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Music Production With AKAI MPC

Learn to produce your own tracks using the AKAI MPC.

Music Production With AKAI MPC

Learn to produce your own tracks using the AKAI MPC.

Description

Producer, educator, beat nerd, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Lisa Vazquez creates intoxicating layered rhythms and vocals both live and in the studio. Lisa has taken her Hip Hop / Soul performance from festival stages to clubs and schools. In 21 lessons, Lisa takes you through the steps to find your workflow, chop samples, and sound design to get you producing original songs using the AKAI MPC.

Objectives

  • Learn how to setup your studio and find your workflow.
  • Understand how to find and chop samples.
  • Learn to design unique sounds to use in your productions.
  • Understand how to produce and arrange your tracks.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Gear & Studio Workflow
    In this step, Lisa discusses the different gear options, workspace set up, using a DAW, and finding your workflow in your studio.
  • 2
    Sampling & Instrumentation
    In this step, Lisa demonstrates how to find and chop samples, record analog instruments and how to create a drum program.
  • 3
    Creating A Song
    In this step, Lisa explains techniques to find your groove to produce and how to arrange your track.
  • 4
    Final Arrangement, Mixing and Mastering
    In this step, Lisa teaches how to prepare your track from mixing to mastering.
  • 5
    Sound Design
    In this step, Lisa teaches how to design unique sounds to use in your productions.