Syncing your MPC Live mk2/X/One to Eurorak Pamela’s New Workout

This video shows how to sync up your MPC Live mk2/X/One over CV gates to a Pamela’s New Workout. Honestly, I’m not too worried about the variance in the BPM that shows up at higher levels. I’ve monitored the gates being sent over CV and have seen that it is not dropping gates, so overContinue reading “Syncing your MPC Live mk2/X/One to Eurorak Pamela’s New Workout”

You just bought an Akai MPC Live/X/One, what next?

Folks seem to have liked the You just bought an Akai MPC 500, what next? post, so it’s about time to put one together for the MPC Live/X/One family of MPCs. Internal Storage I am moving this to the top, as a warning to MPC buyers. This shouldn’t put you off from buying the device, butContinue reading “You just bought an Akai MPC Live/X/One, what next?”

Using Q-Links on your MPC Live/X/One to control Midi CC on your iPad (or other gear)

Just a quick video to answer a comment from a viewer, and help show how to use Q-Links on your MPC to control external gear. Since I had it setup already, I just used it all from my iPad, but this will work on other external gear as well. Since I’m sure some of theContinue reading “Using Q-Links on your MPC Live/X/One to control Midi CC on your iPad (or other gear)”

Get Audio and Midi from your iPad to your Akai MPC Live/X/One

Just posting a short video to show the gear I use to get both cabled audio and midi from my iPad to my Akai MPC Live II. Equipment: HyperDrive HD319 – I linked to the Hyper Drive site, but this is around $80-$90. Personally I shopped around and was able to get it with discounts/salesContinue reading “Get Audio and Midi from your iPad to your Akai MPC Live/X/One”

Akai MPC Live/X/One Midi USB adaptor with Apple iPad

Based on some questions, I decided to put together a quick post on how to use a Midi USB adaptor with your iPad to control your Akai MPC. This should work on any Midi equipped device, but below is the video I created as a short walkthrough. Equipment: Apple USB-C to USB Adaptor – HonestlyContinue reading “Akai MPC Live/X/One Midi USB adaptor with Apple iPad”

Akai MPC Live mk2 / One CV outs

If you’re like me, and looking to integrate CV output from your MPC so that you can track out gate and CV to devices that will take CV input, you’ll find a difference from the MPC X to the MPC Live mk2 / One. On the MPC X, it has eight discrete CV output jacks,Continue reading “Akai MPC Live mk2 / One CV outs”