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MPC 101 - Creating a Patched Phrase


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Article updated 07-24-2017

Creating a patched phrase allows automatic beat matching of loops and phrases to your sequence's tempo. This guide will walk through how to turn any loop into a patched phrase in the MPC software.

 

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Creating a Patched Phrase
  1. Choose a loop.

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  2. Open the Sample Edit window. Select Chop. Set the Threshold accordingly so that it is detecting major transients. 

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  3. Choose Convert. Selected Patched Phrase from the drop-down menu. Select how many bars the loop is meant to be. 

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  4. There are now 2 versions of the sample in the Project Information window. Drag the new patched phrase version onto a pad. This version will follow the tempo of the sequence.

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