In this video, Jesse McCreadie, synth module designer at AniModule, shows his approach to moving beyond just making interesting sounds with his modular synthesizer and creating complete songs. … Read More Workflow For Creating An Entire Song With A Eurorack Modular Synthesizer
Akai Pro has released MPC 1.9 – a major software update, introducing a number of new features, including ‘drastically improved’ audio performance, MPC Touch support, ‘slice to pad’ and more. Here’s the official video intro:
This video, via AkaiProVideo, is their official intro for the new Akai MPC Touch ‘music production controller’.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show‘s Advanced Audio & Application Exchange (A3E) session, Pete Brown of Microsoft gave a keynote that offers a preview of their new Windows 10 OS. In the video, embedded below, Brown discusses: Audio and MIDI in Windows 10; The new AKAI MPC, which runs a version of Windows 10 Embedded; Xi-Machines custom Windows… Read More Windows 10 Promises Better Audio & MIDI Performance, Easier App Development
Finnish design house Cremacaffe has debuted two whimsical, modular gear stands, ‘Spike’ and the ‘OP-Bunny,’ designed especially for holding small synths and drum machines. Cremacaffe’s OP-Bunny is meant for use with Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 synthesizer. The original design of the OP-Bunny (pictured above) consists of two interlocking wooden pieces that easily come together for holding… Read More Cremacaffe ‘Spike’ and ‘OP-Bunny’ Tabletop Gear Stands
The next Akai MPC workstation may run Windows 8, based on a sneak preview of a MPC prototype that Akai and Microsoft showcased at Microsoft’s Build 2014 – a developer conference held April 2-4 in San Francisco. The new MPC hardware, above, looks like a bit like a modified MPC Renaissance, with a much larger… Read More Will The Next Akai MPC Run Windows 8?
At the 2014 NAMM Show, at the NAMM Media Preview event, Akai showed its MPC Element, the latest in the company’s music production controller series. MPC Element Features Include:
Akai Pro has announced that the MPC Fly 30 – an MPC controller case for the iPad – is now available for 30-pin devices. The MPC Fly can work as a controller for any Core MIDI application, but is tailored to working with the iMPC app. Features: Compatible with any iPad with 30-pin connector Compatible… Read More Akai MPC Fly Now Available, Turns Your iPad Into An MPC