Beat Making on the MPC2000XL e-Book

Beat Making on the MPC2000XL e-Book

Product Description


A 250 page PDF e-book containing tutorials, tips, tricks, articles, FAQs and sounds for the Akai MPC2000XL, with over 750 samples and MPC files included.

MusicTech Magazine 'Choice' Award Winner (8/10) "If you don’t own this, you’re probably not getting the most out of your MPC!"

So, you’ve copped an MPC2000XL, you’ve gone through the manual and know what all the buttons do…so what next? You want to make beats, right? But how do you actually use an MPC to quickly produce those killer beats you’ve always dreamed of?

The bestselling e-book, ‘Beat making on the MPC2000XL’ opens up a huge world of MPC creativity and inspiration encouraging you, the beat producer, to think ‘outside of the box’ and discover the true musical and percussive abilities of your MPC:

Discover how to create phatter sounding beats, make thicker & grimier drums, learn expert sequencing tricks and flip your samples just like the pros Learn how to completely change the groove and feel of sampled drum breaks, create your own unique drum kits, and build your own breakbeats that sound just like a real drummer Uncover the secrets of MPC multisampling, turn your MPC into a virtual bass guitar or piano and create your own instrument loops and riffs Find out how to build complete beat & songs, record to multitrack equipment, and use effects correctly when creating master recordings for record label demos.

There's 50 tutorials in total, each one expertly written in a clear, easy to follow style assuming no prior technical knowledge whatsoever, all covering 'real world', practical situations. Download the chapter listing to see a summary of all the areas covered. Currently in its third revision, this book still stands as the only comprehensive written work on the Akai MPC series.

"Yesterday I was as excited as hell get my MPC. And Yes! I got it. Set it up. Looked at it...looked at it. Now what do I do? I purchased your ebook yesterday and within 3-4 Hours I was making music. I don’t have a musical background so your book worked a treat. Thanks very Much. I recommend it to anyone.” D. Benson , Taranaki , New Zealand

Each tutorial comes with detailed explanations of all concepts, backed up with clear screen shots and 400 actual MPC files so you can perfectly recreate each lesson in your MPC. In addition to these 400 tutorial files, we also include 350 free drum samples and breaks for you to practice your new found beat making skills on. Want to see some of the book in action? Download a free example tutorial from the book here.

This book is suitable for all levels of expertise - even advanced users comment on how the book has helped them discover techniques they didn’t even think possible with an MPC:

"I considered myself to be pretty knowledgeable with the machine, but even in the beginner sections I found time saving tips I did not know you could do before. All in all, I think there is something in here for everyone. Afex-one,

As Matt Bean, senior editor at Rodale Publishing states - 'These books are FANTASTIC - so amazingly detailed. They help you make sense of the MPC in no time.' No more head scratching, no more frustration – quickly discover how you can use your MPC to make the beats you’ve always wanted. Whoever you are and whatever your production background, you will find this book inspiring, challenging and ultimately enlightening. Available instantly after purchase. Technical Specification:

Contents: 250 page PDF ebook with over 400 example MPC samples, PGMs and MID files, plus 300 bonus drums and breaks Format: PDF & MPC2000XL (Digital Download) Compatibility: MPC2000XL OS 1.10 or greater (suitable for both blue and grey models) Author: Andy Avgousti ('MPC-Tutor') Download Size: 51MB Delivery: Will be emailed to you.