DJ Day & Exile Explain Finger Drumming & Live MPC Use

December 21, 2009


Exile and DJ Day explain live “MPC’ism”, finger drumming, and sample based music performances while demonstrating the concepts during an appearance at the Rooms of Red Bull.

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Lukus December 21, 2009 at 11:43 am

Real musicians, incredible.

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^LiFTED^ December 21, 2009 at 3:19 pm

Exile got that fresh cut!

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Cai December 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm

look like brothers…

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Cai December 21, 2009 at 3:54 pm

oh this is awesome too! Exile killed it!

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AE December 21, 2009 at 6:41 pm

i wanna know where he got that sick axiom 25 t shirt

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tony traxx December 21, 2009 at 7:39 pm

where ?

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RTC Shogun December 21, 2009 at 8:57 pm

I’lll say it again….. Exile is dope as fuck on the MPC

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Ace Fadal December 22, 2009 at 2:22 am

ehh…(kanye shrug)

hes not even 18 yet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ICNO-Wk3MY

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dotg December 25, 2009 at 3:55 pm

good dude, but not on the same level as dj day and exile, sorry just truth.
potentinal to be dope for sure tho.

plus with ableton you could do a whole lot more bugged shit.
Respect tho.

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Jason December 22, 2009 at 4:43 am

Beasts On the MPC’s damn…

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bklyn2cali December 22, 2009 at 6:25 am

yeah, but these dudes aren’t “really” playing anything.
anyone can “trigger” samples and “phrases.”

peep MdCl for the real deal.

peace.

“it’s all about those handcrafted beats.”

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benjamino December 22, 2009 at 4:35 pm

has anyone else noticed compulsive mpc volume changing? Dj Day is doing it here, and although you could say its being used to change volume during different parts of the song, that’s probably not the case. My roommate caught me doing this once and pointed it out – I realized he was right – I was constantly fucking with the volume knob while I made and played back sequences. I almost feel like it comes from some sort of innate connection that the mpc artist feels to an actual DJ, thus feeling like you should be constantly manipulating the knobs. I watch people do this all the time now.

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Pablo west December 22, 2009 at 5:54 pm

HOOOOO this is a real bass …. very creative…. Saludos .. Pablo west from Brazil.

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Gilson December 22, 2009 at 9:00 pm

Niiice!

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Theko K.O. the teQniik (R.S.A) December 23, 2009 at 2:29 am

Wow coincidentally thats what I’m getting into now, I could use all the tips but nice 1 Day…my ufck’n mpc wont switch on & I don’t know why. Can any1 help?

Theko from R.S.A. (Republic of South Africa)

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Boombapster December 23, 2009 at 3:08 pm

I know this might sound elementary, but since you’re in South Africa, is it possible that the voltage switch in the back of your unit needs to be corrected for your voltage?

BB$

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Duke of Prune December 24, 2009 at 3:02 pm

DiViNCi is way better than both of these dudes combined on the live MPC.

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parts January 5, 2010 at 6:05 am

wow….this shit is bonkers. no need to say who is better than these fools. they should give dj day more shine too though cuz he’s really raw too(exile steals the show in this vid tho)!

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