An MPC1000 and MPC2500 tutorial that tackles the problem of losing snare decay tails by using a simple sequencing trick.
MPC1000 Tutorials, Sounds & Resources
The Akai MPC 1000 is the most popular Akai MPC on the market today – it is feature-packed and relatively low cost, so is a popular choice for producers looking to start producing beats on dedicated hardware. The operating system is far more advanced than the older generation MPC (e.g. MPC2000XL) and features many great improvements. Below you’ll find a whole bunch of MPC1000 resources, including MPC1000 tutorials, MPC1000 samples, downloads, reviews and articles.
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…
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.
Free MPC bass multisamples for most MPCs with at least 3 notes per octave for great realism but low memory usage.
Various MPC web sites including fan sites, free resources and some MPC focussed businesses.
Free and completely original drum breaks in WAV format, compatible with most MPCs – pressed to vinyl, resampled and perfectly looped.
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.
Software applications created to specifically for MPC beat makers – MPC program creation, sound conversion and other utilities, for Mac and PC.
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?
Download the latest technical manual for your model of Akai MPC sampler, including quick start guides where available.