Drum Broker intros MPC Drums V.3 sample pack by MSXII

The Drum Broker has introduced MPC Drums V.3, a new sample pack by MSXII Sound Design.

MSXII Sound Design MPC Drums V.3

In what will be our final installment of our MPC Drums series, MSXII Sound Design once again brings you that crack!

If your production is lacking that “character” or “feel” to get you to the next level, start with your drums! We’ve got an MPC line up of drums that will surely get you going in the right direction.

That classic MSXII sound you’ve heard on our medleys, demos, and more! Drums right off of our floppy disks for your programming needs! Enjoy!

MPC Drums V.3 features

  • 57 drum sounds directly from the MSXII MPC vault in 16bit .wav form.
  • Classic Akai MPC saturation with pushed levels to characterize the drums.
  • Version 3 features a focus on more live drums that were chopped to taste.
  • Sounds heard from MSXII medleys including the MPC Drums Demo, Synth Immaculate 3 Demo, and more!

The sample pack is available for purchase for $24.99 USD.

More information: Drum Broker / MPC Drums V.3

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Hello Samples releases Sweet Chords Vol2 sample pack

Hello Samples has launched Sweet Chords Vol2, a collection of construction kits & chord kits.

Hello Samples Sweet Chords Vol2

The second volume in our series of our experimental electric piano themed sample packs is out! Sweet Chords is back, and here to stay!

Arecio & Hi.Moez have locked themselves up in the studio again to delight you with some fresh and inspiring sounds.

1754 sounds divided in 10 construction kits that contain Electric Pianos, Organs and Synthesizers. To put the icing on the cake we’ve further processed with ‘foogers some of these sounds, creating instruments and kits based around those specific chords for ease of use and instant fun-factor.

Sweet Chords Vol2 features

  • More than 1,700 painstakingly handcut samples.
  • All WAV files in 24 bits 44.100 (16 bits for MPC).
  • 141 ready to use Ableton Live Instruments
    • 10 construction kits (including 31 instruments with chords & riffs).
    • 63 E. Piano chords Instruments.
    • 12 Organ chords Instruments.
    • 35 Processed chords Instruments.
  • 10 Maschine construction kits (115 ready to use Groups)
    • 82 E.Piano Groups (including chords & riffs).
    • 15 Organ Groups.
    • 15 Clav & Synth Groups.
    • 3 Processed chords Groups.
  • 10 MPC construction Kits
    • 40 ready to use MPC kits (1000/2500).

The sample pack is available for purchase for 10 EUR.

More information: Hello Samples / Sweet Chords Vol2

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Akai Professional updates MPC Software to v1.7 (incl. AAX)

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Akai Professional has announced the release of version 1.7 of the MPC Software, the software platform for creating music with the MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio.

Akai Professional MPC Software v1.7

MPC Software version 1.7 introduces AAX compatibility for use with Pro Tools 10 and 11. In addition, the software’s audio structure has been optimized to allow for deeper manipulation of MPC programs including an enriched mixer interface, multi-processor audio path, improved metering accuracy, and new automation capabilities. Legacy MPC Software project files are supported by version 1.7 with the addition of enhanced creative control.

Continuing MPC’s track record for world-class content, MPC Software version 1.7 delivers a host of powerful new sonic tools. Hybrid 3, the bestselling synthesizer plugin from AIR Music Technology, is seamlessly integrated into the software. With automatic intelligent mapping of MPC’s controls, users can create lush, high-definition synth parts in the same environment as sample-based music. Version 1.7 also includes two free expansions from Prime Loops, the premier creator of sound libraries for music producers and DJs. The two expansions, Deep House Drums and Official Trap Drums, span over 30 new programs of fresh kits, loops, and demo tracks. A new expansion browser provides streamlined access to all instruments and sample expansion packs with better organization of programs, samples, and sequences.

The update also adds new creative workflow features. Direct Record brings a live loop-station-style sampling option to Sample Record Mode, letting producers build complex layered recordings effortlessly. For greater flexibility within the DAW environment, MPC users may export their project audio by program or track, as well as being able to mixdown insert return buses and the master effects insert.

“This is a monumental update for the MPC user,” noted Dan Gill, Akai Professional Product Manager. “We have added features and content that will ignite the creative process while giving the user more capability than ever within their favorite DAW. Even more, we are including an industryleading synthesizer and two expansions to push the sonic boundaries even further.”

Changes in MPC Software v1.7

  • AAX plugin compatibility for use with Pro Tools 10 and 11.
  • All-new audio mixer architecture with improved metering and control.
  • Multiprocessor audio path with enhanced performance.
  • Extensive track automation with in-depth visual feedback.
  • Hybrid 3 built-in; a virtual synth from AIR Music Technology.
  • Comprehensive audio export; export audio by program and track.
  • Direct Record mode: real-time loopstyle sample layering.
  • Mixer view filters for customized display of essential parameters.
  • All-new expansion browser with adjustable sample-audition volume.
  • Two free Prime Loops expansions; 30+ programs of kits, loops, and demo tracks.
  • New keyboard shortcuts for greater efficiency during common tasks.
  • Over 100 workflow and stability enhancements.

MPC Software version 1.7 is available now as a free update for MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio owners. Internet-connected computers will automatically prompt MPC Software users for an update upon program startup.

More information: Akai Professional / MPC Series

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Drum Broker intros MPC Drums from MSXII v.2

The Drum Broker has introduced MPC Drums from MSXII v.2, a new sample library by MSXII Sound Design.

MSXII Sound Design MPC Drums from MSXII v.2

Back yet again by customer request, we’ve decided to release some MORE sounds straight off our MPC!

That classic MSXII sound you’ve heard on our medleys and more! Drums right off of floppy disk for your programming needs! Enjoy!

MPC Drums from MSXII v.2 features

  • 51 drum sounds directly from the MSXII MPC vault in 16bit .wav form.
  • Classic Akai MPC 2000 saturation with pushed levels to characterize the drums.
  • Sounds heard from MSXII medleys including the MPC Drums Demo, Synth Immaculate 3 Demo, and more.
  • Add the original MPC Drums from MSXII and save.
  • Compatible with all hardware/software samplers that accept the .wav format.

The sample pack is available from the Drum Broker for $19.99 USD.

More information: Drum Broker / MPC Drums from MSXII v.2

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Drum Broker intros Limited Edition 16GB Akai MPC60II Flash Drive + 2 Free Kits

Roger Linn Akai MPC60II Flash Drive

The Drum Broker has announced a limited time special, offering 2 free sample kits with the purchase of a limited edition 16GB Akai MPC60II Flash Drive.

We are running a SUPER SPECIAL. Purchase a Limited Edition 16GB Akai MPC60II Flash Drive and Get ANY 2 drum kits valued at $24.99 or less ($49.98 Total) for FREE! Total value of this package is $90

Supplies are limited and this SPECIAL WILL SELL OUT SOON!

Instructions for ordering:

  1. Order the Flash Drive
  2. E-Mail support@thedrumbroker.com with your order # and 2 kit selections. We will update you order and you’ll receive digital links to your kits within 1 day or less and your flash drive will be shipped immediately!

This special is available for purchase for a limited time for $39.99 USD ($89.99 USD value).

More information: The Drum Broker

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