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.
Akai MPC Tutorials by MPC-Tutor. The Original MPC Tutorial Site
Akai MPC tutorials from MPC-Tutor.com. The original & first MPC tutorial site which since 2002 has been bringing you original and innovative 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. MPC-Tutor is the author of the critically acclaimed Beat Making on the MPC series of books, defined by his unique hands-on, step-by-step MPC tutorial style that makes learning even the trickiest of topics fun and effortless. After checking out all the free MPC tutorials here, head over to MPC-Samples.com where you can purchase his award winning, in-depth MPC tutorial books.
Latest MPC Tutorials & Articles
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.
A free MPC template that allows you to output very low MIDI notes chromatically from your MPC pads. Suitable for MPC1000, MPC2500, MPC5000, MPC500, JJOS1/Free.
The new tutorial book from MPC-Tutor. Learn the art of chopping in JJOSXL with the JJOSXL Chopping Bible – 125 pages of practical and creative JJOSXL tutorials for the MPC1000 & MPC2500.
Learn all the hidden JJOSXL shortcuts and tricks to speed up your workflow as you navigate more efficiently around JJOSXL on the MPC1000 and MPC2500.
A collection of free live drum breaks, authentically recorded by UK drummer Timmy Rickard using authentic vintage recording techniques for a fat, warm classic sound.
In this article I take a look at whether your old MPC4000 and MPC2000XL beats will load in version 1.2 of the MPC Software. I also revisit MPC1000/2500 support to highlight a new bug.
In this MPC Renaissance review, I specifically concentrate on the hardware itself, including build quality, design, features and improvements over previous flagship MPCs.
This Akai MPC 500 tutorial covers the basics of loading files and folders into your MPC 500.
The first true in-depth MPC Renaissance Review – discover how your old MPC beats and projects will load in the new MPC Renaissance and MPC Software OS 1.0.