The Akai MPC is legendary. The new generation is here, and Red Dog Music is proud to be a specialist centre. Meet the new Akai MPC.
Modern music’s evolution is intrinsically linked to the legendary Akai Professional MPC line: full-featured production and performance powerhouses that have spawned multiple genres and advanced countless existing ones. With a design often replicated but never surpassed, the Music Production Centre empowers users with an unrivalled workflow and a tactile, intuitive interface coupled with forward thinking, in-demand functionality that sets the precedence for the industry standard. Don’t settle for an imitation, take control of your creative output with MPC.
New in MPC
MPC returns, armed with reimagined functionality and retaining the core workflow ethos that defined it’s iconic reputation. So what’s new in MPC? Standalone functionality, audio track recording, clip launching, real-time timestretching and pitch-shifting MPC Software 2.0 and much more. This isn’t just the next generation of MPCs, this is a turning point in self-contained creative capability.
MPC doesn’t just complement your workflow, it enhances it. With MPC X and MPC Live the convenience of touchscreen control, full-featured functionality and standalone capability fuses with Akai Professional’s iconic velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB 16-pad format. The result? Immersive, self-contained production and performance solutions meticulously designed for unprecedented creative expression without limitation.
High Definition Multi-Touch Control
Discover MPC and experience unrestricted tactile control at your fingertips. It’s capacitive multi-touch full colour screen and adaptive UI seamlessly adapts to MPCs menu functions in crystal clear high-definition – grab, pinch & edit waveforms, draw MIDI events, program the step sequencer, browse & load samples, apply FX, precisely set critical mix controls and much more, all using the intuitive ease-of-use found on smartphones and tablets.
Whether you prefer working in the box or dream of a truly unleashed production experience, MPC X and MPC Live effortlessly transform from formidable standalone production centres to high-powered MIDI controllers. Natively powering MPC in standalone mode is MPC Software 2.0, fully loaded with critical in-demand production and performance capability. Connect MPC X or MPC live to your Mac or PC, load MPC software as a plugin into your DAW of choice – or as a standalone application – and harness the undeniable power and creative scope of VST-instruments and effects. Whatever your preference, MPC redefines expectations for control, seamlessly accommodating the most stringent of needs with ease.
Storage & Connectivity
As standard MPC X and MPC Live ship with 16GB of internal Micro SD storage. Seeking to incorporate your own
samples without tethering to a computer? Both models feature a 2.5” SATA drive connector providing expanded storage via SSD or HDD hard drives. Additionally, sounds can be accessed and added to the library using the built-in SD Card slot or the USB thumb drive.
Infinite Sounds, Unlimited Inspiration
The MPC has a well-earned reputation for sounds that hit hard and sound great, right out of the box. The MPC X and MPC Live are no exception. Pre-installed with 10 gigs of world-class content, The Vault 2.0 features samples and kits from leading sound design companies including Capsun Audio, MVP Loops, TOOLROOM, CR2 Records, Loopmasters as well as Akai’s own meticulously crafted sounds.
Come In-Store for a Demo
Come in-store to see how Akai Professional’s MPC X and MPC Live can revolutionise your workflow. Contact our resident MPC eXperts in Edinburgh, Leeds and London today for all enquiries and to book your appointment.
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