DiViNCi Plays 3 MPC’s Live @ Plug Awards

February 18, 2010

DiViNCi, producer behind Solillaquists of Sound, takes live MPC musicianship to the next level during his performance at the 2008 Plug Independent Music Awards.   While some producers make a show of rocking one sampler, DiViNCi easily handles three Akai MPC’s, a talkbox, and more.

{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

Short Term February 18, 2010 at 1:03 am

wow…………..I can honestly say I’ve never, ever, seen the MPC pad hit with the face……….I dug his use of the pad sesitivity for doing those synth solos too…..


silas February 18, 2010 at 3:17 am

so he was using the sensitivity to trigger what ? cuz that shit was dope, crowd seemed to be not that into it


Short Term February 18, 2010 at 11:43 am

watch the parts where he holds one pad down and how he shakes and wiggles his hand against that synth sound modulating……… I think he had a synth stashed somewhere down below to his left……he had to have some sort of synth to pull off what he was doing with the talk box

it would be interesting to see a equipment list…..

as far as the crowd, man, nobody but beatmakers and serious hip hop heads care about live beats……to anybody else, it’s always just some weirdo in front of some boxes, they don’t get it……..it goes right over their heads….lol


fc February 19, 2010 at 8:21 am

to anybody else, it’s always just some weirdo in front of some boxes, they don’t get it……..it goes right over their heads….

true dat!


Allied February 18, 2010 at 5:54 am

This video proof everybody wrong who lives with the prejudice that men cant multitask 😉


Sane McGillicutty February 19, 2010 at 2:50 pm

LMAO!!! Great comment!!


Lamarrion February 18, 2010 at 11:27 am

This is for err’body who been hatin on the mp lately.


Ben Smokin February 18, 2010 at 12:28 pm

He was getting down


Jaybee Da Don February 18, 2010 at 4:38 pm

did he….? did he just use his face?


grimly February 18, 2010 at 4:42 pm

Breakdown of his guitar solo:



silas February 18, 2010 at 5:55 pm

man thanks for the link i have been thinking how he could have done this for half the day and Never would i have though it was a snare


Sane McGillicutty February 19, 2010 at 2:52 pm

I cant do this kind of performance based stuff, but for some reason I LOVE TO WATCH IT!!! There is a dipset producer (who’s name escapes me now) who does dope performance based joints. DOpe!


Slam February 19, 2010 at 4:45 pm

Arab Muzik is the dipset cat’s name. I see cats doing ill stuff like this all the time at Low End Theory in LA. Dope stuff.


KillahJ February 19, 2010 at 9:03 pm

Yeah, i wonder how long he had to practice in order to do that? Those sounds were pretty top notch.


Rafferty February 20, 2010 at 5:22 am

pretty sure he had at least a wah pedal down below, maybe another pedal too…

does the MPC he was using have aftertouch? Anyone know?

He was freaking the Kaos pad thingy pretty thoroughly too

not exactly my cup of tea musically, but waay exhilarating to watch


Curt Mcgit February 20, 2010 at 10:27 pm

Not really my thing… This is more on some circus show type shit imo. I like what Exile does live on the MPC because he has good rhythm and knows how to freak samples and chop beats. Not saying what dude is doing here doesn’t deserve props but It’s like listening to a 10 minute drum solo that goes way left field.


Just a producing dude February 21, 2010 at 11:43 am

Man…if this performance is good, i dunno the diference between music and noise anymore. Maybe im going tone def or some. But this sounded straight up like nothing man. C’mon! Just cause it’s dell? No disrespect for dude, but the was a flop performance.


Cai February 22, 2010 at 4:11 pm

that’s freaking crazy!


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