Free iMPC Pro Update Adds Loop Slicing & Time Stretching

impc-proAkai Professional and Retronyms have a free update to iMPC Pro – their MPC workstation app for iPad – that adds two major new features: Loop Slicing and Time Stretching.

Here are the updates in iMPC Pro, Version 1.3:

  • Added Slice Loop mode to the Editor.
  • Added support for sliced loops on pads.
  • Added support for sliced loops from the Content Store.
  • Added “Paste All” — now you can paste entire folders from AudioCopy with one tap.
  • Fixed CloudSeeder “latest” feed.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • Improved integration with Content Store.

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Maschine 2.2 Update Brings New Melodic Playing Options

Native Instruments has released Maschine 2.2 – an update that adds new options for melodic playing.

  • The Maschine 2.2 update adds a new scale and chord engine, a fully-functional arpeggiator and more.
  • If you use Maschine Studio, it unlocks the touch-sensitive knobs.
  • This update also delivers full Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboard integration.

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New Korg Kronos Workstation “The Most Powerful Synthesizer On The Planet”


Korg today introduced the new Kronos – the most powerful version of their flagship keyboard music workstation to date;

“The new Kronos features the unrivaled 9-engine structure from previous versions, with numerous improvements to both sound capability and overall functionality,” said Korg Brand Manager James Sajeva. “Truly, this is the most powerful synthesizer on the planet.” Continue reading