How to make a beat with the Akai MPC and Splice mobile app

Bedroom-friendly and portable music production workflows are more abundant and powerful in 2020 than ever before.

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In the video tutorial above, we highlight the unique workflow of using the battery-powered Akai MPC Live in conjunction with the Splice mobile app to enable music making in home setups / on-the-go.

If you use the mobile hotspot on your phone, you could theoretically make use of this setup pretty much anywhere. The Splice Sounds integration also works with the brand-new MPC One, as well as the powerhouse MPC X.

Even if you don’t use an MPC, you can still find sounds on-the-go with the Splice mobile app:

February 8, 2020

Nick Chen Content Marketing @ Splice. Nick Chen is a producer, performer, and educator under the aliases "nickthechen" and "Enix."