LoFi Buttery Piano – Akai MPC X Program

Let me start by explaining the patch a bit, and how I got here… Life started off on the Akai S950, using piano multi samples from G1 through C4, every sixth note… My goal was to get some of that S950 12-bit grit and artifacts, but still keep it relatively free of the crazy stretchingContinue reading “LoFi Buttery Piano – Akai MPC X Program”

Old School Cinema for Akai MPC X/Live

The patch Old School Cinema started life on the Pocket Operator Tonic. I recorded the hits into the Akai S950 at 10khz, because I was afraid that some of the longer bass notes would exhaust the sample memory, and honestly I didn’t want to be chopping on the S950 for an hour. I was ableContinue reading “Old School Cinema for Akai MPC X/Live”

Akai S950 Tape Grand Piano for MPC X/Live

Here is my next patch for my MPC X Tape Grand Piano. I started with a multisample Grand Piano sampled into the Akai S950 at C/F note intervals. So samples a bit stretched, but it sounds pleasant enough, and certainly a bit more realistic than the strings a made recently. The patch was again routedContinue reading “Akai S950 Tape Grand Piano for MPC X/Live”

Akai S950 String Program For MPC Live/X

Hey everybody! Today I spent some time trimming recording in a string sample into the Akai S950.  It was about 20 seconds or so long.  The idea was to make something that could be pitched up reasonably high and still have a reasonable length to it. Once I completed sampling into the S950, I usedContinue reading “Akai S950 String Program For MPC Live/X”