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Point Blank touring USA with dirtybird records

music production & sound design advanced diploma

Free copy of Ableton Suite worth $749 with this course!


The Music Production & Sound Design Advanced Diploma is supported by Pioneer and developed by the Point Blank music industry professionals who have worked with Pharrell Williams, Richie Hawtin, Goldie and more. It is your comprehensive practical guide to the creative process of writing, recording, mixing and mastering your own Class A music whilst discovering how the music industry works. Featuring Ableton, Native Instruments' Komplete and Maschine, the latest DJ kit from Pioneer plus a selection of the best mastering tools available, this intensive course of study includes nine course modules, each specialising in a crucial area of music production. As with all Point Blank programmes, there is no time-wasting: every subject counts in your quest for greatness in music - see module content below. Class sizes are strictly limited and are taught by highly skilled music professionals.  Point Blank Los Angeles is headed up by Jesse Rogg, a Grammy-nominated music producer/songwriter who's enjoyed a No.1 US hit with Sam Sparro and is currently working with Banks. Students enjoy Jesse's extensive contacts in the music industry which include our experienced instructors and masterclasses from such high calibre guests as Mark de Clive-Lowe, Thavius Beck, Jimmy Mac (Lorde's MD), Laura Escude (Jay Z, Kanye West) and Daddy Kev (Low End Theory). With highly trained, friendly West Coast Point Blank staff, class sizes are strictly limited so early booking is strongly advised.  Please contact a Course Advisor for more information.




1 Year


$14,995 For installment plans please click here and proceed to step 2

Available Dates

  • April 2017 (Limited availability)
  • July 2017
  • September / October 2017

Weekly Timetable

3 daytime classes 11am-6pm


Student Success

Cathleen Cher

Cathleen has been dancing all her life & already accomplished a bunch of amazing things while studying at PBLA. She toured with Kanye West as part of his creative team, is a classically trained pianist and DJ.


Gina Cat

PBLA graduate Gina holds residencies in top California night clubs, tours internationally & plays festivals around the world from Rhythm & Vines in New Zealand, to Soundwave Canada & Burning Man.

Fiora Cutler

A classically trained singer, pop songwriter with a love of orchestral music & sound design, it’s clear that not only would it be unwise to put Fiora Cutler in a box, it’s also pointless to try!


Travis Holcombe

PBLA Certificate student Travis is a KCRW DJ spinning lost un-classics, playful electronics, spine-snapping breaks and a quirky selection of mind-melting grooves by the pound. Served fresh weekly.

Expert Instructors

Tom Wilson Music Production

Aka Sweatson Klank, Flying Lotus remixer and Project Mooncircle stalwart Tom passes his knowledge on to you as a frontline member of Point Blank LA. See him featured on Skrillex's music site here.

DOT Music Composition

Aka Kate Ellwanger. Composer/pianist/classical singer/electronic producer. Dot’s “Calliope” was a favorite at Low End Theory. Performed live set in LA, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle & Singapore. 

Bon Harris Sound Design

Nitzer Ebb's Bon Harris has enjoyed a 30 music career working with Depeche Mode, Smashing Pumpkins, Evanescence, AFI, Avril Lavigne, Bush, Billy Corgan & Marilyn Manson.

Computo Sound Design

Hollywood producer/sound designer who worked for Native Instruments. Trained artists Zedd, LMFAO, Flying Lotus and Atrak in Maschine and Komplete. Now Computo is focused on teaching at Point Blank LA.

Contact us

  • UK: 020 7729 4884
  • INT: +44 20 7729 4884
  • USA: 323 282 7660