RECORDING: Reaper, Poise VST, and Akai MPD18 – the $200 MPC workflow

I’ve written about Poise several times in this blog. It still rules. Sadly, it’s still only available for Windows… but, luckily, a lot of Mac users can use Boot Camp, and have Windows on their Macs. Convenient for stuff like this…

I created a forum post at the Reaper Forum, showing exactly how I use Poise in my workflow, to produce hip-hop beats easily. I call it the “$200 MPC workflow”… because Reaper is a free download (though I highly recommend you buying a license if you use it regularly)… this is the absolute cheapest way to get an MPC-style workflow for hip-hop production:

Reaper (free, or $60)
an Akai MPD18 ($60-100, used to new)
Poise VST from ($49)

Read on…



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Posted on March 8, 2013, in hip-hop production, Reaper, recording. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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