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The New AKAI MPC 2.11 Firmware OS Update is FIRE!

The new AKAI MPC 2.11 is fire (and will be available publicly June, 23rd 2022)! This is for all the current generation MPC's (ONE, Live, Live II, & X). I'm using the MPC Live 2 retro edition (check out my zZounds.com gear list for details). I'll demonstrate all the new features step by step. I want to know what is your favorite new features in this update & suggestions in the comments.

AKAI Website: https://www.akaipro.com/
(it's free for all registered MPC users)
My social media & gear list: https://linktr.ee/avemcree
BGM: https://youtu.be/BaNwxyVsiE4

DJ Ave McRee

This MPC Expansion is Soulful AF! Neo Sunset Beat Making

I'm checking out AKAI's new MPC expansion called "Neo Sunset". Which fills the void of the late 90s hip hop/boombap sound (ex. J.Dilla's hip hop neo soul style). So, let's make a beat & explore some of the sounds! Let me know what you think?

My social media: https://linktr.ee/avemcree
Neo Sunset: https://www.thempcstore.com/mpc-expansion-packs/neo-sunset.html

Stream "Machine Learning" anywhere: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/djavemcree/machine-learning
Listen on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BaNwxyVsiE4

DJ Ave McRee

AKAI MPC ONE Jazz Hip hop Electric Stock Plugin Sound Design (Rhodes)

A video on how to make Jazz hip hop Rhodes piano sounds in the AKAI MPC ONE (Live II & X). Marlo Digs is one of my favorite MPC boom bap producers & his Rhodes piano beats are FIRE! I'll show you how to make sounds with the electric stock plugin, how to make humanize chord progressions, & adding lofi effects too! Special thanks to Musician Paradise for the free Jazz chords. Please leave a comment if you want more stuff like this?

Sub to Marlow Digs here
his latest video! it's fire!

DJ Ave McRee

MPC Live II Pad Thai 2 Boombap Beatmaking & Sampling Cookin Soul

Boom bap beat making using the AKAI MPC expansion called "Pad Thai 2" by Marco Polo. I'm sampling Cookin Soul's new "Supreme Cookin" pack (available at Drum Brokers). The drums are new and crispy. Not to mention Cookin Soul's sample pack isn't bad at all! I'm using my trusty MPC Live 2 & getting back to basics. I'll demonstrate the sounds & make 2 beats. Let me know how you feel by leaving a comment below!

get Pad Thai here

get Cookin Soul's "Supreme Cookin" here

DJ Ave McRee

AKAI MPC LIVE Beatmaking Labyrinth Expansion & CMP Vices Sampling

Labyrinth is a key group expansion for the AKAI MPC Live 2, Live, X, ONE, Studio, & software. I'll preview the sound & do some beat making. Also, I'll preview CMP's "Vices" sample pack & make some heat with it too. AKAI still has a sale on their expansion until the end of December 2021. So hurry up and check it out. Let me know how you feel about these sounds in the comment section.

get it here

check out my favorite MPC expansions video here

Check out CMP's "Vices" sample pack here

DJ Ave McRee

AKAI MPC X zZounds.com Giveaway!! Beatmaking (Live 2, One, Studio)

AKAI & zZounds.com collaborated with Beats By J Black for a beat making contest. They're giving away 3 different MPC's for the holiday 2021! First place wins a MPC Live II, second place wins a MPC ONE, & third place wins a MPC Studio! You can enter here at https://www.zzounds.com/lp/giveaways/88/a--3973043


*My MPC YouTube Playlist*
MPC ONE Playlist (includes beginners guide)

MPC Live ii Playlist (includes beginners guide)

DJ Ave McRee

AKAI MPC How To Separate Drum Program Tracks Explode(ONE, X, Live ii)2.10

AKAI MPC 2.10 how to separate a drum program with the track explode option. It works on all current generation MPC's (ONE, X, or Live 2). Make sure you check out all my playlist below for more videos!

Marco Polo & Soul Provider 3 for (best boombap drums period!)

MSX Audio sample packs and more (affiliate link that supports this channel at no additional cost) use code: SUMMERSALE and get 45% off (until August 30th 2021)

DJ Ave McRee

AKAI MPC 808 Sound Design Tips(Live ii, X, One Firmware 2.10)

AKAI MPC 808 sound design tips for the Live, Live 2, X, & ONE. You need to update your MPC firmware to version 2.10 (how to install it here https://youtu.be/b9GcixzF3kc ). I'll show you how to make an 808 from scratch using the Drum Synth MPC plugin, auto sample it, & layer it with a kick!

my 808 pack
How 808s Are Bourne (808s and Sublab Presets)

Best VST plugin for 808s
use the Code: TraptendoSubLab and get 15% off!

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DJ Ave McRee