Akai MPC News & Reviews

Akai MPC news and reviews – unbiased reviews of MPCs and other MPC-related products, MPC articles discussing issues affecting the MPC world, and all the latest news in the MPC universe. Don’t forget that the most up to date news will be first listed on my Twitter and Facebook profiles.

New JJOSXL Book: The JJOSXL Sampling Bible

By MPC-Tutor, | 11

The new tutorial book from MPC-Tutor. Learn the art of sampling in JJOSXL with the JJOSXL Sampling Bible – 125 pages of practical and creative JJOSXL tutorials for the MPC1000 & MPC2500.

MPC Renaissance Review: Hardware

MPC Renaissance Review: The Hardware

By MPC-Tutor, | 6

In this MPC Renaissance review, I specifically concentrate on the hardware itself, including build quality, design, features and improvements over previous flagship MPCs.

First Look at the MPC2500 XLCD With JJOS 128

By MPC-Tutor, | 6

I was recently lucky enough to get my hands on MPCstuff.com’s new XLCD large screen modification for the MPC2500. It runs a modified JJOS called the JJOS 128 which is similar to the free JJOS but with…

MPC500 Review

MPC500 Review

By MPC-Tutor, | 7

A review of the small but perfectly formed Akai MPC500, the first ever battery powered MPC.

Warming Your Mixes

Warming Up your Mixes

By MPC-Tutor, | 1

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…

MPC1000 vs MPC2500

MPC1000 Vs MPC2500

By MPC-Tutor, | 20

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?

Creating the Perfect Stereo Mix

By MPC-Tutor,

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…