A review of the small but perfectly formed Akai MPC500, the first ever battery powered MPC.
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.
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The problem with tutorials like this is that I have to convey to you what warmth means. In terms of music technology most people marry warmth with valve and analogue tape technology, and the frequency…
The MPC2500 and MPC1000 are the two related siblings in the Akai MPC line, both with a similar OS but different hardware. Which one should you buy?
Download the latest technical manual for your model of Akai MPC sampler, including quick start guides where available.
Download the latest operating system for your Akai MPC, including JJOS.
This is a guest article from Eddie Bazil, the chief sound designer at MPC-Samples.com. This article is an excerpt from Mixing Simplified Vol 1: Creating the Perfect Stereo Mix, which shows you, step-by-step, how to…
This subject has done the rounds for years. Often it is the cash strapped home studio owner who has to resort to using headphones,the cheaper and space saving solution, instead of speakers to conduct mixing…
Thinking of getting an MPC1000 or an MPC2000XL? In this review I compare the differences between these two classic MPCs.