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Akai MPD and MPK Series - Setup in Ableton Live 9 Lite

The MPD and MPK series controllers are extremely versatile USB MIDI controllers. Whether you are looking for an all in one production setup with keys and pads, or a more beat-oriented workflow, the MPD and MPK controller series gives you a ton of creative

Akai MPC Renaissance – Creating Custom Samples

Have a synth or external sound module you would like to sample? With the MPC Renaissance/MPC Software it has never been easier. You can even quantize the sample with legendary MPC swing! The following article will show you how to record a MIDI track, se

Akai MPC Element - Software Installation And Unlock Process

The Akai MPC Element is a portable solution for musicians looking to take their work on the go. Using the included MPC Essentials Software, or an unlocked copy of the MPC Software, The MPC Element allows for powerful groove production and composition in a

Akai MPX8 - Creating a custom kit with the Editor software

The MPX8 comes with free Editor software that allows custom drum and sample programs to be created. Samples can be easily loaded from an SD card and arranged onto the pads. The following article will cover how to create a custom program.

Akai MPX8 - Triggering Samples With An External MIDI Controller

The Akai MPX8 is a mobile SD sample player that allows a user to load virtually any sample via standard SD or SDHC card and assign it to any of the MPX8’s eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads. This article walks through triggering sample

MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio - Controling Instruments in Reason on OSX

This guide will help you setup the Standalone MPC Software to transmit MIDI to Reason's instruments.

MPC Software 1.6 - What You Need to Know

The MPC Software and Essentials empowers you with unprecedented, expandable production capabilities on your Mac or PC and, as usual, Akai Professional continues to add updates and expansions to these ground-breaking software titles. Check out the latest

32-bit vs 64-bit - Your Questions Answered

In the world of computing, the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit anything can be quite confusing. The following article helps to clarify the differences between 32 and 64-bit operating systems as well as between 32 and 64-bit programs. It also expla

MPC Renaissance and Studio - Sampling Streaming Audio Using SoundFlower

Soundflower is an OS X system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is a free, open-source utility and runs on Mac Intel and PPC computers.

MPC Series - Syncing Your MPC With FL Studio

FL Studio is a popular and powerful music production software that an Akai MPC complements very well. With any piece of music production equipment, accurate timing is very important. This guide covers how to synchronize the tempo of your MPC with FL Studi

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