Point Blank Tutorial: 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 latest music production equipment, expert instructors who’ve worked with everyone from Bob Marley to Kanye West and incredible industry More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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

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

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

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

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...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide to Acoustics – Studio DIY Tutorial

Our bluffer’s guide to acoustics continues with a step by step guide going through the physical process of building what you need to treat your studio… Building an Absorber 1: Using 2 x 3in pine, More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Point Blank Tutorial: Relative EQing using Max for Live

In Point Blank’s latest tutorial they explore relative EQing using Max for Live… One of the many things Ableton Live excels at is quickly creating and manipulating ideas, as well as breaking the More...

8: Keep going and fill the other pad slots with different sounds. You might want to add a synth hi-hat module for example, maybe using overdrive and compression as inserts to help the sound cut through the mix.
By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Design Your Own Drum Sounds

Designing your own drum sounds from scratch lets you put your own sonic stamp on any production, as Hollin Jones explains… The invention of the drum machine caused a revolution in popular music. Suddenly, More...