Akai Professional has announced a major firmware update for the the MPC Live and MPC X that delivers new features for audio warping and time-stretching on the individual drum pad level for manipulating loops and hits on each pad within a drum program, improved Program and Audio editing, Bluetooth 4.0 MIDI capability and enhanced support for storage… Read More AKAI Pro Updates MPC Live, MPC X With Ableton Link & More
AKAI Pro shared this video overview & demo for the MPC Live – their new compact standalone music production workstation. … Read More MPC Live Overview & Demo
Akai Professional today announced that their iOS app iMPC, is now also available from the Samsung Galaxy Apps Store. iMPC for Android was created in collaboration with app developer Retronyms, and the app fuses the workflow of an Akai Professional MPC (Music Production Center) with tools for composing, editing and mixing music on the user’s… Read More Akai Pro Announces iMPC for Samsung Galaxy
At the 2017 NAMM Show, we got a hands-on demo of the new AKAI Pro MPCs – the MPC X & MPC Live.… Read More AKAI Pro MPC X, MPC Live Hands-On Demo
Ahead of the 2017 NAMM Show, Akai Pro shared this teaser video, which captures reactions to their latest gear.
AKAI Pro has released iMPC Pro 1.5 – an update that adds automatic loop slicing, MIDI learn, Ableton Link support and more. Here’s what’s new in iMPC Pro 1.5:
Developer Retronyms released this sneak preview of Akai iMPC Pro, promising MIDI Learn, Ableton Link support and more. Here’s what’s new in iMPC Pro version 1.5: MIDI Learn so you can map your controller more easily. Slice Loop Auto mode, which automatically detects all transient markers. Improvements to MPC Desktop Export. You can now export… Read More Akai iMPC Pro 1.5 Promises MIDI Learn, Ableton Link & More
This video, via HardtekStudios, captures a demo of the sound of the Akai Pro Tom Cat drum machine. It’s not a technical overview, but instead focuses on exploring the tweakability of the Tom Cat’s sounds.