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Akai - Dark Parallax 2 (MPC Expansion)

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Breath taking Kits, Melodic Loops and more...

AKAI Pro & Multi-Platinum Producer/Sound Designer "Snipe Young" are back with the incredible follow up to the highly acclaimed DARK PARALLAX Expansion series for MPC & iMPC.

Developed exclusively from the ground-up by Snipe Young whose production credits include many of the top artists, Dark Parallax Vol 2 delivers a brand new collection of breath taking Kits and Melodic Loops and much more processed to the highest quality.

DP 2 includes an unstoppable rugged collection of Drum Hits, Bass, Keys, Melodics, and Vocal Loops transforming your production to a new level.

Inspiration starts here again!!! Who said – "lighting doesn’t hit twice"!

DARK PARALLAX VOL 2 - Sound Development Process List

500 series
  • SSL EQ611 (E series)
  • SSL DYN611 (E series)
  • Neve 1073 LBEQ
  • API 527
  • SPL TDX Transient Designer
  • Focusrite Red 1 500
  • SMPRO Tube Box
  • SMPRO MBC 502
  • SMPRO PEQ 505
  • DBX 160
Other Outboard Hardware
  • UA 6176
  • Focusrite ISA One
  • API 2500 Stereo Bus Compressor

Snipe Young Comments

Like DP Vol, I wanted to use the same analog approach with digital thoughts. The inbox processing was done with the Slate Digital Plug-ins to keep the vibe in the same realm. Slate plug-ins allowed me to maintain the atmosphere that I created outside the box and lastly, I had to warm everything with the Virtual Tape Machine.

As an MPC user, you will gain a ton of well processed samples that will give you that authentic MPC feel, chunky snares, big kicks, glassy live hats, thick live toms, and plenty of loops to get your next track going.

 

Product Features

  • 37 Drum Kits
  • 5 Multi Programs
  • 37 Sequences
  • 194 Melodic Loops
  • 872 Samples
  • 19 Claps
  • 19 Cymbals
  • 4 Fills
  • 103 Hats
  • 29 808s
  • 68 Kicks
  • 154 Melodic Loops
  • 37 Percussions
  • 3 Rims
  • 7 SFX
  • 3 Shakers
  • 79 Snares
  • 3 Snaps
  • 6 Stab FX
  • 5 Toms
  • 18 Vocals

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System Requirements

Akai MPC Software or Hardware required.

Compatible:
  • MPC Live I & II
  • MPC X
  • MPC One
  • Akai Force
  • MPC Software

Customer Reviews

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It's a good kit to start with

If you're looking for "Trap-HipHop" type of sounds Dark Parallax 2 has a plethora of them. While some sounds on here are unique I find a lot of them to overlap with what comes on most kits these days. There are some nice alterations on sounds but it's somewhat more of the same. If you don't already have "the same" that is. I felt like if I didn't have this kit I wouldn't miss it since as I previously mentioned so many MPC Expansions kits incorporate the same Trap sounds.I was looking forward to getting some different drums but this had too few of those for it to be a "go to" kit for me.