Make a simple but very usable drum kit in the MPC Software using drum multisamples chopped from a live drum break.
MPC Studio & MPC Renaissance Tutorials
The MPC Renaissance is the flagship controller for the next generation MPC – the MPC Software. As well as the free MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio tutorials on this page, I’ve also written two entire books dedicated to MPC Studio & MPC Renaissance Tutorials; ‘The MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio Bible‘ (for MPC Software 2.x) and ‘MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio: Sampling Laid Bare‘ (for MPC Software 1.9) with hundreds of pages of hands-on tutorials covering everything you need to know about making beats on the MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio.
MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio Firmware Update Problems
If you are having problems updating your MPC Renaissance or MPC Studio firmware, make sure you check out the resources in this post!
MPC Studio/MPC Renaissance Tutorial: Drum Layering & Sound Design Techniques
This free MPC Renaissance/MPC Studio tutorial teaches you how to layer drum sounds in the MPC Software & MPC Essentials using ‘Sample Layers’ and ‘Simultaneous Play’.
MPC Studio & MPC Renaissance Tutorial: Vintage Mode Unleashed
Learn how to install ‘Vintage Mode’ as a set of standard VST plugins in both MPC Studio & MPC Renaissance, allowing you to use all four of them simultaneously on individual pads, tracks, master fx.
MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio: Loading Legacy MPC Projects Pt 2 (MPC Software 1.2)
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.
MPC Renaissance Review: The Hardware
In this MPC Renaissance review, I specifically concentrate on the hardware itself, including build quality, design, features and improvements over previous flagship MPCs.
MPC Renaissance Review – Loading Legacy MPC Projects & Beats (MPC Software 1.0)
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.