Author: James Cooke

May 27, 2020 Off

How to Record Your Desktop Audio (Mac)

By James Cooke

It’s strange to think that Apple hasn’t created their own inbuilt desktop audio recording software for Mac yet eh? Well, if you’re looking to start sampling sounds straight from your Mac desktop or stream audio straight from your DAW with ease, we can show you how. In the quick tutorial video below, DJ Ravine runs through […]

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May 26, 2020 Off

PB China Reopens Safely Following COVID-19 Outbreak

By James Cooke

We are excited to announce that, following the recent COVID-19 outbreak, our China school has safely been reopened to the public. To prepare for our reopening on 13th May, we worked to get a number of pandemic control measures in place. These included our new initiative to perform rigorous temperature tests on all those entering the campus, a […]

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May 22, 2020 Off

PB Recommends #66 (Arca, Future, Lurka, Pinch & More)

By James Cooke

Welcome back to our PB Recommends series, where we share a selection of hand-picked earworms that we can’t get enough of. This month’s edition of the playlist features a diverse blend of tracks, including some club-ready cuts from Lurka and Pinch, plenty of our favourite new rap tracks from Future, Yung Manny, Little Simz, JME and Skepta, WORSTWORLDPROBLEMS […]

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May 18, 2020 Off

First Look: Logic Pro X 10.5 New Features and Updates

By James Cooke

Logic Pro X 10.5 is finally here so we’ve taken a look at the new software update to explore its new and exciting features. The 10.5 software update has been described by Apple as the “biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X” and sees Logic add some of its best features yet. […]

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May 13, 2020 Off

Deconstruction: Tones And I – ‘Dance Monkey’

By James Cooke

We’re back with another deconstruction, this time with our very own Course Content Developer Risa T stepping in to break down Tones And I’s giant hit, ‘Dance Monkey’. If you’re new here and not familiar with what a deconstruction entails, it’s where we take a well-known track, break it down to its core elements and recreate it […]

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May 12, 2020 Off

Get Huge Discounts on AKAI Pro, Native Instruments, Ableton Live & More w/ PB

By James Cooke

Our aim at Point Blank is to ensure that our students make the biggest mark they can on the music industry. That’s why, thanks to our impressive line of industry partners, we’re able to offer our students huge discounts on software and tech from some of the key players in the music business. Whether you’re after state-of-the-art software from […]

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May 11, 2020 Off

9 Must-Have Free Plugins You Need in Your Armoury Pt. 3

By James Cooke

We all love free stuff, especially when it can enhance and refine our music production skills. Most of you will likely be very aware of the big hitters, like Serum, Massive and others which are renowned for their sound design elements, but there are some very useful, free options. We’re back with another roundup of 9 must-have […]

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