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Akai MPX8 - Triggering Samples With An External MIDI Controller

Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/28/2017

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

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Setup and Feature Walkthrough Videos

Created: 03/09/2017 | Modified: 09/07/2017

This video series covers all of the great features of the MPC Touch from building a simple beat, to recording loops, to even using plugins and editing programs. All without looking at a computer. Whether you are new to MPC or a seasoned veteran just picki

Akai MPK2 Series - Setup in Pro Tools 11

Created: 05/05/2014 | Modified: 06/28/2017

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

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Ableton Live

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Ableton Live.

Akai MPC Renaissance - Sampling With an External Sound Module

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

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 MPK and MPD Series - Setup with Studio One 2

Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPK series controllers are amazing machines that inspire creativity with every touch of the keys, or smash of the pads. They link seamlessly with music production DAW's and give you the power and flexibility every musician needs. With built in

iMPC App 101: Triggering the iMPC pads with a Class Compliant MIDI device

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 05/09/2018

Class compliant USB audio interfaces, MIDI controllers and keyboards can be connected to the iPad using the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit. These devices can be used to trigger the pads in your iMPC App. This article shows you how achieve this.

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Syncing the Standalone App With External MIDI Controllers

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

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 Renaissance lets you to send MIDI Beat Clock sync out to your external MIDI contro

Akai Professional EWI5000 - Updating the Firmware

Created: 09/18/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional EWI5000 combines innovative instrument design, wireless connectivity, and a sound library by SONiVOX to create the most expressive and versatile wind instrument available to today's musicians. The game-changing instrument combines t

Akai Pro MPX16 - Loading Samples

Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Loading samples with the Akai Pro MPX16 is quick and easy. In this article, we walk through loading WAV samples from either an external SD card or from the internal memory.