When I received a tweet from Intua on the release of Beatmaker 2, I went to the AppStore and read the complete description probably three times. It can’t be compared to the first one because of the massive improvements they made. Firstly, I remember wanting a second bank in Beatmaker one to flip a sample [...]
VJFranzK demonstrates and reviews the work-flow of the AKAI SynthStation app for the iPad. He makes an interesting comment about “all the styles coming together”… This music/audio app will absolutely become one of the most popular apps for the iPhone/iPad alongside the Intua Beatmaker app!
I met up with my friend, Still Born, in the streets to have a look at the Intua Beatmaker app for the iPhone. In this video you can see how responsive the Pads are just like an Akai MPC, as well as sample previewing and slicing and chopping of your samples.
Q-Tip’s new video ‘Renaissance Rap’ for his new album ‘The Renaissance’ has him finding an AKAI MPC 2000XL waiting to be snatched up. After grabbing it, the feds catch up to him in an dead-end alley as they seem to be a pulling out a weapon. Q-Tip then covers his face with the MPC. The [...]
In this 1st part of our Beat Mash Series, we’re checking out this dope-ass gear-mash-up by Equalibrum, who’s successfully developed an MPC-like Beat Production setup in FL Studio 7 with the new AKAI MPD32 MIDI Controller. Watch as he bangs out on the pads and loop records the sequence mimicking a classic MPC setup.
Roger Linn is a musical instrument designer, primarily designing electronic drum machines. In 1979, Roger Linn introduced the LM-1 Drum Computer via his company Linn Electronics, located in Tarzana, California. It became an instant success, as it was the first ever programmable drum machine pre-loaded with samples pre-recorded from session drummer James Gadson. Roger would then release the [...]
SampleSimple is a lifestyle destination for Music Production Sampling. We love all things to do with sampling sound, music and audio. Started in late January 2007 on YouTube by Wallholder (creative maniac, visionary and Classical Hip Hop Producer), to cover the then-new Edison recorder plugin for FL Studio, SampleSimple has since been watched globally with over 1 Million views... Read More