Supported by Pioneer DJ in Los Angeles with the latest top of the range DJ equipment, Complete DJ is a journey into sound, guiding you through essential DJ skills on the latest industry standard equipment. You'll cover beatmatching, CD and vinyl mixing with turntables, digital DJing, Rekordbox, intro to scratching and loads more. Classes are taught by professional DJs on high quality pro kit including CDJ2000 NX2S, DJM900 NXS2, PLX-1000, XDJ-1000, XDJ-700, Remix Station 1000, HDJ2000MK2 and lots more. Get used to all kinds of gear and prepare for any playing environment. By the end of the course you'll have the chance to get your mix heard on Pioneer DJ Radio which features Point Blank students every two weeks. Other shows include Carl Cox's Global, Toolroom and Defected. All styles are welcome!
1 daytime class (11am - 6pm)
You can take this course without any prior experience. It is creative and practical in nature so academic grades are not required to enroll.
|Music Production & Sound Design Advanced Diploma||3 days per week (11am-6pm; some evening options available 6:30-9:30pm)|
|Music Production & Sound Design Diploma||3 days per week (11am-6pm; some evening options available 6:30-9:30pm)|
|Music Production & Sound Design Certificate||2 days per week (11am-6pm)|
|Music Production & Composition Award||2 days per week (11am-6pm); or 1 day + 2 evenings (6:30pm-9:30pm)|
|Sound Design & Mixing Award||2 days per week (11am-6pm)|
|Intro To Music Production: Ableton Live||2 evenings per week (6:30pm-9:30pm)|
|Mastering||1 day per week (11am-6pm)|
|Maschine ||1 day per week (Sunday, 11am-6pm)|
|Music Business||1 day per week (11am-6pm)|
|Complete DJ||1 day per week (11am-6pm)|
|Weekend DJ Course||2 days (Saturday & Sunday, 11am-6pm)|
Please note your classes will be scheduled before the start of each term. Call for details. In addition to classes, students are expected to schedule sufficient studio practical work each week. The studio facilities are open to you outside your lectures times gaining you valuable studio time and reinforcing the skills learned in class.
To arrange an appointment at PB Los Angeles please contact us. Our Admissions Team will show you around the facilities, answer questions and help you to sign up. Address: Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave, Silverlake, LA, CA90029. We have scheduled dates that we can share with you and if these are not convenient will also be happy to arrange a time that suits you.
None. We provide all the equipment you need in class. the DJ courses are sponsored by Pioneer so you get the chance to try out a wide range of the latest DJ products available in class. If you decide to buy equipment for your home studio then we will be happy to arrange student discounts from Pioneer and other leading industry partners.
Yes. Classes are usually available in the evening and at weekends and we will be happy to arrange a timetable to fit around your work commitments. Please check with a Course Advisor to see what classes are available.
There are many student residency options near to the LA School. Please visit our Student Accommodation page for more info.
Our courses have limited availability and get booked well in advance, so we recommend enrolling as soon as you are ready to secure your place and avoid disappointment.
If you have further questions, don't be shy, please contact a Course Advisor who will be happy to help.
Dirtybird boss Claude says: "I took a class with Point Blank in Ableton Live. It was awesome learning bass production!". The bass don was recently voted the No.1 DJ in USA! Watch him review PB below.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Musician/technologist,12 years at Native Instruments, top class instructor with real-world experience in sound/lighting, synthesis, percussion, visual & VJ technologies, dance/avant garde, IT & more.
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.
Nathaniel Morse was the winner of Redbull's first United States "3style" DJ battle in LA. He was awarded “Best DJ in LA” and then “Best DJ in America” by the Sun Times in 2014 & 2015 respectively.