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DJ Skills

Become the next headline DJ

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Overview

If you are a beginner or new to the world of DJing, then why not escape to the mecca of electronic music and learn from some of the best in the business? This course is a high intensity, fun-filled and hands-on trip into the art of DJing. The DJ Skills course guides you through all the essential DJ know-how to get you started. DJing is a great way to get your music heard and get paid in the process! You'll cover beatmatching, CD, USB, vinyl mixing and more. Classes are taught by professional DJs on the latest kit. Each student has their own set up in class and all musical styles are welcome. By the end of the course you'll even have the chance to play a live set in Ibiza! The course is taught in English by professional DJs who have performed at some of the biggest clubs and festivals in the world and offers students opportunities to play at a variety of parties and venues, including Hi, Ushuaia, Destino Pacha, Blue Marlin and the rooftop of the Hard Rock Hotel! You’ll also have access to great value accommodation through our partner hotels, and exclusive discounts to some of the island’s best clubs.

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Key Info

Duration 1 Week
Available start dates 2023
  • 21 August
Have questions? Check the FAQ's for quick answers.

Content

This course is the perfect gave me the perfect introduction to DJing. We worked on state of the art equipment and the lecturers are very experienced. We met people from all around the world and had the chance to play in the capital of electronic dance music on a beautiful hotel rooftop in Ibiza! I would definitely recommend this course to my friends and anyone else looking to begin a career in the industry. - Esteban, DJ student

Global Alumni

Patrick Topping

'The World's Biggest Tech House Producer!' Secured three Beatport #1s: ‘Get Beasty’, ‘Forget’ & ‘Voicemail’. Also owns two DJ Awards & DJ Mag’s ‘Best Tune’. Championed by Pete Tong & Annie Mac.

Nicole Moudaber

Studied DJing at PB. Carl Cox: “I've been following her for years. She's amazing.” Residencies in Ibiza, Ministry & releases on VIVa Music & Plastic City show Nicole’s doing things her way.

Pete Tong

Godfather of Dance Music and long-time friend of Point Blank Pete Tong, founder of BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix and worldwide DJ superstar, learned Native Instruments Maschine with the team here in London.

Madam X

DJ, label head, club impresario. Mixing grime, techno, bass, garage, Madam X is adept at playing huge crowds or 100-cap basements. Hosts shows on Radio 1, Rinse & NTS. She is multi-faceted and unique.

Goldie

We taught Goldie something he didn't know already - Ableton Live! The legend drops in from time to time & recently invited PB students to a VIP drum recording session at Assault & Battery studios.

Spoony

Spoony is a legend in UK dance music having brought garage to the masses in 2000 as part of the Dreem Team. He's since gone on to become a staple on Five Live but proved he's always learning by enrolling at PB!

Expert Lecturers

Javier García (Grazze) Music Production & DJing

Javier is a Musician, Producer and Sound Engineer/DJ who's played at some of the biggest clubs and festivals like Nikki Beach, Café Mambo, Privilege and more.

Ben Bristow DJing

Played at Space (Ibiza), Ministry of Sound, Cargo & Scala. Featured on XFM & Kiss FM. Released on Breakbeat Paradise Recordings, Tru:Funk, Funk Blasters & Resense. Features regularly on BBC 6Music.

Nigel Hosten DJing

Aka Mr Dex. DJ'd with Ghostface & Raekwon (Wu-Tang), Omar, Estelle, Sway, Scratch Perverts and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Hosts The DeX Files weekly on itch.fm/live. Member of ‘A Bunch of Deckheads’ DJ agency.

FEES

Fees
£795 payment in full
£100 reg fee + balance of £695
See details during the enrolment process.

DISCOUNTS

Point Blank students enjoy a range of exclusive discounts including but not limited to:

  • 50% off Native Instruments Komplete 14
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  • 30% off NI Kontrol, Maschine MK2 & Maschine Studio
  • 50% off Ableton Live 11 Suite
  • 40% off Serato DJ

FAQS

What is my timetable?

We are in the process of confirming the hours for the course, but they are likely to be from 10am - 3pm Monday to Friday (subject to change). 

Do I get to play out as part of the course?

Students will get the opportunity to play at a variety of clubs, bars and parties during the course. Locations include: 

  • Hi
  • Ushuaia
  • Destino Pacha
  • Blue Marlin
  • The rooftop of the Hard Rock Hotel

Set times and locations will be confirmed during the course and will be subject to venue availability and the instructor. Due to venue size not every student will be able to play at the same venue on the same night. Students are asked to make their own way to the venues. Please note that on some rare occasions, a gig we have arranged may be cancelled due to venue availability which is outside our control.

Do you provide accommodation?

We've secured some great exclusive prices for Point Blank students at our partner hotels. Book now to receive a significant discount off their listed prices. Hurry as there is limited availability! Check out this page for more information.

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