Using Drum Kits from a Roland MC-101 or MC-707 from within FL Studio

FL Studio already has a great "MPC -like" drum editor called the FPC (more info here) but this uses the drum samples that sit on your hard drive so what happens if you want to utilise the kits from an MC-101 - and specifically audition the kits at Mix Down to see if other kits... Continue Reading →

Using the Roland MC101 as a Sound Module in FL Studio

I have my MC101 connected to my PC using a USB Cable with the audio out connected via my Audio Interface (Scarlett Focusrite in my case) The whole process is deceptively simple: Midi Setup for my MC101 (Port Number is not important as long as it is the same for input and output) Step 1... Continue Reading →

The You Essay (2020)

So down in London, back in the 80's I was in a band and we all enjoyed doing the usual band like things, writing songs, rehearsing, drinking and the odd gig.  At some stage I think our real lives caught up to us and for me this was the time I moved to Gloucestershire and... Continue Reading →


"Get a Concert orchestra for your pocket" Ever wanted to try and Orchestrate, Record and Playback your own musical compositions on your phone?  If you are the least bit curious now is your chance! Featuring 48 top class samples taken from a typical orchestra with full control over pitch, positioning and volume of each note... Continue Reading →

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