.

Steve will be showcasing some of the latest Ableton Live DJ performance techniques using various midi controllers including the Novation Launchpad, iPhone, and even a Wii controller demonstrating innovative ways in which these technologies are being used by laptop DJs to mash and mangle audio loops and samples into exciting live performances. Routing affects however you like through these controllers and then manipulating any parameter on the fly means we can create intricate electronic soundscapes that will never sound the same twice. For those looking for something a bit extra than DJing on 2 decks and a mixer, this session will show you what can be achieved!

The session will be taking place on Friday 15th July at 1pm (BST).

More information: Point Blank Online

Point Blank Online announces 16 week Cubase programme

Point Blank has announced a new online Cubase programme.

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Commencing April 25th 2011, the 16 week programme is aimed at both MAC or PC users who want to work in current, hot musical styles.

Devised by Cubase expert and dance music supremo Danny J Lewis, the course features analysis of Hip Hop, Deep and Soulful House, Urban Pop, Electro, Minimal and Dubstep. It is a treasure trove of fascinating insights into techniques you will hear in massive records currently having success. Over 16 weeks students are taught Level 1 and 2 in-depth disciplines for Cubase: from getting started with MIDI, programming beats, chords and basslines, importing audio files and working with acapellas to recording and editing, track structure and arrangements and mixing. Each week students upload their assignments for DVR™- expert analysis and video feedback on their work.

In the final week students submit their final project. From a vocational aspect, Point Blank’s longterm partnership with Universal Music and Island Records, means that there is always the possibility of students’ final projects being presented to the labels for their consideration.

Cubase Level 1 and 2 Programme includes a minimum of 960 minutes of video, 16 x DVR™ (1-2-1 video feedback, 16 hours of live masterclasses, 1 year access to your course materials, over 320 pages of course notes, 24/7 access to forum plus exclusive audio resources to download. And as an optional but desirable extra: sign your track to Point Blank Music distributed by iTunes, beatport, Juno Download and Amazon.

More information: Point Blank Online

Ashley Beedle Music Industry Mastelcass – Ask Your Questions Live Through Livestream

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Point Blank Online has announced an online Q&A session with Ashley Beedle of X-Press 2.

Ashley Beedle

On Wednesday 13th April (1pm BST) DJ, producer and remixer Ashley Beedle will be coming into the Point Blank studios in London for a live Q&A session. Topics covered will include his approach to making a living from music in 2011, how X-Press 2 put together their infamous 12 deck DJ set up, what it is like to have a top 10 hit, tour worldwide, and his approach to remixing.

Following on from the success of the recent masterclass from Danny Rampling, the whole session will be streamed live into your living rooms through Point Blank’s livestream channel. Viewers will even have the opportunity to ask Ashley their own questions through the live chat function.

More information: Point Blank Online

Point Blank announces Electronic Dance Music (EDM) on Ableton Live, new online course

Point Blank EDM on Ableton Live

Point Blank has announced a brand new online Electronic Dance Music course using Ableton Live.

Commencing January 10th 2011, and every month thereafter, the 4 week course is part of their popular Pro Producer Series, where students are taught by leading music producers.

For this course (EDM), Point Blank is collaborating with internationally renowned dance producer/DJs Mike Koglin, Martin Roth and Tempo Giusto. Throughout the course, these 3 producers give students an invaluable insight into their unique production methods. Starting with various ways of creating killer beats in Week 1 to writing bass lines and riffs in Week 2 to a complete track at the end of Week 4, students learn directly from active pro’s how to create modern dance music with Ableton. Also included are essential tips and tricks about using EQ and FX, grouping, sidechain compression, applying automation, mixdown techniques and much more.

EDM Ableton Live course includes:

  • 1-2-1 video feedback on their music projects
  • Weekly online masterclass with a pro producer
  • Over 70 Quicktime video tutorials on Ableton Live
  • Extensive course notes
  • Exclusive Ableton Live projects to download
  • 24/7 access to student / tutor discussion forums

Point Blank’s 4 week online EDM Ableton Live course costs £355 GBP or approx $530 USD and is available to book now. The next available enrolment dates are January 10th, February 7th and March 7th 2011.

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Point Blank Online announces new Dubstep and Hip Hop Courses

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Point Blank Online Dubstep Course

Award-winning music school Point Blank has added two new courses to its online curriculum.

The Hip Hop course has been developed by multi platinum producer and remixer Paul Waller who has worked with major players including De La Soul, Gang Starr and Naughty By Nature. Paul tackles a range of production styles from old school masters like Pete Rock through to J Dilla, Timbaland and Kanye West.

At the helm for the Dubstep Course is Jonny Miller, acclaimed producer, DJ and label manager who has racked up releases on labels including Aquatic Lab, Sidestepper Recordings, K7 and Twisted Funk. Jonny will examine a broad range of production techniques from bass heavy dubs through to more techno influenced flavours.

Point Blank takes a unique approach to online learning. Having worked through a weeks worth of exclusive course materials, each student submits an assignment. In return, they receive a unique one-to-one feedback video (Direct Video Response™), in which a pro music producer analyses their track and offers technical and creative advice. It’s a fast track route to professional music production which has proved popular with students from all over the world.

New Point Blank Online Courses

  • Hip Hop course, taught on Logic.
  • Dubstep course, aimed at users of Ableton Live.
  • Courses start: monthly from 3rd May 2010.
  • Four week courses with unique one-to-one tuition from a pro music producer.
  • In addition to one-to-one video feedback, tutors also host a weekly live Masterclass where students can discuss music industry topics, raise technical questions and share information.
  • Course materials including video tutorials, project files, audio resources, DVR™ and detailed course notes are available to students for a full year from enrolment.
  • Point Blank is an Approved Training Centre for both Apple and Ableton Live and has been voted “Best Music Production School” for six consecutive years at the annual T-Scan Awards.

Class sizes are strictly limited and enrolment is now underway. The course fee is £325 GBP / $495 USD.

More information: Point Blank Online

Time+Space announces free VSL masterclasses with Paul Steinbauer

Paul Steinbauer

Time+Space has announced free UK and Ireland masterclasses with VSL’s Product Manager, Paul Steinbauer.

Vienna Instruments need no introduction. They are the among the most powerful virtual instruments on the market, integrating intelligent performance algorithms with their easy-to-use VST/AU plug-ins instruments to orchestrate an inconceivably vast array of samples. Vienna Instruments allow composers, arrangers and music producers to reproduce every nuance soloists or ensembles are capable of playing with very authentic results.

Time+Space invites you to come and test drive the newest Vienna Instruments Collections as well as the Vienna Ensemble Host and Mixing software at a store near you. Paul Steinbauer will be there to give you first-hand information, show you the latest innovations from Vienna as well as discussing the most efficient setups for Vienna Ensemble.

Each session will run from 6-8pm after which there will be an hour long Q&A session.

Visit Time+Space for a list of venues and more information on how to reserve your place.