This month’s Friday Forum Live features Point Blank graduate Kells for a deconstruction of his recent remix of ‘Transform’ by AMANI. The producer has gone from strength to strength in recent months, and for the team at Point Blank Recordings, it was a no-brainer to have him remix AMANI for their first release. His remix adds a garage swing to AMANI’s delicate original, turning the EP’s fragile, blooming opener, into a moody brooder. It’s a standout track on a great EP, so it’s great to see Kells deconstruct the remix. As a former student he has confessed to spending many Friday afternoons watching these tutorials, so he’s understandably excited to be on the other side of the screen. ‘Perpendicular’ by AMANI is out now on Point Blank Recordings. You can listen to the EP in full on Spotify and Apple Music. Buy it now from iTunes and Google Play.
If you’re inspired and impressed by Kells, why not check out Point Blank’s courses and see what they can do to help you get to his level. Kells studied the Music Production & Sound Engineering Diploma, but they also offer a fully accredited BA (Hons) in Music Production and Sound Engineering, in association with Middlesex University. Or, if you’re not in London you could study an online alternative. If singing and song-writing like AMANI is more your thing, you can study that in London, or even try a course in Music Composition.