Mpc-Samples The MPC X and MPC Live Bible

Mpc-Samples The MPC X and MPC Live Bible

Learn how to sample, sequence and produce your own beats and songs with Akai's new standalone touchscreen MPCs; the MPC X and MPC Live!

The 'MPC X and MPC Live Bible' from MPC-Tutor is the complete guide to the MPC X & MPC Live, packed with practical, 'hands-on' beat making projects that teach you everything from core beginner's concepts all the way up to advanced power-user techniques!

Build your own multitrack sequences using classic MPC swing, note repeat, 16 levels and audio tracks
Learn how to layer drums and create your own unique sounds with the built in effects, filters and LFOs
Create melodic leads and rhythms from your own multisampled 'keygroup' instruments
Construct your own dynamic drum kits using velocity switching and round robins ('cycle kits')
Create unique beats with the MPC's classic chopping functions
Mix down entire songs with vocals, scratching and effects automation
Utilise warping, sequenced chops and patched phrase loops
Make your own standalone MPC 'synth'

Each tutorial is carefully written in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step style and includes hi-res screenshots, all recommended parameter settings and all the files and samples you need to recreate each project in your MPC. The focus is on learning how to control the MPC using the touchscreen, Q-links, dials, buttons and pads, be it 100% in 'standalone' mode or connected to your computer in 'controller mode'.

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