BPM unites drum machine-style operation with advanced virtual instrument technology to give you the ultimate rhythm programming experience. Combine kits, patterns, and loops with instrument sounds, advanced mixing, and DSP effects to realize your rhythmic vision. BPM 1.5 adds many new features, plus 4 GB of additional sounds for over 19 GB of included kits, patterns, loops, and samples.
Motu BPM 1.05 and Electric keys 1.0.2 are now shipping. If you own either one (or both), you can download the free updaters (for Mac or Windows). These maintenance updates introduce many enhancements, including 64-bit native operation under Windows 7 and Vista.
The first title in a new UVI Soundcard™ library series from EKOLOOPZ, Hip Hop Planet delivers fresh-off-the-street loops and beats that integrate seamlessly into your BPM sound library. But there is nothing “street” about the sound quality, variety and flexibility of these incredible new sounds.
BPM version 1.04 is now available as a free, downloadable update for all registered BPM users. Version 1.04 includes optimizations and enhancements, plus significant new features introduced in versions 1.02 and 1.01, including new Step Sequencer shortcuts and abilities, MIDI beat clock sync, MIDI modulation, expanded Metronome controls, One Shot pads, slice creation in audio files that don’t yet have slices, and the ability to load sliced loops onto pad banks. For complete details, see the PDF documentation included in the 1.04 updater download.
Ultimate Sound Bank has just released Jazzistic, the first add-on soundcard designed specifically for BPM and MachFive. Jazzistic gives you complete access to BPM-compatible kits, patterns, loops and individual sounds, just like BPM’s included library. You will find authentic sounds and instruments entirely dedicated to the artistry of jazz music: drums, double bass, jazz guitar and electric keyboards.
BPM version 1.02 is now available as a free, downloadable update for all registered BPM users. Version 1.02 introduces more new features, including Step Sequencer shortcuts and abilities, MIDI beat clock sync, MIDI modulation, expanded Metronome controls, and One Shot pads.
BPM version 1.01 is now available as a free, downloadable update for all registered BPM users. This is not just a “maintenance update”. Version 1.01 is loaded with significant new features, including the ability create slices in audio files that don’t have them yet, plus the ability to drag and drop slice loops onto a pad bank to automatically load loop slices into the pads.
At the NAMM last week, MOTU introduced its Beat Production Machine, BPM. This video shows us the ins and outs of BPM.