Akai provide a sneak preview of the forthcoming MPC Software 2.0, now with audio tracks, real time timestretching and pitch shifting, a new ‘phrase’ program type, AIR Music effects & instruments and many more improvements!
MPC Renaissance & MPC Software Tutorials, Sounds & Resources
Here’s all the articles on this site for the MPC Renaissance, the dedicated hardware controller for the computer-based MPC Software.
The 7th Edition of our bestselling MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio tutorial book is now fully compatible with MPC Software 1.9.
Please note that this preview was written before the MPC Touch was actually released – I have now written a complete hands-on review of the Akai MPC Touch including a closer look at the new Touch…
My MPC Software tutorial book, ‘MPC: Sampling Laid Bare’, has now been updated for MPC Software 1.8.2, with over 70 pages of extra content and hundreds of updates throughout the book!
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!
A collection of free live drum breaks, authentically recorded by UK drummer Timmy Rickard using authentic vintage recording techniques for a fat, warm classic sound.
In this article I take a look at whether your old MPC4000 and MPC2000XL beats will load in version 1.2 of the MPC Software. I also revisit MPC1000/2500 support to highlight a new bug.
In this MPC Renaissance review, I specifically concentrate on the hardware itself, including build quality, design, features and improvements over previous flagship MPCs.
The first true in-depth MPC Renaissance Review – discover how your old MPC beats and projects will load in the new MPC Renaissance and MPC Software OS 1.0.
Learn some important concepts regarding MIDI and how to use with when producing beats on an Akai MPC, including some example hardware set ups.