RJD2 quickly shows his tour setup then explains how he hacked together a wireless MPC controller for use during live performances. The controller consists of a Korg padKontrol, wireless battery powered MIDI transmitter, 9 volt batttery soldered to a power connector, gorilla glue, and more. Did we mention that it also has a custom built … Read more
Producer Statik Selektah discusses his transition from DJ to producer, move from Boston to NY, and evolution from hardware to software based production. I have a MPC, but it’s one of those coasters I was talking about it. It just sits there. I use everything in Pro Tools, I got a Motif. For real, I … Read more
Exile and DJ Day explain live “MPC’ism”, finger drumming, and sample based music performances while demonstrating the concepts during an appearance at the Rooms of Red Bull.
Another Crate Kings favorite, producer Disko Dave tackles CTI and gives us a little taste of "The Good Vibe."
Akai Pro got together with producer The Alchemist to discuss a number of topics including the origins of his name, getting involved in music, and his early use of the MPC3000 and Ensoniq ASR 10, and later move to the MPC. While it’s pretty much a big promo drop for Akai, it’s still a good … Read more