I’m waiting until after NAMM to pull the trigger on an MPC Live. IDK why, but the prices everywhere dropped $200 last month, so I wonder if they aren’t doing a replacement.
Also, with the AKAI fire now, part of me hopes there’s an update in the works that will give the MPCs a level of functionality within FL Studio similar to the level they’re on with Ableton right now (especially the session export). ALSO ALSO, hoping they do an MPE update so that you can record and edit MPE Midi on the unit as well. If they did those two things, the Live would be the perfect machine for me.
And if we’re getting really crazy, I’d like a drum synth built in as one of the instruments too, something like microtonic. Just so I can scratch that drum design itch with the Live without having to buy a drum machine and sample it in.