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Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Sonar

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

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

Akai Pro MIDImix - Setup with Studio One 2

Created: 02/26/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Akai Pro MIDImix is a portable compact high-performance mixer that has the unique ability to control your Digital Audio Workstation. Check out the following video that the folks over at WinkSound created on how to map a MIDI controller - which you ca

Akai Pro - MPC X Overview and Demo

Created: 01/09/2017 | Modified: 07/11/2017

This video, originally released by Sound On Sound Magazine, walks through the main features of the MPC X.

Akai Pro Advance Series - Creating and Adjusting Keyboard Splits

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

The Akai Professional Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance controller gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive interactive, full-color display, complem

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a Plugin in Digital Performer

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

The MPC Renaissance and Studio include a powerful standalone MPC application. You can also use the MPC software as a plugin within your favorite DAW such as MOTU Digital Performer. This guide walks you through using key features of the MPC plugin inside D

VIP - How to Customize Category Tags

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VST library is controlled by one application. This article walks through how to customize and adjust category tags associated with individual plugin presets.

Akai MPC5000 - Performance Tools

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MPC5000 not only features great tools for song and beat production, it's also a powerful live-performance instrument. From dirty, gritty, in-your-face distortions to wacky modulation effects, the MPC5000's effects engine could easily replace an entire

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a Plugin With Sonar X2

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

The MPC Renaissance software can be used as a plugin within many DAWs allowing for greatly expanded creative options. This guide walks through setting up MPC Renaissance as a Plugin in Sonar X2.

Syncing an Akai MPK, an MPC 2500/5000, and Reason

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/29/2017

If you are lucky enough to own an Akai MPC and an Akai MPK, then you should know that these can be synced together using MIDI Clock. This allows for perfect timing and instantaneous messaging between all synced devices and programs. Check out the guide

EWI4000S - Playing out of tune

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

There are factors that can cause an Akai EWI4000S to play out of tune. In this article, we'll cover some easy steps you can make to sure your EWI4000 will play in perfect tune.