August 20, 2010

The day the world went bonkers for Bieber…

On Tuesday 17th August 2010, the world fell in love with Justin Bieber… Ok, so that’s an exaggeration but the day did produce a prime example of the power of the internet and viral marketing thanks to a 20 year old from Florida who released a copy of the Justin Bieber track ‘U Smile’ on the web. “So what?’’ I hear the small minority of you who, for whatever reason…

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August 19, 2010

Learn how to use sample libraries with an AKAI MPC 1000 Sampler

The very first of our new tutorial series, we will show you how to use commercial samples with a Akai MPC 1000, with JJ OS 1 installed. Starting with a variety of sample collections such as Urban Ammunition from Zero-G and Tribal Tech House from Sample Magic, we’ll show you how to first make a selection of drum hits, convert them into the right format with iTunes, transfer them to…

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