One of the most important skills an MPC beat maker can possess is the ability to chop samples – in this tutorial I take a look at the basics behind developing a quick chopping workflow using the ‘Regions’ chopping method.
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.
This has been my most requested MPC X & MPC Live tutorial ever – how to create ‘standalone’ MPC instruments from your favourite plugins. Check out my unique 3 minute workflow!
The MPC X & MPC Live both have 2GB of RAM inside them, but how much of this is actually available for sampling?
Everything you ever needed to know about MPC X & MPC Live projects, but were afraid to ask!
Use the MPC Live and MPC X to build a life-like acoustic drum kit using round robins chopped from a live break!
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.