Iconic music production instruments, including the legendary MPC.
MPC X CV Tutorial - Youtube
In this video, we take you through an in-depth exploration of the control voltage features of the MPC X. Learn how to set up a CV track, configure the 8 CV outputs, use a MIDI controller with your CV-controllable gear, and record a sequence. We start with a basic “east coast” patch and move on to some more esoteric examples. After all, everyone builds modular systems to suit their own tastes in workflow and sonic goals.
Standalone Challenge: DJ Toomp - Youtube
In this episode of the Standalone Challenge, ATL legend DJ Toomp (Kanye West, Jay-Z, T.I.) bangs out an epic sounding track in his signature blend of hard-hitting hip-hop and classical influences on the MPC X.
MPC Lounge: Pitch Shifting and Reverse Trails - Youtube
MPC Lounge: Easy Drum Layering Using Flatten Pad - Youtube
In this workflow tutorial, we take a look at a new feature called Flatten Pad. This gives you the power to render any pad sample which has been layered or has added effects processing without having to resample. This opens up new creative possibilities for designing your signature sounding samples.
MPC Lounge: Drum Warp - Youtube
Standalone Challenge: Wehbba - Youtube
In this episode of the Standalone Challenge, Barcelona-based electronic music DJ/Producer Wehbba showcases the production power of the MPC Live, sampling from vinyl and his outboard equipment to create a techno track from the ground up.'
MPC Lounge: Playing with Ableton Link - Youtube
In this workflow tutorial, we look at how to setup Ableton Link in standalone mode using the built-in wi-fi capabilities found on the MPC Live and MPC X. Opening up a new world of collaborative possibilities, this enables perfectly synched, real-time performance and production with any Ableton Link enabled device.
MPC Lounge: Pairing Bluetooth MIDI Keyboards - Youtube
In this workflow tutorial video, we show you how to easy it is pair your wireless MIDI keyboard or controller with the MPC Live and MPC X via Bluetooth. On display in this video is a truly high-powered mobile studio setup, the MPC Live paired with our LPK25 Wireless keyboard.
Standalone Challenge: Richard Devine - Youtube
This episode of the Standalone Challenge features the modular master himself, Richard Devine. Known for his outstanding and highly influential electronic music and sound design work, Richard uses the MPC X to control his otherworldly analog setup, utilizing the 8 built-in CV ports to seamlessly bridge the gap between modular and digital workflows.
MPC X - Product Overview Video - Youtube
In this product overview video, we introduce you to the hardware and software features that make up the new MPC X. Much more than a drum machine, the fully standalone MPC X is an instrument in its own right.
Introducing VIP 3.0 - Youtube
Standalone Challenge: Scott Storch - Youtube
In this episode of the Standalone Challenge, we pay a visit to legendary producer Scott Storch (Dr. Dre, Beyonce, Chris Brown) and watch him get in the zone on the MPC X. Plugging his MPK88 directly into the X, The Piano Man quickly channels his signature melodic style and creates a new track using only the MPC.
Standalone Challenge: Melissa Reese - Youtube
In this episode of the Standalone Challenge, we watch multi-instrumentalist and producer Melissa Reese (Guns ’n’ Roses) deconstruct a track she created using only the MPC Live. Melissa's versatility is on full display as she uses the MPC to concoct a dark, ambient industrial vibe.
MPC Software 2.0 Overview: Clip Programs - Youtube
The newly added Clip Programs feature makes it easy to launch perfectly quantized loops and phrases in time over the top of the current beat. This opens up a world of live performance possibilities when using MPC 2.0.
MPC Software 2.0 Overview: CV Programs - Youtube
When running 2.0 using the MPC X, you can control external analog synth gear using the X's built-in CV ports. This is great for producers who want to use the MPC sequencer to control their favorite analog drum machines and synths. MPC 2.0 makes MPC X one of the best modular sequencers available.
MPC Software 2.0 Overview: Enhanced Q-Link Control - Youtube
In this video, we show you how the completely revamped and improved Q-Link control knobs function. In MPC 2.0 they are now far more flexible and powerful, capable of greatly enhancing expressiveness in performance and refining control in automation.
Standalone Challenge: Tim Kelley - Youtube
In this episode of the Standalone Challenge, we go into the studio of Tim Kelley, one-half of the Grammy-award winning duo Tim and Bob. Over the years, Tim and Bob have produced hits for a crazy list of R'n'B and hip-hop artists including Michael Jackson, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, TLC, Beyonce and many more.