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 MPX8â€™s eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads. This article walks through triggering sample
This guide will help you setup the Standalone MPC Software to transmit MIDI to Reason's instruments.
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
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
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.
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
Reason allows for vast control of its parameters. Propellerhead Software has developed a way to remap a single control surface to each of the modules in Reason including the Transport Controls. This protocol is called Reason Remote. We have included all t
The Firmware Updater application allows you to easily update the Firmware on your MPC Renaissance or Studio hardware. This application is available for both Windows and Mac OSX computers. This article provides a step-by-step walkthrough of installing an
This video and accompanying download cover how to use Logic Pro as a sound module, with an MPC as the sequencer, along with a USB MIDI keyboard controller.
The MPX8 comes with free drum, percussion, and loop sample content. You can also load your own samples to the SD card. The following article will cover the requirements needed when preparing your own sample content.