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Our expert lecturers possess demonstrated talent as teachers and impressive professional experience as music industry leaders. Between them, they have worked with legendary artists including Bjork, Fetty Wap, Sade, Oasis, Wretch 32, Massive Attack, Rihanna, Becky G, Gwen Stefani, Sinead Harnett, Stevie Wonder, Primal Scream, Ghostface & Raekwon (Wu-Tang), Tinie Tempah, Iggy Azalea, Metronomy, Nero, Rizzle Kicks, The Prodigy, Redman, Brian Eno, Portishead and many, many more. Passionate about passing their musical skills and industry knowledge on to the next generation of music makers, they each bring something very special to the Point Blank family.

Max Heyes Sound Engineering/Mixing

Credits include Paul Weller, Oasis, Primal Scream, Jamiroquai and Massive Attack. Co-produced The Doves #1 album 'The Last Broadcast'. Mixed Primal Scream's 'XTRMNTR'. Helped develop La Roux.

Linton Bennett Music Composition

Linton aka Stepz composes/produces for Dido, Warren G, All Saints, Jamelia & Imogen Heap to name a few. He’s been active in the music industry for 3 decades and signed to Motown in the US.

Danny De Matos Music Production

Signed to Arista & Universal, Danny wrote, produced and remixed for artists like Republica & Limp Bizkit. His music’s been in movies, TV Ads and worldwide video games 'Half Life 2' & 'Left 4 Dead'.

Phil Ramocon Singing/Composition

Ivor Novello & Grammy-winning musician/songwriter. Legend who's worked with Steve Winwood, Jamelia, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff and more. Co-wrote 'Buffalo Stance' with Neneh Cherry.

Carroll Thompson Singing

Iconic British reggae singer who's also recorded with Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Sade & more. Signed to Virgin as solo artist. Scored several Top 40 hits & No.1 on UK Reggae Chart with 'I'm So Sorry'.

John Watson Music Production

Playing live electronics for Patrick Wolf, John supported Amy Winehouse & Arcade Fire. As a composer for media he’s worked for Instagram, Sony, BBC & C4. Releases music on the Cosmic Pint Glass label.

Daniel Herbert Sound Design

Dan's designed sound & produced music for BBC, C4 & CNN. Started out releasing house tracks through Ouch & Tasty. Also worked with St Etienne & has developed the free Point Blank Plug In series.

Chris Carter Sound Design

Chris worked with Adrian Sherwood, Little Axe, Shara Nelson & Asian Dub Foundation. Released his own productions on labels like TCR, Botchit and Scarper, he’s also a DJ/remixer and music library creator.

Alex Phountzi Music Production

Alex has been releasing music since the late-90s. Original member of Bugz In The Attic, co-founder of Greenmoney records, releases on V2 & FabricLive. Remixed Amy Winehouse, Roisin Murphy, Fela Kuti.

Doug McAvoy Music Production

As Craggz & Parallel, Doug’s been playlisted by Zane Lowe & Annie Mac. The release ‘Northern Soul’ for Dillinja gained critical acclaim and secured an invitation to play live at BBC Maida Vale.

Mike Koglin Music Production

DJ Mag Top 100 DJ. Debut ‘The Silence’ went Top 20. His productions & remixes have been supported by Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto & Paul Van Dyk. Runs his label Noys Music.

Ben Medcalf Production/Mixing

Producer/composer/DJ. International DJ success as Rogue Element & Disco of Doom. Composition credits include films (The Veteran), trailers (Men In Black III) & ads (Dodge Ram, Vodafone & McLaren).

Ben Bristow DJing

Played at Space (Ibiza), Ministry of Sound, Cargo & Scala. Featured on XFM & Kiss FM. Released on Breakbeat Paradise Recordings, Tru:Funk, Funk Blasters & Resense. Features regularly on BBC 6Music.

Mark Brocklesby Advanced Recording & Mixing

Mark runs Big Smoke Studios and is a recording engineer, mix engineer, musician, producer and lecturer with over 20 years of professional experience and industry practice.

Lex Cameron Singing

Lex Cameron has worked as a singer and keyboardist for the likes of Chic, Shania Twain, Michael Bolton, Barry White and Omar, eventually becoming Omar’s Music Director (a role he reprised for Leon Ware). 

Chris Parles Music Industry

Chris worked as an A&R Manager for 3 major record labels including Virgin (EMI), Mercury Records (Universal) and Sony music; signing and working with artists such as Blue, Atomic Kitten, Robert Plant, Natalie Imbruglia and Lulu.

Ellie Lawson Music Industry

Championed by Ellen Degeneres once she signed to Atlantic Records in the USA, Ellie has had a 5-year sponsorship with Quicksilver, as well as achieving many top-10 Beatport Trance releases.

Jen Anderson Music Industry

Jen has been A&R for Universal-owned Fiction Records, Label Manager for King Tuts Recordings, Promoter for Live Nation-owned DF Concerts, Head of Business Affairs for Back Yard Music and Tour Manager, and now runs her own business The Bothy Society.

Hector Hernandez Music Production

Aka Hektagon, debut 'London' (Freaks of Nature) was supported by Mary Anne Hobbs in Bass Music scene. Remixes for Baobinga, ID, High Frequency Bandwidth, Piece of Shh...show his eclectic taste.

Elena Alekseeva Music Composition

Elena is a composer, a producer, a sound designer and a classically trained pianist. She has established herself using knowledge of classical theory and applying it into contemporary musical styles and genres.

Lizzie Curious Music Industry

A prolific and successful writer, singer and producer with a US Billboard #1 and over 40 releases in over 15 years of adventures in the music industry.

Michael Bailey Radio

Resident DJ for Goldie's Metalheadz label, presenter at 1Xtra, Radio 1 & Ministry of Sound. Recorded/remixed for Goldie, Roni Size, Guy Called Gerald, Trey Songz, Chipmunk, Nas & Damian Marley.

Chad Jackson Music Production

Technics/DMC World DJ Mixing Champion Chad Jackson has been a Music Producer, DJ and Music Industry Educator for the last 30 years and held a residency at the legendary Haçienda club at the height of its prominence.

Venetia Tzanni Personal Development for Higher Education

Venetia is a passionate teacher of English for academia, having a M.Ed. in Teaching English and a B.A. in English Language and Literature. She has taught English to students of various levels in the UK and abroad.

Ben Perrier Live Sound

Ben mixes sound for artists touring UK, Europe, USA, Japan, Australia & New Zealand. Mixed 30,000 capacity festivals & London venues Brixton Academy, Forum, O2 Academy, Koko, Shepherds Bush Empire.

Anna Lakatos Music Production

Musician, singer and trained audio engineer, specialising in object-based 3D sound for motion picture and commercial music production. Anna is an Ableton Certified Trainer and NI Product Specialist.

Nicola Serra Introduction to DAWs

Nicola Serra’s the founder and curator of Dronica, renowned East-London sound-art festival, and the curator and resident artist of Ritualtronics. 

Ricky Vianello Introduction to Production Ableton

Ricky produces and DJs under the name Tapefeed. Having held a residency at London techno party 'Superstition' since the beginning of 2018, the duo have played at such renowned venues as about:blank, Tresor and Printworks.

Julian Peake Intro to Production

Julian has scored global hit records as one half of Stretch & Vern and Reflekt & has written for Kylie Minogue, Little Boots & Dirty Vegas as a Sony/ATV-signed writer.

Will Whisson Music Production

Will has worked in studios across Europe, including Middle Farm Studios, The Pool and State of the Ark. He has toured Europe extensively with various projects and produced music for film, adverts and gaming. 

Simon Mitchell Music Production

Simon Mitchell has played at a variety of venues, from Ministry of Sound in London to Coalition in Brighton. Simon has also showcased his own sonic and visual installations and has many years of teaching experience.



Jacques Jenkins Music Production

Jacques Jenkins has produced and mixed critically acclaimed artist Keaton Henson on his first record 'Dear' released through Sony BMG which achieved "Hottest Record in the World" status from the legend Zane Lowe.

Harminder Dhanjal Music Production

Harminder Dhanjal AKA Psylence has released music on ProgRAM, Skint, 4ncurrency and The Weird & The Wonderful; produced mixes for the game DJ Hero and mixed and mastered music for artists including Pav4n, Illaman, Chunky and Juany Bravo. 

Richard Boal Music Production

Worked with Judge Jules, Sonique, Spiller, Marco V & Sophie Ellis Bextor. Remixed Freddie Mercury, Kylie Minogue & Tom Jones. Makes audio for Dreamworks, Reebok, Sony & Premier League.

Dave Stone Music Production

David Stone has released music on Shogun Audio, Ram Records and more for over a decade. He is a member of the Drum & Bass act GEST. He's performed for brands such as Tomorrowland Festival, Fabric London, Outlook Festival, Ministry of sound, among others. 

Farah Nanji Music Industry

Farah delivered a TEDx talk and has played in venues such as Pacha Destino in Ibiza and the Steelyard in London. She is also a journalist and producer, interviewing some of the most prolific artists in the scene from Carl Cox to Pete Tong.

Rockwell Music Production

Tom Green AKA Rockwell has released on Metalheadz, Ministry Of Sound and Sony Music; toured the world as an international DJ, appearing at events and venues like Fabric, Ultra Europe & Glastonbury.

Daniel Linton Music Production

As 'Funk Ethics', Danny contributed to UK bass music releasing on Pitch Black, Boka & Brownswood. Supported by Scuba, Skream, Mary Anne Hobbs & Giles Peterson, Danny also DJs with Goldie & Pendulum.

Vasco Ispirian Music Production

Electronic engineer, performer, instructor and veteran DJ and producer. Over a decade of experience in the studio and onstage. His body of studio work shows a mastery of music creation techniques.

Ben Chetwood Music Production

An Ableton Live expert, Ben has worked with artists such as Little Boots, Rudimental & Damian Lazarus. His approach to performance is influenced by his extensive use of hardware and effects.

Dale Corderoy Music Production

Dale combines House, Trance, Progressive & Electronica. Releases on Napith, High Contrast, Vandit & Perfecto prefaced his own imprint CDRY. He wrote Kerosene with Dogzilla & indie band Belasco.

Jarrad Hearman Mixing

Recording, mixing and mastering engineer for artists including Tinie Tempah, Katy B, Craig David, Beckie G, Fetty Wap, Kelis, Nadia Rose, Wretch 32, Kideko, Sinead Harnett and many more.

Ali Jamieson Sound Design & Music Composition

Has worked for leading sound design agencies Replay Heaven and Sample Magic on numerous hit records. Released and produced under various guises and teaches music technology theory across the world.

Stavros Potamitis Sound Design

Stavros has multiple sample pack number 1s and his music has featured on HBO, BBC & other platforms. Runs Inside Out Records.

Ben Mallot Sound Design

Ben is keyboard player for Pest (Ninja Tune). As a producer he has releases on Bonus Round, Don't Records, Victim Records and more. His live show has been to Berghain, Boomtown, Bloc and Uglyfunk & more.

Nahuel Berneri Sound Engineering

Nahuel mastered over two thousand tracks and composed and produced the music for three award-winning feature films and twenty animated series episode soundtracks.

Miguel Ferrador Sound Engineering

A Lisbon-born, London-based audio professional with extensive studio and live experience. Credits range from pop to urban and alternative. Has worked with acts signed to Universal, Sony and Warner.

Florie Namir Music Composition

Florie is a singer-songwriter and composer from Tel Aviv with diverse performance skills, ranging from rock-soul, jazz-pop, Eastern European folk, musical theatre, and more. Florie's music has been played on BBC radio and on WERS 88.9FM, America's top college radio station, she also won the UK Songwriting Contest.


Nick Hunt Sound Engineering

Producer/Engineer/Sound Designer with over 30 years of experience. Worked with Dave Stewart at The Church. Credits include Gary Barlow, Gene, Warm Jets, Placebo, Boy George, D’Influence amongst many others.

Luke Brooking Advanced Recording and Mixing

A producer, engineer, musician and composer with 10 years experience in the industry. A guitarist and lover of creating textured landscapes, Luke is also a dedicated educational practitioner. 

Chris Franck Remix & Production

With a Top 5 UK hit, Top 20 hits in Germany, Holland, France and a No. 1 in Italy, Chris has remixed over 100 songs for global artists and performed at events inc Glastonbury, Coachella, Womad & more.

Rory Walker Audio for Games

Rory spent many years working with music and sound before choosing to specialise in creative sound design for games. He is currently specialising in immersive VR and AR experiences with 3D spatialization and is working with Brain Audio on an exciting new VR project for the Metaverse, which will be announced soon.

Leigh Devlin Mastering

Co-founded Kenwood Studios and Blue Steel Mastering. Mastered Dizzee Rascals' 2003 Mercury Prize winning 'Boy In Da Corner' LP. Experienced songwriter, engineer, producer, mixer, remixer.

Tesfa Williams Music Industry

DJ/producer with 10+ years experience, releases on Universal, BMG, Island PMR, played Glastonbury, Movement (Detroit), Concrete (Paris), Output (NYC), etc. Radio host for BBC Radio 1 & Rinse FM.

Daniel Kier Music Industry

Danny is an artist manager and music consultant who owns and runs Enki Music, a full artist development ecosystem consisting of a record label, publishing rights management and facilities such as the iconic Strongrooms Studios, London.

Lindsay Wesker Music Industry

Active in the music industry since the 80's with extensive A&R, DJ and broadcast experience with Kiss FM and MTV. Self-published novel about the industry and presents a weekly show on mi-soul.com.

Sam Willis Music Industry

Mercury Prize nominee Sam Willis has released with R&S, KOMPAKT & Black Acre and remixed for Caribou, Simian Mobile Disco & Panda Bear. Was Head of Press at Rough Trade Records and Head of A&R at R&S.

Alex LoSardo Music Industry

National Organiser for Love Music Hate Racism with 15 + years in the music industry producing concerts, events, and festivals. He has been the senior events manager for KISS FM in Phoenix Arizona, and Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London. 

Joshua Byrne Music Industry

Music PR and Radio plugger working with artists and labels from around the world. He also runs labels XVI Records and High Praise. Joshua also writes features on music and subcultures and hosts a monthly show on Balamii Radio.

Andy Reynolds Record Deals & Branding

International concert tour manager/live audio engineer for 25 years for bands including George Fitzgerald, Maribou State & Nightmares On Wax on over 200 shows per year. Andy wrote 3 books about live music industry.

Lee Erinmez Music Industry

Co-founded 2AR Music for artist management & consultancy. Bassist/manager for Snuff since 1996. Producer for BBC Radio 1 including Zane Lowe, Annie Mac, Gilles Peterson, Fabio & Grooverider, and more.

Tom Bulwer Music Industry

Tom has worked in the music industry for over 15 years. From DJing in top clubs, including Ministry of Sound, Egg and Pacha, working at record labels or writing electronic music, he has always held a passion for music.

Darren Henry DJing

Darren Henry, a.k.a Quest, is a pioneer of the UK Dubstep sound since its inception back in the early 2000s, with releases on top tier labels including Deep Medi Music and Dub Police.

Alex Wang Music Production

Certified Ableton Trainer with releases on Beijing-based label Do Hits. Residency for Bristol’s Noods Radio. Explores experimental and underground from ambient to club music, soundtracks for motion pictures and performance art.

Roberta Bruno Singing

Known as 'BB', Roberta has trained in singing for more than 15 years. She's a highly regarded vocal coach in both the UK and EU, with her own breakthrough method in developing voices.

DJ Shorty DJing

Shorty has a long history in radio, youth work and live events. Currently a resident DJ at the world famous cHip sHop in Brixton, and co-founder of More Than Music (MTM) who focus on youth work with at-risk and vulnerable young people.

Nigel Hosten DJing

Aka Mr Dex. DJ'd with Ghostface & Raekwon (Wu-Tang), Omar, Estelle, Sway, Scratch Perverts and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Hosts The DeX Files weekly on itch.fm/live. Member of ‘A Bunch of Deckheads’ DJ agency.

Alex Ford Music Composition

An award-winning composer for the concert hall and published by ALRY Publications as well as Flute Colors. Winner of the FNMC new music competition 2019 and listed as a finalist in the 2019 National Flute Association new music competition.  

Robin Lee Music Composition

As one half of Phaze Action, Robin has spent a decade defining his sound and delivering tracks with both musical depth and accessibility, releasing on acclaimed labels and remixing artists such as Femi Kuti, Metronomy and Saint Etienne.

James Wilson-Rhead Music Composition

James has aired on Radio 3 and collaborated with Hollywood film composers. He's composed music for independent films, museum installations, and stage productions such as The Fuse in the West End.

Claude Ruelle Advanced Composition

Beginning his career as a Jazz guitarist, performing alongside artists such as Pierre-Alaina Goualch, Claude has since created soundtracks for games such as 'Penguin Tales' and 'My Time at Portia'.

Robin Schlochtermeier Music Composition

Robin is a composer for film and TV, having worked for clients such as Channel 4, National Geographic & Panasonic. He won the award for Best Music at the British Independent Film Festival for his original score of the film 'Retreat'.

John Davies Music Composition

John has worked as a producer, musical director and bassist for numerous artists, including Freddie Dickson and Riot Jazz, as well as working for brands such as Sony, Warner, Universal and VEVO.

Frank McWeeny Radio

Frank is a radio & podcast producer and presenter, making programmes for BBC Radio 1, World Service, Radio 4 and BBC Sounds. He also works on a variety of audio projects for global brands, including video streaming platform Cercle and British Airways in-flight entertainment.

John Farley (J-Fresh) Radio

J-Fresh is a BBC Radio 1Xtra mix resident, Ministry of Sound music curator, DJ, broadcaster and producer with support from BBC Radio 1, Mixmag, GRM Daily & Spotify Editorials.

James Malone Sound Design

James L Malone is a sound designer/artist and musician specialising in synthesis, improvisation, and audio programming. Released on a variety of experimental music labels such as Confront Recordings (Derek Bailey, Keith Rowe, David Sylvian) Verz Imprint, and FLUF (Copenhagen). Performed at Cafe Oto, Supersonic Festival and alongside Eddie Prèvost, and John Butcher to name just a few.

Ollie Hopkins Bass

Ollie Hopkins has played bass with a number of artists including Cat’s Eye’s, Citizens! and The Bergamot and is currently touring with Robert Finley (Easy Eye Sound). He has recorded on music featured in adverts for companies such as Curzon and Uber, as well as on film soundtracks including the 2021 movie ‘Pieces of a woman’. Ollie is also a founding member of the band 'Private Jetlag' and music composed by him has been played on a number of national radio stations such as Radio 1, BBC6 Music and Radio X, in addition to shows such as the David Pakman Show.

Vasco Ispirian Ableton

Vasco is an Ableton Certified Trainer and a former instructor at New York’s prestigious, now-defunct Dubspot. He is an electronic engineer, performer, instructor and veteran DJ and producer with over a decade of experience in the studio and onstage.