Viktor Carrillo, a Los Angeles-based DJ, producer, and audio software instructor, came to PBLA in early 2015, following respected stints at Dubspot and Native Instruments. His deep passion for the electronic music scene and knack for creative problem solving make him an invaluable member of Point Blank’s Los Angeles team. His career, which spans over 20+ years immersed in LA’s underground music scene, has resulted in countless DJ gigs (Audiotistic, etc.), retail record sales, and empowered students. In the early ’90s, Carrillo started as a DJ, promoter and club designer with Latin Underground, an important early crew. He cut his teeth as a manager of the renowned Orange County record store Higher Source in Huntington Beach, California, where he helped fill the record bags of legendary DJs from the likes of Little Louie Vega, Pete Tong, Truncate, DJ Dan, Francois K, Jason Bentley, A Guy Called Gerald, and more. During this time, Carrillo became a known figure in the Los Angeles techno community, promoting events and DJing alongside Raiz and Drumcell as a key member of the Droid Behavior crew. Carrillo also became an integral part of the Lovefix collective. He then worked for seven years as a Tech Support Agent at Native Instruments, training clients to use the company’s entire line of DJ and music production technologies, as well as hardware from partner brands like Vestax, Numark, Stanton, Serato, and more. From there, Carrillo went on to teach audio software and DJ technology to private clients and wore multiple hats as a leader of the now defunct production and DJ school Dubspot before joining the Point Blank team. Outside of teaching at PBLA, Carrillo remains involved in the modular synthesis-oriented school Voltage Control Lab, where he acts as Co-Creative Director alongside friend and fellow PBLA instructor Joe “Computo” Caputo.



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