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"Frusciante extensively used his Clavia Nord Lead 2, a Casio SK-1, and the Akai MPC3000 on the album To Record Only Water for Ten Days. Other electronic instruments used during Frusciante's recent recording spree include a Chamberlain, a Moog Voyager, an Arp String Ensemble, a Korg MS10, and a late-1970s Synare analog drum synthesizer."more
In an interview with *Scratch* magazine, Dr. Dre says "I love using the MPC3000. I like setting up like four or five different MPC3000's, so I don't have to keep changing disks. So I have them all lined up, and I have different drum sounds in each one, and then we use one for sequencing the keyboard." A copy of the publication can be seen [here](http://rapresearcharchive.blogspot.com/2010/11/drdre-interview-scratch-magazine-volume.html).more
“Even today I use the MP3000 and Logic, only because I’m able to bang out when I’m travelling. My new tracks are made on Logic. The stuff on Watch The Throne was from Logic, Busta Rhymes’ ‘Stop The Party’ and a couple things off my album are from Logic because I’m travelling with it. My in-studio stuff is my MP and all those fucking keyboards.”more
?SYNTHS: What’s your most prized possession in the studio? Shawn Rudiman: Hmm, that’s a tough call. All of the kids are loved equally but if I’d say the MPC 3000. He’s on every single time I’m in the studio. To me, it’s as good as its ever going to get. Also, add the Prophet VS, The 440, Sequential Circuits Pro-One and Oberheim Xpander to that list as well.more
"The EXS24 is my go to for drums but from time to time I'll bring out the EMU SP1200 to sample bass notes. I did actually use my Korg Minipops 7 on the breakdown of one of my tracks because it has pre-programmed patterns. I also love my Akai MPC3000, because it was my first ever drum machine."more