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The 60s Funk Kit – A Fully Multisampled Vintage Drum Kit For MPCs

By MPC-Tutor,

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!

New MPC Renaissance/MPC Studio Book Released

By MPC-Tutor, | 4

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!

New JJOSXL Book: The JJOSXL Sampling Bible

By MPC-Tutor, | 5

The new tutorial book from MPC-Tutor. Learn the art of sampling in JJOSXL with the JJOSXL Sampling Bible – 125 pages of practical and creative JJOSXL tutorials for the MPC1000 & MPC2500.

MPC Renaissance Review: Hardware

MPC Renaissance Review: The Hardware

By MPC-Tutor, | 6

In this MPC Renaissance review, I specifically concentrate on the hardware itself, including build quality, design, features and improvements over previous flagship MPCs.

First Look at the MPC2500 XLCD With JJOS 128

By MPC-Tutor, | 6

I was recently lucky enough to get my hands on MPCstuff.com’s new XLCD large screen modification for the MPC2500. It runs a modified JJOS called the JJOS 128 which is similar to the free JJOS but with…

MPC500 Review

MPC500 Review

By MPC-Tutor, | 6

A review of the small but perfectly formed Akai MPC500, the first ever battery powered MPC.