Learn how to create realistic sounding acoustic drum kits in your MPC using 4 layer velocity switching.
Akai MPC Live II and MPC Live Tutorials
Tutorials, articles and news for the MPC Live II and the original MPC Live, Akai’s portable touchscreen standalone MPCs! Learn how to use the MPC Live with MPC-Tutor’s complete MPC Live tutorial guide, ‘The MPC Bible‘.
How to Set Custom Time Signatures in MPC Sequences
Learn how to set custom time signatures in standalone MPCs and the MPC Software.
‘Bounce to Audio’ or ‘Flatten Pad’ Not Working? Here’s the Fix!
If ‘bounce to audio’ or ‘flatten pad’ has suddenly stopped working in your MPC, check this tutorial for the easy fix!
MPC 2.11 Tutorial: Sounds Browser 101
Discover the new Sound Browser, introduced in MPC 2.11 to provide a new alternative way of looking for plugin presets, kits & instruments.
Creating 8-Layer Keygroup Instruments in MPCs & the Akai Force
Learn how to create 8 layer keygroup instruments in the MPC & Akai Force
MPC Tutorial: How to Use The New ‘Note Off’ Feature
Learn some practical uses for the new ‘NOTE OFF’ feature introduced in MPC 2.10
MPC Bible Tutorial: Clone Plugins & Synths with Autosampler
In this MPC X, MPC One & MPC Live tutorial I’m going to take a look at the MPC Autosampler which allows you to ‘clone’ your favourite VST/AU instrument patches so they can be used as standard ‘keygroup’ programs in standalone mode.
Beginners Guide to Subtractive Synthesis in MPCs
Harness the power of subtractive synthesis in your MPC to design your own sounds and instruments!
MPC X, MPC One & MPC Live Tutorial: Creating The Clap From Hell!
In this MPC X, MPC One & 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.
Standalone MPC Disk Options: Which One Is Best?
Which type of ‘attached’ disk is the best option for a standalone MPC? In this article we’re going to look at the pros & cons of each type.