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    Akai MPC Basics

    An Introduction To The MPC

    Hit the ground running with our guide to Akai's celebrated Music Production Centre.

    Techniques Aug 2020
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    The Lost Art Of Sampling: Part 5

    Sampler Synth Engines

    Nearly all modern samplers have powerful synth engines concealed inside them — and sometimes they're so well hidden that their users are unaware of their existence. But then why would you want a synth in your sampler? Let's find out...

    Techniques Dec 2005
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    The Lost Art Of Sampling: Part 3

    Making Samples

    Having introduced the concept of looping, velocity switching, and multisampling, it's time to actually make some samples. We give you a few hard-won tips that can make your life easier on the way.

    Techniques Oct 2005
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    The Lost Art Of Sampling: Part 2

    Multisampling, Looping & Velocity Switching

    As we saw last month, sampling is really just a form of digital recording, but to use short recordings to emulate real instruments, you soon need to understand new concepts like multisampling, looping, and velocity switching. We explain all...

    Techniques Sep 2005
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    Practical Phrase Sampling For Modern Music Production: Part 3

    Tips & Techniques

    In the final part of this series, Oli Bell gives you some practical tips and tricks on looping, re-grooving and time-stretching.

    Techniques Jun 2001
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    Practical Phrase Sampling For Modern Music Production: Part 1

    Tips & Tricks

    The sampler has made its presence felt throughout modern music production, and phrase sampling in particular is the backbone of many musical styles. Oli Bell arms his loop points and explores some tricks of the trade.

    Techniques Apr 2001
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