Use the MPC Live and MPC X to build a life-like acoustic drum kit using round robins chopped from a live break!
Akai MPC Tutorials, Tips & Tricks
MPC tutorials for all Akai MPC owners, giving you the Akai MPC tutorials, tips and tricks you need to quickly become a more creative MPC beat maker. Most of the tutorials here are adapted from my award winning MPC tutorial books available to download instantly from my MPC book store.
6 essential MPC X & MPC Live tips and shortcuts guaranteed to speed up your standalone MPC workflow in no time!
Learn how to create and use your own MPC Software Expansion packs using MPC Software 1.9’s built in ‘Expansion Builder’ application – includes details on creating program previews, demo sequences and sample ‘grouping’.
Updated for 2.0! In this MPC X & MPC Live tutorial we’ll learn how to create a grimy layered clap using a range of sound design techniques, all entirely within PROGRAM EDIT mode.
Just received your MPC Renaissance or MPC Studio (or MPC Element) and wondering ‘what next’? This tutorial covers the basics of getting your MPC hardware and MPC Software up and running– quick and to the point!
Make a simple but very usable drum kit in the MPC Software using drum multisamples chopped from a live drum break.
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!
This free MPC Renaissance/MPC Studio tutorial teaches you how to layer drum sounds in the MPC Software & MPC Essentials using ‘Sample Layers’ and ‘Simultaneous Play’.
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.