Questions tagged [music-production-station]

A standalone piece of hardware that replaces DAWs that can be used to produce musical loops or even songs with sampling, sequencing and on-board effects. Very commonly used in hiphop. The Akai MPC series and Korg Electribe are famous music production stations.

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Recording with Scarlett 2i4 in Audacity (Mac)

I want to record audio into Audacity via Scarlett 2i4 audio interface (connected to a Behringer DDM4000) on Mac, but I does not show up in the drop down list, I only see the integrated microfone, ...
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Where can I find useful stuff to learn music production?

I'm trying to learn how to produce music. More specifically, I use a lot of MIDI for orchestral/chamber works. And as a classically trained musician, I don't find it useful when they start trying to ...
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Practice drills for finger drumming

I have spent a bit of time learning to play drumkit but now I want to learn kit drumming with an MPC or midi controller in live performance. Are there different drills I should practice to learn ...
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What’s the Purpose of “Mixing” a song

Can someone explain to me what the purpose of a “mixing down” a song is, and the purpose of it is. Oftentimes, next to certain pieces equipment, a “mixer” is regarded as probably the most important ...
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Does the Akai MPC One sync with the BOSS RC300?

I know that you can't sync the BOSS RC300 to the MIDI clock and start/stop of anything except another RC300. How do you sync MIDI start, stop and tempo in the Akai MPC One to the RC300?
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What is a quantizing percentage?

In certain DAWs (such as Reason) and music production stations there's a quantization percentage. I understand quantization, it's like auto-tune for rhythm. That is, quantization adjusts the beats ...