Learn how to configure software instruments in Reason 5 to be controlled by an MPC through different MIDI channels. Taken from our book, “Using the Akai MPC With Reason’
MPC Tutorials, Tips & Tricks - Tutorials for Akai MPC Samplers
MPC tutorials for all Akai MPC owners, giving you the MPC tutorials, tips and tricks you need to quickly become a more creative MPC beat maker. Most of the tutorials here are adapted from my award winning MPC tutorial books available to download instantly from MPC Samples.
Learn how to import MPC MIDI sequences into Ableton Live as clips – this tutorial is suitable for all standalone MPCs.
Configure your Akai MPC to be fully recognised by Pro Tools as an official MIDI device, with full MPC MIDI port information showing in all Pro Tools tracks.
Learn how to master the art of chopping drum breaks on the Akai MPC 500 – a tricky technique as there’s no waveform editor and no auto chopping!
Learn some advanced MPC sequence programming techniques for both the MPC1000 and MPC2500. Suitable for Akai OS and the free JJOS.
Learn how to chop and manipulate breaks on an Akai MPC2000XL using the ‘zone’ function to create new breaks and cool stutter effects.
Learn some important concepts regarding MIDI and how to use with when producing beats on an Akai MPC, including some example hardware set ups.
An MPC1000 and MPC2500 tutorial that tackles the problem of losing snare decay tails by using a simple sequencing trick.
Discover ways in which you can manipulate and grime up your drum samples using just an Akai MPC5000.
An MPC 5000 tutorial that teaches the important technique of layering drums using pad ‘layers’ and the SIMULT function.