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DON’T SLEEP: MAARTN “MPC 2000 XL | S900 | Hip Hop Beat” [BEAT VIDEO]

Belgian beatmaker/producer MAARTN shares a beat he made on his Akai S900 & MPC 2000 XL that he recorded on video. You can here the completed beat just below. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Akai Pro x Sean C x DJ Premier x Pete Rock x Q-Tip x Marley Marl “MPC Minute” [PROMO VIDEOS]

 

Sean C (Vinyl Reanimators/X-Men/12 Nations/Grind Music) sat down with several legendary producers to discuss their experiences with Akai products and their thoughts about the current MPC Renaissance. These producers include legends like Marley Marl, DJ Premier, Pete Rock and Q-Tip. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Akai Pro x Young Guru “MPC University Episodes 1 & 2” [PROMO VIDEOS/TUTORIALS]

Young Guru conducts a YouTube video series called “MPC University” where he acquaints viewers with the new MPC Renaissance from Akai Pro. The first video is called “Getting Started With MPC Renaissance” and the next is called “Sequence Editing With MPC Renaissance”. You can get all the info you want about the MPC Renaissance, Studio & Fly from Akai Pro. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Akai Pro “The Making Of MPC Renaissance, Studio & Fly” [PROMO VIDEO]

 

Boston legend Sean C of Grind Music breaks down Akai’s process of seeking the input of several MPC loyalists/producers that create urban music music from all over the world. He also illustrates how all of their collective input resulted in the creation of the MPC Renaissance, Studio & Fly units. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: DEAD HORSE BEATS “Campfire Sessions Pts. 1 & 2: Mosquitoes & Climbers” [BEAT VIDEOS]”

Dead Horse Beats takes his trusty Akai MPD 32 everywhere he goes. Hiking, mountain climbing, you name it? He takes it along. I’m glad he does given that the 2012 video game release schedule has cut into the frequency of beat videos released in 2012 significantly. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Jukebox Champions “4 MPCs: Live in Marseille” [BEAT VIDEO]

Actually, Jukebox Champions use 4 Akai MPC’s and one Roland SP-404 for this live performance but who’s counting? Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: DV247 x Akai Pro “Making A Beat On The MPC Renaissance” [BEAT VIDEO/DEMO]

Andy Mac from Akai Professional shows us just how easy it is to make a beat on the all new MPC Renaissance via DV247. Drops this Summer. Don’t sleep!

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