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Created: 10/25/2017 | Modified: 10/25/2017
In these new MPC Lounge videos, we explore two recent feature additions introduced with the 2.0.5 update. Drum Warp and Flatten Pad open up a new creative drum programming possibilities to our king of swing, the MPC.
Created: 11/14/2017 | Modified: 11/14/2017
The MPC X and MPC LIVE combined with the included MPC software create a powerful beat-making machine. Using the MPC software as a plugin adds even more features and options to connect and interact with your favorite DAW. This guide walks you through everything you need to know about using the Akai Pro MPC X and LIVE as a plugin inside Logic Pro X.
Created: 03/23/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The new MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. This guide walks through the steps to update the firmware.
Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 07/24/2017
Keygroups allow you to take a sample and map it across the keys of a MIDI controller, essentially creating your own custom virtual instrument. This guide will walk you through creating a simple keygroup using the MPC software.
Created: 08/21/2017 | Modified: 08/24/2017
Keeping your storage devices running in tip-top shape is key to being successful with an MPC X or MPC Live and this means periodically re-formatting to free up unused space. In these videos, we show you how you can quickly and easily reformat any SATA drive, USB thumb drive, or SD card with the MPC Live or X.
Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The Akai MPD series preset settings can be adjusted and changed in a nearly infinite amount of ways by using the Vyzex editing software, which can be downloaded from the MPD product page. By default, the Pad Banks overlap on most presets. This guide wal
Created: 05/13/2013 | 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 Logic Pro. This video guide walks you through everything you need to know about using the Akai M
Created: 09/27/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017
This video and accompanying download cover how to use Logic Pro as a sound module, with an MPC as the sequencer, along with a USB MIDI keyboard controller.
Created: 07/10/2017 | Modified: 07/10/2017
In this video, we unbox the brand new Akai Pro MPC X! This includes a walkthrough of the box contents, inputs and outputs, as well as how to plug it in and start making some noise.
Created: 09/27/2013 | Modified: 06/28/2017
The MPX8 comes with free drum, percussion, and loop sample content. You can also load your own samples to the SD card. The following article will cover the requirements needed when preparing your own sample content.