MPC Software Integration and Inspiration
The MPC2 Desktop Software DAW for Mac and PC is at the core of this MPC Studio system. Expect nothing less than the iconic MPC workflows and functions that have become pillars of modern music production; precise audio sampling, lock-tight MPC groove, swing and quantize, all with professional and robust MIDI sequencing and arranging. MPC2 software can also be run as a VST Plugin in any host DAW, opening a world of sonic possibilities.
Dive into the MPC plugin instruments, a collection that features 8 built-in plugin instrument engines with a wide selection of inspiring sound and textures. The AIR Hype Plugin Synthesizer features over 1500 world-class presets including
ambient pianos, plucked strings, atmospheric pads, stabbing synths and more. This inspiring synth is your starting plugin instrument for any genre, any feel, and any sound. Alongside Hype are a group of meticulously crafted hardware emulations; AIR Mellotron, Solina, and WayOutWare’s Odyssey. These plugins faithfully reproduce some of the most iconic synth and keyboard sounds with a modern GUI and controls for near limitless sonic possibilities.
Record, edit, and mix the perfect vocals with the AIR Vocal Insert Effects Plugin Suite. The collection features Vocal Tuner, a high-powered automatic vocal pitch correction tool, Vocal Doubler, a sound layering and doubling generator, as well as Vocal Harmonizer, an instant 4-part harmony processor. In addition, add and create exciting drops, builds, and transitions to any music project with a wide selection of insert effects plugins like AIR Half Speed, Stutter, Granulator, and more—all integrating perfectly with the assignable touch strip controller.
Akai Professional, Senior Product Manager Dan Gill stated, “We’re truly excited to add the new MPC Studio to the MPC lineup. From beat makers to music creators and songwriters, the MPC Studio offers a serious array of modern production tools to create, produce, mix and master any production. The value of having the MPC2 Desktop Software DAW—which also works as a VST plugin inside any host DAW—makes this an incredibly robust system for any music maker.”
MPC Studio Features
- Complete MPC system with hardware and MPC2 Desktop Software DAW for Mac and PC
- 16 velocity sensitive RGB MPC pads with aftertouch
- Assignable Touch Strip for dynamic expression
- Color LCD Screen for vibrant feedback
- Iconic MPC workflows including Quantize, Note Repeat, and 16 Levels
- MPC 2 Software with Vocal Effects Suite, MPC Plugin Instruments, and 100+ plugins from AIR Music Tech
The MPC Studio music production system will be available September 21, 2021 for $269.
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