Point Blank Competition: Win a Moog Sub Phatty Synth

Point Blank have a new competition where you could win an iconic Moog Sub Phatty… Moog are one of the great names in the history of electronic music, having made some of the most iconic and popular equipment since 1953. From their early modular synth wardrobes to the inimitable Voyager, Moog is a name that makes every electronic music-maker’s More...

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By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Pro Tools Tutorial: Compressor Types Explained

Getting your head around the different types of compressor can make all the difference to your sound. Mike Hillier finds out what’s involved… Knowing how to set your compressor’s threshold, ratio, attack More...

2: The first thing to do is turn the Filter 1 frequency and resolution controls to the right, and activate the buttons to send oscs 1, 2 and 3 to this filter section. It won’t sound great immediately but this is necessary for the next steps.
By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Reason Tutorial: Fatten Up Your Synth Leads

A great sounding synth lead can make all the difference, and it’s not so hard to build your own. Hollin Jones explains how it’s done… Synth lead sounds are one of the building blocks of many different More...

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By MusicTech.net On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Point Blank: Goldie: Recording Drums with Point Blank Students

In Point Blank’s latest video they show off a class with d’n’b legend Goldie… At Point Blank, not only do they make sure that their students have access to the best facilities with the More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Ableton Live Tutorial: Using Novation Launch Control

If you haven’t noticed we’re having a bit of a Novation-heavy month here at MusicTech, so here’s a special tutorial on using their rather excellent Launch Control, written by our Ableton Live expert More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Point Blank: WIN! Huge Producer Package from Novation & Focusrite Worth Over £1,300!

In Point Blank’s latest spot they have another fantastic competition… When it comes to competitions, Point Blank strive to give you the chance to win some of the very best kit on the market. They’ve More...

6: As we saw in last month's workshop, another approach to moving between articulations is to use a seperate MIDI channel for each different sound. In this case, three violin articulations have been split between three MIDI channels.
By MusicTech.net On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Logic Pro Tutorial – Articulation Switching

Creating an expressive, sample-based music score requires an informed understanding of articulation switching. Mark Cousins shows you how… This tutorial is endorsed by Point Blank. With courses in London, More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Point Blank Tutorial: Dubfire In-Depth DJ Interview: U.S. CNTRL Tour 2015

In Point Blank’s latest spot they interview Dubfire and explain the benefits of their Music Production and Sound Engineering Master Diploma… The CNTRL tour took Point Blank all over the US, discussing More...

10: Alternatively, if you want to really clamp down on the peaks in your mix, you could place an expander across the sidechain, forcing the compressor to respond more than usual to the peaks in your mix.
By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Pro Tools Tutorial: Digging Deep Into The Sidechain

Use a sidechain filter to boost your frequencies, remove the low-end, and improve your track no end. Mike Hillier gets the lowdown… Sidechain compression is a classic trick, and one we’ve discussed frequently More...