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Created: 01/10/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017
All of our hardware brands have multiple units that specify their frequency response. The concepts of frequency response, frequency range, audible frequencies, how frequency relates to musical notes, etc. are absolutely central—critical—to und
Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017
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
Created: 08/04/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017
As with any USB audio interface, there are many potential causes of symptoms like distortion, artifacts (clicks/pops/crackling), and latency. This guide provides some helpful tips to troubleshoot the issue and get you back to making music!
Created: 03/08/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017
Just getting started with your MPC Touch? These videos will provide in-depth, step-by-step walkthroughs on sampling, sequencing, building programs and so much more.
Created: 04/17/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017
Many of the latest MIDI controllers feature built-in arpeggiators, noterepeat or even step sequencers. To help you integrate these features into your MPC workflow, the MPC Touch lets you send MIDI Beat Clock sync out to your external MIDI controllers. This article takes the user through syncing the standalone MPC app with MIDI controllers.
Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017
This guide will provide you with an easy to follow introduction to setting up an Akai MPK mini with Ableton Live. Make sure to connect the MPK mini to a USB port before opening Ableton Live. The example below was performed using Windows XP and Ableton Liv
Created: 05/05/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The Akai MPK2 series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK225, MPK249, and MPK261 are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive i
Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017
The MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With an array of hardware controls, MPK mini lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. This article walks through setting up the Akai Pro MPK mini with the MPC Essentials software as well as SONiVOX Wobble 2 and AIR Hybrid 3.
Created: 06/23/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017
The MPK mini mkII is an ultra-compact controller designed for the traveling musician and desktop producer. This guide discusses the general set up and use of the keyboard and included plugins with Ableton Live Lite.
Created: 02/15/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017
The MPD218 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's alike. Its intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of comp