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Akai Pro Release An Instrument & An FX For MPC & Force Users

Akai Professional have released an instrument and an FX for MPC and Force users. Flavour Pro is available at the intro price of $69.00, increasing to $99.00 and Mini D is available at the intro price of $79.00, increasing to $99.00 after the promotion.

AIR Flavour Pro

Flavour Pro unlocks the soind of 30 years of retro sampling. Flavor Pro, Akai Pro’s brand-new flagship lo-fi multi-effects plugin, designed to manipulate samples, melodies, loops, and instruments to the extreme for today’s modern lo-fi sound. Flavor Pro transforms the MPC/FORCE effects experience into a whole new future/retro landscape.

At the heart of Flavor Pro ingredients are 6 powerful effects modules providing immersive Lo-Fi control with unlimited possibilities. Add instant effects such as Pitch Flutter, Tape Saturation, Tape Dropouts, Distortion, Drift to 12/8 Bit sampling, Vinyl rumble, hum, pops & crackle emulations. Whatever your music style, Flavor Pro’s powerful multi-effects layout allows instant vintage magic and manipulation on your production in a fast creative way.

Flavor Pro’s parameters are laid out to make full use of the vivid touchscreen, and use MPC’s Q-LINK mapping to put the most valuable instrument controls at your fingertips. Swap distortion models with a twist, change the effects balance with a turn, and find the tone you’re looking for with your Q-LINKS! The interface also gives you instant feedback, and straightforward touch controls get you deep into sound design territory.

Features include:

  • Classic vintage sampling emulations
  • Sample & but rate reduction
  • Distortion & analog saturation
  • Vinyl noise, clicks, pops, rumble, hum
  • Tape drift, dropouts, age
  • Vintage tape flutter, wobble movement
  • EQ profiles
  • Tube distortion, resistors
  • HP/LP filters
  • Variant controls
  • Stereo width enhancements

Mini D

Experience the Legendary American Synth Sound. Mini D unlocks a world of stunning sounds based on one of the most iconic synths ever made – but with updated features that bring modern flexibility and new possibilities. Everything you’ll expect is here – classic warm and punchy sounds, served up with a stunning interface and 300 modern and retro presets to bring new sonic class to your productions.

With 8 authentically modeled oscillator shapes, the Mini D synth is a powerhouse of rich, vibrant tone. Stack three oscillators per voice (Max of 4 Voices) with pitch detune on voices 2 and 3 to make massive pads, drone basses, or searing leads. Each Oscillator can be devoted as a mod source and includes traditional wave pitch ranges from 32′-2′.

Mini D includes the “Classic” ladder style filter model with painstaking attention paid to the feedback section to create a truly remarkable emulation of the original. The filter can be tied to a key start or a second mod control source for sounds that morph and sweep over time, creating instant energy in your sound. In addition to the Ladder filter, Mini D synth also includes a “modern” style filter that emulates the more recent style of feedback filters to give your synth sound a more modern vibe.

Unlike the original, the Mini D comes with three effects already on the end of the signal chain, perfect for adding color to your sounds without the need of outboard gear or using additional effects after the plugin. EQ with Low/Mid/High bands and gain control Stereo chorus effects to widen the sound with spread and mix controls Delay with tempo sync, high pass, stereo width, feedback and more.

Built by the world-renowned Air Music team in Germany, the pre-sets in Mini D will inspire you! With over ten categories ranging from Bass to leads to Synth FX, you will surely find sounds that can be used immediately in your next track or great starting points for experimenting and customizing your own tones.

Mini D’s parameters are laid out to make full use of the vivid touchscreen, and use Q-LINK mapping to put the most valuable instrument controls at your fingertips. Swap distortion models with a twist, change the effects balance with a turn, and find the tone you’re looking for with your Q-LINKS! The interface also gives you instant feedback, and straightforward touch controls get you deep into sound design territory.

Features include:

  • A 4 Voice Poly Synth based on the classic American synthesizer legend
  • Painstakingly modeled oscillator section includes 8 authentic oscillator waveforms Multiple LFO shapes with 19 selections including ramps, sine, square, triangle, random, and steps
  • Over 400 Presets ranging from Basses, Leads, Percussion, and Synth FX
  • Two filters included- “Ladder” and “Modern” with Cutoff, Reso, Contour, and a dedicated feedback path
  • Built-in creative effects chain including EQ, Chorus, and Delay

Flavour Pro and Mini D are only available for standalone MPC OS version 2.11.6 or MPC desktop version 2.11.6 or later. 

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