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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 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, 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 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 - Massive Aggressive Distortion

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

Here's an effects chain that’s designed for absolute distortion craziness. We recommend trying it on drums, hits, and 16th note arpeggiated synths.

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Sonar

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Sonar.

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Ableton Live

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Ableton Live.

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Cubase LE

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Cubase LE.

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Fruity Loops

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Fruity Loops.