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Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Triggering an External Sound Module from the MPC plug-in in Ableton

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

There are lots of creative possibilities when it comes to the MPC Renaissance and its ability to route and be routed to various places. This guide walks through how to trigger an external sound module from the MPC Renaissance while running the MPC softwa

Akai MPC Software - How to Run 64 and 32 Bit Versions, and Accessing 3rd Party Plugins

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

In this overview, we cover how to run the 64 and 32 bit versions of the MPC Software and Plugin , and review what 3rd party plugins will be available depending on the bit type version of MPC Software you are running.

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Chopping Drum Loops

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Have you ever used a drum loop in your project, but wanted a way to easily transform that repetitive beat into interesting drum fills, transitions and alternate patterns? With the MPC software, you have the ability to chop any pre-recorded audio loop int

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Syncing the Standalone App With External MIDI Controllers

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

Many of the latest MIDI controllers feature built-in arpeggiators, noterepeat or even step sequencers. To help you integrate these features into your MPC workflow, the MPC Renaissance lets you to send MIDI Beat Clock sync out to your external MIDI contro

Akai MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, and MPC Touch - Video Tutorials

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

Video tutorials for the Akai Pro MPC Renaissance are being released both by Akai and by users at a rapid pace. We've collected our favorites together here in one place.

Akai MPC Renaissance - Sampling With an External Sound Module

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Have a synth or external sound module you would like to sample? With the MPC Renaissance/MPC Software it has never been easier. You can even quantize the sample with legendary MPC swing! The following article will show you how to record a MIDI track, se

Akai MPC Renaissance, Studio, and Software - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 07/12/2017

We've put together answers to some of the most common questions about the Akai Pro MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio and MPC Software. With the tips in this FAQ under your belt, you'll have even better control over your new hardware and software.

Akai MPK and MPD Series - Set Up in Cubase

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 02/27/2018

The MPK and MPD controllers are extremely versatile USB MIDI controllers. Whether you are looking for an all in one production setup with keys and pads or a more beat oriented workflow, the MPK and MPD controller series give the user as much creative pote

Akai MPC5000 - Using the frequency shifter for huge chorus and stereo effects

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Frequency Shifter is an effect that has been around for a long time, but fell out of favor in the late 1970s. Today, producers are rediscovering this effect that does NOT do what its name implies. A frequency shifter does not function as a pitch shifter;

Akai MPC5000 - Using Q-Links to Control and Sequence External Synths

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Many external synthesizers and modules have parameters such as filters, envelopes, and oscillators that can be controlled by MIDI Continuous Controllers (CCs). You can use MPC5000 Q-Link controls to send and sequence MIDI CCs to control these parameters.