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”

My Akai MPC Journey (or Why I Sold my MPC X)

My first MPC was the Akai MPC 1k Black. I really cut my teeth on this MPC over the years, and with JJOS it really made the MPC 1k shine. Life was pretty simple, but it had been given an amazing workflow for chopping, sampling, and writing music. I bought it back when the blackContinue reading “My Akai MPC Journey (or Why I Sold my MPC X)”

Track – MPC Forums BB 279

I have been trying to get back into flipping samples again lately, and done a few other beat battles. Maybe I’ll post them. If you’re interested in seeing some of the discussion and submissions check out the MPC Forums BB 279 Thread. There’s definitely a lot of good content there, and some really great flips.Continue reading “Track – MPC Forums BB 279”