Dec 16

The iPad still contiues to bring some great program Apps at a great price. For all you Maschine and MPC fans (and even if you are not either), there is now the iMPC from Akai in collaboration with Retronyms

For those of you familiar with MPCs, you even get the old faithful quantise and swing features and the ability to sample directly into the app. The Projects that you create here can also be loaded into the MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio. Cost from the Apple App Store is only £4.99/$6.99.

Akai iMPC features

More than 1,200 samples, 50 editable programs, and 80 editable sequences
Exclusive iMPC sound set and classic Akai Professional sound library
Sample from iPad mic, line-in, or music library using multi-touch turntable interface

Export tracks to MPC Software for use with MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio
In-app SoundCloud community, powered by CloudSeeder
Share on SoundCloud, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or export to your computer

16 Levels mode: 16 levels of attack, velocity, length, and tuning
Note Variation slider: adjust attack, velocity, length, and tuning as you play
Trim and categorize samples, undo takes and erase samples

Create new sequences, record and overdub beats
Live Sequence queuing for real-time performance and playback
Simple drag and drop program creation

Built-in effects: delay, bit crusher, master compressor/limiter
Time correct: 1/8 note – 1/32T with variable swing
Note Repeat: 1/8 note – 1/32T timing, with latch

Supports WIST, wireless Sync Start protocol from Korg
AudioCopy beats and sequences to compatible apps
AudioPaste samples from compatible apps

Tabletop Ready iMPC is free for iMPC owners
Route to and use with your favourite Tabletop Effects and devices
Line-in allows you to resample Tabletop devices
Use with Tabletop’s Timeline Editor

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