Product Specialist, Andy Mac , gives you a sneak preview of the new Akai Pro MCP Software – a new app that will put an MPC into your computer. Features: 128-track sequencing capability Massive 6GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000 Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plug-ins Record each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program or VST plug-in Works alone as your main DAW or works seamlessly with your current studio as a VST/AU/RTAS plugin Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND Supports samples and sequences from any MPC ever made Mac and PC-compatible
This is the platform that will drive the new
MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio Music Production Controllers.
Check it out and let us know what you think!
Posted in Virtual Instruments | Tagged Akai, Akai Pro, Akai Pro MPC Pro, Controllerism, hip hop, MPC, MPC Renaissance, MPC Software, MPC Studio, MPC Tutorial, MPC1000, MPC2000, MPC2500, MPC3000, MPC4000, MPC500, MPC5000, Music Production Center, music production controller, producer, production, rap, sampler, sampling, sneak preview, software, studio production, techno, tutorial | Akai Pro has released this intro video for the MPC Fly music production center case fo the iPad 2:
MPC Fly merges unmatched Akai Professional technology with the power of your iPad 2, embodying legendary capabilities that have made the MPC an industry standard like real MPC pads, MPC Note Repeat and MPC Swing.
Its multifunctional, double-hinged design gives you the flexibility to produce tracks anywhere, while also acting as a protective case between sessions and giving you total access to your iPad 2 for normal uses.
MPC Fly transforms your iPad 2 into a professional beat-making powerhouse.
We’ll have full specs once Akai has officially released them at the
2012 NAMM Show. Update: Here are the official specs: MPC FLY Hardware The first MPC designed specifically for iPad 2 Fitted compartment for iPad 2 provides fully integrated portable MPC solution 16 backlit genuine MPC pads with MPC Note Repeat & MPC Swing Works seamlessly with the MPC App: sequence & sample editing, effects, EQ and more Create beats on the go and transfer to a Mac or PC for further mastering Double-hinged case sits upright, lies flat or closes for transport Compatible with virtually any Core MIDI app Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Charges iPad when plugged into wall power MPC Fly iPad App Sequence four tracks simultaneously: four-track mixer built in Built in sound library of samples and drum kits Record and overdub sequences and create and edit your own Programs 16-Levels mode: play one sample at 16 levels of attack, velocity, length, and tuning Note variation slider allows you to manipulate attack, velocity, length, and tuning as you play Built-in effects: delay, bit crusher, master compressor/limiter Time correct: 1/8 note ? 1/32T with variable Swing setting Note Repeat: 1/8 note ? 1/32T timing Sample using internal mic or line-in and trim and categorize samples Sample from your iPod library with turntable interface Share on SoundCloud, Facebook or twitter Supports WIST, Wireless Sync Start protocol from Korg Supports AudioPaste Posted in Apple iPad, MIDI Controllers | Tagged 2012 NAMM Show, 88 Keys, Akai MPC, Controllerism, drum pads, MPC, MPC Fly, MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, MPC1000, MPC2000, MPC2000XL, MPC2500, MPC3000, MPC4000, MPC500, MPC5000, MPC60, Music Production Center | Akai has officially announced MPC Studio, which it will be introducing at the 2012 NAMM Show.
The MPC Studio is a software + hardware combination, pairing a minimal aluminum MPC pad controller with MPC software that offers up to 64 tracks of sequencing and VST support.
Akai is not only taking on NI’s Maschine, but positioning the MPC Studio as a mobile MPC sollution, saying “Welcome to production anywhere. The world is now your studio.”
We’ve got images, video and specs for the Akai MPC Studio below. Check them out and let us know what you think of AKai’s new MPC solution!
Continue reading Posted in Drum Machines & Groove Boxes, Workstations | Tagged Akai MPC, Controllerism, drum pads, MPC, MPC Fly, MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, MPC1000, MPC2000, MPC2000XL, MPC2500, MPC3000, MPC4000, MPC500, MPC5000, MPC60, music production, Music Production Center, production workstation, rap, workstation, Workstations | Akai has introduced MPC Renaissance – a new music production controller that combines Akai’s MPC workflow with the power of your computer. Features: Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer Vintage Mode changes output sound character to MPC3000, MPC60 and more 16 backlit genuine MPC pads, 16 Q-Link controls, and adjustable backlit LCD screen Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing and MPC transport controls MPC SOFTWARE for Mac or PC with 64-track sequencing capability Two XLR-1/4? combo inputs and dedicated turntable input Four-channel US B 2.0 audio interface and two-port US B 2.0 hub built in Up to eight pad banks?more than any other MPC ever Two MIDI inputs and four MIDI outputs Stereo 1/4? out, stereo assignable mix 1/4? out & S/PDIF I/O Software: 64-track sequencing capability Massive 6GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000 Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plug-ins Record each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program or VST plug-in Runs standalone and as VST, AU or RTAS plug-in Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND Supports samples and sequences from any MPC ever made Mac and PC-compatible Posted in Workstations | Tagged 2012 NAMM Show, Akai MPC, beats, controller, Controllerism, drum pads, Dubstep, hip hop, MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, MPC1000, MPC2000, MPC2000XL, MPC2500, MPC3000, MPC4000, MPC500, MPC5000, MPC60, music production, rap |