Make a simple but very usable drum kit in the MPC Software using drum multisamples chopped from a live drum break.
Akai MPC Tutorials by MPC-Tutor. The Original MPC Tutorial Site
Akai MPC tutorials from MPC-Tutor. The original MPC tutorial site which since 2002 has been bringing you practical, hands-on Akai MPC tutorials as well as MPC articles, MPC resources and MPC sounds for the MPC1000, MPC500, MPC5000, MPC2500, MPC Renaissance, JJOS, MPC2000XL and all other legacy MPCs. After checking out all the free MPC tutorials here, head over to MPC-Samples.com where you can purchase MPC-Tutor's critically acclaimed MPC tutorial books including the classic 'Beat Making on the MPC...', the book that taught a generation of MPC users.
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Having problems loading sounds into your MPC? This article will help you troubleshoot the problem, be it disk corruption, OS bugs or memory problems.
If your MPC4000 jog wheel no longer functions correctly, it’s probably time to get the encoder replaced. This step-by-step tutorial describes exactly how to perform the task – warning, soldering skills required!
If you are having problems updating your MPC Renaissance or MPC Studio firmware, make sure you check out the resources in this post!
I’ve just released a fully multisampled drum kit recorded to analogue tape that comes with ready-made MPC finger drumming programs. It’s rare to find any multisampled kit recorded to tape, and it’s even rarer for it to be made specifically for MPCs – find out more!
This free MPC Renaissance/MPC Studio tutorial teaches you how to layer drum sounds in MPC Software 1.4 using ‘Sample Layers’ and ‘Simultaneous Play’.
I’ve just updated my popular MPC25000 tutorial book, ‘Beat Making on the MPC2500′ to now also support the free JJOS – a free update for existing owners!
The latest tutorial book from MPC-Tutor – the complete guide to sampling and program construction on the MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio. 270 pages of hand-on, step-by-step MPC Software tutorials!
Free multitrack drum breaks, old school funk style. Comes complete with the main stereo mix and the separate kick, snare and overhead mic recording so you can adjust the mix of the breaks to your own taste.
Learn how to install ‘Vintage Mode’ as a set of standard VST plugins in both MPC Studio & MPC Renaissance, allowing you to use all four of them simultaneously on individual pads, tracks, master fx.