Learn how to import MPC MIDI sequences into Ableton Live as clips – this tutorial is suitable for all standalone MPCs.
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 MPC Live, MPC X, MPC Software, MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, MPC1000, MPC500, MPC5000, MPC2500, JJOS, MPC2000XL and all other legacy MPCs. After checking out all the free MPC tutorials here, head over to my MPC Book Store where you can purchase my critically acclaimed MPC tutorial books, and MPC-Samples.com to get MPC drum kits, multisamples and expansions made specifically for all models of MPC.
Latest MPC Tutorials & Articles
Configure your Akai MPC to be fully recognised by Pro Tools as an official MIDI device, with full MPC MIDI port information showing in all Pro Tools tracks.
Learn how to master the art of chopping drum breaks on the Akai MPC 500 – a tricky technique as there’s no waveform editor and no auto chopping!
A review of the free JJOS, which is without question an essential update for all MPC1000 and MPC2500 owners.
Learn some advanced MPC sequence programming techniques for both the MPC1000 and MPC2500. Suitable for Akai OS and the free JJOS.
Learn how to chop and manipulate breaks on an Akai MPC2000XL using the ‘zone’ function to create new breaks and cool stutter effects.
Learn some important concepts regarding MIDI and how to use with when producing beats on an Akai MPC, including some example hardware set ups.
An MPC1000 and MPC2500 tutorial that tackles the problem of losing snare decay tails by using a simple sequencing trick.
Discover ways in which you can manipulate and grime up your drum samples using just an Akai MPC5000.
An MPC 5000 tutorial that teaches the important technique of layering drums using pad ‘layers’ and the SIMULT function.