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Weekend DJ

Virtual Open House - Point Blank LA - Register Today

Find out about our LA School, the courses we offer and how we can help you follow your passion, make better music and build the industry career you want. The event will include a free track deconstruction masterclass.

RSVP here.

25% off Weekend Courses. Save $99

Enter discount code: LA25. Offer ends September 28th.

Exclusive Features for students

Point Blank is proud to be ahead of the curve in delivering a fantastic student experience, whether on campus or online. During lockdown (and importantly, after the pandemic too) we are happy to provide our students with all the exclusive features listed here.

Overview

Our Weekend DJ course is one of our most popular. If you have always wanted to learn how to DJ using vinyl, CD, or digital formats, then this is the crash course for you! Come spend a weekend at Point Blank Los Angeles learning how to mix alongside a professional DJ. It's fun, informative, and you get to spin the tunes you like! Classes are taught in intimate groups of eight students or less, and feature some of the latest Pioneer DJ equipment, so you get plenty of hands on experience using high quality modern DJin technology. Point Blank Music School is an Ableton-certified college that has been offering DJ skills for over 15 years, and won the 'Best Music Production & DJ School' award as voted on by the readers of DJ Mag. All music styles are welcome. To find out more about the popular Weekend DJ course at Point Blank Los Angeles, call an Admissions Officer now at 323.282.7660 or contact us via this form to guide you through the enrollment process. Watch the videos below to find out more about Point Blank and this weekend course!

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My overall experience in my Point Blank DJ class was amazing! I learned a lot of important DJ techniques which I simply could not have learned by myself. Point Blank has a very organized way of teaching music! - Pranav, DJ student

Open Houses

Check out Point Blank and learn more about our classes in music production, mixing, sound design, DJing, singing, songwriting, music business, and more. Our next Live Virtual Open House event on Saturday September 12 at 12pm PST features key instructor Sweatson Klank and an exclusive track deconstruction from Ski Oakenfull. Click here to RSVP and reserve your place at the event. If you can't make it, contact us here to book a private virtual tour.

Alumni

Bryan Dotel

Recently nominated for a Latin Grammy Award, Tropical Reggaeton producer Bryan Dotel has had great success after graduating from PBLA, including amassing more than a million views on YouTube.

Cathleen Cher

Cathleen has been dancing all her life & already accomplished a bunch of amazing things while studying at PB. She toured with Kanye West as part of his creative team and is a DJ and classically trained pianist.

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.

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.

Loren Granic

Co-founder of 'A Club Called Rhonda', has organized parties in LA & beyond for the past 8 years. Known for its stylish crowd and underground vibe, Rhonda hosts up-and-coming DJs and artists alike.

Expert Instructors

DJ Morsecode DJing

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.

Dela Moon DJing

An organizer of the Moontribe Collective, dela Moon’s full-bodied drum & bass and halftime is a signature of the LA underground. She's played EDC, Boom, Rainbow Serpent, and is a DJ Mag “Emerging Artist You Need To Hear.”

Mecha Music Production & DJing

An Ableton Certified Trainer and Pioneer DJ Battle Championship winner, Mikhail Arce-Ignacio (Mecha) is a versatile producer, engineer, music director, DJ and live electronic performer.

DJ Arkitek DJing

Resident DJ at Studio Paris (Chicago), played alongside Snoop Dogg, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kaskade, Afrojack, A-Trak, and Nas. Mixes on air Saturday nights for 103.5 KISS FM on iHeartRadio.

DJ ShanLynn DJing

DJ ShanLynn is a DJ, VJ, and producer who mixes old school, pop, hip-hop, nu-disco, electronica, remixes, and mash-ups in her open-format sets. Her clients include Macy’s, ABC, Aveda, UMG, Forever 21, Loreal, Mercedes Benz, etc.

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.

Key Info

Duration Weekend
Available start dates
  • TBA
Weekly timetable 2 consecutive weekend days (Saturday & Sunday) 11am-6pm. Contact us for details.

Tuition

Fees
$395 payment in full
$50 reg fee + balance of $345
See details during the enrollment process.

Included with COURSE

  • 50% off Ableton Live 10 Suite
  • 50% off Pioneer DJ Rekordbox
  • 50% off Native Instruments Komplete 12
  • 70% off Eventide plugins
  • 40% off Serato DJ
  • 40% off Ableton Push 2 Controller

Licensure & PARTNERS

FAQs

What equipment do I need to buy to take the course?

None at all! Every Point Blank student has access to their own fully-equipped workstation in class and during their practical studio work outside of class time. If you decide to purchase equipment for your own home studio, we will be happy to help you arrange student discounts from our leading industry partners including Apple, Ableton, Pioneer, Native Instruments, Serato, Izotope, Waves, and more.

I'm not from the United States. Can I take this weekend course?

Yes! Tourists visiting the United States are welcome to enroll in any of Point Blank's weekend courses. However, enrollees at Point Blank Los Angeles are not eligible for student visas, so if you are interested in one of our longer programs, we recommend you look into the Music Production & Sound Design Diploma or the Music Production & DJ Diploma which are perfect for tourists who want to spend six months in Los Angeles and enjoy classes at Point Blank during their stay. More information for international students can be found here.

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