Akai have announced the MPC Renaissance, a brand new music production controller. Blending Akai Professionals MPC layout and workflow with the power of your home PC, the MPC Renaissance is set to become an unrivaled insturment for music production.
The MPC Renaissance is a fully integrated hardware and software solution so no need for two bits of hardware to do one job. The MPC Renaissance allows you to create using the classic hardware controls along with the pop up display for those who like something more physical mixed with exclusive MPC software that allows you unprecedented and expandable production capabilities.
The MPC Renaissance offers 16 backlit MPC pads, 16 Q-link controls and an adjustable backlit LCD Screen. The software offers a 64-track sequencing capability, Massive 6GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000 and much more. Full details below.
Vintage Mode changes output sound character to MPC3000, MPC60 and more
16 backlit genuine MPC pads, 16 Q-Link controls, and adjustable backlit LCD screen
Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing and MPC transport controls
MPC SOFTWARE for Mac or PC with 64-track sequencing capability
Two XLR-1/4” combo inputs and dedicated turntable input
Four-channel US B 2.0 audio interface and two-port US B 2.0 hub built in
Up to eight pad banks―more than any other MPC ever
Two MIDI inputs and four MIDI outputs
Stereo 1/4” out, stereo assignable mix 1/4” out & S/PDIF I/O
64-track sequencing capability
Massive 6GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000
Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plug-ins
Record each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program or VST plug-in
Runs standalone and as VST, AU or RTAS plug-in
Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND
Supports samples and sequences from any MPC ever made
Mac and PC-compatible
We can’t wait to get our hands on this, we’ll let you know when the video drops so you can check it out in more detail.