An MPC 5000 tutorial that teaches the important technique of layering drums using pad ‘layers’ and the SIMULT function.
MPC Tutorials For Akai MPC Samplers by MPC-Tutor. The Original MPC Tutorial Site
MPC tutorials for Akai MPC samplers from MPC-Tutor. The original MPC tutorial site which since 2002 has been bringing you hands-on MPC tutorials as well as MPC articles, MPC resources and MPC sounds for the MPC Live, MPC X, MPC One, Akai Force, MPC Software, MPC Touch, MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio and all legacy MPCs. After checking out all the free MPC tutorials here, head over to MPC-Samples.com for our range of critically acclaimed MPC Tutorials & Courses and MPC Expansions.
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First Look at the MPC2500 XLCD With JJOS 128
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…
J Dilla-Style MPC Drum Kit
This free Dilla-style MPC Drum Kit contains MPC drum sounds inspired by drum style of the legendary hip hop producer, J Dilla. Kicks, snares, claps, hats and percussion, all laid out into MPC program kits for easy finger drumming and compatible with all MPCs.
MPC Bass Multisamples
Free MPC bass multisamples for most MPCs with at least 3 notes per octave for great realism but low memory usage.
Layered MPC Drum Kit
This layered MPC drum kit contains sounds that have been carefully processed to ensure that no matter how many sounds you layer together, and no matter which combination of sound you use, the results are always perfect with no phasing, no nasty artefacts, and no unwanted gain boosts.
MPC Related Web Sites
Various MPC web sites including fan sites, free resources and some MPC focussed businesses.
MPC Drum Breaks
Free and completely original drum breaks in WAV format, compatible with most MPCs – pressed to vinyl, resampled and perfectly looped.
Pete Rock MPC Drum Kit
A free Pete Rock inspired MPC drum kit, featuring kicks hats, snares and claps that have the classic Pete Rock vibe, but with a modern MPC-Samples.com twist. All the drum sounds are laid out into MPC programs for easy finger drumming and are compatible with all MPCs.
A review of the small but perfectly formed Akai MPC500, the first ever battery powered MPC.
‘MPC’ Compatible Software & Applications
Software applications created to specifically for MPC beat makers – MPC program creation, sound conversion and other utilities, for Mac and PC.