Akai MPC Live and MPC X

Akai MPC Live and MPC X

Live from the NAMM floor, we’re taking a first look at the new Akai MPC Live: http://www.guitarcenter.com/Akai-Professional/MPC-Live.gc?source=4GOA4LOBA and MPC X http://www.guitarcenter.com/Akai-Professional/MPC-X.gc?source=4GOA4LOBA Visit http://www.guitarcenter.com/New-From-NAMM.gc?source=4GOA4LOBA  to see even more of the new guitars, basses, pedals, amps, drums, keyboards, synths and more! The MPC Live features 16, velocity and pressure-sensitive RGB pads, perfect for getting the full expressive range out of your kits. Its feel is legendary and has been at the heart of digital music production for decades now. But if you haven’t programmed an MPC lately, you’re missing out on an interface whose range of expression is unmatched. Learn more at http://www.guitarcenter.com/Akai-Professional/MPC-Live.gc?source=4GOA4LOBA The X is a standalone MPC featuring a beautiful, full color 10.1” multi-touch screen that flips up for easy viewing or lays back into the chassis for transport and times when you don’t need a front view of the screen (like when you’re playing pads live). It has 16 amazingly responsive, velocity and pressure sensitive RGB pads and 16 gigs of internal storage. To make it a truly untethered, computer-free experience, the X also features two USB slots that can be used for MIDI controller connectivity. Rounding out the controls are dedicated menu buttons, a large master encoder knob and 16 touch-sensitive 360º assignable pots (Q-Links) with OLED displays, perfect for precisely automating individual parameters and delivering expressively nuanced recordings. Learn more at http://www.guitarcenter.com/Akai-Professional/MPC-X.gc?source=4GOA4LOBA

Akai MPC X Production Machine - Live Performance and Rundown!

Akai MPC X Production Machine - Live Performance and Rundown!

The MPC X Production Machine! - https://goo.gl/ADX6KJ Akai Pro’s very own Andy Mac gives us an exclusive NewJack Swing Live performance using sounds from the brand new NewJack Throwback MPC Expansion Pack inside MPC X in Standalone Mode. The MPC X is also driving the classic Roland D05 via Midi for that classic 90s pad sound along with the M-Audio Code 61 connected directly into MPC X. And to “TOP IT OFF”, Andy hooked up his very own exclusive Talkbox set up adding smooth vocal parts over the beats. This video showcases how MPCX is the centre hub of the Live Performance utilising the classic MPC Swing settings and tight quantizing when making this classic genre. The MPC X is also recording Live Audio Passes of Andy’s Talkbox adding harmonies to the tracks. These performances were built from nothing to a complete track in a matter of seconds showcasing how versatile the MPC workflow really is… If you love the sounds from the 80s/ 90s sound of “New Jack Swing” When you’ll love this performance. With new artists, such a Bruno Mars brining the Swing back into the Billboard charts, MPC’s NewJack Throwback ExpansionCopy pack delivers drums melodic kits & classic 90s Synths in the styles of Teddy Riley, Babyface, Jam & Lewis and many more. NJT features many hits inspired from the classic drum machines of this era including melodic chord progressions and killer horn samples. Click on one of these links to find out more… Andertons Guitar & Bass YouTube Channel: https://goo.gl/wRsx1P Andertons Drummers YouTube Channel: https://goo.gl/gjAEAs Andertons Keyboard YouTube Channel: https://goo.gl/kFxnYu Andertons Music Tech YouTube Channel: https://goo.gl/a2vnDT Andertons Shopping Web Site: https://goo.gl/TPsG2Q Buy a T Shirt: https://goo.gl/4mRRyy Make sure to subscribe to Andertons TV for more great videos like this!

Standalone Challenge: Tim Kelley

Standalone Challenge: Tim Kelley

In this episode of the Standalone Challenge, we go into the studio of Tim Kelley, one-half of the Grammy-award winning duo Tim and Bob. Over the years, Tim and Bob have produced hits for a crazy list of R'n'B and hip-hop artists including Michael Jackson, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, TLC, Beyonce and many more. Watch as Tim uses the MPC X to build the beat out of a tasteful acoustic guitar lick into a smooth slow jam. For more on the new generation of MPC, visit: www.akaipro.com/mpc Join the conversation! http://community.akaipro.com http://www.facebook.com/akaipro http://www.twitter.com/akai_pro http://www.instagram.com/akai_pro http://www.youtube.com/akaiprovideo

Akai MPC LIVE - Guitar Riffs to Beat - Standalone MPC

Akai MPC LIVE - Guitar Riffs to Beat - Standalone MPC

Using the MPC in standalone, and using the audio tracks, I put together a decent guitar riff and put some kick behind them Thanks For Watching LIKE - SUBSCRIBE - SHARE

Making A Beat In Guitar Center

Making A Beat In Guitar Center

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Akai MPC Synth Workflow- 3 Ways to Use Synths in the Akai MPC Series Grooveboxes

Akai MPC Synth Workflow- 3 Ways to Use Synths in the Akai MPC Series Grooveboxes

In this video I discuss my studio workflow using the Akai MPC series with synthesizers. I give a live demonstration of how to use the MPC 4000 with Virtual Synths via Korg Gadget along with MIDI Sound Modules such as the Studio Electronics ATC-1 analog synthesizer. This video video should give you more clarity an insight on how to get a simple and effective workflow using synthesizers as additional sound sources for the Akai MPC series. ******Get Instant Access to My Free 6 Part Video Course for Music Producers entitled "Sound Mind Sessions" Link: https://altruwest.com/smsyt ******* Below are affiliate links to some of the gear used in this video. If you use the links below I will receive a commission on the purchase. Purchase Korg Gadget for iOS Here: https://apple.co/2IUZ3UI Purchase Universal Audio Apollo 8p Thunderbolt interface with Quad Processing: https://amzn.to/2JPnnZa Purchase Shure SM57 Cardiod Dynamic Microphone: https://amzn.to/2H5rd2U *** Looking for help getting your Akai MPC Setup in your studio? Let us Help You! https://altruwest.com/product/akai-mpc-configuration-support/ ***

Akai Pro — MPC Live Overview & Demo

Akai Pro — MPC Live Overview & Demo

Akai go standalone with the brand new MPC Live. the control layout is exactly the same as last year’s MPC Touch controller/interface, with a seven-inch full-colour multi-touch display, 16 backlit pads, four rotary encoders and a master encoder knob. The big difference is stand-alone operation, with 2GB of sampling RAM and 16GB of on-board storage. Users will be able to expand the device’s capacity by fitting a 2.5-inch SATA drive to the device, which also features its own built-in rechargeable li-ion battery, creating the potential for an incredibly powerful and portable music-making machine. Other features include RCA phono inputs and a ground peg for attaching a turntable, two pairs of MIDI inputs and outputs, an SD card slot and two USB 3.0 ports for thumb drives or MIDI controllers.

L&M @ NAMM 2017: Akai MPCX & MPC Live

L&M @ NAMM 2017: Akai MPCX & MPC Live

A look at the new Akai Professional MPCX and MPC Live at NAMM 2017. This video is a part of the NAMM 2017 playlist. Watch all videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvrAVoQ3TqA-kfQYSZcbwnqKiowZm-NjG Subscribe to our YouTube channel to see all the latest gear, plus seminars, tips and info on guitars, drums, keyboards, pro audio, recording, band instruments and more! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=longandmcquade ___________________________________________________________ SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LongMcQuade/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LongMcQuade Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/longandmcquade/ ___________________________________________________________ ABOUT US: Long & McQuade is a Canadian musical instruments retailer with over 70 locations from British Columbia to Newfoundland and Labrador. For 60 years, Long & McQuade has been a family-owned business bringing together musicians and gear. ___________________________________________________________ Check out our online store: http://www.long-mcquade.com

Akai MPC Touch Presentation

Akai MPC Touch Presentation

Akai MPC specialist Andy Mac came by to show us the features of the new MPC Touch.

Akai MPC X Unboxing w/DJ Rome

Akai MPC X Unboxing w/DJ Rome

Just got my MPC X and trying to wrap my mind around this new technology.

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