MPC standalone updates look tasty: retro and vinyl FX and amps, probability, ratcheting, workflow

You’re spoiled for choice in standalone drum machines. But Akai is leaning heavily on frequent updates – and there’s plenty in the latest MPC 2.11 release for all their standalone devices.

That new MPC 2.10 update proves to be a big hit with users, packed full of features

New plug-ins – and vocal tuning – and USB class compliant audio devices? MPC 2.10 is winning over users of the standalone MPC range.

Peter Kirn - July 26, 2021

Akai’s current MPC matures as gear hub, with new MPC Live II hardware and 2.8 software

Akai’s recent 2.8 software offers some powerful new features – and a revised MPC Live II could be a sweet spot in hardware, with expanded connectivity and built-in speakers. And finally, you get MIDI multi capability, like on the classic MPCs. Here’s the rundown. The demands for a digital drum machine/production workstation are now pretty […]

Peter Kirn - May 14, 2020

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