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Music is our passion. If you feel the same, in PBLA you'll find a place to fulfil that passion - a buzzing, creative and educationally high quality environment which is approved by the BPPE This is where you can learn to create your own music and look forward to a career in the music industry when you graduate. Our music production and DJ students have a unique opportunity to learn with the world's 'Best Music Production School' (DJ Mag) in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. Each workstation is kitted out with Push, NI Maschine, Komplete 10, Kontrol 49 keyboards and Output's REV, and the team is passionate and experienced. The DJ studio is fully kitted out with Pioneer DJ's latest equipment. Point Blank Music School in London won the  'Best Independent University' category at the What Uni Awards 2018 and we teach the same courses with the same methods in LA. Point Blank also won the  'Exporting Education' award 2018 due to our international schools such as this Los Angeles campus. For more info check out the video above, and browse our music production courses and DJ programs and courses below.

"I had the most amazing experience during my course at Point Blank LA!! Our instructor Sweatson Klank covered so much info in such a short time. At the end I walked away feeling confident and excited to experiment and produce my music with my new knowledge! I'm forever grateful for this experience :o) I've already recommended the class to so many people. Thanks." Kristin Leeder. Watch an interview with Sweatson Klank here.

Expert Instructors

Arabian Prince Music Business

As a founding member of world famous rap group, N.W.A., Arabian Prince has written, rapped and produced some of the most influential tracks in the history of Hip Hop with an industry career spanning almost four decades.

Sweatson Klank Music Production

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

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.

Markman Composition & Mixing

DJ Markman incorporates classic 90s House with futuristic R&B, UK Garage & Bassline. Ableton Certified, his live sets pay homage to the energy that made his heroes sets, artists like Adamski, Orbital and the Chems, so compelling.

Star Students

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.

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.

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.

Kamel Omais

Kamel aka Dead-Tones is Guy Gerber’s protege, personal assistant and tour manager. Over Summer he is based in Ibiza as Rumours' main resident, and has releases on labels including Kindisch, Motek, Dialtones Records.

Music Production Courses

These inspiring, practical and BPPE Approved - -  music production programs and classes show you how to produce music in Ableton Live, covering the key aspects of music production, music composition, sound design and mixing. Start your career in music now! Contact a Course Advisor for enrollment details.

DJ Courses

With Point Blank voted #1 Music Production & DJ School by the readers of DJ Mag and now BPPE Approved - - we are now pleased to offer these inspirational and vocational DJ courses at our music school in Los Angeles. Our DJ classes at Mack Sennett are for music lovers only and will teach you how to mix across both vinyl and digital platforms. Every student benefits from a DJ setup which includes Pioneer CDJ2000 nexus, PLX-1000 turntables, RMX effects units and much more. If you're serious about studying DJing, why not take Further Music Production & DJ Skills. Contact a Course Advisor for enrollment details. 

Contact us

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

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Statement of Approval to Operate

Point Blank Music School is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. See BPPE website here.