Retronyms and AKAI have released iMPC Pro 2 – a major update that adds new track types, support for Audio Units, extended MIDI support and the ability to create complete songs. … Read More AKAI iMPC Pro 2 Brings Audio Tracks, Ableton Link, Audio Unit Support & More
This video, via TUBE DIGGA, takes a look at using the AKAI MPC Live as a synthesizer. … Read More Using The AKAI MPC Live As A Synthesizer
The LPK25 Wireless keyboard and LPD8 Wireless pad controller are designed for musicians who want the freedom to create and perform anywhere.… Read More AKAI Launches ‘L Series’ Wireless Bluetooth MIDI Controllers
Akai Professional debuted its new BT-500 audiophile belt- drive turntable today at the 2016 NAMM Show. Company officials say the turntable is their response “to the rapidly growing demand for high-performance turntables in the resurgent vinyl market.” They tout the BT-500 as a good match for the record enthusiast who wants “a unit with no-compromise… Read More Akai Pro Debuts Wireless, Streaming BT-500 Turntable at 2016 NAMM Show
Could AKAI be bringing back the AX analog synthesizer? On AKAI’s Facebook page, they shared a user demo of the AKAI AX73 6-voice analog synthesizer, with this note:
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’.
Akai Professional today officially introduced the MPC Touch, a new MPC design that incorporates a touch screen interface, in addition to the traditional drum pads. Like the MPC Renaissance, the MPC Touch is designed to be used in tandem with your computer. The touch screen is designed to streamline tasks like sample editing, shown above,… Read More AKAI Intros MPC Touch Touchscreen Music Production Controller