MPC One Retro combines the classic MPC’s workflow with the iconic look of MPC 60, MPC 3000 and MPC 2000 drum machines.
MPC One Retro is the new Akai‘s all-in-one workstation that includes all you need for modern music production but with iconic look of legenday drum machines such as MPC60 and MPC2000. The new Akai’s flagship boasts a brilliant 7″ Capacitive Multi-Touch Screen that allow to precise audio sampling and editing. You can select and drag MIDI notes on the piano roll for quick editing, and dial-in effects and automation parameters without interrupting the creative flow.
MPC One Retro allow to connect vintage samplers over MIDI In/Out, but also to control analog synthesizers with the four 1/8th” TRS CV/Gate jacks. Furthermore, you can sample vinyl from line level turntables and create a new collection of loops, and even connect class compliant MIDI controller keyboards or external USB storage.
The new Akai’s device includes also a set of virtual instruments to create music without physical gears: Bassline, a mono synth, TubeSynth, a polyphonic synthesizer, Electric, a vintage keyboard instrument and DrumSynth, a powerful drum synthesizer. These instruments offer hundreds of presets to quickly provide you with an enormous library of inspiring sounds. MPC One Retro is available and priced at $899.