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MPC Strings

MPC Strings

Multisampled string instruments optimised for all MPCs
$24.99 USD

Description

Make your Akai MPC a truly all-in-one machine by transforming it into a virtual string orchestra with 'MPC Strings'! We've professionally recorded and multisampled all the key elements to a complete string ensemble, all ready to quickly load into your MPC, to create your realistic own loops, solos and riffs in seconds, using nothing but your MPC pads.

This pack includes the following programs:

  • Solo Violin - georgeous solo violin, multisampled over 2.5 octaves
  • Solo Cello - brooding and low, multisampled over 2.5 octaves
  • Full String Ensemble - lush strings, multisampled over 4 octaves
  • Plucked Bass - Picked bass with long sustain, multisampled over 3.5 octaves
  • Bowed Contra Bass - ultra low, bowed bass, multisampled over 2.5 octaves
  • Cello Ensemble - deep strings, multisampled over 3 octaves

All MPC programs have very low memory usage and can be played using your pads, or can be played directly through a MIDI control keyboard. No more sample clearance hassles and no more frustrating searches for that perfect string loop - just load up MPC Strings and easily create the exact string loop you want, in seconds!

MPC Strings contains full native keygroup programs for the MPC Software (XPM), MPC5000 (50k) and MPC4000 (AKP) and chromatic DRUM programs for all other supported MPCs (e.g. MPC1000/2500/500/2000/XL).

This product is part of a series - buy the entire collection & save $49.98

Technical Specification:

Technical Specifications

  • Samples: 6 multisampled string programs
  • Format: Contains WAV and MPC SND versions of all sounds and PGM files that auto-assign the sounds across the pads.
  • Compatibility: MPC Software, MPC5000, MPC4000, MPC1000, MPC2500, MPC500, MPC2000/XL, JJOS
  • License: Royalty Free
  • Delivery: Download instantly after purchase.
  • Price: $24.99

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Product FAQs

What are multisamples and what can I do with them?

Multisamples involve sampling many notes from an instrument and mapping out these notes into MPC programs - the result is a very realistic recreation of the original instrument mapped out across the pads in your MPC. You can then create your own realistic loops, riffs and solos using only your MPC.

How easy is it to use multisamples in my MPC?

Very easy. Just load up a mulisample program just like you would any other program. Now just bash the pads and create your own unique loops and solos! And if you prefer playing with a MIDI keyboard, no problem - just connect the keyboard MIDI out to the MPC MIDI in and play the keyboard keys - your realistic multisample sounds will be output from your MPC (we've even re-ordered all pads so they match standard chromatic order on keyboards).

Will multisamples work in my sampler?

Our multisamples work with the following MPC models: MPC Software, MPC5000, MPC1000/2500/500/JJOS, MPC4000, MPC2000/XL. Due to the memory requirements of some programs use, we'd recommend you have at least 16MB of RAM to get the best out of them.

Additionally owners of newer MPCs such as the MPC Software and MPC5000 will have more advanced features available in the multisample programs.

Are your instrument multisamples looped?

Yes many are but only where it's appropriate to loop the samples to allow infinite sustain - typically this would be for synth and string instruments. For most other instruments, such as guitar, bass and piano we have sampled the sounds to their natural decay. 

Do you add effects to your multisamples?

Definitely not. It is important that professional multisamples are presented 'dry', with no delay effects (e.g. reverb, chorus, delay etc). This ensures you have maximum control over the multsamples, leaving you to add whatever effects you wish to your multisample performances.

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Buy The Complete Multisample Pack Series & Save $49.98
Why not buy 'MPC Multisample - Special Edition'? This contains all 5 multisample packs in this series and saves you $49.98 compared to buying each multisample pack individually!
MPC Multisample - Special Edition contains the following 5 multisample packs:
  • MPC Bass
  • MPC Keys
  • MPC Horns
  • MPC Strings
  • MPC Guitar
Buy Separately: $124.95
Buy Together: $74.97
You Save: $49.98 (40%)
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