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music production & sound design advanced diploma

Free copy of Ableton Suite worth $750 with this course!


The Music Production & Sound Design Advanced Diploma is supported by Pioneer and taught by music industry professionals who have worked with artists including Pharrell Williams, Skrillex, Flying Lotus and more. It is your comprehensive practical guide to the creative process of writing, recording, mixing and mastering your own 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 and highly enjoyable class 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 to make great 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 learning from experienced instructors and masterclasses from Jesse's network of high calibre guests such as Mark de Clive-Lowe, Thavius Beck, Jimmy Mac (Lorde's MD), Laura Escude (Jay Z, Kanye West) and Daddy Kev (Low End Theory). 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

  • September / October 2017 (Limited availability)
  • January 2018
  • April 2018
  • July 2018
  • September 2018

Weekly Timetable

3 daytime classes 11am-6pm


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.


Claude VonStroke

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.


Kamel Omais

Kamel Omais successfully applied to a Point Blank student opportunity to work as an assistant at Guy Gerber’s studio. He has gone on to mix and master for Guy and other artists, including PBLA instructor Sweatson Klank. Kamel is even joining us at PBLA to teach a mixing class!

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

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.

Gabriel 'Gato' Ferrer Maschine

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.

David Harrow Music Industry Project

Starting out in the 80's, Dave's incredible adventures include Psychic TV, Anne Clark, ONU Sound System, Andy Weatherall, Lee Scratch Perry, Billy Ray Martin, with countless albums and live projects. Priceless and unique experiences.

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.

Contact us

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