Akai Professional announced today, at the 2015 Musikmesse, the introduction of its new MIDImix, a portable compact high-performance mixer.
The MIDImix combines a “high-performance” mixer with 8 individual line faders and a master fader, 24 control knobs (arranged 3 per channel), and 1-to-1 mapping with Ableton Live (Ableton Live Lite is included).
MIDImix users can send all the mixer’s settings to their DAW with a single press of a button, for management and control over the DAW’s functionality. In this way, artists can mix, modify and manipulate projects concurrently in real time, affording a wider array of creative options. Continue reading
2015 NAMM Show: Akai Professional today announced the Tom Cat analog drum machine. Continue reading
In the latest Sonic Lab video, Gaz Williams takes a look at the new Akai APC Mini Ableton Live controller. Continue reading
This video takes a hands-on look at the new Akai MPX16 sampler.
The MPX16 is a sample player with onboard sound recording. Samples are saved to an SD card, and can be played back using either the unit’s MPC-style pads or via external MIDI device, via USB-MIDI and 3.5mm (1/4-inch) MIDI inputs. Continue reading
This video, via DJ TechTools, is a video review of the new Akai APC40 mkII, an updated version of the company’s classic Ableton Live controller.
The latest video in Retronyms‘ sneak preview series for the upcoming Akai Pro iMPC Pro looks at effects and Inter-App Audio. Continue reading
This video, via Retronyms, is the latest in their previews of the upcoming Akai Pro iMPC Pro music production center application. Continue reading
Retronyms has shared another preview video for the upcoming Akai iMPC Pro, a new music production center app for the iPad. Continue reading