New Point Blank LA School Launch Event

Point Blank Music School has recently opened the doors to its Los Angeles school, and the official PBLA launch event will be taking place on Thursday, February 19th 2015. This event is a great chance to check out the new school and get hands-on with fully Ableton and Native Instruments-equipped stations.

You’ll be able to network with music industry professionals and learn from interactive seminars, tours and masterclasses. You can reserve your FREE tickets via the Eventbrite page to attend this special event.

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On the day, attendees will have the chance to win the following prizes as part of PBLA’s exclusive free giveaways:

– A pair of AIAIAI TMA-1 Studio headphones

– An Ableton gift certificate worth over $600

– A copy of Output REV

– Free weekend course in LA

– All attendees will receive 500MB of exclusive free sample content from Loopmasters

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The day will commence from 1.30 pm at Mack Sennett Studios‘ Stage 1 space. After initial welcomes and introductions, Point Blank expert instructor Tom Wilson aka Sweatson Klank will dive into some key production tips in Ableton using the latest studio gear. This masterclass will present the ideal opportunity to get a flavour of some of the course content at PBLA.

The event will also host a panel moderated by Head of Point Blank LA Jesse Rogg, looking into ‘The Business Behind the Music’. This discussion will focus on what a new artists needs to think about when entering the music business, and will feature a number of LA-based music industry experts and artists on the panel.

Fully-equipped music production workstations will be set up ready for those who want to try out the equipment during the studio tour time, with every station including Ableton Push controllers, Native Instruments’ Komplete Kontrol S-49 keyboard, AIAIAI TMA-1 Studio headphones and REV by Output.

For those interested in studying at Point Blank LA, they are currently offering 20% off all courses (a saving of up to $1750!) as a special introductory offer – don’t delay in taking advantage though, this discount won’t be around forever!

Check out the schedule of the day below, and you can RSVP for the PBLA launch event on February 19th and reserve your FREE tickets for the event here:

  • 1:30PM – 2:00PM ARRIVAL AND NETWORKING
  • 2:00PM – 2:15PM WELCOME / INTRODUCTION
  • 2:15PM – 3:00PM ABLETON MASTERCLASS WITH POINT BLANK INSTRUCTOR SWEATSON KLANK
  • 3:00PM – 3:30PM STUDIO TOUR
  • 3:30PM – 4:15PM PANEL: THE BUSINESS BEHIND THE MUSIC
  • 4:15PM – 4:45PM STUDIO TOUR
  • 4:45PM – 5:30PM NATIVE INSTRUMENTS: LIVE PERFORMANCE WITH MARC DE CLIVE-LOWE

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH

1:30PM – 2:00PM:

ARRIVAL AND NETWORKING

2:00PM – 2:15PM:
WELCOME / INTRODUCTION

Introduction to the event with Head of LA School Jesse Rogg, and Point Blank CEO Rob Cowan

2:15PM – 3:00PM:
MASTERCLASS: TOM WILSON (SWEATSON KLANK)

Join Point Blank instructor Tom Wilson AKA Sweatson Klank, as he dives into some key production tips in Ableton using the latest studio gear, giving you a flavor of what you can expect from our courses at PBLA.

3:00 PM – 3:30PM:
STUDIO TOUR

This is a chance to get up close to Point Blank LA and take a look at the production stations, featuring the latest and greatest production equipment including Ableton Push, the NI Komplete Kontrol S-49 keyboard and the mammoth production package Komplete 10.

3:30PM – 4:15PM:
PANEL: THE BUSINESS BEHIND THE MUSIC ROUNDTABLE

Moderated By: Jesse Rogg

This discussion will focus on what a new artist needs to think about when entering the music business. This will feature a number of LA-based music industry experts and artists on the panel, to be confirmed in the coming week.

4:15PM – 4:45PM:
STUDIO TOUR

This is a chance to get up close to Point Blank LA and take a look at the production stations, featuring the latest and greatest production equipment including Ableton Push, the NI Komplete Kontrol S-49 keyboard and the mammoth production package Komplete 10.

4:45PM –5:30PM:
MASTERCLASS: NATIVE INSTRUMENTS

PBLA partners Native Instruments additional have an unmissable live performance planned for attendees, from internationally respected musician Mark de Clive-Lowe. Marc will perform using NI’s flagship Komplete Kontrol S-Series and Komplete 10 and a Q&A session with the audience will follow shortly after.

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