AKAI Professional release version 2.3 of their acclaimed MPC software, and are celebrating with special pricing on their MPC 2.3 Premier for only $299.99 (List $599) and the MPC 2.3 Standard for only $99.99 (List $249.00).
About the MPC Version 2.3 :
Redefining the creative vista and driving MPC X and MPC Live in standalone and controller mode is AKAI Professional’s reimagined MPC Software 2.3; a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing capability, real-time time stretching, clip-launch functionality, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility in controller mode, operation as a standalone application on Mac & PC, advanced sampling & audio editing/recording functionality, seamless DAW integration, a redesigned GUI and much more.
Whether you’re seeking freedom from computer based music production, or searching for the perfect controller for DAW-centric creative exploration, MPC Software 2.3 grants the ultimate in adaptive creative versatility.
AKAI Professional’s MPC 2.3 is a major software/firmware update to the MPC 2 software application for both standalone and desktop versions. The new 2.3 update introduces a number of powerful production and performance features, most notably three virtual analogue plug-in instruments, the AIR TubeSynth, Bassline and Electric.
TubeSynth emulates the sound of classic vintage analogue polysynths packaged with five integrated AIR effects, with all critical controls relayed in pristine detail via a custom GUI on MPC Live’s and MPC X’s radiant touch screen. Created by AIR Music Tech, TubeSynth is based on the same advanced analogue modelling technology found in their highly acclaimed desktop plugin synth Vacuum Pro, with a layout meticulously designed for maximum tweak-ability via the MPC Q-Links. The Tubesynth comes packaged with a comprehensive factory library of cutting edge pre-sets including sumptuous pads, hard-hitting plucks, thunderous basses and screaming lead sounds.
Bassline emulates the sound of classic mono synths with a contemporary twist. Including four integrated AIR effects as well as two built-in distortion algorithms.
Electric emulates the sound of classic electric pianos. The key features includeDedicated Pickup, Envelope, Bell and Noise parameter sections provide a huge amount of flexibility to configure the timbre of the electric piano sound, five AIR effects Tremolo, Tube distortion, Chorus, Delay and Spring Reverb and over 80 presets.
Additional MVP content, MPC Expansions and plug-ins from both AKAI and AIR Music Tech are also included. Be sure to see the product pages for more information.