Calling all producers. We have news about a new application from Native Instruments that brings their hit DJ equipment, Traktor to the iPad. With the constant evolution of technology and the trend for consumers to always be on the go, this is the perfect application for fans who are mobile. It is available in the [...]
Cthulhu is firstly a chord memorizer and player, allowing you to experiment with creating and reworking chord progressions with single-note presses. Included are over 150 factory chord presets allowing for a near-unlimited amount of possible musical-sounding chord progressions – import MIDI or ‘record’ chords straight in, Cthulhu is able to analyze the chords you play [...]
One of the music leaders in getting new music to the fans is SoundCloud. Now the company has upgraded their site and are looking to beta test it before it goes live. It is being called Next SoundCloud, and includes a totally redesigned version of the web app for a simpler, faster, more social SoundCloud. [...]
For all you producers out there that have been waiting for the Ableton 9 to come out, you might want to hold on just a little longer. Ableton releases the new 8.4 beta version that will have 64-bit support, but I know its not the announcement that we were waiting for. Below is the [...]
With all the speculation surrounding the new operating system from Apple, Mashable has confirmed that they are placing banners in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, indicating that the next version of the operating system should be announced next Monday at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). The conference is set to take place Monday in San Francisco with a [...]
This week Point Blank shows you how to put together an enhanced podcast in GarageBand, and to give your DJ output a professional edge. In this tutorial Danny J Lewis guides you step by step on how to master your podcast. Point Blank is an excellent place for learning music production and becoming a music [...]
If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the upgraded Adobe Photoshop CS6, the wait is almost over. For those located within the Americas and Europe, the Creative Suite will begin shipping today, May 7. CS6 brings with it a range of updated features that include improved content aware functionality, the Adobe Creative Cloud, and re-engineered design tools. Those [...]
In this video we talk to Logic Café’s Paul Yarrow who introduces his great new product, ControlSkin for Logic pro. Learn more about Ableton Live classes and more at the Point Blank School of Music.
In this tutorial Danny J Lewis shows you how to create a rack that emulates the mechanics behind the way the drum patterns switch in the recently released ‘Figure’ app. Learn more about Ableton Live classes and more at the Point Blank School of Music.
Expect big things for Photoshop Creative Suite 6, the next big iteration of Adobe Photoshop. Already it’s shaping up to further push the boundaries of what we once thought possible through photo editing, while doing so at “near-instant” speeds, and improved fluidity and overall efficiency. In this short presented by Adobe’s Bryan O’Neil Hughes, we [...]