Getting started with MPC
Welcome to your once-stop destination to learn and discover MPC. There's no better DAW to start your beat making journey than the legendary MPC and this resource will be the roadmap to help you get to wherever your creativity leads you.
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MPC Beats | Introduction & Overview
Introducing MPC Beats. The new beat making DAW from Akai Professional that will empower the next generation of creatives to quickly start making great sounding beats.
MPC Beats | Learning The User Interface
Let's take some time to review the user interface and navigate through the various work spaces.
MPC Beats | Making a House Track
MPC Beats is versatile enough for any genre of music. Watch as Andy makes a House track from start to finish.
MPC Beats | Using Plugin Instruments
Explore the plugin instrument libraries included with MPC Beats. From keyboards to synths and more, MPC Beats has a great collection of sounds to choose from.
MPC Beats | Chords & Scales
Being able to quickly call up various scales or chords is one of MPC Beats' very powerful features. Even without the benefit of music theory, you'll be able to quickly add amazing harmonic elements to your beats.
MPC Beats | Making a Drum Kit
As you develop your style and sound, you'll find building your own kits necessary to tailor your workflow to your own needs.
MPC Beats | Making A Hip Hop Track
Andy makes a soulful Hip Hop track inspired by the loose, relaxed feel pioneered by one an all time beat making legend, J Dilla.
MPC Beats | Running With FL Studio
It's quick and easy to run MPC Beats in FL Studio. Take advantage of the legendary MPC feel and features right in FL Studio.
MPC Beats Masterclass
MPC Beats Masterclass | Making A Lo-Fi Beat
Let's dive right into this masterclass by making a Lo-Fi beat, the perfect way to display just how powerful a creative tool MPC Beats is.
MPC Beats Masterclass | Adding Lo-Fi FX and Tape Stop
Lo-Fi FX are a great way to add character to your track. Watch what we can do to elevate this melodic part.
MPC Beats Masterclass | Adding Chords and Instruments
MPC Beats includes several plugin instruments to add melodic and harmonic elements to our beats. Watch as Andy adds lays down some keys.
MPC Beats Masterclass | Adding Pads & Instruments
Watch how easy it is to layer textures on our beat and really add dimension.
MPC Beats Masterclass | Arranging Our Beat
Let's review how we can start to structure our beat into a song. Structuring our beat into an arrangement is important as you look ahead to collaborating with songwriters or other producers.