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Created: 09/28/2017 | Modified: 10/23/2017
Whether you prefer to go computer-free or not, it can’t be denied that there are some fantastic sounding VST instruments and effects out there. For those times when you need your favorite plugins, the MPC X effortlessly goes from formidable standalone to high-powered MIDI controller, explicitly designed to run the feature-rich MPC Software 2.0 in your favorite DAW. This article will walk you through a full setup with the MPC X or MPC Live and Cubase, including hardware setup, opening MPC 2.0, and routing tr
Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/12/2017
This guide covers common questions about the Akai EWI USB. This includes initial setup, preferences, general troubleshooting, software updates and compatibility, alternative fingerings, and more.
Created: 03/10/2017 | Modified: 07/24/2017
Whether you are a seasoned veteran or brand new to MPC, understanding the terminology is the first step to creating with an MPC. This guide will discuss all of the important terms and elements of your MPC so you can start creating.
Created: 03/16/2017 | Modified: 08/24/2017
VIP gives you immediate access to any virtual instrument in your collection, with or without a DAW. It's a powerful way to play virtual instruments live or integrate them into a recording session. Kontakt is one of the most commonly used plugins, but beca
Created: 10/13/2015 | Modified: 01/11/2018
In creating the MPC Touch, we have once again established the iconic MPC series as the thought leader in music production technology. Combining the might of a pro-level piece of production gear truly fit to carry the MPC shield with the tactile ease of us
Created: 10/03/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017
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
Created: 05/22/2015 | 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
Created: 05/12/2016 | Modified: 08/03/2017
Want to know how to produce music using an MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, or MPC Touch? You're in the right place! This article links to many of the most popular and current MPC training videos and tutorials available!
Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 11/03/2017
Included with the VIP software are over 400 Plugin Maps for most VST Instruments (VSTi) on the market today. Plugin Maps give you automatic factory preset importing, automatic category tagging, and automatic controller mapping. Which Plugin Maps are inclu
Created: 10/25/2017 | Modified: 10/25/2017
In this workflow tutorial, we look at how to setup Ableton Link in standalone mode using the built-in wi-fi capabilities found on the MPC Live and MPC X. Opening up a new world of collaborative possibilities, this enables perfectly synched, real-time performance and production with any Ableton Link enabled device.