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Four-fifths of the country's music listening now comes from the likes of Spotify and Apple Music

A report has shown that online streaming accounted for just over 80% of the UK's music consumption last year.

Coming days after stocks in Spotify...

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For Point Blank’s final DJ tutorial of 2020, Ben Bristow, their Content Development Manager, and DJ Ravine get hands-on with some new Pioneer DJ kit...

We round up some of the best gifts from Hercules DJ for this Xmas 

Hercules DJ is one of our favourites when it comes to affordable DJ gear. While they might not compete in the pro DJ booth, they’re...

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In this Point Blank tutorial, Anna Lakatos aka Anna Disclaim, a Point Blank lecturer, Native Instruments Product Specialist and Ableton Live Certified Trainer, shows how...

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Point Blank are back with another deconstruction, this time with David Harrow – a music industry legend and lead Point Blank LA instructor.

For this...

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Universal Audio aka UA have unveiled their new ground-breaking free software, LUNA. To celebrate its release Point Blank’s Head of Education and Development, Ski Oakenfull...

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Ableton Live 11 has been announced and it showcases some fantastic new features that diehard Ableton users have been longing for, such as comping and...

In our new monthly column, State of Play, Cherie Hu explores the fast-growing intersection of music and gaming: how these worlds are coming together to...

Hi there! I’m Cherie, a writer who focuses on the intersection of music and technology. On a higher level, I’m interested in how technology and...

Using data from Top 100 DJs voters and house/techno Beatport purchases, we present the Alternative Top 100 DJs 2020

This is the third year we’ve presented the Alternative Top 100 DJs list in association with Beatport. The list is compiled by combining votes in...

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For the last instalment of Point Blank’s Black History Month series, they were joined by DJ Fonti, a UK garage legend and original member of Heartless...

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Point Blank are back with a brand-new DJ video, this time looking at the highly anticipated Pioneer DJ CDJ-3000s.

The new Pioneer CDJs are the...

Twenty years after it first lit up dancefloors around the world, Rui Da Silva and Cassandra Fox's No. 1 hit ‘Touch Me’ is transcending generations...

The UK chart’s first No. 1 single of 1981 was the saccharine ‘There’s No One Quite Like Grandma’; in 1991, it was Iron Maiden’s turbo-charged...

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Point Blank joined the UK vocalist, hitmaker and Clean Bandit and MJ Cole collaborator, Elisabeth Troy, to discuss her introduction to music, how to navigate...

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Point Blank are back with another track deconstruction. This time, their Head of Education and Development and master of Track Deconstructions, Ski Oakenfull breaks down...

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Point Blank joined Harry Shadow, the producer behind Point Blank Recordings’ latest track release ‘Dreams’ with Vivienne Chi, to unveil the magic behind the track...

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Point Blank hooked up with the London-based R&B sensation, Zion Foster, to explore the magic behind his Afrobeat anthem ‘POWER’ and talk about how he makes his...

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Point Blank are back with another Track Breakdown, this time with the German DJ production outfit, DONKONG. For this tutorial, the duo shows exactly how they...

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Point Blank Music School’s in-house record label, Point Blank Recordings returned last month with a brand new single, ‘Dreams’, from Vivienne Chi and Harry Shadow...

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Being creative with your DJ sets is a great way to stand out from the crowd and become more immersed in your performances. That’s why...

People returning from Spain, France and Greece will no longer be required to self-isolate

The UK government is set to scrap the mandatory 14-day self-isolation policy for holidaymakers and travellers returning from Spain, France and Greece. The news, which...