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PB Ibiza students play the roof terrace at Ocean Drive Hotel

DJ/Producer Course - Level 1

Start your career in music production and DJing

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Overview

Supported by Pioneer DJ, this two-week course is designed to give beginners a fantastic start in the world of production and DJing using Pioneer DJ's industry-leading equipment and Ableton Live. You'll learn fundamental production techniques including how to make beats using drums, bass lines and chords, how to record your own audio into Ableton Live and edit it using effects such as compression and reverb, and how to mix your tracks among many other industry tips and tricks. You'll also cover the skills it requires to become a solid DJ such as tempo and cueing, beatmatching, EQing and effects, creative mixing, looping and how to prepare a set. The course is taught in English by professional DJ/Producers who have performed at some of the biggest clubs and festivals in the world and offers students opportunities to perform 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. Watch the videos below to find out more about Point Blank and this course!

Find out more about studying at Point Blank Ibiza

Check out our guest masterclass from the IMS Summit in Ibiza

DJ Ravine and Ben Bristow take us through their Top 5 DJ Tips

Key Info

Duration 2 Weeks
Available start dates 2023
  • 19 June
  • 3 July
  • 28 August
Weekly timetable Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm (TBC) 
Have questions? Check the FAQ's for quick answers.

MODULES

It has been a pleasure studying at Point Blank! I am super impressed by your courses as well as the instructors. Since studying at Point Blank I have managed to get DJ gigs in a few places, and I couldn't have done that without my Point Blank classes. - Roberto, 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

Andres Antonio Bretel Music Production

Andres is a renowned artist, composer/songwriter, audio engineer, whose career spans decades, having performed and opened for the likes of Guns'N'Roses, Smashing Pumpkins and Stereophonics.

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.

Blanka Nova Singing

Blanka Nova is a diverse singer and has performed at some of the best Ibizan venues including Pacha, Space, Amnesia, Hard Rock and Cafe del Mar.

FEES

Fees
£1,445 payment in full
£200 reg fee + balance of £1,245
See details during the enrolment process.

Free with Course

  • FREE copy of Ableton Live Suite worth €600 / £520 / $750 
  • 50% off Native Instruments Komplete
  • 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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