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VIP - Everything you need to know about managing Plugins and Presets inside VIP

Created: 04/22/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the Advance Keyboards and VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application. This video walks through how to manage your all your plugins and presets in VIP, including Scanning Your Plugins, Plugins with Expansions (Kontakt 5), Importing User Presets, and Auto Importing.

MPC 101 - Creating a Patched Phrase

Created: 03/20/2017 | Modified: 07/24/2017

Creating a patched phrase allows automatic beat matching of loops and phrases to your sequence's tempo. This guide will walk through how to turn any loop into a patched phrase in the MPC software.

Akai Pro Advance Keyboards - Setup in FL Studio

Created: 06/15/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

In this short video, we walk through setting up the Akai Pro Advance Series Keyboards with FL Studio. We review setting up transport control and sync.

Akai Pro MPC X - Deconstructing a Project

Created: 07/24/2017 | Modified: 07/24/2017

In this video, we're going to deconstruct and rebuild a demo project on the MPC X including examining the elements of a full sequence, editing that sequence, and adding our own twist.

Akai Pro Tom Cat - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 10/14/2015 | Modified: 07/12/2017

The Akai Professional Tom Cat is an exciting true analog drum machine with five built-in percussion voices, including Kick, Snare, and Clap sounds with chromatically tunable Disco Toms. Onboard controls—all continuously variable—enable users to custom

Akai Pro Advance Series - Setup in Pro Tools

Created: 08/24/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

Akai Professional's Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. Along with the VIP software, the Advance series gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive, interactive, ful

Akai MPC1000 - Using with an External Sound Module

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MPC 1000 is a powerful sequencer and sampler. The capabilities of the MPC 1000 can be expanded when used as a sequencer to trigger external synthesizer modules. The following guide walks through the procedure for using the MPC 1000 to trigger an exte

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Setup With FL Studio

Created: 11/23/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

In this video I walk through setting up the MPC Touch with FL Studio so you can access the MPC Software plugin and control FL Studio's transport via the MPC Touch hardware and MMC.

Akai Pro MIDIMix - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/05/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Up until now, there was just no solution for musicians and producers who needed a compact, easily portable way to mix and process their projects on site. But MIDImix is the best solution for portable mixing on the go. MIDImix offers an intuitive, familia

Akai Pro MPD218 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/05/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPD218 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs 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 compu